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Sports Terminology

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(49 votes)
8 questions
English
AI Generated
Test your knowledge of sports terminology with this 8-question quiz!
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AI Generated

Which term refers to a soccer player's ability to use both feet equally well?

Two-footed

Double-jointed

Flexible

Versatile

61% got this right

Ambisinistrous means to be equally clumsy or unskilled with both hands!
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What is the term for a tennis shot that is hit with backspin?

Slice

Lob

Smash

Topspin

38% got this right

Backspin makes the ball bounce lower and slower.
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In basketball, what is the term for a shot made without touching the backboard?

Swish

Bank shot

Dunk

Layup

36% got this right

A swish makes a distinct sound as the ball passes through the net.
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In golf, what is the term for completing a hole in one stroke less than par?

Birdie

Bogey

Double bogey

Eagle

40% got this right

An eagle is two strokes less than par, and a bogey is one stroke more.
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In American football, what is the term for a pass thrown across the field?

Lateral

Flea flicker

Forward pass

Hail Mary

Hard  16% got this right

A lateral pass can be thrown by any player behind the line of scrimmage.
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In cricket, what is the term for a bowler's delivery that bounces twice before reaching the batsman?

Double bounce

Bouncer

Full toss

Yorker

57% got this right

Double bounce deliveries are considered poor bowling and easy to hit.
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In ice hockey, what is the term for a player who scores three goals in a single game?

Hat trick

Three-peat

Triple play

Triplet

44% got this right

Hat tricks are celebrated by fans throwing hats onto the ice.
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In boxing, what is the term for a punch thrown with the boxer's dominant hand?

Cross

Hook

Jab

Uppercut

Hard  16% got this right

A cross is a powerful punch that can generate a knockout.