Lawn Bowling

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Lawn Bowling

Test your knowledge of the history and rules of the fascinating sport of lawn bowling!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Italian name for lawn bowling?
    • A. 

      Pallone

    • B. 

      Bocce

    • C. 

      Ravioli

    • D. 

      Boule

    • E. 

      Pelota

  • 2. 
    Which country implemented a dress code?
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      The English

    • C. 

      The Scottish

    • D. 

      The Italian

    • E. 

      The Dutch

  • 3. 
    Which country refused to play for more than a century?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Italy

    • E. 

      Holland

  • 4. 
    Why is the ball lopsided?
    • A. 

      The ball makers had too much to drink.

    • B. 

      To make the ball curve.

    • C. 

      It was an accident.

    • D. 

      It makes it easier to throw.

    • E. 

      It makes it harder to throw.

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the white ball?
    • A. 

      Pat

    • B. 

      Luigi

    • C. 

      Bill

    • D. 

      Jill

    • E. 

      Jack

  • 6. 
    How do the bowlers decide what weight to use for their ball?
    • A. 

      Part of the country

    • B. 

      Texture of the grass

    • C. 

      Moisture

    • D. 

      The condition of the grass

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 7. 
    The object of the game is:
    • A. 

      Get rid of all your balls as soon as possible.

    • B. 

      Get as close to the white ball as possible.

    • C. 

      Get as far away from the white ball as possible.

    • D. 

      Knock your opponents ball away from the white ball.

    • E. 

      A&D

  • 8. 
    Which country demands that bowlers wear a white or cream hat, tie, blazer, slacks, shoes, and socks?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      Canada

    • E. 

      United States

  • 9. 
    Write a 5-7 sentence paragraph about why you believe lawn bowling is so popular?