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Updated: October 28, 2016

 


 

Every weekday morning starting at 7:10 a.m. we present

WDUV Trivia with Ann Kelly!

If you know the answer, all you need to do is call in to win!

 

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Listen to Morning Trivia with Ann Kelly all week for your chance to win a pair of Busch Gardens tickets to celebrate the holidays with Santa, Rudolph & more at Christmas Town, happening select dates now through December 31st!

 

 

Friday, December 8, 2017

Question: No one is exactly sure about the real story behind one of the most unusual ornaments on some Christmas trees but it’s supposed to be good luck if you’re the one to find this hidden ornament – what is it?

Answer: The Christmas pickle.

 

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Question: Urban legend or not -  the story of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer was actually created as a promotion for a department store.

Answer: That is true - Rudolph was created in 1939 when Montgomery Ward department store had one of their writers create a Christmas story to be given away to shoppers.

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Question: Was one of the most popular images of Santa actually drawn by someone at Coca Cola?

Answer: Yes! Haddon Sundblom drew his first Santa portrait for Coca-Cola in 1931.

 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Question: Urban legend or not - Was it ever considered bad luck to give a pair of scissors or a knife as a gift?

Answer: This was not an urban leged - it was thought that the act of giving a pair of scissors or a knife as a gift would "cut" the friendship in half.

 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Question: Urban legend or not - A child successfully smuggled a penguin out of an amusement park by concealing the animal in his backpack.

Answer: This is an urban legend - it's been reported on many sites, but it's just not true.

 

Friday, December 1, 2017

Question: What location do retailers often position their "impulse buys" in stores for shoppers to see?

Answer: Retailers often stock "impulse buys" at the end of aisles and near cash registers.

 

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Question: According to the National Retail Federation, who makes more impulse purchases - single or married shoppers?

Answer: Single shoppers make %45 more impluse purchases than married shoppers.

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Question: How many days is the holiday shopping season - does it run 45, 55 or 65 days?

Answer: The National Retail Federation considers the "holiday shopping season" to be the full months of November and December, which is usually 55 days.

 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Question: Does shopping actually make us feel good... or bad?

Answer: Shopping actually makes us feel good; research indicates that shopping has a direct effect on the brain's pleasure centers. It can flood the brain with dopamine.

 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Question: How much does the average American spend on holiday shopping - is it more or less than $800?

Answer: Less. On average, Americans spend around $786 on holiday shopping.

 

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