The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – The airport on Toronto Island is named for what famous Canadian aviator and war hero?

 

 2 – Council recently voted to create safety zones of reduced speeds within 150 metres of what four elementary schools?  (Name two for one point)

 

3 – To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution, what now famous landmark was built in Paris in 1889?

 

4 – The late Wilma McNeill crusaded tirelessly to have what day be made into a statutory holiday?

 

5 – After water, what is the most consumed beverage worldwide?

 

6 – What is Ontario’s largest freshwater island?

 

7 – If you were to stretch out your digestive system, how long would it be?  a) 3 metres b) 9 metres c)  15 metres

 

8 – What book is subtitled, The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up?

 

9 – What subatomic particle orbits the nucleus of an atom and has a negative charge?

 

10 – In honour of his death in 1931, all non-essential lights in the U.S. were turned off for one minute?

 

– Tom St. Amand (column # 286)

 

 

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Billy Bishop, 2 – Errol Road, Rosedale, P E. McGibbon, and St. Michael’s; 3 – Eiffel Tower; 4 – Remembrance Day; 5 – Tea; 6 – Manitoulin Island; 7 – b) 9 metres; 8 – Peter Pan’ 9 – Electron; 10 – Thomas Edison.