Competitive exam Coaching SET 4 - Sports terms, Indian Festivals

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In today's SET 4 we will discuss about the General Knowledge section. Here we will learn Sports terms, Indian and regional festivals with their states list.

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Competitive exam Coaching SET 4 - General Knowledge 

Important Regional festivals with states name (some unknown names) -

1. Andhra pradesh - Pongal (harvest festival), Brahmotsavam, Ugadi (telugu new year), Deccan festival

2. Tamil nadu - Pongal, Floating festival, Jallikattu (or Sallikkattu)

3. Kerala - Onam, Elephant parade, Temple festival

4. Punjab - Lohri, Tikka, Karvachauth, Baishakhi festival

5. Haryana - Lohri, Tikka, Baishakhi festival

6. Assam - Bihu, Goru, Parashuram mela

7. Rajasthan, bihar - Teej

8. Gujarat - Janamastmi, kite festival, Madhabrai festival

9. Uttarakhand - Sravana utsav

10. Madhya pradesh - Khajuraho festival

11. Nagaland - Hornbill festival

12. Uttar pradesh - Raam leela, Kumbh mela

13. West bengal - Gangasagar mela

14. Gujarat - kite festival or Utraan

Sports Terms associated with different types of sports -

Each sports whether it be cricket, football, volley ball, polo, horse racing OR golf; a special term is associated with every sports. For example -

* Cover-drive is associated with Cricket 
* Corner kick is associated with Football
Checkmate is associated with Chess

Here are some more sports terminology associated with different types of sports, which were previously asked in govt jobs competitive exams -

Athletics sports - marathon, middle-distance, shot put, sprint, baton, bell lap, heptathlon, high jump, decathlon, discus, false start, field, foul, hammer, hurdles, javelin, lane, lap, long jump, starting blocks, steeplechase, track, triple jump, Cross Country

Badminton - Shuttlecock, Smash, Wood Shot, Long Service Line, Match, Midcourt, Serve, Service Court, Net Shot, Push Shot, Racquet, Balk, Center Line, Clear, Court, Drive, Drop, Fault, Feint, Flick, Forecourt, Baseline, Carry, Center or Base Position, Hairpin Net Shot, Halfcourt Shot, Kill, Let,  Short Service Line

Basket ball - Three in the Key, Travel, Turnover, Zone Defense, Airball, Alley-Oop, And One, Backboard, Backdoor, Elbow, Fast Break, Flop, One and One, Outlet, Paint, Post Up, Rebound, Screen, Carry, Charge, Double Dribble, Free Throw, Lay-Up, Man-toMan, Bank Shot, Box Out

Boxing - Upper-cut, Kidney punch, Knock out, Punch, Timing, Foot work, Round, Ring Stoppage

Cricket - full toss, drive, cut, Hat-trick, maiden, stumped, striker, bowled, caught, slips, gully, short leg, silly, mid-on, point, cover, beamer, googly, follow-on, declare, run-out, leg before wicket(LBW),  mid-off, bouncer

Archery - arrow box, cross bow shooting, inlocate, recurve, bulls eye, flight, target

Billiards and snooker - short rest, long rest, Pull, Cue, Hit, Object ball, Cushion billiards, frame, cannon, Break shot, Scoring

Tennis - top-spin,serve, drop shot, smash, cross-court, passing shot, game, grand slam, ace, volley, backhand, forehand, slice, deuce, tie-breaker, set, etc.

GOLF - blind shot, bogey, condor, off the deck, bunker, caddy, chip, Claw grip, ace, albatross, double eagle, all square, approach putt, apron, ball mark, ballooning, beach, birdie, peg, sand trap, tee shot, dogleg, dub, flag, Four-Ball, Mulligan, etc.

Hockey - penalty-stroke, penalty corner, push-in, Centre, defender, goal keeper, off-side, foul, stick, carry, dribble, tiebreaker, trapping, freehit, striking circle goal, forward, half,  goal-line, touch-line, etc.

Swimming - Car pool, Cards, Check-In, Check-Out, Course, Bulletin, Cap, False Start, Freestyle, Gun Lap, Heats, Jump, Lane Lines, Paddle, Add Up, Anchor, Approved Meet, Backstroke, Banner, Beep, Parka, Pool, Pull Buoy, Relays, Split, Stroke, Yardage,  Dryland, Bonus Heat, Bottom, Breaststroke, Bull Pen, etc.

Weight lifting - Feeling the Burn, Power Rack, Smith Machine, Muscle Memory, Bulking, bitch tits, shredded, Six pack, Supersets, Drop Sets/Strip Sets, Periodization, Pyramiding, Standard Plates and Bars, Pump and Toners, Cardio Bunny, Plateau, Vascularity, etc.

The most important Sports terminology (remember them thoroughly) -

Golf - tee, put, caddie, bunker

Chess - stalemate, grand master, pawn, knight, bishop

Horse racing - punter

Archery - arrow box

Basketball - pivot

Volley ball - doubling, smash

Gymnastics - trampoline

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