Tom’s table tennis quiz 2022 20/12/202219/12/2022 by Tom Lodziak Welcome to my end of year table tennis quiz! There are 20 questions to answer. Every question is multiple choice. How many can you get right? Take a look at the leaderboard to see how you compare with others. Subscribe Donate 1. The World Team Championships took place in Chengdu, China in October 2022. Which nation won both the men’s team competition and the women’s team competition? Japan China Sweden Germany 1 out of 20 2. Which of these fruits is a type of shot in table tennis? Banana flick Apple smash Kiwi push Pear lob 2 out of 20 3. According to the official ITTF rules, how high does the ball need to be tossed when serving? 16cm 17cm 18cm 19cm 3 out of 20 4. Who is the only man to win a Wimbledon tennis championship and a table tennis world championship? Roger Federer Johnny Leach Rod Lever Fred Perry 4 out of 20 5. Shakehand is the most common table tennis grip. Which of these is also a popular grip? Pencil pinch Crayon clutch Chalk clasp Penhold 5 out of 20 6. New coloured rubbers have been allowed in competition since October 2021. Which of these colours is NOT allowed? Pink Green White Blue 6 out of 20 7. As of 20 December 2022, who is the highest ranked European male player? Dimitry Ovtcharov Truls Moregard Timo Boll Darko Jorgic 7 out of 20 8. The inaugural Singapore Smash tournament took place in March 2022. Who was the winner of the men’s singles? Ma Long Liang Jingkun Yukiya Uda Fan Zhendong 8 out of 20 9. Which brand makes Rhyzer, Rhyzen and Dynaryz rubbers? JOOLA Butterfly STIGA Tibhar 9 out of 20 10. After how many points are players allowed to use a towel? 2 4 6 8 10 out of 20 11. Who won the men’s singles at the English National Championships in March 2022? Tom Jarvis Liam Pitchford Paul Drinkhall Sam Walker 11 out of 20 12. As of 20 December 2022, who is the highest ranked Japanese player in the women’s top 100 ranking list? Mima Ito Hina Hayata Kasumi Ishikawa Miyuu Kihara 12 out of 20 13. Darko Jorgic won a silver medal at the European table tennis Championships in August. But which country does Jorgic represent? Slovakia Slovenia Serbia Switzerland 13 out of 20 14. The Commonwealth Games took place in Birmingham in July-August 2022. The men’s singles was won by Achanta Sharath Kamal (India) and the women’s singles was won by Feng Tianwei (Singapore). But which nation has won the most table tennis medals in the history of the Commonwealth Games? India Nigeria Singapore England 14 out of 20 15. Everyone loves long pimples rubbers! And they often have crazy names. Which of these is NOT a name of a long pimples rubber? Hellfire Kamikaze Undertaker Fraudster 15 out of 20 16. The 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals will be staged in Durban, South Africa. The last time the tournament was held in Africa was in 1939. But in which country was it hosted? Tunisia Morocco Egypt Algeria 16 out of 20 17. Which player has won the most men’s individual world championships? Viktor Barna Richard Bergmann Ma Long Jan-Ove Waldner 17 out of 20 18. There’s an ever increasing number of table tennis YouTube channels. But which of these channels has the most subscribers, as of 20 December 2022? Table Tennis Daily Ping Skills Adam Bobrow Pongfinity 18 out of 20 19. What is the length of a table tennis table? 2.54m 2.74m 2.94m 3.14m 19 out of 20 20. In which country will the 2023 European Veterans Table Tennis Championships take place? Italy Portugal Norway England 20 out of 20 Name Email Please tick if you would like to join my mailing list. I’ll send you table tennis tips, tactics and training drills to help you improve and win more points. Time is Up! Time's up Get more table tennis tips Sign up for my popular table tennis newsletter and I’ll send you table tennis tips, tactics and training drills to help you improve and win more points. Subscribe Thank you! You have successfully joined my subscriber list.