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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – The title of what Neil Diamond song, a karaoke favourite, was partially inspired by the daughter of U.S. President, John F. Kennedy?

 

2 – What did Sarnia-born engineer Maynard Owen help design for the Apollo 11 moon mission in 1969?

 

3 – Oscar the Grouch of Sesame Street fame wasn’t always green. For his first year, Oscar was what colour?

 

4 – Rick Fraser, Mike L’Heureux, Nick Bucci, and Pat Brown are some of the nominees named for what upcoming honour?

 

5 – The literal translation of what car company, founded in 1937, is “People’s car?”

 

6 – Are the 50-year-old footprints of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin still on the moon?

 

7 – Shingles is an infection that is
a) bacterial   b) fungal    c) viral

 

8 – Which TV personality was mayor of Cincinnati in 1977-1978?

a) Ted Danson         b) Ellen Degeneres         c) Jerry Springer

 

9 – At 44,391,162 square kilometres, what is the largest continent?

 

10 – In which European country does a large segment of the population believe that elves might or do exist?

a) Finland           b) Iceland       c) Liechtenstein

 

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 251)

 

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Sweet Caroline; 2 – The lunar module (known as The Eagle); 3 – Orange; 4 – Entering the Sarnia-Lambton Sports Hall of Fame (Oct. 26); 5 – Volkswagon; 6 – Yes; 7 – c) Viral infection; 8 – c) Jerry Springer; 9 – Asia; 10 – b) Iceland.

 

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