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FUN Trivia Quizzes powered by ABEGrandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

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Try this FUN Holiday Trivia Quiz.
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1) Who wrote the a novelty Christmas song "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" ?

  • Randy Brooks
  • Randy Newman
  • Randy Richardson
  • Randy Quade

2) The song was originally recorded by Booker T and the MGs.

  • True or False?

3) The husband and wife duo of Elmo and Patsy Shropshire recorded "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" in 1979.  The song was originally self-released in the San Francisco area by the Shropshires in 1979 on their own record label ("Elmo 'n' Patsy"). What was the song on the B-side?

  • "Christmas"
  • "Happy New Years"
  • "Saint Nick"
  • "Thanks Giving"

4) By the early 1980s, "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" was becoming a seasonal hit, first on country stations and then on Top 40 stations.

  • True or False?

5) In 1982, the "Elmo 'n' Patsy" record label changed its name and the song was re-recorded.  What was the name of the new record label.

  • "Bow Wow"
  • "Clines Corner"
  • "Dr. Elmo's"
  • "Oink"

6) What is "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" first line?

  • "Better watch out for yourselves."
  • "But as for me and Grandpa, we believe."
  • "Grandma got run over by a reindeer,"
  • "It's not Christmas without Grandma. "

7) Who covered "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" in their album Goodbye Blue and White.

  • Less Than Jake
  • Jake's Hide Away
  • More Than Jake
  • See You Later Jake

8) Elmo is a native of Lexington, Kentucky, who lives in Navoto, Calaifornia.  What doctor�s degrees does he have?

  • M.D.
  • D.V.M.
  • D.O.
  • Ph.D.

9) See him in there watchin' football, drinkin' beer and playin' cards with cousin Belle.

  • True or False?

10) "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" is the biggest selling novelty Christmas single of all time in the U.S.

  • True or False?

Check Your Answers

Santa Claus [Answers]

  1. Randy Brooks
  2. False. The song was originally recorded by Irish Rovers.
  3. "Christmas"
  4. True
  5. "Oink"
  6. "Grandma got run over by a reindeer,"
  7. Less Than Jake
  8. D.V.M.
  9. True
  10. True

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