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Welcome to the exhilarating Racquetball Quiz!

Are you prepared to challenge your racquetball know-how and demonstrate that you’re a genuine racquetball enthusiast?

We’ve designed tough questions that will assess your racquetball proficiency.

Just count your correct answers and check our result table to gauge your performance.

So, grab your racquet, put on your eye guard, and let’s find out if you can smash a winner with your racquetball trivia expertise!

Table of Contents

1. What year was racquetball invented?

  • A) 1949
  • B) 1950
  • C) 1952

2. Who is the inventor of racquetball?

  • A) Joe Sobek
  • B) Robert Kendler
  • C) Bill Rowley

3. What was racquetball initially called?

  • A) Racket Sport
  • B) Paddle Rackets
  • C) Paddle Sport

4. Which organization governs the sport of racquetball?

  • A) International Racquetball Federation (IRF)
  • B) World Racquetball Association (WRA)
  • C) United Racquetball Society (URS)

5. How many players can play racquetball at the same time on one court?

  • A) 2
  • B) 2 or 4
  • C) 2, 3, or 4

6. In racquetball, which line serves as a boundary for a legal serve?

  • A) Service line
  • B) Short line
  • C) Back wall line

7. How many points are required to win a game of racquetball?

  • A) 11
  • B) 15
  • C) 21

8. Which shot in racquetball requires the ball to strike the front wall and then touch the floor only once before being retrieved?

  • A) Down-the-line shot
  • B) Ceiling ball
  • C) Kill shot

9. How high can the serve hit the back wall for it to be considered legal?

  • A) Below 12 feet
  • B) Below 15 feet
  • C) Below 18 feet

10. Which of the following is NOT a fault serve in racquetball?

  • A) Screen serve
  • B) Short serve
  • C) Long serve

11. How long is a racquetball court?

  • A) 35 feet
  • B) 40 feet
  • C) 45 feet

12. How wide is a racquetball court?

  • A) 18 feet
  • B) 20 feet
  • C) 22 feet

13. What is the most commonly used ball color in indoor racquetball?

  • A) Blue
  • B) Red
  • C) Green

14. What type of material are racquetball racquets mostly made of?

  • A) Aluminum
  • B) Graphite
  • C) Wood

15. What is the maximum allowed length for a racquetball racquet?

  • A) 20 inches
  • B) 22 inches
  • C) 24 inches

16. What is the term used when a player serves and wins a rally without the opponent touching the ball?

  • A) Ace
  • B) Smash
  • C) Skunk

17. How many games are typically played in a racquetball match?

  • A) 2
  • B) 3
  • C) 5

18. How many walls must the ball hit before bouncing on the floor during a legal serve in racquetball?

  • A) 0
  • B) 1
  • C) 2

19. In doubles racquetball, what is the order of service between partners?

  • A) Both players serve simultaneously
  • B) The server switches every two points
  • C) The first partner serves until losing the serve, then the second partner serves

20. What part of the racquetball court is out of bounds during a serve?

  • A) The 5-foot safety zone
  • B) The area behind the short lines
  • C) The area between the service box and the receiving line

21. What are the dimensions of the racquetball ball?

  • A) 2.24 inches in diameter
  • B) 2.5 inches in diameter
  • C) 2.75 inches in diameter

22. What is the minimum height of a legal serve in racquetball?

  • A) Above the ankle
  • B) Waist high
  • C) Shoulder high

23. Which racquetball shot hits the front wall, bounces off the back wall, and goes directly to the ceiling before being retrieved by the opponent?

  • A) Pinch shot
  • B) Around the world shot
  • C) Z-shot

24. In racquetball, what is the term used to describe when both players of a doubles team have lost their serve?

  • A) Side out
  • B) Double fault
  • C) Handout

25. Which country is home to the annual World Outdoor Racquetball championship?

  • A) United States
  • B) Canada
  • C) Mexico

26. Can racquetball be played on an outdoor court?

  • A) Yes
  • B) No

27. In racquetball terminology, what does the term “pass shot” mean?

  • A) A shot that travels between the opponent and the side wall
  • B) A shot that travels between the opponent and the center of the court
  • C) A shot that travels between the opponent and the back wall

28. What is the purpose of the eyewear that racquetball players wear?

  • A) To enhance vision
  • B) To protect the eyes from glare
  • C) To protect the eyes from the ball and racquets

29. What is the minimum number of walls that must be hit in a row for a racquetball shot to be legal?

  • A) 1
  • B) 2
  • C) 3

30. How many times can a player hit the ball before it must be returned to the front wall?

  • A) 1
  • B) 2
  • C) 3

31. In racquetball, what is the term used for a serve that rebounds off the back wall, then strikes the server or server’s partner before the opposing team can return it?

  • A) Fault serve
  • B) Dead-ball hinder
  • C) Out serve

32. What color combination is commonly used for an outdoor racquetball ball?

  • A) Black and white
  • B) Red and green
  • C) Purple and pink

33. How long is the warm-up time allowed for each player before the start of a racquetball match?

  • A) 3 minutes
  • B) 5 minutes
  • C) 7 minutes

Results

# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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