The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – In which city was the TV show “Cheers” set?

2 – Formerly named the Sarnia Braves, Sarnia’s AAA baseball team is now called the Sarnia what?

3 – “A long time ago in a galaxy far away” was the catchphrase for what movie?

4 – Sarnia Sting’s Ben Gaudreau played what position in helping Canada win gold recently at the U-18 World Hockey Championship?

5 – Taken from the French for “to do like the right hand”, what six letter word in English now means clever or skilled?

6 – Based on a Victor Hugo novel, in what musical do you hear the line, “If I die, let me die Let him live”?

7 – Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes and what?

8 – ASICS Ltd, one of the leaders in the production of sports shoes and apparel, was founded in what country?

9 – Approximately how many seconds does it take an individual blood cell to make a complete circuit of the body?

a)   30   b) 60 c) 150

10 – The American travel writer Richard Halliburton paid a toll of 36 cents in 1928 to swim through which waterway?

 

– Tom St. Amand (Column 325)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Boston; 2 – Brigade; 3 – Star Wars; 4 – Goaltender; 5 – Adroit; 6 – Les Miserables; 7 – Cabbage or Kale; 8 – Japan; 9 – b) 60 seconds; 10 – Panama Canal.