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Quiz I

  1. By what other name is the snow leopard also known?
  2. For which Carry On Film were large parts shot on location in Snowdonia National Park, Wales?




  3. Which American State gets its name from the Spanish word for snowy because of the snow which covered its mountains in winter?
  4. How many sides does a snowflake have?
  5. What is another name for the mysterious ape-like creature the Yeti?
  6. Which 1998 film stars Michael Keaton as a man who dies in a car accident and comes back to life as a snowman?
  7. The Walt Disney animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was first released in which decade?
  8. Which personal care brand gets its name from the Latin word meaning "snow-white"?
  9. Which mountain range derives its name from the Sanskrit words for "Abode of Snow"?
  10. Snowboarding first became a Winter Olympic Sport in the Games of 1998 in which country?
  11. What sort of animal is Snowball in George Orwell's Animal Farm?
  12. A Snowball is a mixture of Advocaat and which drink in approximately equal parts?
  13. Who is best known for his series of novels known collectively as Strangers and Brothers?
  14. Jon Snow, the fictional character in television's Game of Thrones, is portrayed by which actor?
  15. Name the most famous great-great-grandfather of the British television historian and presenter Dan Snow?
  16. The Snowy Mountains is the highest mountain range in which country?
  17. Which pop group, led by Gary Lightbody, sounds like they are arctic security guards?
  18. What is the name of the fictional white fox terrier who is Tintin's companion in The Adventures of Tintin?
  19. Who originally wrote the fairy tale The Snow Queen?
  20. A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least which speed: (a)35 mph, (b)55 mph, or (c)75 mph? (Note: mph is miles per hour)
  21. The Snowman is a children's picture book by which English author?
  22. She was the first female artist to achieve a UK number one with a self-written song and released the album 50 Words for Snow in November 2011, can you name her?
  23. True or False. The Eskimo languages has over 350 words for snow?
  24. Which 1996 novel contains the quote: "you are not special, you are not a beautiful and unique snowflake"? (Hint: the novel was adapted into a well known 1999 film of the same name)
  25. "A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship" is a line from which book by Markus Zusak?

Answers:

  1. Ounce
  2. Carry On Up The Khyber
  3. Nevada
  4. Six
  5. The Abominable Snowman
  6. Jack Frost
  7. 1930s (1937)
  8. Nivea
  9. Himalayas mountain range
  10. Japan (in the city of Nagano)
  11. A white pig
  12. Lemonade
  13. C P Snow
  14. Kit Harington
  15. David Lloyd George





  16. Australia
  17. Snow Patrol
  18. Snowy
  19. Hans Christian Andersen
  20. (a)35 mph
  21. Raymond Briggs
  22. Kate Bush
  23. False
  24. Fight Club
  25. The Book Thief