Sunday, December 20, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

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

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: Who wrote the music for the movie, ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?  
A: Vince Guaraldi
Q: After leaving Bethlehem, to which country did Joseph, Mary, and Jesus travel?  
A: Egypt
Q: Which was the first state in the United States to recognize Christmas as an official holiday?  
A: Alabama
Q: Everyone is familiar with the mistletoe tradition. What is the color of the berries of the plant?  
A: White
Q: How many points does a snowflake traditionally have? 
A: 6

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: How many gifts would you receive if you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas"?  
A: 364 presents

Q: The song White Christmas was first performed in which 1942 film?  
A: Holiday Inn

Q: Which Christmas carol includes the lyrics '...To save us all from Satan's power, when we were gone astray..'? 
A: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Q: In the inspirational 1946 film, It's a Wonderful Life, what's the name of George Bailey's guardian angel?  
A: Clarence (Oddbody)

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: Name the two reindeer whose name begins with a "C"?  
A: Comet and Cupid.

Q: What did the Grinch use as a substitute for reindeer?  
A: His dog.

Q: What carol demands figgy pudding? 
A: "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

Q: What Emmy Award winning cartoon was based on a newspaper editorial?  
A: Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus

Sunday, December 06, 2015

Alan Rock's trivia

Q: In the film, ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ who lost $8,000?  
A: Uncle Billy.

Q: What was Scrooge's first name? 
A: Ebenezer

Q: Why was the Grinch so mean? 
A: His heart was 2 sizes too small.

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: The real St. Nicholas was born in what modern-day country?  
A:Turkey. It is believed that the real St. Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day Turkey. According to legend, his extraordinary kindness led him to give away all of his inherited wealth as he traveled the countryside helping the sick and poverty-stricken. Admiration for his philanthropy eventually grew into the legend of Santa Claus.

Q: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was created as a promotion for what department store?  
A: Montgomary Ward. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was originally created for Montgomery Ward department stores as part of a promotional gimmick. They hired a writer named Robert L. May in 1939 to write a Christmas story which could be given away to holiday shoppers. May's brother-in-law, songwriter Johnny Marks, liked the story and decided to write a song to go with it. The resulting "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", eventually recorded in 1949 by Gene Autry, has become a Christmas classic.

Q: In the 1965 TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas", who builds a gray snowman?  
A: Pigpen. In the 1965 TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas", the ever-filthy Pigpen can't keep his snow clean and builds a gray snowman.

Q: Eggnog was first consumed in what U.S. city?  
A: Jamestown, VA. According to the historical accounts of Captain John Smith, the first eggnog made in the United States was consumed in his 1607 Jamestown settlement. "Nog" was, apparently, a variation of the word "grog", which refers to any drink made with rum.