Quiz: How Well Do You Know Rio Slang?

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Do you know this Rio 2016 Olympics terminology?

How much do you know about the 2016 Olympic sports? Do you know these Olympics terms and phrases? Summer olympics.

 Aug 18, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
In tennis, what does "ace" refer to?
The tennis ball
The previous Olympic champion
A legal serve that the opponent never touches
2 of 10Pick your answer!
In archery, what is "the boss"?
The judge
The underdog
The target
3 of 10Pick your answer!
In table tennis, "penhold" refers to ________.
the reigning champion
your opponent's area of the table
the type of grip used to hold the racket
4 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "setter" in volleyball?
A defensive move
A player who subs in if there is an injury
The competitor who sets up a teammate to make an attack play
5 of 10Pick your answer!
In badminton, a "smash" is __________.
A slang term for the birdie
A hard overhead shot
A win wherein the competitor received zero points
6 of 10Pick your answer!
In a track and field race, what is an "anchor"?
The coach of a team
The first person to compete in a relay
The last person to compete in a relay
7 of 10Pick your answer!
In an olympic game, a "substitute" is ___________.
an athlete who plays when a starter on the team is replaced
a medical aid
the underdog of a competition
8 of 10Pick your answer!
What is the "decathlon" in the Olympics?
A track and field competition consisting of ten different events
The opening ceremonies
The main announcer of the events
9 of 10Pick your answer!
What is the definition of "en garde"?
To have positive sportsmanship
To be in a defensive stance in fencing
To be competitive
10 of 10Pick your answer!
The "pommel horse" is used in which Olympic sport?
Gymnastics
Diving
Equestrian
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