Canadian Football Culture MCQs with Answer

The “Grey Cup” is the championship trophy awarded in which Canadian sport?
a) Ice Hockey
b) Soccer
c) Football
d) Baseball
Answer: c) Football

The “CFL” stands for which Canadian sports league?
a) Canadian Football League
b) Canadian Figure Skating League
c) Canadian Frisbee League
d) Canadian Fencing League
Answer: a) Canadian Football League

How many downs does a Canadian football team have to advance the ball ten yards?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5
Answer: c) 4

The “Toronto Argonauts” and “Hamilton Tiger-Cats” have a historic rivalry known as the:
a) Battle of Alberta
b) 401 Classic
c) Battle of Ontario
d) Maritime Showdown
Answer: c) Battle of Ontario

The “Canadian Football Hall of Fame” is located in which city?
a) Toronto
b) Montreal
c) Calgary
d) Vancouver
Answer: a) Toronto

Which Canadian city hosts the annual “Grey Cup” championship game?
a) Vancouver
b) Toronto
c) Calgary
d) Edmonton
Answer: b) Toronto

The “Winnipeg Blue Bombers” are a professional team in which Canadian football league?
a) CFL
b) NFL
c) AAF
d) XFL
Answer: a) CFL

The “Montreal Alouettes” are named after a type of bird. What is an “Alouette”?
a) Eagle
b) Falcon
c) Lark
d) Skylark
Answer: d) Skylark

The “BC Lions” represent which Canadian province?
a) British Columbia
b) Alberta
c) Manitoba
d) Saskatchewan
Answer: a) British Columbia

The “Calgary Stampeders” have a horse named “Quick Six” that runs along the sidelines after touchdowns. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Randy Ambrosie” trophy is awarded to the Most Outstanding Player in the CFL. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

“Ottawa Redblacks” is the name of the CFL team representing which city?
a) Montreal
b) Ottawa
c) Toronto
d) Hamilton
Answer: b) Ottawa

Which Canadian university football team is known as the “Golden Hawks”?
a) University of British Columbia
b) University of Calgary
c) Wilfrid Laurier University
d) University of Toronto
Answer: c) Wilfrid Laurier University

The “Banjo Bowl” is an annual game between which two CFL teams?
a) Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers
b) Calgary Stampeders and Edmonton Elks
c) Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats
d) Montreal Alouettes and Ottawa Redblacks
Answer: a) Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Which iconic Canadian rock band performed during the halftime show of the 2002 Grey Cup?
a) Rush
b) The Tragically Hip
c) Nickelback
d) Barenaked Ladies
Answer: c) Nickelback

The “Vanier Cup” is the championship trophy awarded in which level of Canadian football?
a) Professional
b) University
c) High School
d) Junior
Answer: b) University

The “Edmonton Elks” changed their team name from what previous name?
a) Edmonton Eskimos
b) Edmonton Oilers
c) Edmonton Euphoria
d) Edmonton Eagles
Answer: a) Edmonton Eskimos

The “Halifax Schooners” were a proposed expansion team that never played in the CFL. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “St. Mary’s Huskies” and “Acadia Axemen” are university football teams in which Canadian province?
a) Newfoundland and Labrador
b) Nova Scotia
c) New Brunswick
d) Prince Edward Island
Answer: b) Nova Scotia

The “Labour Day Classic” is an annual tradition involving games between longstanding CFL rivals. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Canadian Football Network” (CFN) is a national broadcaster that covers CFL games. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

The “Saskatchewan Roughriders” have a dedicated fan base known as the “Rider Nation.” True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Hamilton Tiger-Cats” play their home games at which stadium?
a) BC Place
b) Rogers Centre
c) Tim Hortons Field
d) Commonwealth Stadium
Answer: c) Tim Hortons Field

The “Grey Cup Festival” is a multi-day celebration leading up to the championship game. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Toronto Argonauts” are the oldest existing professional sports team in North America. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “CFL Combine” is an event where college football players showcase their skills to CFL scouts. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Grey Cup” trophy is named after which former Governor General of Canada?
a) Lord Stanley
b) Earl Grey
c) Sir John A. Macdonald
d) Lester B. Pearson
Answer: b) Earl Grey

“The Snap” refers to the action of passing the ball from the center to the quarterback to begin a play. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “CFL Draft” is an annual event where teams select players from Canadian universities. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Toronto Argonauts” have won the most Grey Cup championships in CFL history. How many have they won?
a) 14
b) 16
c) 18
d) 20
Answer: c) 18

The “Rouge” is a unique scoring play in Canadian football where the ball is kicked through the end zone. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “BC Lions” are named after a prominent mountain in British Columbia. Which mountain is it?
a) Mount Everest
b) Mount McKinley
c) Mount Kilimanjaro
d) Lion’s Head Mountain
Answer: d) Lion’s Head Mountain

The “Hamilton Tiger-Cats” are named after a combination of two animals. What are they?
a) Tigers and Cats
b) Lions and Tigers
c) Bengals and Cheetahs
d) Cougars and Leopards
Answer: a) Tigers and Cats

“The Huddle” is a term used in Canadian football to describe players gathering to discuss strategy. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Calgary Stampeders” play their home games at which stadium?
a) McMahon Stadium
b) BC Place
c) Commonwealth Stadium
d) Mosaic Stadium
Answer: a) McMahon Stadium

The “Canadian Football League Players’ Association” (CFLPA) represents the interests of CFL players. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Ottawa Redblacks” won their first Grey Cup championship in what year?
a) 2014
b) 2015
c) 2016
d) 2017
Answer: b) 2015

The “Montreal Alouettes” were named after a French military unit. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Edmonton Eskimos” (now “Edmonton Elks”) changed their team name to avoid controversy. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Bud Grant” trophy is awarded to the Most Outstanding Defensive Player in the CFL. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

The “Saskatchewan Roughriders” are based in which city?
a) Regina
b) Saskatoon
c) Winnipeg
d) Edmonton
Answer: a) Regina

The “Milt Stegall” trophy is awarded to the Most Outstanding Special Teams Player in the CFL. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

The “Canada West Football Conference” (CWFC) is a college football conference in Western Canada. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

The “Edmonton Elks” have won the most Grey Cup championships of any CFL team. How many have they won?
a) 11
b) 14
c) 16
d) 19
Answer: b) 14

The “Calgary Stampeders” were named after a term used to describe cowboys who stampedede cattle. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Ottawa Redblacks” play their home games at TD Place Stadium. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Grey Cup” was first awarded in which year?
a) 1909
b) 1923
c) 1940
d) 1956
Answer: b) 1923

The “Saskatchewan Roughriders” have a strong fan base known for wearing green clothing. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Canadian Junior Football League” (CJFL) is a league for high school football teams. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

The “Grey Cup” championship game typically takes place in late November. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

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