No prizes will be awarded, but if you want to answer in the comments section, you can compare with the answers I’ll post here after Christmas and earn yourself bragging rights possibly. Also, when you comment, do me a favor and pick your favorite Christmas story from the drop down list in my Christmas Special Survey , cause I’m curious. Ok, so, without further ado here is is, The Beautiful-as-a-snowflake, exciting-as-the-abominable-snowman, more-jolly-than-Santa, more-wise-than-a-magi, more-holy-than-Herod’s-story, Christmas Trivia quiz.
1) For the following strange (IMHO) Christmas lyrics, identify the songs from which they come.
a) So let’s give thanks to the Lord above that Santa Claus comes tonight. (The pastor half of my brain just exploded!)
b) We ran into a drifted bank, and there we got upsot. (upsot? really?!)
c)There’ll be scary ghost stories and tales of the glories of Christmases long, long ago. (Scary ghost stories? Someone confusing halloween and Christmas? Or is this a reference to Mr. Dickens?)
2) Ok we all know Ebenezer Scrooge,Bob Cratchit, and Tiny Tim but what are the names of:
a) Bob Cratchit’s other children and how many are there?
b) Charles Dicken’s children and how many are there?
c) The two children that are with the Ghost of Christmas Present who make Scrooge afraid
3. Johnny Marks wrote one very popular children’s Christmas song as well as other popular Christmas Songs. Name the following.
a) one was based on a poem written by his brother-in-law
b) Name one which was made popular by Burl Ives (there are at least two)
c) Name one about a Christmas tree.
c1)What’s the name of my Christmas Tree
d) One was based on a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
5) What does it mean when a bell rings (according to Clarence)
6) Who else makes this claim about bells, at least according to a young bailey at the end of the movie?
7) What book is Clarence reading at the beginning of It’s a wonderful life?
8) What two characters from It’s a wonderful life share names with muppets.
9) Which muppet plays the Ghost of Marley in the Muppet Christmas Carol (trick question slightly)