The Troy Relay for Life team is all about making lives happier.
And that’s just what members did with a trivia night on May 16. Categories included Celebrity Name Game, Double Initials and Science and Nature.
All proceeds from the fundraiser support the Troy Relay for Life walk, which is scheduled from 6 p.m. May 29 to 1 a.m. May 30 at Tri-Township Park in Troy. Members of several teams join together and take turns walking to help raise pledged money for the American Cancer Society’s fight against the deadly disease. Community members are invited to join in for games, food and even a Hope Glows 5K taking place after dark.
To participate, donate or receive further information, contact the American Cancer Society office, 5 Schiber Court in Maryville at 618-288-2320.
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Have fun figuring out the answers:
1. What television sitcom introduced the world to New York’s “Soup Nazi”?
2. Who was the only U.S. president to be awarded a patent?
3. Double initials: What historic figure did Mel Gibson play in the 1955 movie “Braveheart”?
4. In which city would you find Trafalgar Square and Hyde Park?
5. What is the stage name of Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner. (Hint: Buzz ... ouch!)
6. Which two capitals are featured in Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities?”
7. What glam rock pioneer had such alter egos as Ziggy Stardust and Thin White Duke?
8. What did Percy L. Spencer invent by accident while researching radar technology?
9. What 1946 movie’s main characters included George, Clarence and Mr. Potter?
10. How many red balls are there in a game of Snooker?
2. Abraham Lincoln’s patent No. 6469 was a device to lift boats over shoals and obstructions in rivers.
3. William Wallace
6. Paris and London
7. David Bowie
8. Microwave oven
9. “It’s a Wonderful Life”