Sports terminology of the various sports are important to be known. As in most of the government exams General knowledge from the Sport section is asked in which various sport terms are asked.
The Sports section in this type of exams are very important, that can be current affairs related to sport or the number of Players in the various sport and sport terminology are the favourite portion in the exams. In all the government exams sport related questions are asked.
Here is the list of terms related to the different sports. It will be helpful for all the aspirants preparing for the government exams like SSC, Railway, NDA or the Banking exams.
List of terms associated with various sports
|Terms related to Cricket||Boundary, Bowling, Caught, Chinaman, Cover Drive, Crease Duck, Duckworth-Lewis, Fine Leg, Follow On, Full Toss, Googly, Gully, Hat-trick, Hit Wicket, In-swinger, L. B. W., Leg- break, Leg-bye, Leg Glance, late Cut, maiden over, No Ball, Over, over Pitch, Popping Crease, Run Out, Short Pitch, Silly Point, Slip, Square Leg, Straight Drive, Stumped, Short leg, Spin, Swing, Third-man, Yorker.|
|Terms related to Hockey||Back-stick, Bully, Cary, Centre Forward, Centre, Corner, Dribble, Flick, Free-hit, Goal Line, Blue line, Halfway Line, Hat-trick, Off-side, Red Car, Roll-in, Scoop, Short Corner, Sixteen-yard hit.|
|Terms related to Football||Bend, Dummy, Feint, Free Kick, Header, Red Card Throwins, Kick, Goal, Head, Penalty kick, Dribble, Offside, Move, Hattrick, Foul, Left out, Right out, Stopper, Defender, Side back, Pass, Baseline, Rebound, Comer back, etc.|
|Terms related to Archery||Target, Bull’s Eye|
|Terms related to Athletics||Relay, Track, Lane, Photo Finish, Hurdles, Shot Put, Discuss Throw, Hammer Throw, High Jump, Triple Jump Cross Country, etc.|
|Terms related to Basketball||Dunk, Frontcourt, Held Ball, Lay- Up, Pivot, Rebound.|
|Terms related to Baseball||Diamond, Hitter, Home, Pinch, Pitcher Plate, Pullout, Short Stop, Hitter, Batter, Strike, Infield, Outfield, Base, Battery, Bunting, Catcher, Base runner, Perfect game.|
|Terms related to Billiards||Baulk Line, Break, Bolting, Cannon, Cue, Hazard, In-off, Jigger, Long, Jenny, Pot, Scratch, Screw Back, Spot Stroke, Strike|
|Terms related to Chess||Bishop, Capture, Castling, Checkmate, Gambit Grand Master, King, Knight, Pawn, Queen, Rook, Stalemate, Sicilian Defence.|
|Terms related to Golf||Bogey, Bunker, Caddie, Fairway, Fourball, Greed Holes, Links, Par, Put, Rough, Stymied, Tee.|
|Terms related to Gymnastics||Parallel bar, Horizontal bar, Push up, Floor exercise, Uneven bar, Sit up. Etc.|
|Terms related to Fencing||Allez, Assault, Black Card, Foil, Saber, Hilt, Jury, Lame|
|Terms related to Shooting||Rapidfire Pistol, Standard rifle, Free pistol, Air rifle, Range, Bull’s eye, etc.|
|Terms related to Swimming||Breaststroke, Crawl, Butterfly, Freestyle, Backstroke|
|Terms related to Table Tennis||Foil, End line, Late control, Flat hit, Block stroke, Service Penholder grip, Backspin, Centreline, Half Court, Side spin, Swing stroke, Push Stroke, Rally, Let, Reverse, Top Spin, Drop shot, Lob, Chopped return.|
|Terms related to Volleyball||Antennae, Attack hit, Ace, Base- line, Blocking, Doubling, Foot Fault, Heave, Holding, Jump Set, Lob Pass, Love-All, Point, Quick Smash, Scouting, Service, Spike, Tactical Bal, Volley, Windmill Service|