Holiday Trivia

PHOENIX, Ariz. December, 25. IN case you finished opening your presents and de-stuffing your stocking or just plain bored, here is some holiday trivia to take off the edge.

1. What is the name of the Grinch's dog?

a. Sam
b. Max
c. Crumpit
d. Whobert

2. What holiday is known as the Festival of Lights?

a. Christmas
b. Winter Solstice
c. Hanukkah
d. Easter

3. Which reindeer is not mentioned in the "Night Before Christmas?"

a. Blixen
b. Rudolph
c. Comet
d. Dasher

4. What two states house a town named Santa Clause?

a. Arizona and Indiana
b. New Jersey and Louisiana
c. Hawaii and Arizona
d. Florida and Hawaii

5. On what side of buildings do icicles form?

a. North
b. South
c. East
d. West

Which of the following proves Santa exists?

a. Although no known species of reindeer can fly, there are 300,000 species of living organisms yet to be classified, one of which could be the reindeer that Santa and a few privileged others have seen.
b. Since Santa does not give loot to Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, and Buddhist children, his workload is reduced by 15%.
c. Santa has not 24, but 31 hours to work with, thanks to different time zones and rotation of the earth.
d. Although all the above data is correct, it fails to prove anything.

7. What shape are snowflakes?

a. They vary
b. octagons
c. hexagons
d. pentagons

8. Poinsettias are red blooming flowers native to the United States.

True or False

9. What kind of tree did Charlie Brown bring home?

a. fir
b. pine
c. oak

10. Kwanzaa is Swahili for what?

a. Frosty Ground
b. First Fruits
c. Peace
d. Family

11. In the "Christmas Song" who is "nipping at your nose?"

a. Reindeer
b. Santa
c. Jack Frost
d. Sugar Plums

1. b, 2. c, 3. b, 4. a, 5. b, 6. d, 7. c, 8. false, the red petals are actually leaves, 9. a, 10. b, 11. c