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The Sarnia Journal’s weekly trivia challenge

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1 – In what board game would you hear, “Miss Scarlet in the library with the wrench?”

 

2 – The Secret Bench of Knowledge, featuring a boy holding an apple and whispering into a girl’s ear, sits outside what local building?

 

3 – On Aug. 9 of what year did Richard Nixon resign as U. S. President?

 

4 – Over 500 cyclists participated recently in what local event, the first of its kind in Sarnia-Lambton?

 

5 – What is the better-known name for the deadly poison prussic acid?

 

6 – What Chemical Valley industry was built in Sarnia in 1942 to produce artificial rubber for the war effort?

 

7 – The Brits call it a brolly; the French, a parapluie; and we call it what?

 

8 – Academy Award nominated screenwriter Emma Donoghue will be talking about what novel and its film adaptation at the Imperial Theatre this Friday?

 

9 – What does a Brannock Device measure?

 

10 – In the summer of 1816, Mary Godwin started writing what story, often celebrated as the first science fiction novel (she published it in 1818 using her married name)?

 

– Tom St. Amand

 

ANSWERS: 1 – Clue; 2 – Sarnia Public Library; 3 – 1974; 4 – Granfondo (Bluewater International Granfondo); 5 – Cyanide; 6 – Polymer (now called ARLANXEO); 7 – An umbrella; 8 – Room; 9 – Foot size; 10 – Frankenstein (by Mary Shelley)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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