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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – The first human in space came from what country? For a bonus point, what year?

2 – Jordan Colquhoun and Graham Holmes have built an ice rink located outside what local restaurant to raise money for the non-profit charity Empower Play?

3 – Still around today, what type of ice cream became popular in the 1930s when an ice-cream delivery truck broke down?

4 – Sarnia-born and raised Michael Callaghan is the Crown Attorney in a current Toronto court trial involving what high profile entertainment personality?

5 – True or False:  None of The Beatles could read music?

6 – This week many of us have probably enjoyed a paczki, a fruit-filled pastry that originated in what country?

7 – In Star Wars, what is the name of Hans Solo’s spacecraft?

8 – How many sides on a trapezoid?

9 – The letters NERF, as in NERF Football, stand for Non Expanding ________  _____?

10 – In what 1980 movie does Bill Murray, aka Carl Spackler, utter the line “In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, ‘Au revoir, gopher’”?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Russia or USSR  (Yuri Gagarin in April 1961); 2 – Stokes by the Bay; 3 – Soft-serve ice cream; 4 – Jian Ghomeshi; 5 – True; 6 – Poland (have been known there since the Middle Ages); 7 – Millennium Falcon; 8 – Four; 9 – Recreational Foam; 10 – Caddyshack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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