Sunday, December 28, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:To ring in the New Year in Spain, it is traditional to do what on each chime of the clock? 
A: Eat A Grape
Q:According to statistics from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, what is stolen on New Year's Day more than on any other holiday throughout the year? 
A: more vehicles
Q:Why was the New Years Ball not lowered in 1942 and 1943? 
A: Wartime restrictions

Q:What are the top three  destinations in the United States to ring in the New Year? 
A:Las Vegas, Disney World and New York City.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Alan Rock's trivia

Q:The traditional New Year’s song, “Auld Lang Syne,” means what
A: “Times gone by” or “Old Long Ago”
Q:Under what calendar is New Year's Day observed on January 1?
A: Gregorian
Q:Why do the Chinese celebrate the New Year by letting off firecrackers? 
A: To scare away evil spirits
Q:In Italy, what do people do on New Year's Day to bring good luck in the coming year? 
A: Wear red underwear

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: In the song, ‘Jingle Bells’, who was seated next to me a day or two ago?
A: Miss Fanny Bright.
Q:In the song, ‘Frosty The Snowman’ what did Frosty do when they placed the magic hat on his head? 
A: He began to dance around.
Q:On the eleventh day of Christmas, what did my true love send me? 
A: Eleven Pipers piping.

Q: In the song, ‘ It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas’, what is it that Janice and Jen want? 
A: Dolls that will talk and will go for a walk.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

I’ll give you a quote, you name the Christmas movie that it's from!

Q: "Teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings." 
A:  It’s A Wonderful Life

Q:"It's a one year membership to the Jelly of the Month Club." 
A: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Q:"He never got his picture on bubble gum cards, did he? Have you ever seen his picture on a bubble gum card? Hmmm? How can you say someone is great who's never had his picture on bubble gum cards?" 
A: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Q:"Uh, since the United States Government declares this man to be Santa Claus, this court will not dispute it. Case dismissed." 
A: Miracle on 34th Street

Q: "Fog as thick as peanut butter" 
A: Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

Sunday, December 14, 2014

alan rock's trivia

Q: What famed cartoonist's drawing became the most popular image of St. Nicholas? 
A: German-born artist Thomas Nast created the most common Santa Claus image.

Q:Robert May wrote a poem that was illustrated for a Montgomery Ward Christmas pamphlet back in 1939. Eight years later John Marks composed music for the poem. Can you name that poem? 
A: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.

Q:In the song "Winter Wonderland", who do we pretend the snowman is? 
A: Parson Brown

Q: In the movie "Miracle on 34th Street", a man is on trial for claiming to be Santa Claus. What convinces the judge to rule in the man's favor? 
A: The U.S. Postal Service delivers mail to him.

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:What American state was the first to make Christmas an official holiday?
A: Alabama

Q:What is the shape of the candy cane modeled after? 
A: A Shepard’s crook

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

Q: Where did the real St. Nicholas live? 
A: Turkey