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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1. The hammer and sickle is one of the most recognizable symbols of which political ideology?

 

2. In what decade did the original Sarnia Airport (now Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport) first open for scheduled flights?

 

3. In what direction does the bronze soldier atop the Sarnia Cenotaph in Veteran Park face?

 

4. The film The Ace and the Scout, directed and produced by Sarnian Aaron Huggett, is set during which war?

 

5. In Canada, human females outnumber males. True or False

 

6. What is the largest country, in area, that begins and ends with the same letter?

 

7. What is the length (in metres) of an Olympic swimming pool?

a) 30   b) 40   c) 50

 

8. Sean Connery won his only Oscar for his portrayal of Jimmy Malone in what 1988 film?

 

9. The world’s first nuclear power station was built in which country in 1954?

 

10. What is the body’s heaviest internal organ?

 

– Tom St. Amand (Column #308)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Communism; 2 – 1950s; 3 – South; 4 – World War One; 5 – True (by a slight margin); 6 – Australia; 7 – 50 metres; 8 – The Untouchables; 9 – Russia; 10 – Liver.

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