The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Which country sold Alaska to the United States in 1867?

 

2 – What local park features 102 trees planted in the shape of a cross, to commemorate the 102 soldiers from Sarnia who died in the First World War?

 

3 – What is the capital of Scotland?

 

4 – Local entertainers Dave Lane, John Hollingsworth and Chris Reid, known collectively as The Fidgets, specialize in

a)  comedy   b) drama   c) music

 

5 – What bird is well known for eating food with its head upside down?

 

6 – After racking up late fees for VHS rentals, Reed Hastings was inspired to start what popular streaming service in 1998?

 

7 – What type of nut is typically used in a Waldorf Salad?

Cashews        Peanuts          Walnuts

 

8 – If you have bradycardia, your heart rate is too fast or too slow?

 

9 – The moustachioed man who wears a top hat, carries a cane and goes by the name “Rich Uncle Pennybags” is the mascot of what board game?

 

10 – Which guitarist is known as “Slowhand”?

       Eric Clapton      Keith Richards     Pete Townshend

 

– Tom St. Amand (column #228)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Russia; 2 – Heritage Park; 3 – Edinburgh; 4 – a) comedy; 5 – Flamingo; 6 – Netflix; 7 – Walnuts; 8 – Too slow; 9 – Monopoly; 10 – Eric Clapton