Canadian Music Scene MCQs with Answer

Which Canadian musician is known for hits like “Summer of ’69” and “Run to You”?
a) Justin Bieber
b) Celine Dion
c) Bryan Adams
d) Drake
Answer: c) Bryan Adams

The song “Hallelujah,” famously covered by many artists, was originally written by which Canadian singer-songwriter?
a) Leonard Cohen
b) Joni Mitchell
c) Neil Young
d) Gordon Lightfoot
Answer: a) Leonard Cohen

The “Juno Awards” celebrate achievements in which aspect of the Canadian music industry?
a) Country music
b) Classical music
c) All genres of music
d) Hip-hop and rap
Answer: c) All genres of music

Which Canadian singer became an international sensation with her album “Jagged Little Pill”?
a) Shania Twain
b) Avril Lavigne
c) Carly Rae Jepsen
d) Alanis Morissette
Answer: d) Alanis Morissette

The “Canadian Music Hall of Fame” honors influential figures in which industry?
a) Film
b) Literature
c) Music
d) Sports
Answer: c) Music

Which Canadian singer is known for hits like “My Heart Will Go On” and “Because You Loved Me”?
a) Shania Twain
b) Joni Mitchell
c) Alanis Morissette
d) Celine Dion
Answer: d) Celine Dion

The band “Rush” is known for their contributions to which genre of music?
a) Country
b) Rock
c) Jazz
d) Reggae
Answer: b) Rock

The “East Coast Music Awards” celebrate artists and musicians from which region of Canada?
a) Prairie provinces
b) Western provinces
c) Maritime provinces
d) Northern territories
Answer: c) Maritime provinces

Drake, a prominent Canadian musician, is associated with which genre of music?
a) Hip-hop
b) Country
c) Pop
d) Classical
Answer: a) Hip-hop

The “Tragically Hip” is a famous Canadian band known for their distinctive sound in which genre?
a) Punk rock
b) Alternative rock
c) Heavy metal
d) Reggae
Answer: b) Alternative rock

Which Canadian musician is known as the “Godfather of Canadian Hip-Hop”?
a) Drake
b) Classified
c) Maestro Fresh Wes
d) K’naan
Answer: c) Maestro Fresh Wes

The “Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame” honors individuals who have made significant contributions to which aspect of the music industry?
a) Music production
b) Instrumental performance
c) Songwriting
d) Vocal performance
Answer: c) Songwriting

Which Canadian artist is known for his folk and rock music, and hits like “Sundown” and “If You Could Read My Mind”?
a) Gordon Lightfoot
b) Leonard Cohen
c) Neil Young
d) Joni Mitchell
Answer: a) Gordon Lightfoot

The “Canada’s Walk of Fame” in Toronto celebrates achievements in which industries?
a) Music, film, television, sports, literature, and more
b) Music and film
c) Television and sports
d) Literature and fashion
Answer: a) Music, film, television, sports, literature, and more

Which Canadian singer is known for her folk and alternative rock music, with albums like “Blue” and “Court and Spark”?
a) Celine Dion
b) Shania Twain
c) Alanis Morissette
d) Joni Mitchell
Answer: d) Joni Mitchell

The “Polaris Music Prize” is awarded to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre. What is the prize amount?
a) $10,000
b) $50,000
c) $100,000
d) $1,000,000
Answer: c) $100,000

Which Canadian artist gained global recognition with her single “Call Me Maybe”?
a) Avril Lavigne
b) Celine Dion
c) Carly Rae Jepsen
d) Shania Twain
Answer: c) Carly Rae Jepsen

The “National Arts Centre Orchestra” is based in which Canadian city?
a) Toronto
b) Vancouver
c) Ottawa
d) Montreal
Answer: c) Ottawa

Which Canadian musician and composer is known for his work in electronic, experimental, and ambient music?
a) Leonard Cohen
b) Neil Young
c) Alanis Morissette
d) Jean-Michel Jarre
Answer: d) Jean-Michel Jarre

The “Canadian Country Music Association Awards” celebrate achievements in which genre of music?
a) Hip-hop
b) Rock
c) Country
d) Classical
Answer: c) Country

Which Canadian musician is known for hits like “Sunset Rubdown” and “Wolf Parade”?
a) Justin Bieber
b) Dan Mangan
c) Michael Bublé
d) Drake
Answer: b) Dan Mangan

The “Canadian Folk Music Awards” recognize achievements in which genre of music?
a) Pop
b) Folk
c) Jazz
d) Heavy metal
Answer: b) Folk

Which Canadian singer-songwriter is known for his hit “Sunglasses at Night”?
a) Corey Hart
b) Bryan Adams
c) Gordon Lightfoot
d) Neil Young
Answer: a) Corey Hart

The “Canadian Music Centre” supports and promotes which aspect of Canadian culture?
a) Literature
b) Visual arts
c) Music composition and performance
d) Film and television
Answer: c) Music composition and performance

The band “Arcade Fire” is known for their contributions to which genre of music?
a) Hip-hop
b) Pop
c) Rock
d) Electronic dance music
Answer: c) Rock

Which Canadian musician is known for his hit “American Woman” with “The Guess Who?
a) Gordon Lightfoot
b) Bryan Adams
c) Neil Young
d) Randy Bachman
Answer: d) Randy Bachman

The “Canadian Music Trade Association” represents businesses and professionals in which industry?
a) Automotive manufacturing
b) Music education
c) Agriculture
d) Food and beverage
Answer: b) Music education

Which Canadian musician is known for her unique vocal style and hit songs like “Constant Craving”?
a) Shania Twain
b) Celine Dion
c) Sarah McLachlan
d) Joni Mitchell
Answer: c) Sarah McLachlan

The “Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)” hosts an annual music competition for emerging Canadian artists called:
a) Canada’s Got Talent
b) CBC Idol
c) CBC’s Next Big Thing
d) CBC Searchlight
Answer: d) CBC Searchlight

Which Canadian musician is known for hits like “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi”?
a) Avril Lavigne
b) Alanis Morissette
c) Shania Twain
d) Carly Rae Jepsen
Answer: a) Avril Lavigne

The band “Barenaked Ladies” is known for their contributions to which genre of music?
a) Pop
b) Hip-hop
c) Rock
d) Classical
Answer: c) Rock

Which Canadian musician is known for her folk and indie rock music, with albums like “The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You”?
a) Leslie Feist
b) Alanis Morissette
c) Sarah McLachlan
d) Joni Mitchell
Answer: a) Leslie Feist

The “Canadian Brass” is a renowned ensemble that specializes in which genre of music?
a) Country
b) Classical
c) Hip-hop
d) Rock
Answer: b) Classical

Which Canadian musician is known for her hit “Call It Off” and is a member of the band “Tegan and Sara”?
a) Avril Lavigne
b) Carly Rae Jepsen
c) Feist
d) Tegan Quin
Answer: d) Tegan Quin

The “Canadian Independent Music Association” supports and advocates for which group within the music industry?
a) Major record labels
b) Independent and self-releasing artists
c) Music teachers
d) Music critics
Answer: b) Independent and self-releasing artists

Which Canadian musician is known for hits like “Tom Sawyer” and “The Spirit of Radio” with the band “Rush”?
a) Bryan Adams
b) Neil Peart
c) Geddy Lee
d) Alex Lifeson
Answer: c) Geddy Lee

The band “The Tragically Hip” is known for their energetic live performances and strong connection to which aspect of Canadian culture?
a) Sports
b) Literature
c) Visual arts
d) Music
Answer: d) Music

Which Canadian musician is known for his contributions to the electronic dance music (EDM) genre and hits like “Sofi Needs a Ladder”?
a) deadmau5
b) Drake
c) The Weeknd
d) K’naan
Answer: a) deadmau5

The “East Coast Music Association” promotes and celebrates artists from which region of Canada?
a) Prairie provinces
b) Western provinces
c) Maritime provinces
d) Northern territories
Answer: c) Maritime provinces

Which Canadian musician is known for her pop and electronic music, with hits like “Run Away with Me” and “Call Me Maybe”?
a) Avril Lavigne
b) Carly Rae Jepsen
c) Alanis Morissette
d) Celine Dion
Answer: b) Carly Rae Jepsen

The “Canadian Music Publishers Association” represents the interests of which group within the music industry?
a) Musicians and performers
b) Music teachers
c) Songwriters and music publishers
d) Concert venues
Answer: c) Songwriters and music publishers

Which Canadian musician is known for his hit song “Spirits” with the band “The Strumbellas”?
a) Joel Plaskett
b) Dallas Green
c) Dan Mangan
d) Simon Ward
Answer: d) Simon Ward

The “Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences” organizes which annual music awards ceremony?
a) The Canadian Country Music Awards
b) The Polaris Music Prize
c) The Juno Awards
d) The East Coast Music Awards
Answer: c) The Juno Awards

Which Canadian musician is known for his folk and alternative rock music, with hits like “Wonderwall” and “Champagne Supernova”?
a) Gordon Lightfoot
b) Neil Young
c) Bryan Adams
d) Liam Gallagher
Answer: d) Liam Gallagher

The “Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency” (CMRRA) represents the interests of which group within the music industry?
a) Recording artists
b) Concert venues
c) Music publishers and copyright holders
d) Music teachers
Answer: c) Music publishers and copyright holders

Which Canadian musician is known for her hit song “Mushaboom” and albums like “Let It Die”?
a) Avril Lavigne
b) Feist
c) Carly Rae Jepsen
d) Celine Dion
Answer: b) Feist

The “Canadian Musical Theatre Writers Collective” supports and promotes the development of which artistic medium?
a) Visual arts
b) Literature
c) Film and television
d) Musical theatre
Answer: d) Musical theatre

Which Canadian musician is known for his contributions to jazz music and is considered a jazz guitar legend?
a) Gordon Lightfoot
b) Leonard Cohen
c) Oscar Peterson
d) Joni Mitchell
Answer: c) Oscar Peterson

The “Canadian Orpheus Male Choir” is an example of a musical ensemble focused on which type of vocal music?
a) A cappella
b) Opera
c) Barbershop
d) Gregorian chant
Answer: c) Barbershop

Which Canadian musician is known for his contributions to country music and hits like “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much”?
a) Avril Lavigne
b) Celine Dion
c) Shania Twain
d) Alanis Morissette
Answer: c) Shania Twain

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