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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1.      What bone is also called the tibia?

2.      A landmark honouring the men who died in the Battle of Britain, Sarnia’s refurbished F-86 Sabre Golden Hawk airplane was returned to its pedestal at what site?

3.      What 19th century prime minister of Great Britain has a popular tea named after him?

4.      One hundred red, hand-knitted scarves were given to Sarnians last week as part of the Red Scarf Project, a provincial campaign to draw awareness to what disease?

5.      In what 1983 Christmas classic does Santa warn, “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid”?

6.      What church, built in 1867 and located north of City Hall, is Sarnia’s oldest?

7.      Who was Jane and Michael Banks’ governess?

8.      What’s in a name? In the mid-1830s, when names for our future city were being proposed, British settlers wanted to name Sarnia after what South American city?

Bogota                 Buenos Aires                   Georgetown                     Santiago

9.      On Jan. 23, 1956, who became the first hockey player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated?

10.    In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch’s only companion is his unloved       but loyal dog whose name is what?

      – Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Shinbone or Shankbone; 2 – Germain Park; 3- Earl Grey; 4 – HIV (HIV – AIDS); 5 – A Christmas Story; 6 – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church; 7 – Mary Poppins; 8 – Buenos Aires. No kidding! Lt. Gov. Sir John Colborne suggested Port Sarnia instead; 9 – Jean Beliveau; 10 – Max

  

 

 

 

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