Languages › English as a Second Language ESL Quiz: Measurement in Sports Share Flipboard Email Print A baseball scoreboard shows how innings, points, strikes, and other parts of the sport are measured. TriggerPhoto / Getty Images Languages Pronunciation & Conversation Vocabulary Writing Skills Reading Comprehension Grammar Business English Resources for Teachers By Kenneth Beare English as a Second Language (ESL) Expert TESOL Diploma, Trinity College London M.A., Music Performance, Cologne University of Music B.A., Vocal Performance, Eastman School of Music Kenneth Beare is an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher and course developer with over three decades of teaching experience. our editorial process Kenneth Beare Updated March 17, 2017 This is a series of two quizzes focusing on sports vocabulary. The first quiz deals with measuring sports, and the second quiz on sporting venues. Time, the score and distance are measured in various ways depending on which type of sport you are speaking about. Decide which time, score and/or distance measurement is used in each of the sports below. Some of the words are used more than once: game, point, set, mile, inning, strokes, yard, round, move, match, meter, round, quarter, out, half, lap, down, length American Football: _____European Football: _____Tennis: _____Chess: _____Swimming: _____Ping Pong: _____Horse Racing: _____Ice Hockey: _____Boxing: _____Volleyball: _____Athletics: _____Motor Racing: _____Baseball: _____Racketball: _____Squash: _____Golf: _____ Here are the answers to the previous quiz: American Football: point, down, quarter, half, yardEuropean Football: point, meter, halfTennis: point, game, set, matchChess: move, gameSwimming: length, meterPing Pong: point, gameHorse Racing: lap, lengthIce Hockey: point, quarter, half, gameBoxing: roundVolleyball: point, gameAthletics: meter, yardMotor Racing: lap, miles, metersBaseball: point, inning, outRacketball: point, gameSquash: point, gameGolf: stroke The question above could be answered with 'pitch' or 'field' depending on whether you are talking about European football or American football. Sports take place on/in all sorts of different areas. Decide whether the sport is played on/in the following areas. Some of the words are used more than once: court, rink, table, course, field, ring, pitch, board, track, ring, field, pool American Football: _____European Football: _____Tennis: _____Chess: _____Swimming: _____Ping Pong: _____Horse Racing: _____Ice Hockey: _____Boxing: _____Volleyball: _____Athletics: _____Motor Racing: _____Cricket: _____Baseball: _____Racketball: _____Squash: _____Ice Skating: _____Golf: _____ Here are the answers to the previous quiz: American Football: Field European Football: Pitch Tennis: Court Chess: Board Swimming: Pool Ping Pong: Table Horse Racing: Track Ice Hockey: Rink Boxing: Ring Volleyball: Court Athletics: Track Motor Racing: Track Cricket: Pitch Baseball: Field Racketball: Court Squash: Court Ice Skating: Rink Golf: Course Two More Sporting Vocabulary Quizzes Continue improving your sports vocabulary by taking these two quizzes on proper verb use and sporting equipment.