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The Sarnia Journal’s weekly trivia challenge

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1 – What are socks with a diamond pattern known as?


2 – Katherine Albion is the new executive director of what local facility?


3 – “We all fall down!” is the last line of the chant used while playing what childhood playground game?


4 – Bull Montana, Happy Farmer Humphrey, and La Beastia were three of many men in the 1950s and 1960s who entertained Sarnians in what capacity?


5 – For safety, what was first installed at the intersection of George and Bridge Streets in London, England in 1868?


6 – Which film star represented Scotland in the 1950 Mr. Universe contest?


7 – Last June, what Oscar winning actor announced his retirement from acting, reportedly to pursue a career in fashion design? (If so, Phantom Thread is his final movie).


8 – In September, what nation passed a law permitting women to drive–the last country in the world to do so?


9 – What south Indonesian island is also the name of a programming language?


10 – What insecticide became a popular sweetener when an assistant misheard an order to “test it” as an order to “taste it”?


– Tom St. Amand



ANSWERS: 1 – Argyle; 2 – Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park; 3 – Ring Around the Rosie; 4 – Wrestling; 5 – Traffic Lights; 6 – Sean Connery (he finished third); 7 – Daniel Day-Lewis; 8 – Saudi Arabia 9 – Java; 10 – Splenda.











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