The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Breaking a mirror is said to bring bad luck for how many years?

 

2 – Congratulations! Deborah Lumley, a Grade 5/6 teacher at Rosedale School, won a 2020 national teaching award for her leadership in what area?

 

3 – What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?

 

4 – When schools closed in March, St. Patrick’s student, Christopher Blair, earned a course credit by spending two months rebuilding and restoring what?

 

5 – Regarding card tournaments, what does the acronym WSOP stand for?

 

6 – Name one of the two countries with the highest percentage per capita of people over 65?

 

7 – The British Navy revealed they played whose music to ward off Somali pirates who hated the sound of it?

a)  Britney Spears   b)  Celine Dion    c) The Spice Girls

 

8 – What is the name of the artery that carries blood out of the heart to the lungs?

 

9 – In Greek mythology, what did Prometheus steal from the gods?

a)  fire  b)  food  c) weapons

 

10 – Complete this quotation by Rudyard Kipling: “Oh, East is East and West is West and . . .”

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 295)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Seven; 2 – Environment; 3 – Omega; 4 – A car (a 1980 Pontiac Trans Am); 5 – World Series of Poker; 6 – Japan and Italy; 7 – Britney Spears; 8 – Pulmonary; 9 – Fire; 10 – Never the twain shall meet.