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Badminton Test
Multiple Choice. Read the question carefully and then circle the correct answer(s). 1. In what two continents does badminton find its origins? (Circle the two correct choices) a. Africa b. South America c. Asia d. Europe

2. In 1800s England, _______________ used this as a game for his house guests to play. Soon after it became extremely popular across the country. a. Duke of Rutland b. Duke of Beaufort c. Duke of Norfolk d. Duke of Cornwall

3. In what year did Badminton become an Olympic sport? a. 1992 b. 1972 c. 1928 d. 1964

4. In badminton, performers play a rally until they have reached this score. a. 15 b. 12 c. 21 d. 20 5. Which one of the following is not a way badminton can be played. a. Singles b. Doubles c. Squads of 4 d. Mixed doubles

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6. Your opponent has hit and returned a shot to your court but appears to be heading out of bounds. What is the BEST course of action to take? a. Return the shuttle with a drop shot so that they have to run to the very front of the court. b. Return the shuttle with a clear so that they have to run to the back of the court. c. Stand back and let your partner decide what to do with it d. Let the shuttle fall to the floor.

7. How many times can you hit the shuttle before you have to send it back over the net? a. 4 b. 3 c. 2 d. 1

8. What happens when the shuttle hits the ground? a. The rally ends, a point is awarded to the correct team, and now you wait for the new serve b. The shuttle is still live and can be hit off the bounce c. Nothing because the shuttle is physically incapable of hitting the ground d. The rally continues by hitting the shuttle off the bounce but the players on the court where it fell must automatically change which side of the court they are on. 9. An illegal stroke in which the shuttle is not hit, but caught and held on the racket before

being released; also called a "sling" or "throw". a. Let b. Carry c. Smash d. Serve 10. Which of the following would be a reason to award a let? a. The teams playing next to you accidently hits their shuttle onto your court disrupting your game by accident b. A player claiming that the sun was in their eyes after losing a rally c. A player hitting a shuttle out of bounds d. A player slapping their opponent after losing a rally

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11. The stroke used to put the shuttlecock into play at the start of each rally; also called a

"service". a. Drop Shot b. Clear


c. Smash d. Serve 12. What does the lower body look like in the ready position of the toss serve? a. Feet are shoulder width apart, dominate side is facing the net, and the hips are square to the short service line b. Feet are wider than shoulder width apart, weight is on non-domate foot, hips are facing the long service line c. Hips are square with the side boundary line, feet are less than shoulder width apart, legs are straight with knees locked d. Feet are staggered, hips are square with the side boundary line, legs are relaxed with the knees slightly bent 13. What does the follow-through phase of the underhand clear look like? a. Feet are square with hips, the arm swings in a low-to-high motion ending with the racket face above the non-dominate shoulder facing downward b. Feet are staggered with weight on the forward foot, the arm swings in a low-to-high motion, finishing the swing at about shoulder height c. Feet staggered, the arm swings in a high-to-low motion ending with the racket ending behind the opposite knee d. Feet are square to the net, weight is on the dominate foot, the racket swings in a highto-low motion finishing at the waist

14. Whish of the following is NOT a resultant if a server steps outside of the proper service area when serving? a. It is considered a fault and is no good b. A point is awarded to the opposing team c. The server gets to serve again because in doubles you get two attempts to serve d. The next serve goes to the opposing team 15. Where is the target of the drop shot? a. Between the net and the short service line b. In the front half of the area between the short service line and the long service line c. In the back half of the area between the short service line and the long service line d. Behind the long service line

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16. Where is the target of the clear shot? a. Between the net and the short service line b. In the front half of the area between the short service line and the long service line c. In the back half of the area between the short service line and the long service line d. Behind the long service line

True or False Circle the correct answer. 1. The contemporary form of the badminton game that was played in India is called Battledore. (True/False) 2. The shuttle can only be hit once before it has to be returned over the net. (True/False) 3. The game of badminton finds its roots in the 1600s games of Battledore and Shuttlecock. (True/False) 4. The side that lost the game is the side that serves first in the next match. (True/False) 5. A point is scored on every rally. (True/False) 6. Badminton has been in the Olympics since 1964. (True/False) 7. In a game of badminton you play to 21 and must win by 2. (True/False) 8. When beginning a game of badminton the first serve is served on the left. (True/False) 9. The amount of serves is the same when playing singles or doubles. (True/False) 10. You only serve once in doubles. (True/False)

Short Answer Questions Answer the following to the best of your ability. 1. Explain what strategy is and why it is used in badminton. Provide at least one example.

2. List two safety precautions to take when playing badminton.

Name:_____________________ Labeling Label on the pictures where the following items are. 1. Doubles Court: a) Short service line b) Long service line c) Net

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2. Racket: a. Throat b. Shaft c. Stringed area