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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – What children’s costume comes with the warning, “Wearing of this garment does not enable flight”?

2 – The purple ribbons wrapped around four poles at the intersection of Indian Rd and Exmouth St. are a reminder for motorists not to do what?

3 – According to recent studies, who gets more migraines–men or women?

4 – Professional carver, Mike Winia, recently created a work of art from a tree stump on the front lawn of what local elementary school?

5 – At the outbreak of the Second World War, which American soft drink company adopted the patriotic colours of red, white and blue for its logo, the same colours it uses today?

6 – Best known as a correspondent for 60 Minutes since 1970, what recently deceased reporter worked for the Sarnia bureau of the London Free Press in the mid-1950s?

7 – How many sides on a dodecagon?

8 – Well done, Sarnia. While the provincial average is 29%, we lead the province with what percentage of Sarnians being registered organ donors? (within 5%)

9 – What composer started to write the overture for his opera Don Giovanni only the night before its premier?

10 – Baskin Robbins once produced an ice cream flavoured to taste like what condiment—but wisely realized it would not sell and discontinued making it?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Superman costume; 2 – Not to Drink and Drive; 3 – Women (three times more women than men); 4 – Lansdowne Public School; 5 – Pepsi; 6 – Morley Safer; 7 – Twelve; 8 – 46%; 9 – Mozart; 10 – Ketchup










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