Tuesday, December 23, 2008

2008 MSB Final Test

This was included in our Christmas card this year instead of a letter. We figured a letter was a bit redundant since we have a blog but did want to keep people up to date on our family happenings. So, take the quiz then comment and let us know how you did.


Question 1
What new skill did Linus attempt in January that has significantly increased his parents'
A- Wearing only Gucci pants due to an affinity for all things designer.
B- Swearing loudly requiring his parents to purchase apology gifts for friends and family.
C- Eating solid foods usually more at a meal than either of his parents.
D- Cat adoption with the current total around 34, but who’s counting anymore.

Question 2
Following his first word, dada, what did Abby accurately predict way back in February would
be Linus’s 2nd word?
A- Disestablishmentarianism.
B- Kitty.
C- Spaghetti.
D- Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

Question 3
In March, Abby did her civic duty and took a stand which resulted in her being featured in the local newspaper. On what issue did Abby speak out?
A- Outrage at the butchering of neighborhood trees by the power company.
B- Support for her high school buddy, Barack Obama.
C- Opposition to a regulation requiring cats to be walked daily on a leash.
D- Support for an increase in spending on the Bovine Communication Project.

Question 4
The family did some traveling in April. To what cities did they journey?
A- Prague, Luxembourg, Paris, Barcelona.
B- Phoenix, Lawrence, Wichita, Wakefield.
C- Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Montevideo.
D- Atlantis, Metropolis, Gotham.

Question 5
The month of May brought a few firsts for our family. What first did we experience?
A- Adrian’s first listing in the Guiness Book of World Records for longest nap.
B- Linus’s 1st start in a Stanley Cup playoff game.
C-Eliza and Wednesday’s first piano duet recital.
D-Abby’s 1st Mother’s Day, Linus’s 1st visit to the eye doctor, and voting in a primary that actually mattered.

Question 6
June brought some temporary houseguests. Who moved in with the family?
A- A large family of possum.
B- Karl Rove and Dick Cheney.
C- Uncle Jonathan and Aunt Chelsea.
D- Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and brood.

Question 7
A new holiday was established during the month of July. What did the Bartel family celebrate
with a week long trip to the beach?
A- Linus’s 1st Birthday.
B- Shark Week on the Discovery Channel.
C- Festivus in July (like Christmas in July only better).
D- National Domestic Cat Violence Awareness Day.

Question 8
August brought more milestone accomplishments for Linus. What milestone did Linus achieve
on the 12th?
A- Reaching level 70 with his Tauren Shaman in World of Warcraft.
B- 1000 Facebook friends.
C- Solving his first quadratic equation.
D- Upright mobility.

Question 9
A journey of historical proportions was on the agenda in September. What great orator did the family hear speak in Greensboro?
A- Porky Pig.
B- President George W. Bush.
C- Senator Barack Obama.
D- Marcel Marceau.

Question 10
What costume did Linus and Daddy don for Linus’s first trick-or-treat?
A- Bonnie and Clyde.
B- King Kong and the Empire State Building.
C- Turner and Hooch.
D- Posh and Becks.

Question 11
What insane feat did Abby and Adrian dare to accomplish in November?
A- Finishing off Big Bad Bubba’s 10 lb Doublewide Burger.
B- Finishing the 2008 Outer Banks Marathon.
C- Climbing Mount Rainier in flipflops.
D- Adopting a fourth homeless cat.

Question 12
December brought Linus a new title. What can Linus now claim to be?
A- King of the Wild Things.
B- Mayor of Durham.
C- Cousin.
D- Grand Sultan of Oman.

Answer Key
1-C; 2-B; 3-A; 4-B; 5-D; 6-C; 7-A; 8-D; 9-C; 10-B; 11-B; 12-C

How up are you on the latest My Sweet Babboo happenings?
10-12 Loyal Babboo lurker.
7-9 Oh yea, they have a blog, don’t they?
4-6 Blog, what blog?
<4 Maybe we should call more often.


So, how'd ya do? End your status as a lurker and let us know your score in the comments.

No matter what your score, we hope that you all have a very wonderful holiday season. I'll probably be out for the next two days celebrating with my family but we'll see you again before the new year.


Chelsea + Jonathan said...

I got them all right! I think it helps that I lived with you a while :)

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

What a FUN letter! I LOVE IT!!!!

Anonymous said...

of course.....WE are loyal lurkers! love you. Mom & Dad aka Gram & Grump

Suzi said...

I got them all right! I think it helps that we have seen each other just about every week for the last year to discuss all of these! ;)

Hope you guys have a great holiday!

Nan Lujan said...

Got them all right!

ryliej said...

very unique!