Grandma Trivia! Family Shabbaton Quiz

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Grandma Trivia! Family Shabbaton Quiz

How well do you know Grandma? Would you be able to pass this family Shabbaton quiz? In this quiz, you will be asked what Grandma’s favorite sport at school was, what sport did Grandma and Grandpa like competing at, what holiday sport did Grandma and Grandpa favor, where is the bluest, calmest sea for swimming, and who was Grandma’s favorite actor. This quiz will bring you closer to Grandma. Have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In late 1980, a song named “There’s No-One Quite Like Grandma” was recorded by St. Winfred’s School Choir. How far did the song climb in the UK charts? 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      Never entered he charts

  • 2. 
    Grandma’s love for outdoor activities started at a young age. What was Gma’s favorite sport at school?
    • A. 

      Hockey

    • B. 

      Netball

    • C. 

      Tennis

    • D. 

      Lacrosse

  • 3. 
    Among their other joint pursuits, Grandma and Grandpa would enjoy some competitive sport. Which sport did they like competing at?
    • A. 

      Bowling

    • B. 

      Lawn bowls

    • C. 

      Tennis

    • D. 

      Table tennis

  • 4. 
    One of Grandma and Grandpa’s longest regular walks was Brighton to Rottingdean. Roughly how many times longer is that than Niza to the Blue Bay?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 5. 
    What holiday sport did Grandma and Grandpa favor?
    • A. 

      Cycling

    • B. 

      Skiing

    • C. 

      Horse-back riding

    • D. 

      Sailing

  • 6. 
       The pictures above show what Grandma describes as the bluest, calmest sea for swimming. Who can argue? Where in the world is it?
    • A. 

      Sicily

    • B. 

      Philippines

    • C. 

      Fiji

    • D. 

      Sydney Bay

  • 7. 
    One of Grandma’s favorite lullaby songs is “You Are My Sunshine”. What year was the song written and composed?
    • A. 

      1902

    • B. 

      1918

    • C. 

      1939

    • D. 

      Unknown

  • 8. 
    One of Grandma’s favourite books and films awarded its author the Nobel prize in 1958, but was only published in the author’s homeland 30 years later. Which book is it?
  • 9. 
    Here is a scene from Waterloo Bridge starring Grandma’s favorite actor. Who was the actor?
    • A. 

      Humphrey Bogart

    • B. 

      Gary Cooper

    • C. 

      Robert Taylor

    • D. 

      Bing Crosby

  • 10. 
    Who was the most distinguished person Grandma ever met?
    • A. 

      Evelyn Rose

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Golda Meir

    • D. 

      Margaret Thatcher

  • 11. 
    Grandma has witnessed 90 years of historical events. Which of the following is her most memorable?
    • A. 

      The landing of the moon

    • B. 

      9/11

    • C. 

      The 1966 World Cup Final

    • D. 

      The Queen’s coronation

  • 12. 
    Roughly how many people attended Grandma and Grandpa’s wedding?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      300

  • 13. 
    Apart from the customary flowers, which chocolates did Grandpa buy for the wife and the children?
    • A. 

      Terry’s for Gma, Cote d’Or for the kids

    • B. 

      Cote d’Or for Grandma, fruit for the kids

    • C. 

      Terry’s for Gma, Cadbury’s for the kids

  • 14. 
    At the peak, how often did Grandma and Grandpa come to visit Jerusalem?
    • A. 

      Once a month

    • B. 

      Once a fortnight

    • C. 

      Once a week

    • D. 

      They didn’t make regular visits

  • 15. 
    By what means of transport did Grandma get to the hospital to give birth to her first child?
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Taxi

    • C. 

      Train

    • D. 

      Foot

  • 16. 
    How long did Grandma stay in hospital after giving birth to Aunty Ruth?
    • A. 

      Just for the afternoon

    • B. 

      Two days

    • C. 

      A week

    • D. 

      Two weeks

  • 17. 
    Where did Gma relocate during the war?
    • A. 

      North Wales

    • B. 

      Cambridge

    • C. 

      Brighton

    • D. 

      Cardiff

  • 18. 
    At what age did Grandma finish school?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      18

  • 19. 
    What was Grandma’s favourite subject at school?
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Maths

    • D. 

      Literature

  • 20. 
    What was Grandma’s first post in the civil service?
    • A. 

      Customs clerk

    • B. 

      Passport clerk

    • C. 

      Business licensing clerk

    • D. 

      Income tax clerk

  • 21. 
    During the war, Grandma was carefully chosen to take part in a confidential operation. In what secret mission was she involved?
    • A. 

      Made evacuation plans

    • B. 

      Wrote false weather reports

    • C. 

      Prepared dossiers of German nationals in England

  • 22. 
    Which foreign languages did Grandma study at school?
    • A. 

      Latin and French

    • B. 

      French and German

    • C. 

      Welsh and German

    • D. 

      French and Italian

  • 23. 
    During the war, Grandma worked for the Ministry of Food. In which of the following groups would you find her?
    • A. 

      Cereals Group

    • B. 

      Dairy Produce and Fats Group

    • C. 

      Meat and Livestock Group

  • 24. 
    What was Grandma’s biggest sewing project?
    • A. 

      Purim costumes for all the kids

    • B. 

      Her own wedding dress

    • C. 

      Ruth’s dress for a university ball

    • D. 

      Bridesmaid dresses for Judith’s wedding

  • 25. 
    How old was Grandma when she sewed her first dress?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      15

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