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Tennis Vocabulary Quiz

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

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. The ball was close to the line but was called out by the:
a) person b) judge c) umpire
2. He usually serves well, but today he served too many:
a) aces b) lobs c) faults
3. When the score gets to 40-40, the umpire says:
a) Deuce! b) Advantage! c) Forty all!
4. Her serve was in, but it clipped the net so the umpire called:
a) Fault! b) Net! c) Let!
5. One of the gentlest shots in tennis is the:
a) smash b) serve c) drop shot
6. Andy has a powerful serve and gets many points from:
a) aces b) faults c) second serves
7. While serving, a player stands behind the:
a) baseline b) backline c) behindline
8. A shot that goes over the opponent's head is:
a) a lob b) a volley c) an overhead smash
9. Rafael's serve was good, but Roger made an even better:
a) let b) fault c) return
10. She was so nervous in the last game that she served a:
a) twin fault b) dual fault c) double fault

Contributor: Matt Errey