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The42's extra tough Leaving Cert Geography quiz

You know your igneous from your sedimentary, so here’s some amps for you to examine.

WHO CARES ABOUT topographical features?

The kind of geography that will really serve you well is knowing your way around a Google Map.

So here’s 10 images (plus one bonus cliff face) to test your knowledge of sports geography – the important section they didn’t teach you in your fancy “school”.

Rivers aren't our strong point, but ignore the meanders and tell us which British city this stadium can be found.
Glasgow
Southampton

Hull
Middlesbrough
In which US state is this Major venue?
South Carolina
Georgia

California
Connecticut
This GAA venue is in what county?
Dublin
Cork

Galway
Limerick
Can you spot the football ground that is NOT in London?

Name the city where these courts host a tennis Grand Slam event.
Melbourne
Paris

London
New York
This is the only stadium that's home to two NFL teams. In what state is it?
New York
Maryland

New Jersey
Which of these venues will host a World Cup final this year?

This was the venue for two fixtures in a European Championship, but in what country?
Poland
Portugal

Ukraine
Austria
Which county calls this venue home?
Antrim
Armagh

Carlow
Cavan
Even if you've never been to Buenos Aires, we expect you to know which one of these is La Bombonera.

This coastal rugby and cricket ground is harboured in the capital of which country?
New Zealand
South Africa

Australia
England
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
If Indiana Jones was a sports geography prof, you'd be him.
(Almost) fearless, adventurous and an uncanny sense of direction. You're one of the foremost authority on sporty locations - as long as you didn't bring the diary with you.
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PA
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You're like a sporty homing pigeon
Incredible knowledge of plan views of sports venues. You'll show up no matter how bad the directions.
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Never leave home without a Sat-Nav.
You know the lay of the land, roughly, but you'll need constant tech support.
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Passport declined!
You're probably safe enough to go down the shops all by yourself. Beyond that, we'd have our concerns.
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How did you get on in English?

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Sean Farrell

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