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Shinty: Quiz


Question 1: In Uist, stalks of ________ were put to use due to a lack of trees.

Question 2: Shinty is also spreading to ________; though originally played in the 18th and 19th century by Scottish immigrants, the sport died out.
North AmericaAmericas (terminology)South AmericaAmericas

Question 3: The ball is a hard solid sphere slightly smaller than a tennis ball, consisting of a cork core covered by two pieces of ________ stitched together.
LeatherLeather skirtWoolButton

Question 4: The caman is traditionally made of wood, traditionally ash but now more commonly ________, and must not have any plate or metal attached to it.
HickoryWalnutPecanCarya ovata

Question 5: [2] ________, a similar game to Shinty, is derived from the historic game common to both peoples which has been a distinct Irish pastime for at least 2000 years [3].
All-Ireland Senior Hurling ChampionshipCroke ParkHurlingAll-Ireland Senior B Hurling Championship

Question 6: Shinty is also one of the forebears of ice hockey: in 1800, Scottish immigrants to ________ played a game on ice at Windsor.
Nova ScotiaCanadaBritish ColumbiaNewfoundland and Labrador

Question 7:
Which of the following teams did Shinty play for?
Lech Poznau0144
12 players per side
CSKA Moscow

Question 8:
What is Shinty's nickname?
Camanachd or iomain
Female Haney
The Imps / The Red Imps

Question 9: It is also played in the ________ with The Scots Shinty Club keeping alive the tradition of the game being played in the Forces.
Territorial Army (United Kingdom)British ArmyBritish Armed ForcesRoyal Military Police

Question 10: Now predominantly a Highland game, there are also clubs found in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and even ________.

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