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1.      The Straits of Mackinac connect what two bodies of water?

2.      London is known as “The Forest City”; Chatham, “The Maple City”.  Sarnia adopted the nickname “The ___________ City” when the Governor General visited on May 7, 1914.

3.      What Chinese villain created by Sax Rohmer lent his name to a style of a long, drooping moustache?

4.      For one point, name two of the three new members of Sarnia’s city council?

5.      In 1889, with writers Alexandre Dumas and Guy de Maupassant protesting loudly, what 984-foot structure opened near the Seine?

6.      Lest we Forget: Of the 18,240 people who lived in Sarnia in 1939, approximately how many of Sarnia’s men and women served in World War II? (within 500)

7.      What two American states whose names each contains three sets of double letters border each other?

8.      What is the name of the show that local freelance journalist Barry Wright hosts on Wednesday evenings on TV Cogeco channel 6?

9.      Originating in Naples and shaped like a folded pizza, what turnover made from oven bread and stuffed with regional cheeses and other ingredients translates to “pant leg” in Italian?  (It featured prominently in a Seinfeld episode)

10.     Eleven years before he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 1994’s Pulp Fiction, what actor once worked as Bill Cosby’s stand-in on The Cosby Show?

– Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 – Lake Huron and Lake Michigan; 2 – Imperial; 3 – Fu Manchu; 4 – Brian White, Cindy Scholten, Matt Mitro; 5 – Eiffel Tower; 6 – 3,000; 7 – Tennessee and Mississippi; 8 – Wright to the Point; 9 – Calzone; 10 – Samuel L. Jackson

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