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1. Lacrosse origins date back as far as the 15th Century. Players were gravely injured or even killed. Early balls were made from deerskin, clay/stone, and sometimes wood. They were also made from what?
2. Eventually called Lacrosse by French observers, the game was invariably known in different cultures by different terms. Lacrosse has been described as "men hit a rounded object", "little war", "little brother of war" and what other term?
3. Crosse, a French word is used to describe what in general?
4. A team/side (men's) will consist of what?
5. An integral part of the game of Lacrosse is known as body ________?
6. Invented by Native North Americans, the game later became less violent and more sport oriented by the 19th Century. In what year did Canadian dentist, Dr William George Beers found the Montreal Lacrosse Club?
7. By the 1900s, lacrosse was being played in high schools, colleges and universities. The sport was contested in which 2 Olympic Games initially?
8. With its National Sport being Australian Rules Football, surprisingly lacrosse has made a huge following in major states in Australia; South Australia, Western Australia and which other?
9. Personal fouls are awarded against players. These fouls are called for 'slashing', 'tripping', 'crosschecking', and 'unsportsmanlike conduct'. What other reasons would a personal foul be called for?
10. Illegal gloves is a reason a foul would be called upon a player. What would make gloves illegal in a game of lacrosse?
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