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Questions From Dec 07 00
8504. What are the only three mammals that live in Connecticut that hibernate in the winter?
8505. What is the name of Chevy Chase's wife, played by Beverly DeAngelo, in the movie 'Family Vacation?'
8507. What is a Pinoy?
8510. Which US state has produced the most presidents?
8513. Who has the most number of legal wives?
8514. Where was the game of basketball first played and who was the founder of this sport?
8517. What was the name of Rudolph's sled driving friend?
8523. What is the origin of the term 'squatter' as in those who move into a residence and stay without paying rent?
8525. I heard that smoking a cigarette while chewing gum is bad for you. Is there any truth to this?
8526. Who paid three thousand pounds sterling to save a turkey from the Christmas table in December 1995?
8533. What is the name of Rudolph's girlfriend in 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer?'
8546. What do you call a month with two full moons?
8550. In the game of chess, what is the fewest number of knights that can control the entire board?
8552. Where did the Canadian comedic musical group 'The Arrogant Worms' get their name?
8553. Can you name a Nobel prize winner affiliated with the University of Miami, the year of his prize and which prize it was?
8557. What is another name for Christmas pie?
8560. Thomas Jefferson was the first president to wear this. What was it?
8561. I recently found a painting by Christina Bauer dated 1945. Does anyone know anything about her?
8570. Who is the only hockey player to get 13 hockey goals in a season, all of them being shorthanded?
8571. Which is the largest concrete structure in the world?
8576. Who was the roaring 20's president that put up the first lawn Christmas tree at the White House?
8582. Which of these words was not originally somebody's name, boycott or repartee?
8587. According to Superman, what color were Lois Lane's panties in 'Superman'?
8589. Which part of a male lion should you be looking at to see his 'flehmen?'
8595. Based on statistical analysis, what is the space most often landed on in the game of Monopoly?
8600. What kinds of stickers are used by many to close Christmas cards?
8602. In the movie 'The Breakfast Club' what exactly is it that Claire does with her lipstick and her breasts? I missed it, it went by too fast.
8603. What actor played Sergeant Preston of the Yukon in the TV series?
8607. Which department store created Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?
8612. What prime time television shows had one or more characters working in advertising agencies?
8613. December was originally what month on the early Roman calendar?
8615. What was the name of the boy actor that played Philippe Delambre in the original 1958 version of 'The Fly?'
8616. Who was the first US president to spend Christmas in the White House?
8617. What type of bird is the Miami Hurricanes' mascot?
8618. What is the largest university in the United States?
8619. Who was the first US president to light the outdoor Christmas tree at the White House?
8620. Which animal's home is called a citadel?
8621. Where was London's first international airport?
8624. When David Crosby was asked why he was packing a pistol in April 1982, what was his reply?
8626. Who described American football as "a game in which you can feel clean hatred for your opponent" - Fidel Castro, Nelson Mandela, Ronald Reagan, or Nikita Khruschev?
8628. The largest indoor set ever made was for this movie: Ben Hur, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Ten Commandments, or The King and I?
8629. "Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald." Can you locate the origin of this proverb? Belgium, West Indies, Honduras, or Australia?
8638. What acid is in a bee sting?
8643. Which animal is closely related to a hippo: aardvark, giraffe, rhinoceros, or zebra?
8645. On a six string guitar, what note is played fifth fret, top string?
8646. Which US television network was the first to broadcast in colour?
8647. How many trees are needed to produce the average Sunday edition of the New York Times: 500, 4900, 38000, or 63000?
8655. What ancient Roman festival occurred around December 25?
8656. What do children in India decorate instead of Christmas trees?
8657. From what country did the song 'Silent Night' originate?
8658. In which year was the very first Christmas card ever sent?
8661. Which British Prime Minister said, "It's the first time in recorded history that turkeys have been known to vote for an early Christmas?"
8663. In what movie was the song 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' introduced?
8664. What is the only rock that humans can eat?
8671. How many times is Santa Claus mentioned in the poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas?'
8678. What is the name of Popeye's daddy?
8680. Does anybody know what marks the central most point in the Irish Sea?
8681. 'Maxford House' was the brand name of the coffee in what Christmas movie?
8682. What was the first state to make Christmas a legal holiday and what year did it occur?
8694. In early exploration when the explorers came to a deep wide river and they had no boats and could not swim, how did they get across?
8701. Why do Italians eat fish on Christmas Eve?
8702. What is the history of putting lights on a Christmas tree?
8704. What is a mash note?
8706. Fred Astaire starred in what 1979 film as a costume shop owner?
8708. What did Alvin from Alvin and the Chipmunks want for Christmas?
8710. Who is financial guru David Chilton better known as?
8711. When lost in a desert a person sets out to walk in a straight line only to return to his starting point. Why?
8713. How long is the term of office for the French president?
8714. What kind of creature was J.R.R. Tolkien's Bilbo Baggins?
8716. What is the total number of gifts given in 'The Twelve Days of Christmas?'
8720. At what speed did Intel originally introduce its first Pentium chip?
8722. In which US state was Christmas once illegal?
8726. What teams participated in the NFL game where the sudden death overtime rule was first instituted, and what year was that?
8731. Why was December 25th chosen as Christmas day?
8732. What is the significance of holly in celebrating Christmas?
8733. Who brought the Christmas tree custom to America?
8734. What movie star was the storyteller in 'Frosty's Winter Wonderland?'
8735. Does music have any effect on plant growth?
8738. What is the percentage of cats per people in the United States?
8741. In what year was 'The Night Before Christmas' written?
8744. Who invented breakfast cereal?
8750. Who tells you she's in town by tap, tap, tapping on your window pane?
8751. What is the name of the little girl in most versions of 'The Nutcracker?'
8752. Who kept time with the Little Drummer Boy?
8753. What instrument does Amahl play as he leads the procession in 'Amahl and the Night Visitors?'
8757. What song tells of a message from the wind to the lamb, lamb to the shepherd, shepherd to the king, and king to the people?
8758. What color is the horse that takes us over the river and through the woods?
8763. What is the Little Drummer Boy's name?
8766. How do you tell the age of a whale?
8767. In the movie 'The Seventh Sign' what was Father Lucci's real name?
8770. On the televison show, what was the name of Lieutenant Columbo's dog?
8771. How many words are there in a dictionary?
8773. What US president was afraid of fire?
8782. Where did Christmas crackers originate?
8786. In Finland, in which room is 'heaven' hung, the bedroom or the dining room?
8790. Of which sport is the annual world championship competition held on an airstrip at the edge of Kathmandu?
8791. In 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' what is Sally's statement about what she wants for Christmas?
8792. Why do some planets have rings?
8793. If you are born on an American military base in Germany and your parents are both Canadian, what is your official nationality?
8796. What percentage of females are colour blind?
8799. What conntry is credited for creating egg nog?
8800. If someone wished you 'Joyeux Noel' would you be in Haiti, Switzerland, Canada, or France?
8802. How much money was the talent show prize in 'Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas?'
8813. After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colors?
8824. Who is Jimmy Buffett?
8826. On a map of world, the east coast of South America and the west coast of Africa look as though they would fit together like two pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. Why might this be so?
8838. What years did Halley's Comet appear?
8840. Andy Warhol believed that every person will be famous for what length of time?
8841. What is the name of the boy wizard who is the main character in the novels of J.K. Rowling?
8842. In the Bing Crosby movie 'White Christmas' what gift does Bing receive from Rosemary Cloony at the end of the picture under the Christmas tree?
8850. Where is the world's largest soccer stadium?
8855. Where was Santa Claus believed to have been born?
8858. What Soviet leader came to power in 1985?
8860. Who invented the smoke detector and when did they invent it?
8869. What US president had the quote "The buck stops here" on his desk?
8870. What sense is related to memory?
8871. Who was the captain of the 1925 Pottsville Maroons football team?
8876. What was the worst airplane disaster in Israel?
8878. What was Granny's first name on 'The Beverly Hillbillies?' She was played by Irene Ryan, but what was the character's name?
8879. How many times is the word 'peace' used in the Bible?
8884. Who is actor Eli Wallach married to?
8886. In sport, what distinction does Susan Brown hold?
8887. Who was the first black male swimmer to win gold at the Olympics?
8888. Which beer did Rodney Bewes and James Bolam drink during the making of 'The Likely Lads?'
8890. What popular Christmas song was actually first written for Thanksgiving?
8891. Who wrote 'The Snowman'?
8894. What was the first year that Macy's department store remained open until midnight on Christmas Eve?
8895. What was the first store to sell manufactured Christmas tree ornaments?
8896. What job did Edith Bunker have before she married Archie?
8899. What kind of beer was being illegally transported in the movie 'Smokey and the Bandit?'
8900. What movie is a 1935 adaptation of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' starring Seymour Hicks as Scrooge?
8901. Who narrates the 1964 version of 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?'
8902. Who is the Scandinavian goddess associated with mistletoe?
8906. A German tradition is to hide a certain food in the Christmas tree and the first one to find it gets a special gift. What is it?
8907. Who was Good King Wenceslas?
8908. In the song 'Jingle Bells' what is the name of the horse?
8910. Some historians believe the first American Christmas carols were sung by Indians. Which tribe was it?
8911. What is the origin of our 365-day calendar?
8912. From where is the American dollar sign derived?
8913. Where does the saying 'two-bit' come from?
8915. What is the name of the children's cartoon that had a scruffy dog that had a bird living on his head?
8917. How long does the common wild rat live?
8918. What is the record for the oldest living person in history?
8920. How old does a car have to be before it can be classified as a classic?
8922. What were millions of kids wearing on their heads in 1955?
8923. What coin is traditionally placed in a Christmas pudding in England?
8937. In the story 'It's a Wonderful Life' what did George Bailey keep in his pocket?
8940. Rudolph is the son of what other famous reindeer?
8941. In computer speak, what does LAN mean?
8944. How many basketball teams are there total in the NBA?
8946. What was the name of Napoleon Bonaparte's horse?
8948. What is the name of Cuba Gooding, Jr.'s character in 'A Murder of Crows'?
8949. What United States president also worked for the Confederacy?
8950. What is the most slandered of all Christmas confections?
8951. Who had Dizzy spells at the Savoy and put Miles on the dial?
8952. What ten birds cannot fly?
8954. What are three animals that begin with the letter 'W' whose females carry their young in pouches?
8955. Are there any superstitions, good or bad, related to an egg with a double yolk?
8960. What evergreen plant is traditionally forbidden in Christmas decorations?
8962. What Chicago museum features Christmas trees from around the world?
8963. What is the most used street name in the United States?
8964. What are the names of the Chipmunks other than Alvin?
8965. In 'Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas' Emmet's mom gets mad at him for putting a hole in what?
8966. What was the name of the attorney in the 1966 movie 'The Christmas That Almost Wasn't?'
8968. The poinsettia originally grew in which country?
8973. Who recorded 'Feliz Navidad?'
8974. Who is the only US male to win the 10,000 meters at the Olympics?
8975. Who recorded 'Christmas at Ground Zero?'
8976. What carol did the Great White North's Bob and Doug McKenzie parody?
8977. What state was the movie 'White Christmas' filmed in?
8978. What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus?
8985. Who is the person on Wooderson's shirt in 'Dazed and Confused?'
8986. Can anyone give me any documentation that the horse's name in 'Jingle Bells' is Bobtail?
8987. What game was originally called gossima?
8988. What was referred to as 'black forty seven?'
8989. Which English king invented a candle clock?
8990. In what book of the Bible is the first Christmas story?
8992. What was Clark Griswold's bonus in the movie 'Christmas Vacation'?
8997. OK, all you hosers. What was Bob and Doug McKenzie's favorite brand of beer, up there in the Great White North?