1 – What A-list Hollywood actor played Private Ryan in the movie Saving Private Ryan?

2 – Within 20 years, when was North America’s first oil well drilled by James Miller Williams near Oil Springs, Ont.?

3 – Ralph Lauren began his design career in 1967 creating men’s neckties under what brand name (also the name of a sport)?

4 – Sarnia-born actor Chris Boyle plays the son of Kevin Costner and brother of Jessica Chastain in what current movie?

5 – In Greek mythology, what name was given to the nine goddesses or spirits that inspired the creation of literature and the arts?

6 – What are two of the three largest Canadian provinces by land area?

7 – What are the eggs of head lice called?

8 – Amethyst is a purple variety of which mineral?

9 – What Soviet made the cover of Time Magazine 14 times between 1985 and 1991?

10 – Last month was the 60th anniversary of Willie O’Ree breaking the colour barrier in what professional sports league?

– Tom St. Amand (column #175)

ANSWERS: 1 – Matt Damon; 2 – 1858 (1838 – 1878); 3 – Polo; 4 – Molly’s Game; 5 – Muses; 6 – Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia; 7 – Nits; 8 – Quartz; 9 – Mikhail Gorbachev; 10 – NHL (with Boston Bruins).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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