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Question 1: [2] The McCann sept (clan) were Lords of Clanbrassil, prior to the ________ period in the early 17th century.
Plantations of IrelandIrelandIrish Rebellion of 1641Plantation of Ulster

Question 2: Lurgan born Jim Harvey, a former professional fooballer and former assistant manager of the Northern Ireland football team, has also played for Glenavon ________Tranmere Rovers.
Liverpool F.C.Arsenal F.C.Chelsea F.C.Manchester United F.C.

Question 3: The family contributed to the development of the ________ industry and it is said that the greatest manufacture of linen was carried on in the town in the late 17th century.
LinenSpandexSilkOilskin

Question 4: The development of ________ had a major impact on Lurgan in the 1960s when much industry was attracted to the area, and the expansion of Craigavon's Rushmere Retail Park in the 2000s has affected the town's retail trade.
PortadownTandrageeBessbrookCraigavon

Question 5: ________ is played by the St Enda's club who share the grounds with the Wolfe Tone's club, and there is one Hurling club in the town called Sean Treacy's.
Ladies' Gaelic footballCamogieInternational rules footballGaelic football

Question 6: One of the more famous sporting characters from Lurgan was Master McGrath, a ________ who was bought in Lurgan by the Brownlow family and won the Waterloo Cup three times in 1868, 1870 and 1871.
Pharaoh HoundAfghan HoundGreyhoundBeagle

Question 7: Lurgan had its own town council until local government was reformed in Northern Ireland in 1973 under the ________ and the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972.
BelfastLocal Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971Antrim Borough CouncilBallymoney Borough Council

Question 8: Lurgan is characteristic of many ________ settlements, with its straight, wide planned streets and rows of cottages.
Irish Rebellion of 1641Plantation of UlsterIrelandPlantations of Ireland

Question 9: There is a ________ used in Northern Ireland – to have a face as long as a Lurgan spade – meaning "to look miserable".
RhetoricScheme (linguistics)MetaphorFigure of speech

Question 10: ________ is played by Lurgan Tennis Club.Archery which is held by Craigavon Archery Club [Brownlow leisure centre].
Tennis statisticsRafael NadalTennisATP Rankings
















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