The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – What “home” in space has been continuously occupied since the year 2000?

 

2 – In June, who was appointed as chief of Sarnia Fire and Rescue Services?

 

3 – Trumpeter, whooper, and black-necked are all varieties of what bird?

 

4 – The singer, Shakira, was born in what South American country?

 

5 – What is the name of the small hammer used in courts of law and auctions?

 

6 – Nicholas II was the last Tsar of what country?

 

7 – Women’s hearts generally beat faster than men’s.  True or False

 

8 – Which French philosopher who wrote, “I think therefore I am,” is considered the father of rationalism?

 

9 – Seattle is considered the home of what rock genre that combines punk with heavy metal?

 

10 – In 2019, 26.7 million people visited this city, making it the most visited city of the year.  Was it:

a)  New York   b)  Paris   c) Hong Kong

 

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 275)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – International Space Station; 2 – Brian Arnold; 3 – Swans; 4 – Colombia; 5 – Gavel; 6 – Russia; 7 – True; 8 – Rene Descartes; 9 – Grunge; 10 – c) Hong Kong.