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Sarnia Journal Trivia Challenge

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1 – In terms of landmass, what is the largest country in South America?

2 – What happened at the Sarnia Humane Society this past July that, according to staff has never happened before? (It’s a good thing!)

3 – What was the nickname of Detroit based boxer Thomas Hearns during his career in the ring?

4 – Hit the Brakes: The speed limit on what road between Lakeshore Rd. and Michigan Line is now 60 kmh instead of 80 kmh?

5 – To cash in on the UFO craze of the 1950s, creators originally called their toy a Pluto Platter, but changed it to what name familiar to us today?

6 – A recently laid plaque in Bayshore Park marks the 400th year of what country’s presence in Ontario?

7 – What article of clothing, which became one of his trademarks, did Michael Jackson introduce at Motown’s 25th Anniversary TV special in 1983?

8 – The Sarnia Roadrunners was founded in the same year that cigarette advertising was first banned on TV and that Don McLean released “American Pie”. Name the decade for one point; the year, for two points.

9 – In 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee, John Scopes, a substitute teacher, went on trial for teaching what in a public school?

10 – To what actress in the movie Casablanca does Humphrey Bogart utter the line, “Here’s looking at you, kid”?

– Tom St. Amand

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Brazil; 2 – All dogs were adopted; 3 – Hitman or Motor City Cobra; 4 – Waterworks Rd; 5 – Frisbee; 6 – France (Francophone); 7 – Glove on one hand; 8 – 1970s (1971); 9 – Evolution; 10 – Ingrid Bergman

 

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