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Baseball Comprehension Quiz

This quiz will test your understanding of the text that you read on the baseball reading page.

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. Baseball first became a professional sport in:
a) German b) Ireland c) the USA
2. The National Association of Baseball Players was established in:
a) 1835 b) 1857 c) 1879
3. In 1903, a competition to find the best baseball team in North America began called the:
a) World Series b) American Series c) American Cup
4. A baseball team usually has:
a) nine players b) ten players c) eleven players
5. A pitcher normally tries to pitch the ball into the:
a) bunker b) home plate c) strike zone
6. A batter is out if the umpire calls:
a) one strike b) two strikes c) three strikes
7. A baseball diamond has:
a) one base b) three bases c) four bases
8. In professional baseball, bats must be made of:
a) wood b) aluminium c) wood or alluminium
9. A batter "walks" if the pitcher throws this many balls outside the strike zone:
a) three b) four c) five
10. A game of baseball is usually played over:
a) one inning b) nine innings c) eleven innings

Contributor: Matt Errey