Match these fictional Canadian heroes with their comedy catchphrases:
A. Bob and Doug McKenzie B. Wayne Campbell C. Head Crushing Guy D. Red Green E. The Hansen Brothers
1. "Party Time! Excellent!" 2. "Take off, eh? You Hoser!" 3. "Old Time Hockey!" 4. "I'm crushing your head. Crush. Crush." 5. "You Can't Fix Stupid."
(Answers can be found at the end of the slideshow.)
Toronto is the Vanilla Ice of cities, a nice suburban kid that likes to play urban gangster. Which of the following is not one of the hip-hop tags Torontonians use for their city?
A. T-Dot B. The 416 C. Hogtown D. The Rock E. The Center of the Universe
Canada's two greatest sources of pride are universal health care and hot Hollywood exports. Both come together in Tommy Douglas, the founder of Canada's single-payer health-care system and the maternal grandfather of which Hollywood star?
A. Michael J. Fox B. Kiefer Sutherland C. Pamela Anderson D. Jim Carrey
Which Halifax-based indie band wrote the song "Scott Pilgrim," which inspired the graphic novel made into the film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, starring Brampton, Ontario, native Michael Cera?
A. Sloan B. Nickelback C. Rush D. Plumtree E. Arcade Fire
The Loonie, the Canadian one-dollar coin, is named after the picture of the loon on the back. But which animal is on Canada's two-dollar coin, the Toonie?
A. Beaver B. Polar bear C. Celine Dion D. Bugs and Daffy
Canadian actors Mike Myers and Kiefer Sutherland are among the legions of long-suffering fans of Toronto's hapless hockey team, the Maple Leafs. When was the last time the Leafs won the Stanley Cup?
A. 1974 B. 1928 C. 1967 D. 1992
What's a toque?
Have you packed properly for Toronto in September? Hope you remembered your toque. Actually, what's a toque?
A. A traditional Quebec delicacy B. The ball used in lacrosse C. A wool hat D. That thing William Shatner wears on his head.
In Wayne's World, Scarborough, Ontario, native Mike Myers pays tribute to Canuck coffee chain Tim Hortons, started by the eponymous hockey star, with a donut shop named after which other NHL legend?
A. Wayne Gretzky B. Bobby Orr C. Stan Mikita D. Rocket Richard
Double-double, pop and some smarties
Your Canadian boss asks you to run out and get him a double-double, pop and some smarties. What do you buy?
A. An assortment of the latest party drugs B. Two Leafs tickets, a copy of the Globeand Mail and a pack of Players cigarettes C. A coffee with two creams and two sugars, soda and candy D. A case of Molson, a Beaver Tail and some poutine
1. A-2, B-1, C-4, d-5, E-3 2. D (The rock is slang for the island of Newfoundland.) 3. B 4. D (if you answered B or C and honestly think rush or Nick- elback are indie bands, you should be forced to attend Avril Lavigne-Chad Kroeger wedding. 5. B 6. C (But this is their year!) 7. C 8. C (The great Chicago Blackhawks center also has a cameo in the film.) 9. C