How much do you know about Canada? Following practice on Tuesday, atlantasilverbacksfc.com sat down with goalkeeper Eric Ati, forward Jahbari Willis, and defender Willie Hunt to put their knowledge of Canada to the test ahead of their road game in Edmonton on Sunday.
The Silverbacks players were asked 13 questions about Canada, with topics ranging from currency to cuisine to wildlife. Here are the quiz Answers:
- In which Canadian province is Edmonton located? - Alberta
- What major professional sport originated in Canada?- Hockey
- When someone talks about a “loonie” in Canada, what are they referring to? - the Canadian Currency
- What is the nickname of the Canadian police? - Mounties
- Which current NBA point guard and former league MVP is from Canada? - Steve Nash
- How many Major League Soccer teams are located in Canada? - 3 (Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, and Toronto F.C.)
- Montreal has a specialty dish that features cheese curds and French fries covered in gravy- what is that dish called?- Poutine
- What are the two main languages spoken in Canada? - French and English
- What is the capital city of Canada? - Ottawa
- What is the NHL’s championship trophy called?- Stanley Cup
- What Canadian-born actor played Austin Powers?- Mike Myers
- What kind of leaf is on the Canadian flag? - Maple Leaf
- Canada has the highest concentration in the world of what large mammal? - Moose
The results have been tailled and the player with the highest score on the Canada quiz was Silverbacks goalkeepr Eric Ati who only missed three of the thirteen questions. The answer key can be seen above.
Thank you for playing and be sure to cheer on the Silverbacks this weekend as they travel to Edmonton, Alberta to take on FC Edmonton at Clarke Stadium 4:00 p.m. ET Sunday afternoon. The game will be live online at atlantasilverbacksfc.com or there will be a watch party at Elder Tree Public House.