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Question 1: The same pitch is used for ________; the GAA, which organises both sports, decided this to facilitate dual usage.
CamogieInternational rules footballHurlingGaelic football

Question 2: [6] Hurling is related to the games of shinty that is played primarily in Scotland, cammag on the Isle of Man and bandy that was played formerly in ________ and Wales.
United KingdomNorthern IrelandBritish peopleEngland

Question 3: In 1931, Time magazine suggested the sport of ________ was "a form of hurling modified by a more cautious race".
Tiger WoodsJack NicklausPGA TourGolf

Question 4: ________ hurling continued to prosper until the outbreak of World War II, which caused immigration from Ireland to cease and made it impossible to import equipment.
Sierra LeoneSouth AfricaCanadaMauritius

Question 5: London GAA are the only non-Irish team to have won the ________ (having captured the title in 1901), and still compete in the Nicky Rackard Cup.
Croke ParkAll-Ireland Senior B Hurling ChampionshipLiam McCarthy CupAll-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Question 6: It and the Scotland shinty team have played for many years with modified match rules (as with ________).
HurlingAustralian rules footballInternational rules footballGaelic football

Question 7:
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    Leinster Senior Hurling ChampionshipMunster Under-21 Hurling ChampionshipLeinster Under-21 Hurling ChampionshipAll-Ireland Under 21 Football Championship

Question 8: Although many hurling clubs exist worldwide, only ________ has a national team (although it includes only players from weaker counties in order to ensure matches are competitive).
Northern IrelandWalesIrelandIrish people

Question 9: In 1932, a South African hurling team sailed to Ireland to compete in the Tailteann Games, where they carried a banner donated by a convent of Irish nuns in ________.
PretoriaCairoCape TownBloemfontein

Question 10: An extended qualifier system resulted in a longer ________, but Cork and Kilkenny have come to dominate the championship and some argue that the All-Ireland has become less competitive.
Liam McCarthy CupAll-Ireland Senior Hurling ChampionshipAll-Ireland Senior B Hurling ChampionshipCroke Park


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