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General Sports Vocabulary Quiz

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1. A tennis player serves the ball to his or her

teammate
opponent
referee
a) teammate b) opponent c) referee

2. Golf is played on a golf

field
court
course
a) field b) court c) course

3. What do Rugby players often do to their opponents?

hug them
tackle them
whistle them
a) hug them b) tackle them c) whistle them

4. The scores were tied at the end, so the game was a

draw
victory
defeat
a) draw b) victory c) defeat

5. After winning the tournament, Anna held up her

victory
trophy
pride
a) victory b) trophy c) pride

6. Which of these words is the opposite of "professional"?

terrible
leisure
amateur
a) terrible b) leisure c) amateur

7. The referee should award a penalty if a player breaks one of the

rules
records
opponents
a) rules b) records c) opponents

8. In athletics, the 400 metre race is one of the most exciting

tournaments
games
events
a) tournaments b) games c) events

9. Which of these words has a similar meaning to "tactics"?

talent
strategy
fitness
a) talent b) strategy c) fitness

10. A swimming coach's job is to

train swimmers
rescue swimmers
cheer on swimmers
a) train swimmers b) rescue swimmers c) cheer on swimmers

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