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1. The British Empire Games were held for the first time in 1930, in a place called Hamilton. In which country is this particular host, Hamilton?
2. At the first Empire Games, in 1930, which was the only event to have women competitors?
3. From the first Empire Games in 1930, until the 1950 Games, the Parade of Nations during the Opening Ceremony was led by a bearer carrying which flag?
4. Which of these statements is true about the men's 440 yards hurdles event at the Empire Games of 1930?
5. The official flag of the Empire Games was designed in 1931; what did the flag look like?
6. Which of these sports is recognised by the Commonwealth Games Federation, but was only ever contested once during the 20th century, at the 1930 Empire Games?
7. Which of these statements is TRUE about the Commonwealth Winter Games in the 20th century?
8. Beginning with the British Empire and Commonwealth Games of 1958, a baton is carried and passed from person to person until it arrives at the venue for the Opening Ceremony. Where does this baton start its journey?
9. England, Scotland, Wales, and three other countries attended every Empire and Commonwealth Games from 1930 - 2010 inclusive. Which of these is NOT one of the other three?
10. Alongside the four 'Home Countries' teams of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, three Crown Dependencies of Great Britain send separate teams to the Games. Which of these is NOT one of them?
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