The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – What comic superhero resides in Gotham City?

 

2 – In what decade was the first in-ground cement pool installed in a private residence in what is now Sarnia?

 

3 – What’s the ballet term for a 360-degree turn on one foot?

 

4 – What local organization recently celebrated its 90th year of service in Sarnia-Lambton?

 

5 – Harpo is the production company of what famous woman?

 

6 – In 1964, what martial arts sport was introduced at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo?

 

7 – Regarding the film industry, Hollywood is in the U.S. and Bollywood is in India; in what country is Nollywood?

 

8 – What energy drink, commonly associated with extreme sports and athletics, was originally a working-class drink for workers in Thailand?

 

9 – What term refers to any dish baked with a browned crumb or cheese and crumb topping, especially potatoes?

 

10 – Non-expanding recreational foam is better known by what acronym?

 

– Tom St. Amand (column #185)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Batman; 2 – 1950s; 3 – Pirouette; 4 – The Rotary Club of Sarnia; 5 – Oprah Winfrey; 6 – Judo; 7 – Nigeria; 8 – Red Bull; 9 – Au Gratin; 10 – NERF