The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – In the game of chess, how many pieces does each player have at the beginning of a game?

2 – Traffic lights have been approved for Cathcart Boulevard at what two intersections?

3 – Conjunctivitis is an infection or inflammation of what part of the human body?

4 – What is the site of the new eight-lane track and field facility in Sarnia expected to open in 2022?

5 – What does the abbreviation “tyvm” mean in texting lingo?

6 – The name of what popular pair of pants is named after an Italian island?

7 – At what palace was a statue of Princess Di unveiled this summer?

8 – According to NASA, a trip to Mars takes about how many months? (within a month)

9 – What vegetable is the major ingredient in the Greek dish, spanakopita?

10 – In music, the hair of which animal is usually used to make a bow?

– Tom St. Amand (Column #334)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Sixteen; 2 – Murphy Road and Indian Road; 3 – Eye; 4 – Great Lakes Secondary School; 5 – Thank You Very Much; 6 – Capri; 7 – Kensington; 8 – Seven; 9 – Spinach; 10 – Horse.