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General Sports Vocabulary Quiz

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1. The person a tennis player serves the ball to is his or her:
a) teammate b) opponent c) referee
2. Golf is played on a golf:
a) field b) court c) course
3. What do Rugby players often have to do to their opponents?
a) shoot them b) tackle them c) whistle them
4. The scores were tied at the end, so the game was a:
a) draw b) victory c) defeat
5. After winning the tournament, Anna held high her:
a) victory b) trophy c) coach
6. Which of these words is the opposite of "professional"?
a) spectator b) leisure c) amateur
7. The referee should award a penalty if a player breaks one of the:
a) rules b) objects c) opponents
8. In athletics, the 400 metre race is one of the most exciting:
a) medals b) games c) events
9. Which of these words has a similar meaning to "tactics"?
a) talent b) strategy c) fitness
10. A swimming coach's job is to:
a) train athletes b) rescue athletes c) cheer on athletes

Contributor: Matt Errey