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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – What is the only vowel that is NOT on the top row of a standard keyboard?

2 – Sarnia Council recently approved a rezoning application to increase what type of parking spaces that currently number below the provincial standard?

3 – What character in Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ utters the words, “God bless us, everyone!”

4 – Last week, Sarnia’s Tara Bourque received the provincial Michelle Breakwell Award for making a remarkable impact on our community while living with what disease?

5 – Founded in 1964 by a former University of Oregon athlete and his coach, what company started with a $1,000 investment and is valued today at $26 billion?

6 – What Sarnian is the current play-by-play announcer for the Sarnia Sting?

7 – In 1931, in advertisements for its product, what company changed the image of Santa Claus to the now familiar rotund, rosy-cheeked, jolly figure?

(Hint: a liquid product)

8 – What a community! What recent canned food drive collected 7,400 bags of food valued at $130,000?

9 – According to The Chipmunk Christmas Song (“Christmas, Don’t Be Late”), what toy did Alvin the Chipmunk want for Christmas?

10 – What classic action film, set on Christmas Eve, has New York cop John McClane taking on heavily armed bank robbers who have seized LA’s Nakatomi Plaza?

– Tom St. Amand

 

ANSWERS: 1 – A; 2 – Accessible parking spots for people using canes, crutches and walkers; 3 – Tiny Tim (Cratchit); 4 – Cystic Fibrosis; 5 – Nike; 6 – Leigh Cunningham; 7 – Coca Cola; 8 – Irish Miracle; 9 – Hula Hoop; 10 – Die Hard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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