Volleyball Quiz

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Are you ready to bump, set, and spike your way through our Volleyball Quiz?

Step onto the virtual court and test your knowledge of one of the most thrilling and dynamic sports out there. Whether you’re a casual player or a die-hard fan, this quiz is designed to challenge and entertain you.

Explore the ins and outs of volleyball, from its rich history to its most iconic players and strategies. Get ready to serve up some fun and discover new aspects of the game you love.

So, what are you waiting for? Lace up your virtual sneakers and get ready to dive into the world of volleyball. It’s time to set, spike, and ace this quiz!

Disclaimer: The hard questions in the Volleyball Quiz are challenging. To finish the game and reaching the master level typically requires a significant amount of grit, determination and perseverance. I you want to learn more about volleyball check out our article about Volleyball as a passion.

Question 1:

In which sport are players allowed to use their hands to hit the ball over a net?

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This sport involves a net and a ball that is hit back and forth.
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Volleyball - Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.

Question 2:

Which team sport features a position called 'libero'?

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This sport involves spiking and blocking at the net.
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Volleyball - The libero in volleyball is responsible for digging, passing, and playing in the back row, and has restrictions on attacking and blocking.

Question 3:

Which team sport includes a position known as 'setter'?

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This sport involves serving, bumping, and spiking.
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Volleyball - The setter in volleyball plays a crucial role in setting up the team's attacking plays by delivering accurate sets to the hitters.

Question 4:

What is the maximum number of hits allowed per side in volleyball?

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The maximum number of hits is a small odd number.
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3 - Volleyball rules dictate that each team can make a maximum of 3 hits to return the ball over the net.

Question 5:

What is the standard height of a volleyball net for men's competitions?

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The standard height is above 7 feet.
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7 feet 4 inches - In men's volleyball, the standard net height is set at 7 feet 4 inches.

Question 6:

What is the term used for a scoring play that occurs when the serving team wins a rally?

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It's a short and powerful term.
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Ace - In volleyball, an 'Ace' is scored when the serving team wins a rally by serving the ball to the opponent's court and the ball is not successfully returned.

Question 7:

How many players are on the court for each team in a standard volleyball game?

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It's an even number.
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6 - A standard volleyball game consists of 6 players on the court for each team, including specialized positions.

Question 8:

What is the term for a player who specializes in defensive skills and wears a contrasting jersey?

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It's a unique position with a unique name.
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Libero - In volleyball, a 'Libero' is a player specialized in defensive skills and is easily recognizable by wearing a different colored jersey.

Question 9:

What is the standard diameter of a volleyball?

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Consider the size of a volleyball compared to other sports balls.
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22 centimeters - The standard diameter of a volleyball is 22 centimeters, as defined by the official rules of the sport.

Question 10:

What is the term for a defensive play where a player dives to the ground to save the ball from hitting the floor?

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This term is commonly used for defensive actions close to the ground.
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Dig - In volleyball, a 'dig' refers to a defensive move where a player dives to prevent the ball from hitting the ground.

Question 11:

What is the maximum number of players allowed on a volleyball team's roster in international competitions?

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Consider the balance between having enough players and managing a team effectively.
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14 players - International volleyball competitions typically limit team rosters to a maximum of 14 players for logistical and competitive reasons.

Question 12:

What is the term used for a player's action of hitting the ball forcefully into the opponent's court?

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This term is associated with aggressive offensive play.
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Spike - A 'spike' in volleyball refers to a powerful offensive hit aimed at scoring by sending the ball forcefully into the opponent's court.

Question 13:

What is the minimum number of points needed to win a set in standard volleyball rules?

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Consider the scoring system used in volleyball matches.
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25 points - According to standard volleyball rules, a set is typically won by the first team to reach 25 points, with a margin of at least 2 points.

Question 14:

What is the term for a volleyball play where the ball is directed over the net with the fingertips of one or both hands?

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This play involves a quick and unexpected touch over the net.
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Dump - A dump is a technique used by the setter or a front-row player to catch the opposing team off guard by quickly directing the ball over the net with the fingertips.

Question 15:

In volleyball, what is the term for a defensive play where a player jumps and extends their arms to block the opponent's attack?

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This defensive play involves jumping to the net to intercept the ball.
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Block - Blocking is a crucial defensive skill in volleyball where a player tries to intercept the ball at the net, preventing it from crossing into their team's court.

Question 16:

What is the term for a volleyball serve that is difficult to receive due to its speed and trajectory?

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This serve is known for its unpredictable movement in the air.
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Floater - A floater serve is characterized by its lack of spin, making its trajectory unpredictable and challenging for the receiving team to pass accurately.

Question 17:

What is the term for a volleyball attack that involves hitting the ball with force and speed into the opponent's court?

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This attack is known for its powerful and aggressive nature.
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Smash - A smash, also known as a spike, is a forceful offensive play where a player jumps and hits the ball downward into the opponent's court with great power.

Question 18:

In volleyball, what is the term for a defensive play where a player dives to the ground to save the ball from hitting the floor?

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This defensive play involves quick reflexes and a diving motion.
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Dig - Digging is a crucial defensive skill in volleyball where a player dives or sprawls to prevent the ball from touching the court after an opponent's attack.