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C1-C2 Quiz: matches, races, competitions and event vocabulary

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Here are two quizzes related to this vocabulary. I divided the quiz into 2 as they were far too long and exhausting.

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C1/C2 VOCABULARY QUIZ COMPETITION AND SPORT NUMBER 1

Read and write the word(s). You may have a clue.

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When the rain stops something from happening
w _ _ _ _ _ _

People sometimes use this illegally in sport to improve their performance.
s _ _ _ _ _ _ 

One journey from the beginning to the end of a track used for running
l _ _

A car race on public roads
r _ _ _ _

The person that takes part in a competition.
c _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

(adjective)
Behaving fairly and honestly in a game or competition
s _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

To stop someone from taking part in an activity because they have broken a rule.
d_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Behaviour that is fair and honest in a game or competition
s_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

An invitation from someone to try to beat them in a fight, game, argument etc
c _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

A performance, sports event etc for which all the tickets have been sold.
a s _ _ _ _ _ _

To throw a coin in the air, and then make a decision according to the side that faces upwards when it comes down.
t _ _ _ a coin
f_ _ _ a coin

An extra question in a game or quiz, used to decide who will win when two people have the same number of points
t _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

The person who makes sure that the players of a sports game obey the rules
u _ _ _ _ _ _

Relating to a sports game that is played at your opponent’s field or sports hall
a _ _ _ match/game.

To stop someone from taking part in an activity because they have broken a rule.
d_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

A short period during a sports match when the team can rest and get instructions from the coach
t _ _ _    _ _ _

A stage in a boxing or wrestling match.
r _ _ _ _

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C1/C2 VOCABULARY QUIZ FOR COMPETITION NUMBER 2

Read and write the word(s) . You may have a clue.

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To compete against someone to get something
c _ _ _ _ _ 

The fact of playing a game or acting honestly, fairly and according to the rules

f _ _ _ p_ _ _

In a position in football or hockey where you are not allowed to touch the ball
o_ _ _ _ _ _

To compete with another person, company etc in order to get something
v _ _

A show in which cowboys ride wild horses and catch cattle with ropes
r _ _ _ _

When people or groups try to show that they are better than each other.

There is a friendly r_ _ _ _ _ _ between the two teams.

phrasal verb
To test someone’s strength, ability etc against someone or something else in a competition or fight
p _ _ against

The number of people who go in to see a sports event, especially a football match.

This game should get the biggest g_ _ _ ever.

CHESS: a position in which one player cannot prevent his or her king being captured and therefore loses the game
c _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

A country or person you are fighting or competing against
a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Idiom with towel
To admit that you have been defeated & stop trying.
to _____________ 

One of four games near the end of a competition. The winners play in the two semi-finals
q _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

A short race in which the runners, riders, swimmers etc move very fast over a short distance
s _ _ _ _ _

One of the nine periods of play in a game of baseball
i _ _ _ _ _

The practice of using drugs to affect performance in a race or other sport
d _ _ _ _

The American English word for football
s _ _ _ _ _

A race on skis or in canoes in which people move down a curving course marked by flags
s _ _ _ _ _

A disagreement or a situation in a competition in which neither side is able to win or make any progress
s_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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