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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – Which well-known theatre district derives its name from the Dutch phrase “Breede Weg”?

2 – Local Boy Scouts and other volunteers are planting 40 to 50 fruit trees in Sarnia’s parks to support what agency’s Mobile Market Program?

3 – Sanskrit is an ancient language which used to be spoken in what country?

4 – In online voting for Essex, Kent, and Lambton Counties in the 2016 CAA Worst Roads campaign, what two local roads made the top five list (mostly due to potholes)?

5 – What TV personality once said, “It’s not the most intellectual job in the world, but I do have to know the letters”?

6 – Whew! This Sunday is the last day for local residents to return overdue library materials without facing what?

7 – Of Greece’s approximate 6,000 islands, which one is the largest in area?

8 – For the entire month of May, accomplished local artist, Laura Kreviazuk, will be painting a giant mural on a glass storefront on what downtown street?

9 – How times have changed! Originally, the abbreviation “Mrs.” in reference to a married woman

stood for what word?

10 – What famous pugilist took up boxing out of anger when, as a scrawny 12 year old living in Louisville, his bike was stolen?

-Tom St. Amand

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Broadway; 2 – Inn of the Good Shepherd; 3 – India ; 4 – Waterworks Road & Plank Road; 5 – Vanna White (Wheel of Fortune); 6 – Any sort of fine; 7 – Crete; 8 – Christina Street; 9 – Mistress; 10 – Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)

 

 

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