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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

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1 – First sold in 1878, what became the registered trademark for petroleum jelly?

2 – Before the Cull Drain emptied it into Lake Huron, what lake occupied the present site of Chris Hadfield Airport?

3 – Sir Roger Bannister, best known for what 1954 sporting achievement, passed away last week at age 88?

4 – Sarnian William “Mac” Evans recently received what honour for his illustrious career with the Canadian Space Agency?

5 – A traditional Big Mac contains how many slices of cheese?

6 – Some say that this actor’s role as the Joker in the 2008 film THE DARK NIGHT is what killed him. Who?

7 – Next to PEI, what is the smallest province by area?

8 – With approximately 700 species worldwide, what kind of insect is a “whirligig”?

9 – According to a 2016 census, what percentage of young adults aged 20 to 34 in Canada live with their parents?  (Within 5%)

10 – Sigmund Freud divided the human psyche into three parts. What are they called?

 

– Tom St. Amand (column #181)

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Vaseline; 2 – Lake Wawanosh; 3 – First to run sub four-minute mile; 4- Member of the Order of Canada; 5 – One; 6 – Heath Ledger; 7 – Nova Scotia; 8 – Beetle; 9 – 35%; 10 – Id, Ego, Superego.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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