Badminton Trivia Questions and Answers
Think you know everything about badminton? Challenge yourself with our fun and challenging badminton trivia questions and answers.
Badminton is a popular sport that has been around for centuries. According to history, it originated in India and quickly spread to other parts of the world. This sports game is slowly getting a lot of attraction, and I have recently started showing a lot of interest in this intriguing game.
So are you ready to learn and discover much from the game's history to the greatest players? So, dive in and see how much you know about badminton!
See also Tennis Trivia Questions and Answers.
Badminton Trivia Questions
1. In what year was badminton introduced to the Olympic Games?
2. Who is the most decorated Olympian in badminton history, with four gold medals?
3. What is the highest score a player can get in a single game of badminton?
4. What is the name of the most prestigious badminton tournament in the world?
5. Who holds the record for the fastest smash in badminton, at 493 km/h (306.34 mph) as at 2022?
6. How many players are on a standard badminton court during a game?
7. What is the name of the piece of equipment used to hit the shuttlecock in badminton?
8. Who is the first Indian player to win the medal in badminton in Olympics 2012 and in 2018?
9. What is the name of the governing body for international badminton?
10. What is the official weight of a badminton shuttlecock?
11. Which country has won the most olympic medals in badminton?
12. What is the term used to describe a shot that is hit high and deep into the opponent's court?
13. What is the name of the technique used to return a smash in badminton?
14. Who won the world Badminton Championship 2022 men's singles?
15. What is the term use when the shuttlecock is hit back and forth together in badminton?
16. Who won the gold medal in women's singles badminton at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo?
17. What is the name of the scoring system used in badminton?
18. Which player won the gold medal for women's singles at the 2020 Summer Olympics?
19. Who won the gold medal in women's singles badminton at the Commonwealth Games 2022?
20. Which technique in badminton is a hard hit overhand stroke with a fast downward path?
21. What do you call the type of badminton grip that is used to hit shots that are on the forehand side of your body and around the head shots?
22. What is the name of the shot in badminton that is hit low and close to the net?
23. What is the name of the technique used to return a net shot in badminton?
24. Who is the only player to have won the men's singles title at the All England Open Badminton Championships eight times?
25. Who is the only player to hold the most consecutive titles in the women's singles title at the All England Open Badminton Championships?
26. What is the name of the badminton shot that is hit with the backhand grip?
27. Who is the first European woman to have won a badminton medal at the Olympic Games for Spain?
28. What is the name of the badminton tournament that is held annually in Malaysia and is known for being one of the most prestigious events in the sport?
29. Who currently ranks number 1 in world tour ranking for men's singles in HSBC Race to Guangzhou Badminton?
30. Who currently ranks number 1 in the world rankings for female badminton singles players?
Badminton Trivia Answers
- Gao Ling of China
- 30 points
- The BWF World Tour
- Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia
- Racquet or Racket
- Saina Nehwal
- Badminton World Federation (BWF)
- 4.74 to 5.50 grams
- Viktor Axelsen
- Chen Yufei of China
- Rally scoring system
- Belinda Bencic
- P. V. Sindhu of India
- Forehand Grip
- Net shot
- Net kill
- Rudy Hartono of Indonesia
- Judy Devlin
- Backhand clear
- Carolina Marín
- Malaysia Open
- Jonatan Christie
- Akane Yamaguchi