Coach Samson Dubina US National Team Coach 4x USATT Coach of the Year

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Table Tennis Quiz

Test your knowledge about current table tennis facts!

Table Tennis Quiz
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
1a, 2a, 3c, 4b, 5c, 6b, 7b, 8b, 9b, 10cTab