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Welcome to the fantastic Table Tennis Quiz!

Are you set to demonstrate your mastery of ping pong and show that you’re a genuine table tennis enthusiast?

We’ve crafted stimulating questions that will examine your table tennis know-how to the fullest.

Just total up your right answers and consult our result table to assess your performance.

So, grab your paddle, maintain your focus, and let’s find out if you can smash your way to victory with your table tennis trivia prowess!

Table Tennis

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1. What is the official name of the Table Tennis sport’s international governing body?

  • A) International Table Tennis Federation
  • B) World Table Tennis Association
  • C) Global Ping Pong Corporation

2. What is the approved table tennis ball size as per ITTF regulations?

  • A) 38 mm
  • B) 40 mm
  • C) 42 mm

3. How many players are allowed on each side in Table Tennis during a doubles game?

  • A) One
  • B) Two
  • C) Three

4. Which country won the first Table Tennis World Championships held in 1926?

  • A) United Kingdom
  • B) Germany
  • C) Hungary

5. How many serves does each player have in a row during a game of Table Tennis?

  • A) One
  • B) Two
  • C) Three

6. What part of the Table Tennis paddle is called “rubber”?

  • A) The edge of the paddle
  • B) The handle
  • C) The surface that comes into contact with the ball

7. In an official Table Tennis match, how many points does a player need to win a game?

  • A) 11
  • B) 15
  • C) 21

8. What type of playing area is used in Table Tennis?

  • A) A netted court
  • B) A table
  • C) An angled pitch

9. Who holds the record for most World Table Tennis Championship titles in Men’s singles?

  • A) Ma Long
  • B) Jan-Ove Waldner
  • C) Kong Linghui

10. What is the official ball color for Table Tennis?

  • A) Yellow
  • B) White or orange
  • C) Green

11. How wide is a Table Tennis table, measured in inches?

  • A) 48 inches
  • B) 54 inches
  • C) 60 inches

12. How high is the Table Tennis net?

  • A) 6 inches
  • B) 8 inches
  • C) 10 inches

13. What is the minimum number of games required to win a full match in Table Tennis?

  • A) Two
  • B) Three
  • C) Four

14.In Table Tennis, what term is used to describe a ball that is difficult to return because it is spinning rapidly?

  • A) Spinball
  • B) Corkscrew
  • C) Topspin

15. What is the popular nickname for Table Tennis?

  • A) Tossball
  • B) Ping Pong
  • C) Racket Race

16. When was Table Tennis first introduced in the Olympic Games?

  • A) 1988
  • B) 1992
  • C) 1996

17. Which stroke in Table Tennis is used to return a ball with a high arc and a lot of backspin?

  • A) Chop
  • B) Loop
  • C) Smash

18. What does the term “let” mean in Table Tennis?

  • A) A point scored
  • B) A minor rule violation
  • C) A rally that must be replayed

19. Which country has won the most Olympic gold medals in Table Tennis?

  • A) Japan
  • B) China
  • C) Sweden

20. Which player is known as the “Mozart of Table Tennis”?

  • A) Ma Long
  • B) Xu Xin
  • C) Jan-Ove Waldner

21. How long is a Table Tennis table, measured in inches?

  • A) 108 inches
  • B) 96 inches
  • C) 120 inches

22. What term is used to describe a player hitting the ball before it bounces in Table Tennis?

  • A) Flick
  • B) Volley
  • C) Drive

23. What is the minimum clearance required around a Table Tennis table for an official competition?

  • A) 10 feet
  • B) 15 feet
  • C) 20 feet

24. What color are the two halves of a Table Tennis paddle?

  • A) Red and black
  • B) Green and yellow
  • C) Blue and red

25. What does the term “twiddle” mean in Table Tennis?

  • A) Spinning the ball with a finger
  • B) Switching the racket between hands
  • C) Rotating the racket between shots

26. Who is the first American to win a World Championship in Table Tennis?

  • A) Ruth Aarons
  • B) Tim Boggan
  • C) Lily Zhang

27. How many points does a player need to lead by in order to win a game of Table Tennis?

  • A) 1 point
  • B) 2 points
  • C) 3 points

28. What is the official term for the stroke where a player imparts topspin by brushing the ball?

  • A) Flip
  • B) Flip-flop
  • C) Loop

29. In Table Tennis, what is another term for the ball hitting the net and still landing in your opponent’s side?

  • A) Edge ball
  • B) Let ball
  • C) Net ball

30. Which of these strokes is typically used as an opening offensive move in Table Tennis?

  • A) Push
  • B) Block
  • C) Loop

31. What is the term for a defensive shot that involves hitting the ball with a backspin in Table Tennis?

  • A) Slice
  • B) Chop
  • C) Drive

32. What is the maximum thickness allowed for the sponge and rubber on a Table Tennis racket?

  • A) 4 mm
  • B) 6 mm
  • C) 8 mm

33. In Table Tennis, what is the term used to describe a ball that barely clears the net and bounces close to it?

  • A) Dink
  • B) Drop shot
  • C) Short ball


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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.
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-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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