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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – What is the more usual title of the Christmas hymn “Adeste Fideles”?

2 – St. Pat’s student Jennah Taylor obtained a full ride scholarship to Ohio’s Ursuline College next fall in what sport?

3 – According to popular lore, Peeping Tom was struck blind after watching what person ride naked?

4 – What mode of transportation in Sarnia should be easier next year thanks to provincial and municipal grants totalling nearly $750,000?

5 – What does Canada’s motto “A Mari Usque ad Mare” translate to in English?

6 – No kidding: Former Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev once appeared in a commercial  for . . .

McDonald’s       Mountain Dew              Pizza Hut

7 – On Boxing Day in 1919, what baseball legend was sold by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees?

8 – What is the occupation of Marion, Professor Hill’s love interest in The Music Man?

9 – What Marvel comics character had his “inner beast” unleashed due to a freak lab accident involving gamma rays?

10 – Whose tragic death is the subject of Walt Whitman’s 1866 poem entitled “O Captain! My Captain!”?

– Tom St. Amand (column #170)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – O Come All Ye Faithful; 2 – Basketball; 3 – Lady Godiva; 4 – Cycling; 5 – From Sea to Sea; 6 – Pizza Hut (he donated his salary to charity); 7 – Babe Ruth; 8 – Librarian; 9 – The Hulk; 10 – Abraham Lincoln.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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