Classics trivia quiz answers

Each question in this quiz alludes to one of those brilliant, distinctive features of Peanuts that have made it into the inimitable strip that it is.

1. Why was Marcie deprogrammed?
[She waited with Linus for the Great Pumpkin] (Sing For Your Supper, Snoopy, 11/2/77)

2. Lucy won first prize for her science fair project on this.
[Linus’s security blanket] (You’re the Greatest, Charlie Brown, 4/17/64)

3. “I wonder what Beethoven would have done.” About what crisis?
[Schroeder’s piano being eaten by a kite-eating tree] (You’ve Got It Made, Snoopy, 1/30/69)

4. How was Snoopy cured of “rejection-slip shock”?
[Lucy the psychiatrist told Charlie Brown to tell Snoopy that what Snoopy had written was just as good as a lot of things one sees published nowadays] (Watch Out, Charlie Brown, 9/13/69)

5. Whose birthday cake got shot full of holes?
[The Red Baron’s] (Don’t Be Sad, Flying Ace, 5/3/88)

6. Who reminded Charlie Brown—too late—that she was not his mother?
[Lucy, after pulling away the football] (Think Thinner, Snoopy, 10/19/75)

7. In the wake of what event did Charlie Brown remark that it was peaceful lying among the dandelions?
[Being bowled over by a line drive] (You’re a Pal, Snoopy, 4/3/65)

8. Where did Charlie Brown meet “Shut up, and leave me alone!”?
[At summer camp] (You’re On Your Own, Snoopy, 7/21/71)

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