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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – In the world of boxing, what do the letters TKO mean?

 

2 – When Sarnia reached a population of 10,000, it achieved “city” status. In what year? (Hint:  The Great War began the same year)

 

3 – Berry Gordy was known as “The Chairman” while running what soul music empire?

 

4 – Clara and Fred Berg, Matt Murray, and Friends of Sarnia Hockey are among the individuals and groups receiving what honour in early February?

 

5 – A ream contains how many sheets of paper?

a) 400   b) 500   c) 600

 

6 – Some British MPs want Big Ben’s bell to sound this Friday at to ring in what historic moment?

 

7 – Merriam-Webster recently announced that its word of the year for 2019 was what personal pronoun?

 

8 – Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin died as a result of an encounter with what venomous sea creature?

 

9 – In 2018 and in 2019, what Oscar-winning actor starred with Alan Arkin in the Netflix series The Kominsky Method?

 

10 – To date, who is the only person to have won a Nobel Peace Prize, a Pulitzer Prize, an Oscar and a Grammy?

 

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 278)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Technical Knock Out; 2 – 1914; 3 – Motown Records (Industries); 4 – Mayor’s Honour List; 5 – 500 sheets; 6 – Brexit; 7 – They; 8 – Stingray; 9 – Michael Douglas; 10 – Bob Dylan.

 

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