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CHRISTMAS TRIVIA II

11) In the 1965 TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas", who builds a gray snowman?


The ever-filthy Pigpen can't keep his snow clean and builds a gray snowman.

12) In what country are outdoor barbecues a traditional part of Christmas festivities?


In Australia, Christmas comes in the middle of summer and the temperature often hits a sweltering 100 degrees Fahrenheit on Christmas day. During this warm Australian Christmas season, outdoor barbecues have become a part of the Christmas tradition.

13) In the classic 1964 TV special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", what did Hermey the elf want to be?


Rudolph teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist. Together, they attempt to save an island of misfit toys.

14) Where was Mommy kissing Santa Claus?


"I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus underneath the mistletoe last night."

15) What author wrote that it was "always winter but never Christmas"?


In the Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis wrote about the White Witch and how she cast a spell making it always winter but never Christmas.

16) What is Frosty the Snowman's nose made of?


"Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul / With a corncob pipe and a button nose / And two eyes made out of coal."

17) Good King Wenceslas was duke of what country?


The legend of Good King Wenceslas is based on the life of the historical Saint Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia. His martyrdom and the popularity of several biographies gave rise to a reputation for heroic goodness that resulted in his elevation to sainthood.

18) In what country are Christmas trees decorated with spiders?


In traditional Ukrainian houses a Christmas tree will often be decorated with a spider and web for good luck.

19) Which of the Beatles wrote "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"?


"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" was the culmination of more than two years of peace activism undertaken by John Lennon and Yoko Ono that began with the bed-ins they convened in March and May 1969, the first of which took place during their honeymoon.

20) What year was Santa's wife, Mrs. Claus, first introduced to the world?


Mrs. Claus was first introduced to the world in 1889 in the book Goody Santa Claus On A Sleigh Ride by the poet Katherine Lee Bates. In this story, Mrs. Claus pleads with Santa to take her along on the annual Christmas Eve sleigh ride to deliver toys to all the good little boys and girls. When Santa finds one little boy's stocking that is too tattered to hold presents, Mrs. Claus pops down the chimney and mends the stocking, saving the day.

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