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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – Which museum in Paris is the most visited museum in the world?

 

2 – Sarnian Eric Corda, a Registered Massage Therapist, will be working with Athletics Canada at what major sporting event in Lima, Peru from July 26 to Aug. 11?

 

3 – In a French restaurant, what is le miel?

 

4 – What hamlet just north of Corunna got its name by combining the first two names of the Talfourd brothers, who founded and developed it in the 1830s?

 

5 – What Irish golfer won the recent British Open championship?

 

6 – Who wrote the poems on which the musical “Cats” is based?

 

7 – A study out of Switzerland recently proposed that the planting of a trillion trees is the most effective method to fight what problem?

 

8 – The name of what Central American country means “rich coast” in Spanish, a name given to it by a 16th century explorer?

 

9 – In cooking, the term “lyonnaise” indicates what particular vegetable is used in a dish?

a) Carrot         b) Onion       c) Pepper

 

10 – Over 70% of the mass of the Sun is made up of what gas?

 

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 253)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – The Louvre; 2 – Pan Am Games; 3 – Honey; 4 – Froomefield (or Froomfield); 5 – Shane Lowry; 6 – T. S. Eliot; 7 – Global Warming; 8 – Costa Rica; 9 – Onion; 10 – Hydrogen.

 

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