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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – Name the five ring colours in the Olympic logo for two points. (Naming four will get you one point)

2 – Since 1973, what has been the name of Point Edward’s lacrosse team?

3 – Co is the chemical symbol for what element? (Also a shade of blue and the name of an Ontario town on the Quebec border)

4 – The 30th anniversary of what upcoming weekend event in Corunna (July 30 to August 2nd) features such attractions as a beach volleyball tournament, rock climbing, and much more?

5 – What author of such books as Angels and Demons and The Da Vinci Code sometimes hangs upside down from a special frame to overcome “writer’s block?”

6 – A military unit was formed in Lambton County in the 1860s to protect residents along the St. Clair River in case what Irish Catholic Group attacked them?

7 – CXLII in Roman numerals is what three-digit number?

8 – Sarnia Rocks! What recent event, the 9th annual, saw residents donate over 8,000 pounds of non-perishable food that was divided equally between the Salvation Army and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul?

9 – As of this past June 14th, the controversial Donald Trump turned what age? (within two years)

10 – Upon taking control of Cuba in 1959, Fidel Castro banned what board game, deeming it a “capitalist influence”?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Red, Green, Black, Yellow, Blue; 2 – The Pacers; 3 – Cobalt; 4 – Captain Kidd Days; 5 – Dan Brown; 6 – Fenians (the unit became known as the St. Clair Borderers in 1872); 7 – 142; 8 – Stuff the Bus; 9 – 69; 10 – Monopoly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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