The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – In what decade did the first Tim Hortons open?

 

2 – Sarnian Michael Leighton, who recently retired after nearly two decades of professional hockey, played what position?

 

3 – Who is the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Zeus?

 

4 – Paintings by local artists Irvin Hawkes and Bob Coates will be on display until Dec. 7th at what location?

 

5 – What fictional detective lives on Baker Street?

 

6 – What colour completes the title of Prince’s song “__________ Rain”?

 

7 – Jackson is the capital city of what U.S. state?

 

8 – What race, first held in 1911, is run on a track nicknamed “The Brickyard”?

 

9 – Approximately, what percentage of the Earth’s water is salt water? a) 77%  b) 87%  c) 97%

 

10 – Name two of the three European countries whose names contain a “W.”

 

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 270)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – 1960s (1964 in Hamilton); 2 – Goalie; 3 – Jupiter; 4 – Gallery in the Grove; 5 – Sherlock Holmes; 6 – Purple; 7 – Mississippi; 8 – Indianapolis 500; 9 – c) 97%; 10 – Norway, Sweden, Switzerland.