Linus trivia quiz answers

1. In the 1960's Linus had to wear glasses. How did he find out he needed glasses?
[His eyes would water whenever he read and ate potato chips simultaneously]

2. What is Sally's nickname for Linus?
[Sweet Babboo]
2a. Once Eudora also had a crush on Linus - what was her nickname for him?
[The cutest of the cute; she has also called him ``sweet babboo'']

3. All the kids got mad at Linus when their mothers neglected them to go over to Linus's house to play a game with Linus's mother. What was the game?
[Pool]
3a. What color was the ``playing surface'' they used in this game?
[Tangerine]

4. Linus's mother used to put something special in his school lunches. What was it?
[A note]

5. What kind of flannel is Linus's blanket made from?
[Outing flannel]

6. Linus once wanted to send a security blanket to Caroline Kennedy. Why couldn't he?
[He didn't know her last name]

7. Who is Linus's favorite teacher?
[Miss Othmar]
7a. What is her married name?
[Hagemeyer]
7b. During the teacher's strike of 1968 Linus brought something to this teacher while she walked a picket line - what was it?
[A bowl of soup (or a bowl of rain)]

8. When Linus ran for school president he promised to appear before the school board, but later said he could not. Why not?
[It was past his bedtime]

9. Snoopy and Linus form the most unique double play combination in the history of baseball. What position does Linus play in this combination?
[Second base]

10. On a related note, Linus's blanket has on occasion been used as one of the bases for a baseball game. Which base?
[Second base]

11. Linus's blanket has on at least one occasion come to life and attacked someone else in the strip. Who?
[Lucy]

12. How does the Great Pumpkin judge which pumpkin patch to appear in?
[It is the most sincere pumpkin patch]

13. What kind of snake is Linus afraid of?
[The queen snake]

14. For ``show and tell'' Linus once made a replica of some famous religious documents. Which documents?
[The Dead Sea scrolls]

15. Who was Linus's first disciple?
[Peppermint Patty] (Think Thinner, Snoopy; Snoopy was also later dubbed a ``follower'' of the Great Pumpkin movement, 10/15/89)

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