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  • 1. 

    Which city's CFL franchise took its name from a local landmark?

    • A.

      Toronto Argonauts

    • B.

      Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    • C.

      BC Lions

    • D.

      Montreal Alouettes

    Correct Answer
    C. BC Lions
    Explanation
    The BC Lions took their name from a local landmark, which suggests that the city's CFL franchise is named after a significant feature or symbol in the area.

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  • 2. 

    Which Toronto Argonaut won a Super Bowl in 1996 and a Grey Cup in 2004?

    • A.

      Warren Moon

    • B.

      Ricky Williams

    • C.

      Joe Theismann

    • D.

      Andre Rison

    Correct Answer
    D. Andre Rison
    Explanation
    Andre Rison is the correct answer because he is the only Toronto Argonaut player listed who won a Super Bowl in 1996 and a Grey Cup in 2004. Warren Moon, Ricky Williams, and Joe Theismann did not win a Super Bowl or a Grey Cup during those years.

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  • 3. 

    Which Toronto Argonaut returned a kickoff for a touchdown in his first CFL game?

    • A.

      Michael Bishop

    • B.

      Damon Allen

    • C.

      Raghib Ismail

    • D.

      John Avery

    Correct Answer
    C. Raghib Ismail
    Explanation
    Raghib Ismail returned a kickoff for a touchdown in his first CFL game.

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  • 4. 

    Which CFL and NFL star won five consecutive Grey Cups with the Edmonton Eskimos?

    • A.

      Warren Moon

    • B.

      Andre Ware

    • C.

      Doug Flutie

    • D.

      Eric Crouch

    Correct Answer
    A. Warren Moon
    Explanation
    Warren Moon is the correct answer because he won five consecutive Grey Cups with the Edmonton Eskimos. Moon had a successful career in both the CFL and NFL, but his Grey Cup victories with the Eskimos are a notable achievement in his career.

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  • 5. 

    With which team did football legend Joe Theismann begin his pro football career?

    • A.

      Edmonton Eskimos

    • B.

      Toronto Argonauts

    • C.

      Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    • D.

      Calgary Stampeders

    Correct Answer
    B. Toronto Argonauts
    Explanation
    Joe Theismann began his pro football career with the Toronto Argonauts.

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  • 6. 

    In a CFL game, each team gets how many timeouts per half?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    B. One
    Explanation
    Each team in a CFL game gets one timeout per half. This means that they have the opportunity to stop the clock and strategize or make necessary adjustments once during each half of the game.

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  • 7. 

    What reason was behind the Edmonton Eskimos' 2000 firing of Head Coach Don Matthews?

    • A.

      Point Shaving

    • B.

      Health Concerns

    • C.

      Contract Dispute

    • D.

      Salary Cap Issues

    Correct Answer
    B. Health Concerns
    Explanation
    The Edmonton Eskimos' decision to fire Head Coach Don Matthews in 2000 was due to health concerns.

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  • 8. 

    Which Hamilton Tiger-Cat threw 29 interceptions in the 2000 season?

    • A.

      Danny McManus

    • B.

      Don McPherson

    • C.

      Darren Flutie

    • D.

      Timmy Chang

    Correct Answer
    A. Danny McManus
    Explanation
    Danny McManus is the correct answer because he threw 29 interceptions in the 2000 season for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of the Toronto Argonauts' team band?

    • A.

      The Argoettes

    • B.

      The Argotones

    • C.

      The Argo Symphony Orchestra

    • D.

      The Argonotes

    Correct Answer
    D. The Argonotes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Argonotes. The Toronto Argonauts' team band is called The Argonotes.

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  • 10. 

    On the helmets of which 2006 CFL team would you find a football and a bolt of lightning?

    • A.

      Montreal Alouettes

    • B.

      Edmonton Eskimos

    • C.

      Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    • D.

      Saskatchewan Roughriders

    Correct Answer
    C. Winnipeg Blue Bombers
    Explanation
    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is the correct answer because their team logo features a football and a bolt of lightning. This logo is prominently displayed on their helmets, representing their team identity and symbolizing their strength and speed on the field.

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  • 11. 

    Which CFL team's logo once included stalks of wheat growing from a football?

    • A.

      Montreal Alouettes'

    • B.

      Hamilton Tiger-Cats'

    • C.

      Saskatchewan Roughriders'

    • D.

      Edmonton Eskimos'

    Correct Answer
    C. Saskatchewan Roughriders'
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Saskatchewan Roughriders' logo once included stalks of wheat growing from a football. This logo design represented the agricultural roots and heritage of the province of Saskatchewan, where the team is based.

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  • 12. 

    How many CFL coaching jobs had Ken Miller held before the Saskatchewan Roughriders?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    B. None
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "None" because the question is asking about the number of CFL coaching jobs Ken Miller had before the Saskatchewan Roughriders. "None" means that he did not hold any coaching jobs in the CFL before joining the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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  • 13. 

    What is the relationship between Hamilton Tiger-Cat Darren Flutie and Doug Flutie?

    • A.

      Brothers

    • B.

      Father And Son

    • C.

      Uncle And Nephew

    • D.

      Cousins

    Correct Answer
    A. Brothers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Brothers." Darren Flutie and Doug Flutie are brothers.

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  • 14. 

    Which Toronto Argonaut quarterback led the team to an 11-1 record in 2007?

    • A.

      Marcus Brady

    • B.

      Kerwin Bell

    • C.

      Michael Bishop

    • D.

      Condredge Holloway

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael Bishop
    Explanation
    Michael Bishop is the correct answer because he led the Toronto Argonauts to an 11-1 record in 2007. This indicates that he was the starting quarterback during that season and played a significant role in the team's success.

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  • 15. 

    Which team had two of the top three picks in the 2008 CFL Draft?

    • A.

      BC Lions

    • B.

      Calgary Stampeders

    • C.

      Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    • D.

      Montreal Alouettes

    Correct Answer
    B. Calgary Stampeders
    Explanation
    In the 2008 CFL Draft, the Calgary Stampeders had two of the top three picks. This means that they had the opportunity to select two highly talented players early on in the draft, giving them a potential advantage over other teams in terms of acquiring top talent for their roster.

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  • 16. 

    Who did the Hamilton Tiger-Cats take with the first pick of the 2008 CFL Draft?

    • A.

      Cedric Gagne-Marcoux

    • B.

      Dylan Barker

    • C.

      J.P. Bekasiak

    • D.

      Jermaine Reid

    Correct Answer
    B. Dylan Barker
    Explanation
    In the 2008 CFL Draft, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats selected Dylan Barker with their first pick.

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  • 17. 

    Which Winnipeg Blue Bomber broke his arm in the 2007 East Division finals?

    • A.

      Terrence Edwards

    • B.

      Charles Roberts

    • C.

      Corey Mace

    • D.

      Kevin Glenn

    Correct Answer
    D. Kevin Glenn
    Explanation
    In the 2007 East Division finals, Kevin Glenn broke his arm.

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  • 18. 

    Which Winnipeg Blue Bomber was released in 2008, after a 17-year franchise career?

    • A.

      Milt Stegal

    • B.

      Troy Westwood

    • C.

      Barrin Simpson

    • D.

      Doug Brown

    Correct Answer
    B. Troy Westwood
    Explanation
    Troy Westwood was released in 2008 after a 17-year franchise career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

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  • 19. 

    Who took a six-figure pay cut to sign with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2007?

    • A.

      Steven Jyles

    • B.

      Kerry Joseph

    • C.

      Marcus Crandell

    • D.

      Darian Durant

    Correct Answer
    B. Kerry Joseph
    Explanation
    Kerry Joseph took a six-figure pay cut to sign with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2007.

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  • 20. 

    Which player had a shoulder injury which hampered the Edmonton Eskimos' 2007 Grey Cup run?

    • A.

      Shannon Garrett

    • B.

      Ricky Ray

    • C.

      A.J. Gass

    • D.

      Jason Maas

    Correct Answer
    B. Ricky Ray
    Explanation
    Ricky Ray had a shoulder injury that affected the Edmonton Eskimos' 2007 Grey Cup run.

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  • 21. 

    In which back-to-back seasons did the Edmonton Eskimos miss the CFL playoffs?

    • A.

      1997 And 1998

    • B.

      1990 And 1991

    • C.

      2002 And 2003

    • D.

      2006 And 2007

    Correct Answer
    D. 2006 And 2007
    Explanation
    The Edmonton Eskimos missed the CFL playoffs in the 2006 and 2007 seasons. This means that they did not qualify for the postseason in these two consecutive years.

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  • 22. 

    Which former Calgary Stampeder took over as head coach heading into the 2008 season?

    • A.

      Tom Higgins

    • B.

      Johnny Bright

    • C.

      Jim Hufnagel

    • D.

      Junior Thurman

    Correct Answer
    C. Jim Hufnagel
    Explanation
    Jim Hufnagel is the correct answer because he took over as the head coach of the Calgary Stampeders heading into the 2008 season.

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  • 23. 

    How many times did the Toronto Argonauts and Saskatchewan Roughriders play in 2007?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    D. Five
    Explanation
    In 2007, the Toronto Argonauts and Saskatchewan Roughriders played against each other a total of five times.

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  • 24. 

    Which Toronto Argonaut quarterback signed a four-year contract extension in 2006?

    • A.

      Lloyd Fairbanks

    • B.

      Michael Bishop

    • C.

      Xavier Ross

    • D.

      William Ross

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Bishop
    Explanation
    Michael Bishop signed a four-year contract extension in 2006 with the Toronto Argonauts.

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  • 25. 

    Which CFL West Division team won the 1990 Grey Cup?

    • A.

      Calgary Stampeders

    • B.

      Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    • C.

      Edmonton Eskimos

    • D.

      Montreal Alouettes

    Correct Answer
    B. Winnipeg Blue Bombers
    Explanation
    In 1990, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup.

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  • 26. 

    Coaches and players from which CFL team were fined for a October 2007 on-field fight?

    • A.

      Montreal Alouettes

    • B.

      Toronto Argonauts

    • C.

      BC Lions

    • D.

      Saskatchewan Roughriders

    Correct Answer
    D. Saskatchewan Roughriders
    Explanation
    Coaches and players from the Saskatchewan Roughriders CFL team were fined for an on-field fight that occurred in October 2007.

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  • 27. 

    In 2007, which CFL team won its first home playoff game since 1976?

    • A.

      BC Lions

    • B.

      Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    • C.

      Saskatchewan Roughriders

    • D.

      Calgary Stampeders

    Correct Answer
    C. Saskatchewan Roughriders
    Explanation
    In 2007, the Saskatchewan Roughriders won their first home playoff game since 1976. This means that prior to 2007, the team had not been successful in winning a playoff game on their home field for over 30 years. The victory in 2007 would have been a significant achievement for the Roughriders and their fans, breaking a long-standing drought and bringing a sense of pride and accomplishment to the team.

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  • 28. 

    Which Saskatchewan Roughrider made six field goals in a 2007 playoff game?

    • A.

      Sandro DeAngelis

    • B.

      Luca Congi

    • C.

      Gene Makowsky

    • D.

      Jeremy O'Day

    Correct Answer
    B. Luca Congi
    Explanation
    Luca Congi is the correct answer because he made six field goals in a 2007 playoff game.

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  • 29. 

    The 2005 Winnipeg Blue Bombers offered a job to which former pro wrestling champion?

    • A.

      The Rock

    • B.

      Brock Lesnar

    • C.

      A.J. Styles

    • D.

      Kurt Angle

    Correct Answer
    B. Brock Lesnar
    Explanation
    In 2005, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers offered a job to Brock Lesnar, a former pro wrestling champion.

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  • 30. 

    What Oklahoma Congressman played seven CFL seasons and was Grey Cup MVP in his rookie year?

    • A.

      J.C. Watts

    • B.

      Steve Largent

    • C.

      Y.A. Tittle

    • D.

      Barry Switzer

    Correct Answer
    A. J.C. Watts
    Explanation
    J.C. Watts is the correct answer because he is the only option listed who was both an Oklahoma Congressman and played seven CFL seasons. Additionally, he was named Grey Cup MVP in his rookie year, which further supports his identification as the correct answer.

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