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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1.      What type of orange is so named because it has a small secondary fruit growing at one end that resembles a belly button?

2.      This month marks the 30th anniversary of what local festive celebration?

3.      On December 14, 1972 Eugene A. Cernan became the last astronaut to do what?

4.      Get ready for Dec. 7th! Since it began in 1998, the annual Teddy Bear Toss sponsored by Lambton Ford has seen Sarnians donate approximately how many stuffed toys for area children?  Since it’s the season of giving, any answer within 5,000 counts.

5.      The winner of the first season of Survivor, Richard Hatch, has since spent almost three years in prison for what?

6.      What local swimming facility was named in honour of a Sarnia family (a doctor, his wife, and their son) who died tragically in a plane crash in the mid-1960s?

7.      Since it was founded in 1876 in New York, the firm of Bradley, Voorhes and Day has been making what?

8.      This Saturday, December 6th, students will be collecting canned goods in the 31st edition of what food drive?

9.      What club became, in 1924, the first professional American team in the NHL? (It’s still in existence today)

10.     Who were the “few” referred to in Churchill’s declaration, “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Navel; 2- Celebration of Lights; 3 – Walk on the moon; 4- 40,000 stuffed toys.  Congratulations, Sarnia. 5 – Income Tax Evasion; 6 – Jackson Memorial Pool; 7- Underwear (BVDs); 8 – Irish Miracle; 9 – Boston Bruins; 10 – RAF (Royal Air Force) Fighter Pilots




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