Scrumqueens Quiz: a decade of women's rugby 2010-2019

To celebrate Scrumqueens first ten years, and a memorable ten years of women's rugby, we have devised a short quiz. Good luck!
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1. 2010: Spain, who had played in every World Cup apart from 1994, failed to qualify for the 2010 World Cup after suffering their only ever test defeat to… who?
Italy
Samoa
Sweden
Kazakhstan
2. 2011: In May the Netherlands announced the first women’s rugby’s first professional programme, six months ahead of which country, who were second to announce?
Canada
Australia
United States
England
3. 2012: New Zealand won the first World Series tournament in Dubai in December. Who did they beat in the final?
Netherlands
South Africa
Canada
Australia
4. 2013: What was history-making about the result of the test match at Parabiago in March?
Spain's last Six Nations game
Ireland’s first Grand Slam
England's largest Six Nations win
Italy's first test match win against France
5. 2014: Which country lost their captain after she was forced to retire due to repeated concussions only a few weeks before the World Cup?
France
Spain
New Zealand
United States
6. 2015: In this year we reported on the development of women’s rugby in a country where the game is known as “ruðningur”. Which country?
Mexico
India
Iceland
Mongolia
7. 2016: Who scored the first ever Olympic sevens try?
Caroline Ladagnous
Camille Grassineau
Elodie Guiglion
Patricia Garcia
8. 2017: Which UK university (in association with the RFU and World Rugby Museum) launched the “Women’s rugby history project” – a four-year project to uncover the “social and cultural history” of women’s rugby from 1880 to the present day?
Oxford Brookes University
De Montfort University
University of Bath
University of Leicester
9. 2018: Australia played a test-match against New Zealand in Sydney – their first home test match for… how many years?
8
10
11
9
10. 2019: Brazil lost an official sevens international against South American opposition in the bronze medal match at the PanAm Games – who beat them?
Argentina
Colombia
Uruguay
Venezuela
11. Women were first to be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in which year, two years after Scrumqueens campaigned for their inclusion?
2014
2013
2015
2016
12. England finished fourth in the Six Nations - their lowest ever position - in which year?
2015
2017
2016
2014
13. In February of what year did Ireland have a legendarily difficult journey to a Six Nations game in Pau, arriving only hours before the kick-off?
2013
2015
2012
2014
14. Carol Isherwood became the first woman to be appointed to the IRB/World Rugby's Rugby Committee in which year?
2010
2014
2016
2012
15. In what year did Canada finally end “pay-to-play” thanks to the creation of the Monty Heald fund?
2013
2012
2015
2016
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