The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Where would you find stellar winds: the oceans, the deserts, or the stars?

 

2 – What percentage of Sarnia-Lambton residents voted in the recent provincial election?

  1. 4              62.5                 65.1

 

3 – In a thunderstorm, which comes first: lightning or thunder?

 

4 – Mulligan International, a golf ball recovery service, recently retrieved how many thousand golf balls from the ponds at the popular Holiday Inn Golf Course? (within a thousand)

 

5 – The 2010 film “The Social Network” is about the founding of what Internet networking website?

 

6 – The flags of Italy and Mexico share what three colours?

 

7 – What Ontario city is home to Fort Henry, built by the British and used as a fort during the fur-trading era?

 

8 – The period between July 3 and August 11th is better known by what name?

 

9 – What animal is the face of campfire and forest fire safety around North America?

10 – In 1963, Canadian Sam Jacks invented what game in North Bay after watching girls playing with broken hockey sticks and a can?

 

– Tom St. Amand (column #197)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – The stars; 2 – 62.5  (provincial average was 58%); 3 – Lightning; 4 – 15,000 golf balls; 5 – Facebook; 6 – Green, white and red; 7 – Kingston; 8 – Dog Days of Summer; 9 – Smokey the Bear; 10 – Ringette.