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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – In which city would you find the University of Saskatchewan?

2 – Sarnia resident Shirley Willis is raising money to build a grade school in what African nation?

3 – Which Greek god is usually pictured holding a trident in his hand?

4 – The official opening of what radio station was broadcast from Kenwick-on-the-Lake in Bright’s Grove 70 years ago next week?

5 – What Scottish born inventor with deep ties to Canada was the second president of the National Geographic Society in the late 1890s?

6 – Fittingly, what structure at Canatara Park is named in memory of the late William E. Brush, a local musician who was the conductor of Sarnia’s Boys’ Band in the 1940s? 

7 –  Loup-garou is another name for which type of monster?

8 – Retired teacher Bill Walters is a local en plein air artist, which means he paints where?   

9 –  To give pitchers a better grip, every baseball used in the major leagues is wiped down with what beforehand?    

10 – No kidding. In 1959, the U.S. Army ran Project Horizon that aimed to create a military base in what location? Hint: A place that, at the time, no one had ever explored?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWER: 1 – Saskatoon; 2 – Kenya; 3 – Poseidon; 4 – CHOK; 5 – Alexander Graham Bell; 6 – The Band Shell; 7 – Werewolf; 8 – Outdoors; 9 – Mud (from an undisclosed location on the Delaware River); 10 – The moon  (at the height of the Cold War).

  

 

 

 

 

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