The Canadian Football League Challenge

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Canadian Football League Quizzes & Trivia

Test Your Knowledge About Canadian Football League


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which CFL arena was known in the 1950's as "the house that Jack built"?
    • A. 

      Osborne Stadium

    • B. 

      Canad Inns Stadium

    • C. 

      Blue Stadium

    • D. 

      Winnipeg Stadium

  • 2. 
    Upon whose nickname was the name for Winnipeg's CFL franchise based?
    • A. 

      Lyle Bauer's

    • B. 

      Joe Louis'

    • C. 

      Muhammad Ali's

    • D. 

      Bob Fritz'

  • 3. 
    The 2001 Winnipeg Blue Bombers tied a CFL record with how many consecutive wins?
    • A. 

      8 Wins

    • B. 

      6 Wins

    • C. 

      12 Wins

    • D. 

      10 Wins

  • 4. 
    From 1935 to 1945, how many Grey Cup appearances did the Winnipeg Blue Bombers make?
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Five

  • 5. 
    Which CFL franchise did Bob Young purchase in the fall of 2003?
    • A. 

      Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    • B. 

      Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    • C. 

      Calgary Stampeders

    • D. 

      Montreal Alouettes

  • 6. 
    In what year did the CFC officially become the Canadian Football League?
    • A. 

      1938

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1968

    • D. 

      1958

  • 7. 
    In what year was the Canadian Football League founded?
    • A. 

      1956

    • B. 

      1896

    • C. 

      1906

    • D. 

      1946

  • 8. 
    Under what name was the Canadian Football League originally founded?
    • A. 

      Canadian Football Association

    • B. 

      Canadian Football Group

    • C. 

      Canadian Football Foundation

    • D. 

      Canadian Football Council

  • 9. 
    Herb Trawick is notable for being the CFL's first what?
    • A. 

      Hall Of Fame Inductee

    • B. 

      Black Player

    • C. 

      League Commissioner

    • D. 

      Most Outstanding Player

  • 10. 
    In what year did the CFL hold its first All-Star Game?
    • A. 

      1968

    • B. 

      1955

    • C. 

      1957

    • D. 

      1965

  • 11. 
    Which NFL legend once played for the CFL's Toronto Argonauts?
    • A. 

      Joe Green

    • B. 

      Joe Montana

    • C. 

      Jim Brown

    • D. 

      Joe Theismann

  • 12. 
    Which former Saskatchewan Roughrider took over as the team's coach in 1978?
    • A. 

      Ron Lancaster

    • B. 

      Martin Ruby

    • C. 

      Roger Aldag

    • D. 

      Bobby Jurasin

  • 13. 
    Which Saskatchewan Roughrider was named the 2002 CFL Most Outstanding Special Teams Player?
    • A. 

      Corey Holmes

    • B. 

      Wes Cates

    • C. 

      Dre Dokes

    • D. 

      Michael Washington

  • 14. 
    To what did the Saskatchewan Roughriders change their team colours in 1948?
    • A. 

      Red And Blue

    • B. 

      Green And White

    • C. 

      Black And Silver

    • D. 

      Yellow And Purple

  • 15. 
    Which Edmonton Eskimo was only the sixth CFL rookie coach to win the Grey Cup?
    • A. 

      Tim Bakker

    • B. 

      Tony Tompkins

    • C. 

      Danny Maciocia

    • D. 

      Brett Elliot

  • 16. 
    What was the first CFL team to win the Grey Cup with a losing record?
    • A. 

      Montreal Alouettes

    • B. 

      Edmonton Eskimos

    • C. 

      BC Lions

    • D. 

      Calgary Stampede

  • 17. 
    How many wins did the BC Lions have in their first season?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 18. 
    Starting in 1997, how many consecutive trips to the playoffs did the BC Lions make?
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Sixteen

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Nine

  • 19. 
    In 2005, former CFL player John Foranzi led a group that purchased which franchise?
    • A. 

      Saskatchewan Roughriders

    • B. 

      Calgary Stampeders

    • C. 

      Edmonton Eskimos

    • D. 

      BC Lions

  • 20. 
    How many Most Outstanding Player trophies did Doug Flutie win during his CFL career?
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Six

  • 21. 
    Which Toronto Argonaut made an infamous fumble in the 1971 Grey Cup finals?
    • A. 

      Dick Shatto

    • B. 

      Danny Nykoluk

    • C. 

      Raghib "Rocket" Ismail

    • D. 

      Leon McQuay

  • 22. 
    Businessman Larry Ryckman purchased what CFL franchise in 1991?
    • A. 

      Toronto Argonauts

    • B. 

      Calgary Stampeders

    • C. 

      Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    • D. 

      Winnipeg Blue Bombers

  • 23. 
    Starting in 1960, which CFL team played in McMahon Stadium?
    • A. 

      Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    • B. 

      Calgary Stampeders

    • C. 

      Edmonton Eskimos

    • D. 

      BC Lions

  • 24. 
    Which rugby union was part of the original Canadian Football League?
    • A. 

      Canadian Rugby Union

    • B. 

      Territorial Rugby Union

    • C. 

      Interprovincial Rugby Union

    • D. 

      National Rugby Union

  • 25. 
    The Canadian Football League replaced what as the ruling body of Canadian football?
    • A. 

      Canadian Rugby League

    • B. 

      National Rugby Organization

    • C. 

      Northern Rugby League

    • D. 

      Canadian Rugby Union

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