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The Sarnia Journal Trivia Challenge

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1 – What is the main colour in China’s national flag?

2 – What local club takes its name from the first name of a famous medieval philosopher, scholar and poet?

3 – Walk a mile in his shoes? 7’1”, 325 lb. former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal wears what size shoe? (within two)

4 – The citizen group, Rail Advocacy in Lambton, or RAIL, was instrumental in getting repairs done to what historic (1891) building?

5 – How many electoral districts or ridings are being contested in the upcoming federal election?

308               318           328           338

6 – Sarnia’s Norman and Judith Alix Art Gallery is the only Ontario venue to exhibit what internationally acclaimed art collection, starting this Friday?

7 – in 1969, the Woodstock Festival was originally advertised as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of _______ & Music”?

8 – What event, involving timed barrel-rolling races, beer, sausages and polkas, is taking place at this weekend’s First Friday in the Bayside Centre?

9 – In 2006, why did comedian Conan O’Brien run advertisements supporting Tarja Halonen in her bid for the Presidency of Finland?

10 – What beloved baseball legend, who was a ten-time World Series Champion as a player, passed away last week at the age of 90?

– Tom St. Amand

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Red; 2 – Dante Club (Dante Alighieri); 3 – 22; 4 – Sarnia Railway Station (Tunnel Station); 5 – 338; 6 – Masterworks of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery; 7 –Peace; 8- Sarnia’s First Oktoberfest; 9 – Because she looked like him (Ms. Halonen won the election) 10 – Lawrence “Yogi” Berra

 

 

 

 

 

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