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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Before the start of each AFL match, players run through a banner constructed by supporters.
  The two tall central posts are the goal posts, and the two shorter outer posts are the behind posts.
  An AFL Premiership season match at Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast between Adelaide and Melbourne. The AFL is the most attended national competition in Australia and the only fully professional league for Australian Rules in the world.

Question 2: ________
History of Australian rules football in Victoria (1859–1900)Australian rules football in Victoria, AustraliaHistory of Australian rules footballVictorian Football League

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the most important skill in Australian rules.
  The two tall central posts are the goal posts, and the two shorter outer posts are the behind posts.
  The two tall central posts are the goal posts, and the two shorter outer posts are the behind posts.

Question 4: In 1858 ________ began to be played in Melbourne and surrounding districts.
EnglandEnglish public school football gamesAssociation footballEton College

Question 5: In 1984, the first official representative matches of International Rules were played, and these were played annually each October between the AFL and the ________ between 1998 and 2006.
Gaelic Athletic AssociationAll-Ireland Senior Football ChampionshipAll-Ireland Senior Hurling ChampionshipGaelic Athletic Association county

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Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Australian rules football is popular amongst indigenous communities.
  
  Before the start of each AFL match, players run through a banner constructed by supporters.
  The two tall central posts are the goal posts, and the two shorter outer posts are the behind posts.

Question 8: Australian football became organised in Melbourne in May 1859, when the first laws of the game were published by the ________.
Melbourne Football ClubSt Kilda Football ClubCollingwood Football ClubRichmond Football Club

Question 9: In 1978, the term ________ was used to describe the football dichotomy that had emerged in Australia over three quarters of a century and also the first suggestion of regular interstate club competition or national league.
Rugby union in AustraliaBarassi LineAustralian Football LeagueAustralian Rugby Championship

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  A statue next to the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the approximate site of the 1858 "foot-ball" match between Melbourne Grammar and Scotch College. Tom Wills is depicted umpiring behind two young players contesting the ball. The plaque reads: "Wills did more than any other person – as footballer and umpire, co-writer of the rules and promoter of the game – to develop Australian Football during its first decade."
  Australian soldiers, sailors, and airmen take part in an impromptu game of end-to-end Australian rules football in Central Australia in 1944.
  
  A NSW player outmarks a West Australian opponent in the goal square at the 1933 Australian Football Carnival at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
















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