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Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 - Actor Ty Burrell plays Phil Dunphy, a father on what current TV hit series? 2 - Commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy at Toronto in 1942, the HMCS Sarnia was what type of ship? 3 - In what 1969 hit song does Johnny Cash lament that his father
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1 - Actor Ty Burrell plays Phil Dunphy, a father on what current TV hit series?

2 - Commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy at Toronto in 1942, the HMCS Sarnia was what type of ship?     

3 - In what 1969 hit song does Johnny Cash lament that his father had given him an embarrassing name?

4 - Holy smokes!  As part of World No Tobacco Day, 125 students from King George Vi Public School spent a half hour picking up how many cigarette butts at Canatara Park?

5 - What crusty American comedian once said, “I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally?

6 - What Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser in its 14th year has raised $3 million locally?

7 - What name is given to the principal female soloist in an opera?

8 - Now in its 30th year, what Father’s Day fundraiser will feature new 20k and 40k bike rides?

9 -  Sorry guys.  According to the 2011 census, of the 5,825 Canadians who were 100 years old or over, what percentage is female (within 5%)?

10 - In 1669, alchemist Hennig Brand discovered phosphorus while experimenting with vast amounts of human what?

- Tom St. Amand

ANSWERS: 1 - Modern Family; 2 – Minesweeper; 3 - A Boy Named Sue; 4 - 2,500; 5 - W. C. Fields; 6 - Relay for Life  (June 17th is this year’s date); 7 - Prima Donna; 8 - Huron House Boys’ Home Father’s Day Run Walk Skate and Bike; 9 - 85%; 10 – Urine.