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Curling dates back to 17th century Scotland. Four players guide a granite rock down a track of ice to its goal or "house." They use broom-like sticks to maneuver the stone. The curling stone has to have very exact dimensions and craftsmanship, and some of the finer stones can cost upwards of $1,500.

  1. 1. How much can a curling stone cost?
    1. a. $1500
    2. b. $10
    3. c. $2000
  2. 2. What is the goal called in curling?
    1. a. Base
    2. b. Home
    3. c. House
  3. 3. Where did curling originate?
    1. a. Ireland
    2. b. England
    3. c. Scotland