Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Snow Daze - 20 Questions for a Snowy Day

What is the name of the dolphin in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective?
A: Snowflake

In 1846 heavy snowfall trapped what cannibalistic group in the Sierra Nevada Mountains?
A: Donner Party (or the Donner-Reed Party)

What does “Nevada” mean in Spanish?
A: Snowfall or Snow-covered

In the story of Stuart Little, what is the name of the family’s cat?
A: Snowbell

What comic strip famously recreated “Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2” with a snowman sculpture?
A: "Calvin and Hobbes"

What snowboarder is known as the Flying Tomato?
A: Shaun White

How wide was the world’s largest recorded snowflake?
A: 15 inch diameter

Barn, Snowy, Great Horned are all types of what animal species?
A: Owl

In what novel would you find the characters of Benjamin, Boxer, Mollie, Moses, Napoleon, Old Major, Snowball, and Squealer?
A: "Animal Farm"

Jack Tripper, Chrissy Snow, Janet Wood are characters on what TV show?
A: Three’s Company

“She's pure as New York snow.” Whose eyes inspired a 1981 Kim Carnes hit?
A: Bette Davis

What is a body of slow-moving snow and ice called?
A: Glacier

In downhill skiing, what is the term for the hard mounds of snow designed to give racers a bumpy ride?
A: Moguls

Which of Snow White’s seven dwarfs is first alphabetically?
A: Bashful

Which Hollywood director said "Blondes make the best victims. They are like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints"?
A: Alfred Hitchcock

During the Second Punic War, Hannibal had 38 of what type of animal when he began crossing the Alps, but very few survived the ice and snow?
A: Elephants

What position did John Snow hold in the 2004 Bush administration?
A: US. Secretary of Treasury

What is the official snowboarding term for riding right-foot-forward (it shares a name with a famous Disney character)?
A: Goofy

What fell from dying newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane’s hand in the 1941 film classic Citizen Kane?
A: Snow Globe

What geographic name comes from Sanskrit words meaning “snow dwelling,” or literally "abode of snow"?
A: Himalaya

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