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Badminton Vocabulary Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge of the vocabulary that you learned on the badminton reading page.

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. In badminton, a player must serve from the service:
a) line b) lane c) court
2. In North America, the shuttlecock is also called the:
a) birdie b) featherball c) driver
3. A gentle shot that just goes over the net is a:
a) drive shot b) drop shot c) backhand shot
4. A shot that goes high over the net to backcourt is a:
a) lob b) net shot c) kill shot
5. A very hard, powerful overhead shot is a:
a) drive b) clear c) smash
6. A series of several shots in a row is called a:
a) record b) rally c) carry
7. The central position players try to get to is the:
a) home position b) basic position c) top position
8. A wood shot is one where the shuttlecock is hit by the racket:
a) head b) handle c) frame
9. Hitting the shuttlecock twice before it goes over the net is a:
a) double b) fault c) let
10. An illegal carry is also called a:
a) throw b) fling c) swing

Contributor: Matt Errey