The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Edam cheese is named for a town in what European country — the one where Rembrandt was born?

 

2 – EWYN Studios is a weight-loss franchise that opened in Sarnia in 2017.  What does EWYN stand for?

 

3 – If you are in Timbuktu, you are in what continent?

 

4 – Sarnia’s Alex De Carolis, 26, has just signed a contract to play what sport professionally in Canada?

 

5 – The river Tiber flows through which European capital city?

 

6 – A pyrogen is a substance that causes
a)  fever   b)   hiccups   c) bad breath?

 

7 – In “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,” what two words opened Ali Baba’s cave?

 

 

8 – Approximately how much skin does each person shed in his/her lifetime?

 a) 300 grams               b) 3 kilograms               c) 50 kilograms

 

 

9 – In which Bill Murray movie does the song “I Got You Babe” play every morning on the radio to awaken him?

 

10 – International Women’s Day is celebrated annually in what month?

 

 

– Tom St. Amand (column #232)

 

ANSWERS: 1- The Netherlands; 2 – Exactly What You Need; 3 – Africa (Mali); 4 – Soccer (with the Halifax Wanderers); 5 – Rome; 6 – Fever; 7 – Open Sesame; 8 – 50 kilograms; 9 – Goundhog Day; 10 – March.