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Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz
posted: Jan. 07, 2021

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Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz for Questions from the December 23rd, 2020 Brewpub Quiz. The A Team won that week with 40 points. The Best Team Name winners were HO cubed.

Christmas Movie Minutiae
1) In what 1988 movie does a fictional television network called IBC feature prominently?
2) In the 2003 movie Elf, Buddy, angry at himself for his inability to make toys as fast as the elves do, refers to himself as what Headed Ninnymuggins?
3) In the 1946 movie It's A Wonderful Life, saving his brother's life after he falls through the ice on a frozen pond causes George Bailey to permanently lose hearing in one of his ears. Which ear is he deaf in?
4) In the 2003 movie Love Actually the video for rock star Billy Mack's song Christmas Is All Around is a parody of the famous 1986 video for what Robert Palmer song?
5) Moneyball Question: In the 1983 movie A Christmas Story, Ralphie describes the Red Ryder BB Gun he desperately wants for Christmas as being carbine action, 200 shot, has a thing that tells time, and what else in the stock?

Picture Round - Non-Starring Roles in Movies Set at Christmas
1) Who is this actress, who was a major Hollywood child star? What Christmas song is famously sung to her in the 1946 movie Meet Me In St. Louis?
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2) Who is this actor? In what series of Christmas movies does he play the husband of the main character's ex-wife?
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3) Who is this veteran Hollywood actor who appeared in the 2006 movie The Holiday starring Kate Winslett and Cameron Diaz? He played one of the three title roles in what classic 1966 Spaghetti Western?
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4) Who is this Irish-born, Oscar winning actress? What movie sequel set at Christmas time is this still taken from?
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5) Who is this actor and filmmaker shown here in 2008's Four Christmases? What film mentioned elsewhere in this quiz did he direct?
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M. E. R. R. Y.
(One of these answers begins with the letter "M", one with an "E", two with an "R" and one with a "Y". They are all words associated with Christmas.)
1) What was the first name of Russian ballet dancer Nureyev who defected to the West in 1961?
2) The old-fashioned name of what object, often found on farms, comes from the French word for "to eat"?
3) In late December 1826 what incident that occurred at West Point Military Academy due to drunkenness, which led to the court-martial of numerous cadets, is known as The _____ Riot?
4) Joseph what was the birth name of the famous Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney?
5) Moneyball Question: What "colorfully" named tree, native to North America, known as the _____ Oak is the state tree of New Jersey?

Fill in the Blanks - Toys
1) Craft toy invented in 1973 - _____ Dinks?
2) Bushy and colorful haired toys that were a major fad in the 1960s - _____ Dolls?
3) Late 1980's toy jewelry - Slap _____?
4) 1960's toy where pegs can create a picture - Lite _____?
5) Moneyball Question: Soft toy made of rubber filaments introduced in 1989 - _____ Ball?

Christmas on TV
1) An episode of what long running sitcom, that first aired in 2000, featured one of the main characters dressed as a Christmas armadillo?
2) Heat Miser and Snow Miser are the offspring of whom in the 1974 Christmas special The Year Without A Santa Claus?
3) In 1965's A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charlie Brown visits Lucy's psychiatrist's booth to talk about feeling depressed despite it being Christmas time. How much does she charge him for the session?
4) A 2006 Christmas episode entitled The Runaway Bride finds the title character of what classic science fiction television program meeting Donna Noble for the first time while mourning the loss of Rose Tyler?
5) Moneyball Question: A 1965 Christmas special called Christmas Lost And Found stemmed from what animated television series about a boy and his dog which was produced by the Lutheran Church?

Christmas Music Trivia
1) According to one British soldier the famous World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 started when German soldiers began to sing the well-known Latin version of what Christmas carol that the British troops had been singing in English?
2) Bobby Helms, born in Bloomington, Indiana, had a major hit with what 1957 Christmas song that features the lyrics: "what a bright time, it's the right time to rock the night away"?
3) The 1987 Christmas classic Fairy Tale Of New York is credited to The Pogues and what British female singer/songwriter who died in 2000?
4) The song We Need A Little Christmas sung by an eccentric aunt to her beloved nephew after she's lost her fortune in the Wall Street Crash of 1929 comes from what 1966 Broadway musical?
5) Moneyball Question: The Christmas Oratorio was first performed in Leipzig, Germany in 1734. What well-known composer, also known for works such as Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring and In Dulce Jublio, wrote it?
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