This month, SNN introduces
a new feature that will test your knowledge of current events,
entertainment, sports, journalism and SNN itself! The SNN Trivia
Quiz features ten questions -- some easy, other a little more
difficult! But the answers to all of them can be found within
the SNN website. You just have to look for them!
All you have to do is fill
out the form, check the correct answers and send it to SNN. The
winners will be announced within two weeks and posted here. The
prizes include SNN's cool new computer mousepad.
Test yourself against the
SNN Trivia Quiz
1. The first Canada Games coincided
with a major occasion in Canadian history. What was that occasion?
Newfoundland's entrance into
The 100th anniversary of Canadian
The 500th anniversary of
the discovery of Newfoundland.
Olympics in Montreal.
2. Where was the first Winter
3.The Canada Games have helped
many athletes start their competitive careers. In the last Olympics,
how many of the Canadian athletes had been previous Canada Games
4. When Much Music host Rebecca
Rankin gets ready to interview a musician, what are two of the
things she checks out beforehand? (Check two answers)
the performer's high school yearbook
the artist's astrological sign
the director of the artist's videos
5. Let's say someone sues
you for libel after you've written and published a story about
them on SNN. What are four defenses against libel?
truth, consent, fair comment
truth, consent, and the public's
right to know
consent, fair comment and privilege
the public's right to know and truth
6. What are the two national
daily newspapers published in Canada?
The Toronto Star and the
Globe and Mail
Macleans and the National Post
The National Post and the Globe and
The National Enquirer and the Globe
7. In this month's issue of
SNN, a story about role models for young women features this
quote from a famous woman: "Feminism is a revolution, not
a public relations movement." Who said that?
8. The 1999 East Coast Music
Awards were presented in St. John's, Newfoundland, earlier this
month. Which artist or group swept the awards, taking home five
Johnny Favorite Swing Orchestra
9. The Prime Minister of Canada
was criticized recently for not attending the funeral of a world
leader. Jean Chretien was skiing in British Columbia and could
not make it to the funeral in time. What's the name of the leader
10. One of the award-winning
essays in this month's Science and Technology section looks at
the impact that science and technology have on the arts. It specifically
design of musical instruments and concert halls
Special effects created for
movies by computers
The formulation of stage make-up
The geology of the stone used
by native carvers