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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The annual 24 hour Christmas Marathon

Come on, you know you will flip by it at least once....Did you know it was a National Lampoon Movie? Anyone like Christmas Vacation??????

20 Holiday Trivia Questions About “A Christmas Story”

By scottie325

To entertain my family when they come over to visit on Christmas day, I decided to put together a holiday trivia game for them. I’ve mentioned several holiday trivia sites I was checking out before in earlier posts, but I finally settled on doing a quiz on “A Christmas Story” due to the epic 24-hour marathon. Here are a selection of questions I put together for the game. Feel free to share them with your friends (and then brag that you researched these all by yourself!).

1. What is the complete, official name of the gift Ralphie wants for Christmas in “A Christmas Story”?
A Red Ryder carbine action 200 shot range model air rifle

2. In what year did the movie “A Christmas Story” take place?

3. What city was used for most of the filming of “A Christmas Story”?
Cleveland, OH

4. True or False: The Red Ryder BB gun that was used in “A Christmas Story” had to be specially created because no such toy ever existed.

5. What year was “A Christmas Story” released in theaters?

6. Which character doesn’t actually appear in the book that “A Christmas Story” is based on, “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash”: Flick, Scut Farkas, or Ralphie’s brother Randy?
Scut Farkas

7. Yano Anaya, who played Scut Farkas’ evil toadie Grover Dill, is also known for his movie role of playing a sinister paperboy who yells “I want my two dollars!” in what 80s teen movie?
“Better Off Dead”

8. True or False: The original book that “A Christmas Story” is based on was a collection of short semi-autobiographical stories that were written for Reader’s Digest.
False–They were a set of short semi-autobiographical stories that were written for, of all places, “Playboy” magazine.

9. What Academy Award-winning actor was originally considered for the role of Ralphie’s “old man” before concerns about his high salary led to the studio casting Darren McGavin for the role?
Jack Nicholson

10. What does Santa Claus suggest as a gift when Ralphie gets tongue-tied trying to tell him he wants a Red Ryder BB gun?
A football

11. During the movie, Ralphie imagined himself as a cowboy taking on a set of robbers with his Red Ryder BB Gun. What was the name of the leader of the robbers?
Black Bart

12. What contest did the old man win in order to get the leg lamp as a prize?
A crossword puzzle contest in the newspaper

13. When it came to tasting soap, which brand was Ralphie’s personal preference?

14. When Ralphie tried to recover after his mom initially dismissed his request for a Red Ryder BB gun, what toy did he suggest?
Tinker Toys

15. What gift was dropped into the Old Man’s lap on Christmas Day?
A bowling ball

16. What relative gave Ralphie the pink bunny pajamas?
His aunt

17. According to Ralphie, how many years has it been since his mom had a hot meal: 10, 12 or 15?
15 years

18. What was the last name of Ralphie’s family?
The Parkers

19. What was the name of the Chinese restaurant the Parkers ate at after their dinner was ruined?
Chop Suey Palace

20. Within 100 dogs, how many dogs did Ralphie estimate his neighbor had?
785 (”Our neighbors the Bumpuses had at least 785 smelly hound dogs that ignored every other human being on this earth except my old man.”)

BONUS QUESTION: The house that was used for “A Christmas Story” still exists today in Cleveland. What is the web site address for the house’s official site?

A Christmas Story Holiday Trivia Quiz Have fun !!!!

1 comment:

Aimée said...

How cool! We are watching that RIGHT NOW!

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