Sports Terminologies GK Notes
Static GK knowledge Sports Terminologies is necessary to crack government exams like SSC CGL, SSC CPO, RRB Group D, RRB NTPC etc. Sports has always been an important topic & as per previous years’ exam trend, 3-4 questions are generally asked from this topic. To help you update your knowledge, we have compiled the list of important trophies/cups & sports terminologies.
|Name of the Sport||Terms|
Alley, Back Alley, Backcourt, Balk, Baseline, Carry, Center or Base Position, Center Line, Clear, Court, Drive, Drop, Fault, Feint, Flick, Forecourt, Hairpin Net Shot, Halfcourt Shot, Kill, Let, Long Service Line, Match, Midcourt, Net Shot, Push Shot, Racquet, Rally, Serve, Service Court, Short Service Line, Shuttlecock, Smash, Wood Shot etc.
Pinching, Home run, Base runner, Throw, Perfect game, Strike, Put out, etc.
Cue, cannon, baulk, pot scratch, long jenny, short jenny, frame, spider, short and long rest, in-off, etc.
Accidental Butt, Bleeder, Bolo Punch, Bout, Brawler, Break, Buckle, Canvas, Card, Caught Cold, Clinch, Corkscrew Punch, Cornerman, Counterpunch, Cross, Cutman, Dive, Eight Count, Glass Jaw, Haymaker, Kidney Punch Liver Shot, Low Blow, Mauler, Neutral Corner, Plodder, Ring G eneralship, Roughhousing, Southpaw, Spar, Stablemate, Technical Knockout, Walkout Bout, Whiskers etc.
Contract bridge, duplicate bridge, tricks, suite , rubber, trump, grand slam, little slam, etc.
Billiards & Snooker
Pull, Cue, Hit, Object ball, Break shot, Scoring, Cushion billiards, etc. , etc.
Knock. out, Round, Ring Stoppage, Punch, Upper-cut, Kidney punch, Timing, Foot work, etc.
Gambit, stalemate, move, resign, checkmate, etc.
Hat-trick, maiden, follow-on, declare, bowled, caught, run-out, leg before wicket(LBW), stumped, striker, slips, gully, short leg, silly, mid-on, point, cover, mid-off, bouncer, beamer, googly, full toss, drive, cut, pull, hook, flick, etc.
Sprint, Time trial, Point race, Trackrace, etc.
Attacker, Back Heel, Back Pass, Ball Carrier, Bending the Ball, Bicycle Kick, Center Spot, Corner Flag, Corner Kick, Cross, Defender, Direct Free Kick, Dribble, Far Post, FIFA, Futsal, Give and Go, Goal Line, Goal Mouth, Goalkeeper, Header, Indirect Free Kick, Inswinger, Kickoff, Man to Man Marking, Midfielder, Nearpost, Obstruction, Offside Trap,Offside, One-Touch Pass, Penalty Spot, Red Card, Striker, Sweepe, Tackle, Volley etc.
ace, albatross, double eagle, all square, approach putt, apron, ball mark, ballooning, beach, birdie, blind shot, bogey, bunker, caddy, chip, Claw grip, condor, dogleg, dub, flag, Four-Ball, Mulligan, off the deck, peg, sand trap, tee shot etc.
Aerial, Back Handspring, Back Somersault, Double Back, Double Twist, Flyaway, Front Hip Pullover, Front Pike Somersault, Front Split, Front Walkover, Gienger, Handstand, Hip Circle, Miller, Pike, Rudi, Straddle, Swedish Fall, Tsukahara, Tuck, Whip Back etc.
Centre, defender, forward, half, penalty-stroke, penalty corner, push-in, free-hit, striking circle goal, goal-line, touch-line, goal keeper, off-side, foul, stick, carry, dribble, tiebreaker, trapping, etc.
Race course, steeplechase, bets, bookies, jockey, punter, etc.
Cocoa, Blue, white, Green belt, etc.
Mallet, bunker, chukker, handicap, goal, sixty yarder, etc.
Bag, bull’s eye, marksmanship, plug, skeet, etc.
Add Up, Anchor, Approved Meet, Backstroke, Banner, Beep, Bonus Heat, Bottom, Breaststroke, Bull Pen, Bulletin, Cap, Car pool, Cards, Check-In, Check-Out, Course, Dryland, False Start, Freestyle, Gun Lap, Heats, Jump, Lane Lines, Paddle, Parka, Pool, Pull Buoy, Relays, Split, Stroke, Yardage etc.
Backhand, Backspin, Block, Chop, Closed, Dead ball, Doubles, Drive, Drop shot, Expedite rule, Forehand, Inverted, Let, Lob, Long pips, Loop, Match, Medium-long, Open, Penhold, Pips-in, Pips-out, Push, Receive, Seemiller, Serve, Set, Shakehands, Short, Sidespin, Skunk, Smash, Topspin etc.
smash, cross-court, passing shot,backhand, forehand,slice, top-spin,serve, dropshot, lob, down-the-line, deuce, tie-breaker, set, game, grand slam, ace, volley, etc.
Assist, Attack, Attack line, Back row attack, Block, Block assist, Campfire defense, Carry, Center line violation, Chester, Coach kill, Cover the hitter, Cut shot, Deep dish, Dig, Facial, Fish, Floater, Friendly fire, Free ball, Heat, Husband-and-wife-play, Jedi defense, Joust, Jump serve, Kill, Kong, Line shot, Lollipop, Mintonette, Monument valley, Net violation, Paint brush, Pancake, Pepper, Prince/Princess of whales, Quick set, Rainbow, Red card, Redwood, Roof, Screening, Service ace, Set, Shank, Side out, Six-pack, Sizzle the pits, Spike, Strong side, Stuff, Tandem, Tip, Tool, Trap set, Tuna, Whale, Yellow card etc.
Bulking, bitch tits, shredded, Six pack, Feeling the Burn, Power Rack, Smith Machine, Muscle Memory, Pump and Toners, Cardio Bunny, Plateau, Vascularity, Supersets, Drop Sets/Strip Sets, Periodization, Pyramiding, Standard Plates and Bars etc.
Free style, Hal Nelson, Point, Heave, etc.
Here are few Sample Questions On Sports Terminologies :
Q1. With which Sport is term Butterfly associated with:
Q2. Which term is commonly used in Volleyball and Badminton?