Table Tennis Quiz by Samson Dubina

Newgy Robo-Pong

Think you know everything there is to know about Table Tennis? Test your knowledge here! 

1.  When did table tennis become an Olympic Sport?________

a. 1988     b. 1996     c. 2012

2.  According to the International Olympic Committee, table tennis is now the _______ sport in the world, based on total tournament players.

a. #1     b. #2     c.#3

3. Spin is the main factor that distinguishes recreational ping pong from professional table tennis.  The ball can spin up to__________ rotations per minute.

a. 78     b. 780     c. 7800

4. How many Colleges in the US are now offering scholarships for table tennis? _________

a. 0     b. 3     c. 6

5. How many calories per hour can a professional player burn in 1 hour of intense table tennis training? ______ (hint, it is equal to running 10 miles)

a. 100 calories     b. 500 calories     c. 1000 calories

6.  Which company has produced the world’s most reliable table tennis robot?_________

a. Nike     b. Newgy     c. New Balance

7.  The world’s top players can earn over  __________ dollars per year from table tennis sponsorship, leagues, and tournaments.

a. 100,000     b. 1 million     c. 10 million

8.  Professional players usually replace their table tennis rubber _________.

a. Every hour    b. Every week     c. Every month

9. If the ball strikes the net on the serve and passes over the net, it is called a ___________ serve.

a. Net     b. Let     c. Do-over

10.  A rule in table tennis called ________ limits the total time that a match can last.  If one game lasts more than 10 minutes, starting the next game, the rallies will be limited to 10 hits each.

a. over-time     b. the ironman     c. expedite

 

 

Answers:

1a, 2a, 3c, 4b, 5c, 6b, 7b, 8b, 9b, 10c

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