The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – What is the only U.S. state named after an American president?

2 – Sarnia’s Mandie Cross was this year’s walk ambassador for what highly successful event that raised $35,000?

3 – At the beginning of a game, how many pawns are on a chessboard?  (Remember to count both colours)

4 – Bright’s Grove resident Brett McGugan is in the first year of a scholarship to Michigan’s Adrian College in what sport?

5 – In mythology, Poseidon is the Greek god of what?

6 – What well-known broadcaster with TSN and the host of “Off the Record” will be the keynote speaker at next week’s Bluewater Health Foundation Gala?

7 – Do identical twins have identical fingerprints?

8 – The diet of giant pandas consists mainly of the leaves, stems and shoots of what fast growing grass plant?

9 – Which continent has the most countries recognized by the UN?

10 – How many electrons does one hydrogen atom have?

Tom St. Amand (column #158)

ANSWERS: 1 – Washington; 2 – Kidney Walk for Kidney Foundation of Canada; 3 – 16; 4 – Golf; 5 – The sea; 6 – Michael Landsberg; 7 – No; 8 – Bamboo (12 to 18 kilos, or 20 to 40 pounds, daily) ; 9 – Africa; 10 – One