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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge – Canada Day Edition

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Journal trivia columnist Tom St. Amand has prepared a special Canuck-centric edition just for Canada Day. Enjoy.


  1. Besides Ontario and Quebec, what was one of the other two provinces to join Confederation on July 1, 1867?


  1. Canadian Joseph-Armand Bombardier invented what mode of transportation?


  1. What blonde bombshell, star of “Baywatch” and the movies “Barb Wire” and “Naked Souls” was born in B.C. on July 1, 1967?


  1. How many time zones does Canada have?

a) five   b) six   c) seven   d) eight


  1. In terms of land size, what is Canada’s largest province?


  1. Which Canadian artist has sold the greatest number of physical and digital records?

a) Celine Dion     b) Avril Lavigne    c) Shania Twain


  1. One of Canada’s most infamous families lived near Lucan, Ontario and died there in the 1880s.  Who?


  1. What was Terry Fox’s run across Canada in 1980 better known as?


  1. Statistics show more Canadians like to drink a) coffee or b) tea?


  1. Sarnia’s Alexander Mackenzie, Canada’s second prime minister, in keeping with his working class origins, refused what three times?

– Tom St. Amand (column #248)


ANSWERS: 1 – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick; 2 – Snowmobile/Ski-Doo; 3 –Pamela Anderson; 4 – six; 5 – Quebec; 6 – Celine Dion; 7 – Donnellys (Black Donnellys); 8 – Marathon of Hope; 9 – Coffee; 10 – Knighthood.







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