The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Found in Asia and Africa, what dog-like carnivore is a noted scavenger with a human-sounding laugh?

 

2 – This Friday, what street between Front and Christina streets will be blocked off for a trial run as a pedestrian mall?

 

3 – The sacrum is a triangular bone in our bodies located at the base of what?

 

4 – Sarnia’s Sami Khan has been nominated for what major award for co-directing the short documentary “St. Louis Superman”?

 

5 – What is the next number in this pattern: 144, 121, 100, 81, 64, ____?

 

6 – In London, England, what famous square is home to Lord Nelson, four bronze lions and Canada House?

 

7 – How many states in the U.S. border the Pacific Ocean?

 

8 – What astronomer is mentioned a few times in Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”?

 

9 – Which of these do ants use to perceive smells?

Legs   Abdomen Antennae

 

10 – What lake, located in the Northwest Territories, is Canada’s deepest lake?

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 279)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Hyena; 2 – Lochiel Street; 3 – The Spine; 4 – An Oscar/Academy Award; 5 – 49; 6 – Trafalgar Square; 7 – Five; 8 – Galileo; 9 – Antennae; 10 – Great Slave Lake.