Christmas trivia quiz 1 answers

1. In one Christmas play, Marcie was Mary. What was Peppermint Patty?
[A sheep]

2. What character did Sally once confuse with the angel Gabriel, thereby greatly disappointing the kid who had been cast in that role?
[Geronimo]

3a. You might have thought that after diligently rehearsing her line ``Hark!'' Sally would have gotten it right. But what did she say instead?
[``Hockey stick!'']

3b. Somebody was to sing after the line ``Hark!'' Who?
[Harold Angel]

4. What did Linus suggest that he and Snoopy do instead of singing Jingle Bells?
[The jingle bell twist]

5a. ``We are here to tell you of a wondrous light...a wondrous light that was a star. The wise men saw the star, and followed it from afar.'' The last line of this charming poem was delivered by Linus. What was it?
[The star that shone at Bethlehem still shines for us today!]

5b. One year Linus protested that he could not remember his piece, until he saw Lucy's fist, whereupon his memory suddenly improved. What was the biblical passage in question?
[And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. (Luke 2:1)]

5c. Lucy once remarked sarcastically, ``Why didn't you just start with the first chapter of Genesis while you were at it?'' What chapter of the Bible had Linus actually been quoting from?
[The first chapter of Matthew]

6. Charlie Brown once ordered a Christmas gift for Sally's doll set. What was the item and to whom was it mistakenly delivered?
[A doll-sized bicycle; it was delivered to Woodstock]

7. Who told Charlie Brown that he had ``this whole Santa Claus bit licked''?
[Shermy]

8. What initially successful business venture terminated in bandages on Charlie Brown's fingers and Snoopy's nose?
[Selling Christmas wreaths door-to-door]

9. ``I could be the head ME!'' Who?
[Sally]

10. Sally once wrote a daring letter, plunging ``into the teeth of the storm,'' but later had doubts: ``Why can't a person ever be sure?'' What experiment was she performing?
[She was flouting Santa Claus to see if she would get Christmas presents anyway]

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