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Baseball Vocabulary Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests vocabulary on the Baseball page.

1. A pitch must be thrown from the pitcher's

line
base
mound
a) line b) base c) mound

2. The player crouching behind home plate when a pitch is thrown is the

catcher
shortstop
umpire
a) catcher b) shortstop c) umpire

3. A gentle shot played without swinging the bat is called a

fly ball
drop ball
bunt
a) fly ball b) drop ball c) bunt

4. A hit that goes high into the air is a

high ball
foul ball
fly ball
a) high ball b) foul ball c) fly ball

5. The area between the foul lines is called

fair territory
foul territory
free zone
a) fair territory b) foul territory c) free zone

6. A ball hit outside the foul lines is a

foul ball
fair ball
line ball
a) foul ball b) fair ball c) line ball

7. Before a grand slam can be played, the bases must be

full
loaded
empty
a) full b) loaded c) empty

8. The fielder between second and third base is called the

slider
backstop
shortstop
a) slider b) backstop c) shortstop

9. A base runner who runs to the next base while a pitcher is pitching has

stolen a base
taken a base
robbed a base
a) stolen a base b) taken a base c) robbed a base

10. A pitch that is outside the strike zone is called a

foul
strike
ball
a) foul b) strike c) ball

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