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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – Actor Ty Burrell plays Phil Dunphy, a father on what current TV hit series?

2 – Commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy at Toronto in 1942, the HMCS Sarnia was what type of ship?     

3 – In what 1969 hit song does Johnny Cash lament that his father had given him an embarrassing name?

4 – Holy smokes!  As part of World No Tobacco Day, 125 students from King George Vi Public School spent a half hour picking up how many cigarette butts at Canatara Park?

5 – What crusty American comedian once said, “I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally?

6 – What Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser in its 14th year has raised $3 million locally?

7 – What name is given to the principal female soloist in an opera?

8 – Now in its 30th year, what Father’s Day fundraiser will feature new 20k and 40k bike rides?

9 –  Sorry guys.  According to the 2011 census, of the 5,825 Canadians who were 100 years old or over, what percentage is female (within 5%)?

10 – In 1669, alchemist Hennig Brand discovered phosphorus while experimenting with vast amounts of human what?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Modern Family; 2 – Minesweeper; 3 – A Boy Named Sue; 4 – 2,500; 5 – W. C. Fields; 6 – Relay for Life  (June 17th is this year’s date); 7 – Prima Donna; 8 – Huron House Boys’ Home Father’s Day Run Walk Skate and Bike; 9 – 85%; 10 – Urine.








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