Volleyball, invented in America as a hybrid of tennis and basketball. It can be played either outdoors at the beach or indoors. Let’s see how much you know about this acclaimed sport by taking these 35 Volleyball Quiz Questions and Answers presented to you by us at We Love Quizzes.
Volleyball Quiz Questions and Answers
1. How many people on each team are in the court?
2. What was the original name of volleyball?
B. Volley Ball
3. When was volleyball created?
4. Who created volleyball?
A. John A. Belstrad
B. William G. Morgan
C. Elijah C. Campwood
5. When were the first volleyball World Championships held?
A. 1949 / 1952
B. 1872 / 1918
C. 2000 / 2004
6. How is the serving team chosen?
A. A coin toss
B. Referee’s choice
C. First team to catch the volleyball
7. What are points called in volleyball?
8. If you score a point doing a spike, what is it called?
9. What is the number of times a team can hit a ball without passing it over the net?
10. What is the player who specializes in defense called?
11. When the ball hits the floor on one side of the net, it counts as a point for the other team. What type of scoring is this called?
12. How many sets are in a volleyball game?
13. In which way do the teams rotate?
C. They do not rotate
14. What is it called when a server steps past the serving line?
A. Side step
B. Foot fault
15. Which player position serves?
A. Middle Back
B. Right Front
C. Right Back
16. Which of these is not considered a fault?
A. Foot Fault
B. Double Hit
17. What is a dig?
A. Blocking a spike/attack
B. Spiking the ball
C. Serving in a certain manner
18. What are the names of the two volleyball referees?
A. Forward Referee and Back Referee
B. Up Referee and Down Referee
C. Serve Referee and Volley Referee
19. Which of these is not a type of volleyball serve?
20. How many substitutions in a game are allowed on each team?
21. How many positions are there on each side of the court?
22. How many timeouts is a team allowed per game?
23. For how many seconds does a timeout last?
24. How does the referee know if the ball is in or out of line?
A. Instant replays
B. Line judges
25. What happens when the ball lands on the line?
A. The rally is replayed
B. It is considered “out”
C. It is considered “in”
26. In what year was volleyball introduced to the Summer Olympics?
27. When was the Volleyball Hall of Fame established?
28. Who was the first person to be inducted into the Volleyball Hall of Fame?
A. Jon Stanley
B. Ron Von Hagen
C. William G. Morgan
29. Which of these is the international governing body for all forms of volleyball?
30. ______ won the first FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship.
B. The USA
C. The Soviet Union
31. The FIVB was founded in…
32. When was beach volleyball added to the Olympics?
33. How many people are in each team in beach volleyball?
34. Where was beach volleyball said to have originated?
A. Oreti Beach
B. Navagio Beach
C. Waikiki Beach
35. Which variation of volleyball was made for a president of the USA?
C. Newcomb ball
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