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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – The first baseball player to be named Rookie of the Year was also the first African-American to play Major League Baseball.  Who?

2 – Is it mispell or misspell? Accomodate or accommodate? What group is organizing Lambton’s Annual Spelling Bee for elementary students on March 9th?

3 – In 2012, when he was 77, who became the world’s oldest astronaut?

4 – A grassroots movement is underway to raise money to support what Corunna athlete in her quest to represent Canada at the Rio Olympics?

5 – Between 1942 and 1977, U.S. Park Ranger Roy C. Sullivan (nicknamed “the Spark Ranger”) set the record for surviving being struck by lightning how many times?

6 – What is the name of the Sarnia Sting’s mascot?

7 – In the state of Michigan, who are commonly known as “Yoopers”?

8 – This weekend, Sarnia-born and raised chef Paresh Thakkar will compete against other chefs on what national TV show on the Food Network?

9 – What Ford vehicle letter, in 1927, denoted the car that succeeded the Model T?

10 – Only one recording artist, a female, has had number one albums on the Billboard chart in each of the last six decades (from the 1960s to the 2010s)?

 

Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Jackie Robinson; 2 – Organization for Literacy in Lambton; 3 – John Glenn; 4 – Jillian Drouin; 5 – Seven; 6 – Buzz; 7 – Residents living in the Upper Peninsula; 8 – Chopped Canada; 9 – Model A; 10 – Barbra Streisand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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