Canadian Literary Awards MCQs with Answer

Which Canadian literary award is dedicated to recognizing excellence in Canadian fiction?
a) Giller Prize
b) Governor General’s Literary Awards
c) Griffin Poetry Prize
d) Trillium Book Award
Answer: a) Giller Prize

The “Governor General’s Literary Awards” is presented in which literary genres?
a) Fiction and Nonfiction
b) Poetry and Drama
c) Fiction and Poetry
d) Nonfiction and Drama
Answer: a) Fiction and Nonfiction

The “Griffin Poetry Prize” is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements in which genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: c) Poetry

Which literary award celebrates excellence in Canadian children’s and young adult literature?
a) Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
b) TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award
c) RBC Taylor Prize
d) Scotiabank Giller Prize
Answer: b) TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award

The “Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize” is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: a) Fiction

Which literary award celebrates excellence in Canadian nonfiction writing?
a) Governor General’s Literary Awards
b) Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
c) RBC Taylor Prize
d) Giller Prize
Answer: c) RBC Taylor Prize

The “Scotiabank Giller Prize” is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: a) Fiction

Which Canadian literary award is known for its recognition of excellence in Canadian short fiction?
a) Griffin Poetry Prize
b) Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
c) Journey Prize
d) Governor General’s Literary Awards
Answer: c) Journey Prize

The “Danuta Gleed Literary Award” is awarded for excellence in which genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Short Fiction
Answer: d) Short Fiction

The “W.O. Mitchell Literary Prize” is dedicated to recognizing excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: a) Fiction

The “Leacock Medal for Humour” is awarded for outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Humor
Answer: d) Humor

The “Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing” is dedicated to recognizing excellence in which genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Political Writing
Answer: d) Political Writing

The “Canadian Jewish Literary Awards” celebrate excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: a) Fiction

Which literary award is known for its recognition of excellence in Canadian historical fiction?
a) Governor General’s Literary Awards
b) Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
c) Canada Reads
d) Evergreen Award
Answer: b) Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize

The “Evergreen Award” is dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Historical Fiction
Answer: a) Fiction

The “Dayne Ogilvie Prize” is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) LGBTQ2S+ Literature
Answer: d) LGBTQ2S+ Literature

Which literary award focuses on recognizing works of Canadian literature that can change lives?
a) Journey Prize
b) Canada Reads
c) Scotiabank Giller Prize
d) Governor General’s Literary Awards
Answer: b) Canada Reads

The “Blue Metropolis Literary Grand Prix” celebrates excellence in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Multilingual Literature
Answer: d) Multilingual Literature

The “Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction” is awarded for outstanding achievements in which genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: b) Nonfiction

Which literary award celebrates excellence in Canadian speculative fiction?
a) Sunburst Award
b) Giller Prize
c) Griffin Poetry Prize
d) Governor General’s Literary Awards
Answer: a) Sunburst Award

The “Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book” is awarded for outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) First Book
Answer: a) Fiction

The “Arthur Ellis Awards” celebrate excellence in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Crime Writing
Answer: d) Crime Writing

The “National Business Book Award” is dedicated to recognizing excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Business Writing
Answer: d) Business Writing

The “Atwood Gibson Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize” is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements in which genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: a) Fiction

The “Prix Jean Éthier-Blais” is dedicated to recognizing excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: b) Nonfiction

Which literary award celebrates excellence in Canadian crime and mystery writing?
a) Arthur Ellis Awards
b) Governor General’s Literary Awards
c) Sunburst Award
d) Scotiabank Giller Prize
Answer: a) Arthur Ellis Awards

The “John Glassco Translation Prize” is awarded for outstanding achievements in which field?
a) Fiction Translation
b) Nonfiction Translation
c) Poetry Translation
d) Literary Translation
Answer: d) Literary Translation

The “Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize” is dedicated to recognizing excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: c) Poetry

Which literary award focuses on celebrating excellence in Canadian Jewish literature?
a) Canadian Jewish Literary Awards
b) Griffin Poetry Prize
c) Governor General’s Literary Awards
d) RBC Taylor Prize
Answer: a) Canadian Jewish Literary Awards

The “International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award” includes works from around the world and is recognized for its substantial monetary prize. True or False?
Answer: True

The “Harold Hoefle Award for Poetry” is awarded for excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: c) Poetry

The “Golden Oak Award” is dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Adult Literacy
Answer: d) Adult Literacy

The “Dartmouth Book Award” celebrates excellence in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Maritime Writing
Answer: d) Maritime Writing

Which literary award is dedicated to recognizing excellence in Canadian historical writing?
a) RBC Taylor Prize
b) Scotiabank Giller Prize
c) Sunburst Award
d) Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
Answer: a) RBC Taylor Prize

The “Danuta Gleed Literary Award” is dedicated to recognizing excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Short Fiction
Answer: d) Short Fiction

The “Prix Alain-Grandbois” is awarded for outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: c) Poetry

The “Kobzar Literary Award” celebrates excellence in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Ukrainian-Canadian Writing
Answer: d) Ukrainian-Canadian Writing

The “Lambda Literary Awards” recognize excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) LGBTQ2S+ Literature
Answer: d) LGBTQ2S+ Literature

Which literary award celebrates excellence in Canadian Indigenous literature?
a) Sunburst Award
b) Journey Prize
c) Indigenous Voices Awards
d) Danuta Gleed Literary Award
Answer: c) Indigenous Voices Awards

The “Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction” is awarded for outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: a) Fiction

The “League of Canadian Poets’ Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award” recognizes excellence in which genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Spoken Word Poetry
Answer: d) Spoken Word Poetry

The “Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction” is dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: a) Fiction

The “Pat Lowther Memorial Award” is awarded for excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: c) Poetry

The “Stephansson Award for Poetry” celebrates excellence in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Multilingual Poetry
Answer: c) Poetry

Which literary award celebrates excellence in Canadian women’s writing?
a) Leacock Medal for Humour
b) Pat Lowther Memorial Award
c) Arthur Ellis Awards
d) Danuta Gleed Literary Award
Answer: b) Pat Lowther Memorial Award

The “Diana Brebner Prize” is awarded for excellence in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: c) Poetry

The “Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards” celebrate excellence in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Newfoundland and Labrador Writing
Answer: d) Newfoundland and Labrador Writing

The “Milton Acorn Poetry Award” is dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievements in which literary genre?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) Drama
Answer: c) Poetry

The “Dayne Ogilvie Prize” is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) LGBTQ2S+ Literature
Answer: d) LGBTQ2S+ Literature

The “New Brunswick Book Awards” celebrate excellence in which literary field?
a) Fiction
b) Nonfiction
c) Poetry
d) New Brunswick Writing
Answer: d) New Brunswick Writing

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