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Question 1:
What is Canadian football's nickname?
Football, Gridiron football
Iron Rakkasans

Question 2: However, modern Canadian football is widely regarded as having originated with a game of rugby played in Montreal, in 1865, when ________ officers played local civilians.
British Armed ForcesRoyal Military PoliceBritish ArmyTerritorial Army (United Kingdom)

Question 3: Bethune devised rules based on ________.
Touch football (rugby league)Olympic GamesRugby footballIce hockey

Question 4: Both the ________ (CFL), the sport's top professional league, and Football Canada, the governing body for amateur play, trace their roots to 1884 and the founding of the Canadian Rugby Football Union.
Canadian Football League2011 CFL season2010 CFL seasonCanadian Football League West Division

Question 5: The first documented gridiron football match was a game played at University College, ________ on November 9, 1861.
McGill UniversityHarvard UniversityUniversity of TorontoUniversity of Toronto Scarborough

Question 6:
Which of the following teams did Canadian football play for?
12 at a time
Springfield Indians
Rochester Americans

Question 7:

Question 8: At the university level, 27 teams play in four conferences under the auspices of ________; the CIS champion is awarded the Vanier Cup.
CIS footballOntario University AthleticsMcMaster UniversityCanadian Interuniversity Sport

Question 9: In Canada, the term football usually refers to Canadian football and ________ collectively, or either sport specifically, depending on the context.
Arena footballGridiron footballTouch football (American)American football

Question 10: In cities with outdoor stadiums such as ________, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal, Hamilton, and Regina, low temperatures and icy field conditions can seriously affect the outcome of a game.
Inglewood, CalgaryDowntown CalgaryKensington, CalgaryCalgary


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