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Question 1: In ________, polo is traditionally played with seven players to a side.

Question 2: The ________ irons are heavier than most, and the stirrup leathers are wider and thicker, for added safety when the player stands in the stirrups.

Question 3: Gilgit, ________ and Skardu have always played the game of polo closest to its original form.

Question 4: [6] Polo sticks were features on the Mameluke precursor to modern day ________.
Playing cardTrick-taking gameTarocchiniTarot, tarock and tarocchi games

Question 5: Cowboy polo uses rules similar to regular polo, but riders compete with ________, usually in a smaller arena, using an inflatable rubber medicine ball.
StirrupWestern saddleWestern ridingEquestrianism

Question 6: Polo ________ are English-style, similar to jumping saddles although most polo saddles lack a flap under the billets, having instead a saddle blanket.
EquestrianismEnglish ridingSaddleHorse tack

Question 7: Notable sultans such as Saladin and ________ were known to play it and encourage it in their court.
QutuzAyyubid dynastyBaibarsCrusades

Question 8: ________, the famed Iranian poet-historian, gives a number of accounts of royal polo tournaments in his 9th century epic, Shahnameh (the Epic of Kings).
Faramarz namaPersian literatureFerdowsiAsadi Tusi

Question 9: A recent variant is beach polo, a close variant of arena polo, played on sand in ________ and Miami and most recently in the UK.
DubaiEmirates HillsDubai MarinaBusiness Bay

Question 10: Ferdowsi also tells of Emperor Shapur II of the ________ of the 4th century who learned to play polo when he was only seven years old.
MedesRashidun CaliphateSassanid EmpireAchaemenid Empire

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