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Welcome to the supreme Squash Quiz!

Are you geared up to test your understanding of this dynamic sport and establish yourself as a genuine squash connoisseur?

We’ve put together a set of tough questions that will push your squash know-how to the limit.

Simply keep track of your right answers and refer to our result table to assess your performance.

So, grab your racket, warm up those reflexes, and let’s find out if you can serve an ace with your squash trivia prowess!

Table of Contents

1. In which country was squash invented?

  • A) England
  • B) United States
  • C) India

2. How many players are on the court in a standard game of squash?

  • A) One
  • B) Two
  • C) Four

3. What is the term for the area where squash players must serve from?

  • A) Service court
  • B) Service box
  • C) Service square

4. What is the minimum height for the tin in a professional squash court?

  • A) 15 inches
  • B) 17 inches
  • C) 19 inches

5. What is the name of the small room that squash players often use to warm up their rackets and balls?

  • A) Heater room
  • B) Squash box
  • C) Warm-up cubicle

6. How many points are required to win a game of squash?

  • A) 9
  • B) 11
  • C) 15

7. What is the name of the stroke used to serve in squash?

  • A) Half volley
  • B) Lob serve
  • C) Topspin

8. What is the maximum number of times the ball can hit the floor after striking the front wall in squash?

  • A) Zero
  • B) Once
  • C) Twice

9. What are the dimensions of a standard squash court?

  • A) 25 x 35 ft
  • B) 32 x 21 ft
  • C) 27 x 40 ft

10. What do you call the shot that hits the side wall before reaching the front wall in squash?

  • A) Boast
  • B) Straight drive
  • C) Crosscourt

11. Who is known as the “maestro” in squash history?

  • A) Jahangir Khan
  • B) Jansher Khan
  • C) Geoff Hunt

12. What do you call the line along the top of the tin in squash?

  • A) T-line
  • B) Topping
  • C) Out line

13. What unique aspect of squash distinguishes it from racquetball?

  • A) The squash ball is not hollow
  • B) The squash ball is lighter than a racquetball
  • C) The squash court has no back wall

14. What essential piece of protective gear is required while playing squash?

  • A) Knee pads
  • B) Gloves
  • C) Goggles

15. How many different categories of squash balls are there, based on speed and skill level?

  • A) Four
  • B) Five
  • C) Six

16. What is the name of the shot that is played when the ball is in the air without letting it touch the ground in squash?

  • A) Volley
  • B) Lob
  • C) Drop

17. What is the term used to describe when both players have the same score in a game of squash?

  • A) Deuce
  • B) Draw
  • C) Tie

18. What is the term used when a player cannot reach the ball in time, leading to their opponent winning the point in squash?

  • A) Fault
  • B) Stroke
  • C) Let

19. In a game of squash, how high are the back corners of the court off the floor?

  • A) 6 feet
  • B) 7 feet
  • C) 8 feet

20. What is the name of the technique used to hit the ball very low and close to the tin in squash, making it difficult for the opponent to retrieve?

  • A) Drop shot
  • B) Drive
  • C) Kill shot

21. What is the term for when a player asks the referee to replay a point in squash?

  • A) Let
  • B) Replay
  • C) Reset

22. Who holds the record for the longest unbeaten streak in squash history, lasting over five years?

  • A) Jahangir Khan
  • B) Jansher Khan
  • C) Peter Nicol

23. What is the name of the shot that hits the front wall before touching both side walls in squash?

  • A) Three-wall boast
  • B) Double boast
  • C) Criss-cross

24. At which international multisport event was squash formally introduced as a competitive sport in 1998?

  • A) Olympic Games
  • B) Commonwealth Games
  • C) Pan American Games

25. What is the name of the primary international squash championship for individual players?

  • A) World Squash Open
  • B) World Squash Championship
  • C) World Squash Cup

26. What is the term for a hard-hit shot that travels low and parallel to the side wall in squash?

  • A) Drive
  • B) Rail
  • C) Swing

27. Which squash player holds the record for the most British Open titles in history?

  • A) Jahangir Khan
  • B) Jansher Khan
  • C) Geoff Hunt

28. In squash, what is the term used for when a player’s shot obstructs their opponent’s attempt to play the ball?

  • A) Interference
  • B) Obstruction
  • C) Blocking

29. How many times has squash been included in the Summer Olympic Games?

  • A) Zero
  • B) Once
  • C) Twice

30. What is the term used for a ball that is spinning in the air, making it challenging to control or hit in squash?

  • A) Swirl
  • B) Spinning ball
  • C) Skid ball

31. What is the term for the shot that is aimed to bounce off both the side walls before reaching the front wall in squash?

  • A) Trickle boast
  • B) Backwall boast
  • C) Side boast

32. What is the name of the international governing body for the sport of squash?

  • A) World Squash Federation (WSF)
  • B) International Squash Association (ISA)
  • C) Global Squash Council (GSC)

33. Which material was used for squash balls before the introduction of the current rubber-based ball?

  • A) Leather
  • B) Wood
  • C) Fabric and twine


# 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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Max is a sports enthusiast who loves all kinds of ball and water sports. He founded & runs stand-up-paddling.org (#1 German Paddleboarding Blog), played competitive Badminton and Mini Golf (competed on national level in Germany), started learning β€˜real’ Golf and dabbled in dozens of other sports & activities.

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