Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Snow Daze - 20 Questions for a Snowy Day
What is the name of the dolphin in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective?
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?
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?
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?
In downhill skiing, what is the term for the hard mounds of snow designed to give racers a bumpy ride?
Which of Snow White’s seven dwarfs is first alphabetically?
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?
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)?
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"?