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His work with Artists for Peace and Justice

UN Ambassadorship for The World Food Programme

Monday, May 28, 2012

Get to know more about Strombo

Here are the answers to the How Well Do You Know Strombo Trivia Contest

Listen next Sunday June 3, to The Strombo Show to find out who the two winners are, and what song they would like George to play on the show.

1) What city is George's home away from home?
Los Angeles, California.

2) Name two CBC tv shows, not including the news or Hockey Night In Canada, that George has appeared on as himself.
He has been on Being Erica, The Rick Mercer Report, Just For Laughs, Battle Of The Blades, Cover Me Canada, The Greatest Canadian...bonus points if you name some more.

3) Name the 3 guests from George's favorite TV show that have appeared on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight.
From The Wire: Michael Kenneth Williams (Omar), Lance Reddick (Lt. Daniels), and Idris Elba (Stringer Bell).

4) George often asks the following, particularly to British guests, during rapid-fire Answerpology. What is the correct answer (and there IS a correct answer according to him ) – Stones or Beatles?
The Rolling Stones

5) Which occasional guest host on George’s CBC Radio 2 Spirit of Radio show
does a segment called “Mack and Cheese”?
Bob Mackowycz Jr. 

6) Name 3 Dragons from CBC’s “Dragon’s Den” have appeared on The
George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight show?
Arlene Dickinson, Robert Herjavec, Jim Treliving, Kevin O’Leary

7) How can you help George, World Food Programme Ambassador, feed
hungry people around the world (and have fun with trivia)?
By playing Free Rice

8)When did the Strombo Show make its debut on Radio 2?
November 8, 2009.

9)What do the red cups you see George and his guests sipping from represent?
The World Food Programme. The campaign is called the Red Cup Campaign.

10)What organization honored George with a membership in 2012?
The World Economic Forum's  Youth Global Leaders class of 2012

Thanks to all who participated. Congratulations to the winners! 

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