The Big Montreal Canadiens Quiz

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Alfredhook3
A
Alfredhook3
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2924 | Total Attempts: 2,297,747
Questions: 15 | Attempts: 610

SettingsSettingsSettings
Montreal Canadiens Quizzes & Trivia

Calling all hockey fans for the ultimate quiz challenge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the twentieth-century scoring leader for the Montreal Canadiens?

    • A.

      Yvan Cournoyer

    • B.

      Elmer Lach

    • C.

      Guy Lafleur

    • D.

      Steve Shutt

    Correct Answer
    C. Guy Lafleur
    Explanation
    Guy Lafleur is the correct answer because he was the twentieth-century scoring leader for the Montreal Canadiens. Lafleur played for the Canadiens from 1971 to 1985 and during his career, he scored a total of 1,246 points, making him the all-time leading scorer for the team. Lafleur was known for his speed and skill, earning him the nickname "The Flower." He won five Stanley Cups with the Canadiens and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Which iconic goalie collapsed during a 1925 game with the Montreal Canadiens because of a fever?

    • A.

      Patrick Roy

    • B.

      Ken Dryden

    • C.

      George Vezina

    • D.

      Jose Theodore

    Correct Answer
    C. George Vezina
    Explanation
    George Vezina collapsed during a 1925 game with the Montreal Canadiens because of a fever. This suggests that he was not feeling well and his condition worsened during the game, leading to his collapse. It is likely that the fever affected his physical abilities and overall performance, making it difficult for him to continue playing.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Which Montreal Canadiens defenseman won the Norris Trophy seven times?

    • A.

      Doug Harvey

    • B.

      Larry Robinson

    • C.

      Jacques Laperriere

    • D.

      Serge Savard

    Correct Answer
    A. Doug Harvey
    Explanation
    Doug Harvey is the correct answer because he won the Norris Trophy seven times. The Norris Trophy is awarded annually to the best defenseman in the National Hockey League (NHL). Harvey's seven wins in this category indicate his exceptional skills and performance as a defenseman for the Montreal Canadiens.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    The official Montreal Canadiens colors are the same as those found on the flag of which nation?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      United States Of America

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    C. United States Of America
    Explanation
    The official Montreal Canadiens colors are red, white, and blue, which are the same colors found on the flag of the United States of America. This is because the team was originally founded in 1909 by J. Ambrose O'Brien, who was a Canadian businessman with strong ties to the United States. The team adopted the red, white, and blue color scheme as a tribute to O'Brien's American roots.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Who was the coach of the Montreal Canadiens from 1992 through 1996?

    • A.

      Jacques Demers

    • B.

      Pit Lepine

    • C.

      Jules Dugal

    • D.

      Cecil Hart

    Correct Answer
    A. Jacques Demers
    Explanation
    Jacques Demers was the coach of the Montreal Canadiens from 1992 through 1996. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    What coach for the Quebec Nordiques was a star with the Montreal Canadiens?

    • A.

      Maurice Richard

    • B.

      Patrick Roy

    • C.

      Ken Dryden

    • D.

      Howie Morenz

    Correct Answer
    A. Maurice Richard
    Explanation
    Maurice Richard is the correct answer because he was a star player for the Montreal Canadiens, not a coach for the Quebec Nordiques. He is considered one of the greatest players in NHL history and was known for his scoring ability and intense playing style. Richard won numerous Stanley Cups with the Canadiens and was the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in a season.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    What is the name of the Quebec Capitales mascot?

    • A.

      Paquet

    • B.

      Becky

    • C.

      Capi

    • D.

      Oriel

    Correct Answer
    C. Capi
    Explanation
    Capi is the correct answer because it is the name of the Quebec Capitales mascot.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    What team upset the "unstoppable" Montreal Canadiens in the 1961 Stanley Cup playoffs?

    • A.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • B.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • C.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    A. Chicago Blackhawks
    Explanation
    The Chicago Blackhawks upset the "unstoppable" Montreal Canadiens in the 1961 Stanley Cup playoffs. This means that the Blackhawks, who were considered the underdogs or less likely to win, defeated the Canadiens, who were seen as the favorites or unbeatable team.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    What Montreal Canadiens coach won the Jack Adams Award in 1977?

    • A.

      Bob Berry

    • B.

      Claude Ruel

    • C.

      Claude Julien

    • D.

      Scotty Bowman

    Correct Answer
    D. Scotty Bowman
    Explanation
    Scotty Bowman is the correct answer because he won the Jack Adams Award in 1977. The Jack Adams Award is given annually to the National Hockey League coach who has contributed the most to his team's success.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    In what year was the Quebec Rugby Football Union formed?

    • A.

      1883

    • B.

      2003

    • C.

      1935

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    A. 1883
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1883. This is the year in which the Quebec Rugby Football Union was formed.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    In 1906, the Montreal Royals were known as what?

    • A.

      Montreal Habitants

    • B.

      Montreal Canucks

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      Montreal Mudmen

    Correct Answer
    B. Montreal Canucks
    Explanation
    The Montreal Royals were not known as the Montreal Habitants, Montreal Canadiens, or Montreal Mudmen. The correct answer is Montreal Canucks.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    Which former Montreal Canadien won eleven Stanley Cups in his career?

    • A.

      Henri Richard

    • B.

      Guy Lapointe

    • C.

      Larry Robinson

    • D.

      Chris Nilan

    Correct Answer
    A. Henri Richard
    Explanation
    Henri Richard is the correct answer because he is the former Montreal Canadien who won eleven Stanley Cups in his career.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Where did the Montreal Alouettes play against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1986?

    • A.

      Saint John, New Brunswick

    • B.

      Kamploops, British Columbia

    • C.

      Regina, Saskatchewan

    • D.

      Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Correct Answer
    A. Saint John, New Brunswick
  • 14. 

    From what country did Hall of Fame defenseman and Montreal Canadien Joe Hall hail?

    • A.

      Sweden

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    C. England
    Explanation
    Joe Hall, a Hall of Fame defenseman and Montreal Canadien, hailed from England. This means that he was originally from England before becoming a prominent figure in the world of ice hockey.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    Who was fired from the Montreal Canadiens before the season began in 1995?

    • A.

      Alain Vigneault

    • B.

      Jacques Demers

    • C.

      Mario Tremblay

    • D.

      Patrick Roy

    Correct Answer
    B. Jacques Demers
    Explanation
    Jacques Demers was fired from the Montreal Canadiens before the 1995 season began.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Feb 25, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Alfredhook3
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.