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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – A teetotaler is a person who never drinks what?

2 – A group of local historians is urging Sarnians to purchase pins commemorating the 100th anniversary of what World War I battle?

3 – In aviation terminology, what does the acronym STOL mean?

4 – A plaque honouring fallen soldiers will officially be dedicated this Remembrance Day at what local school?

5 – Which high-kicking dance, performed by a female chorus, originated in the music halls of 19th century Paris?

6 – Built in 1908, the fountain on the south side of the library in Veterans Park is dedicated to veterans of what war?

7 – Lego bricks originated in what European country?

8 – The 102 trees planted in Heritage Park two years ago are planted in the shape of a what?

9 – Johnny Cash’s estate was approached by an advertising company asking for permission to use which of his songs as an ad for hemorrhoid cream?

10 – What pair of American outlaws was believed to have been shot to death by police in San Vicente, Bolivia on Nov. 7, 1908?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Alcohol; 2 – Vimy Ridge; 3 – Short Takeoff and Landing; 4 – St. Patrick’s High School; 5 – Can-Can; 6 – Boer War (South Africa); 7 – Denmark; 8 – A cross (to commemorate Sarnia’s fallen soldiers in WWI); 9 – Ring of Fire (They refused); 10 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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