Saturday, December 22, 2007

Joy of the Day

Today's Joy is this neat little Christmas Trivia list I found in The Matthews Record :

1. Who yelled "Stop" to Frosty?

2. Who lost $8,000 in "It's a Wonderful Life"?

3. On every street corner you hear what song?

4. What was Scrooge's first name?

5. who wrote "A Christmas Carol"?

6. Who wrote "The Night Before Christmas"?

7. What "Saturday Evening Post" artist was known for his whimsical pictures of Santa Claus?

8. What does Alvin want for Christmas?

9. What is the last ghost in "A Christmas Carol"?

10. What as Rudolph's punishment for his red nose?

11. Who plays the dusty innkeeper in Charlie Brown's Christmas play?

12. What is the last line of "A Christmas Carol"?

13. What is the #1 Christmas single of all time?

14. Who starred as George Bailey in "It's a Wonderful Life"?

15. What "sad" Christmas song did Elvis Presley record in the fifties?

16. In "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," what biological shortcoming made the Grinch so mean?

17. What is Charlie Brown's complaint about Christmas?

18. What Emmy Award winning cartoon was based on a newspaper editorial?

19. Name the two reindeer whose names begin with a "C".

20. In what city did "Miracle on 34th Street" take place?

21. What did Harry Potter get for Christmas in his first semester at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

22. What American state was the first to make Christmas an official holiday?

23. What legendary actor narrated the TV special "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?

24. What shape is the candy cane modeled after?

25. What was the name of the dog that belonged to the Grinch in Dr. Seuss' book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?

26. What was the name of Scrooge's dead business partner in "A Christmas Carol"?

27. What brought Frost the Snowman to life?

28. At Christmas, its customary to exchange kisses where?

29. What was pictured on the first stamp printed for the Christmas season?

30. Which star led the Three Kings to Jesus?

31. Electric Christmas lights were first used in what year?

32. In the movie "It's a Wonderful Life," how do you know that an angel has received its wings?

33. When and where did the Salvation Army Christmas collection kettle originate?

34. The stat songs of Maryland and Michigan use the melody of what popular Christmas song?

35. What was True Love's gift on the second day of Christmas?

Answers in the Comments section....How'd ya do?

Peace, everyone!

2 comments:

chksngr said...

Answers:

1. The traffic cop
2. Uncle Billy
3. Silver Bells
4. Ebenezer
5. Charles Dickens
6. Clement C. Moore
7. Norman Rockwell
8. A Hula Hoop
9. The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
10. Rudolph couldnt' play in any reindeer games
11. Pigpen
12. "God Bless us...every one." by Tiny Tim
13. White Christmas by Bing Crosby
14. Jimmy Stewrt
15. Blue Christmas
16. His heart was two sizes too small
17. Its too commercialized
18. Yes, Virginia. There is a Santa Claus.
19. Comet and Cupid
20. New york
21. an "invisibility cloak"
22. Alabama
23. Boris Karloff, star of "Frankenstein"
24. A shepherd's crook
25. Max
26. Jacob Marley
27. An old silk hat
28. Mistletoe
29. A rose
30. Star of Bethlehem
31. 1895 (this one surprised me!)
32. A bell rings
33. In an effort to solicit cash to pay for a charity Christmas dinner in 1891, a large crabpot was set down on a San Francisco street, becoming the first Salvation Army collection kettle.
34. O Christmas Tree
35. Two turtle doves and apartridge in a pear tree!

Gina said...

Great idea! I'm going to do this with hubs. He's such a trivia guy. Very fun. Thanks Felecia! Merry Pre-Christmas weekend!