Christmas quiz

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Results will be posted when all questions have answers. Try be honest and not use google :o :shock: :P :lol:


1. What date is St Stephen's Day?
2. In Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol, who was Scrooge's dead business partner?
3. The song White Christmas was first performed in which 1942 film?
4. London's Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is traditionally given by which country?
5. In the song The Twelve Days of Christmas, '...my true love brought to me nine...' what?
6. Name the original eight reindeer from the 'Twas the night Before Christmas' poem.
7. Which Christmas carol includes the lyrics '...To save us all from Satan's power, when we were gone astray..'?
8. The character Jack Skellington appears in which 1993 Tim Burton film?
9. What colour are the berries of the mistletoe plant?
10. In the inspirational 1946 film, It's a Wonderful Life, what's the name of George Bailey's guardian angel?
11. What are the names of the three wise men said to have brought gifts to the baby Jesus?
12. What is New Year's Eve called in Scotland?
13. What Christmas item was invented by London baker and wedding-cake specialist Tom Smith in 1847?
14. In what year was Band-Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas the UK Christmas chart-topping record (bonus point each for the years of reissue success by Band Aid II and Band Aid 20)?
15. In which modern country is St Nicholas's birthplace and hometown?
16. Who wrote How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
17. From which country does the poinsettia plant originate?
18. Who is officially credited as the author of Auld Lang Syne?
19. How many points does a snowflake have?
20. What is the name of the cake traditionally eaten in Italy at Christmas?


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1. 26th December
2. Jacob Marley
3. Holiday Inn (?)
4. Norway
5.Lords a leaping (?)
6. Dancer, Prancer, Rudolph,Dasher, Vixen, ?, ?, ?
7.God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen
8. Nightmare Before Christmas
9. white
10. Clarence
11.Balthazar, Melchior and ?
12.Hogmanay
13. Crackers
14. ?
15. ?
16. Dr Seuss ?
17. South Africa
18. Rabbie Burns
19. 8
20. Panettone
6 cnt Comet, Cupid , Donna , Blitzen and no Rudolph
14 1986
19 6
20 Panettone (not 19)
Henrietta wrote:6 cnt Comet, Cupid , Donna , Blitzen and no Rudolph
14 1986
19 6
20 Panettone (not 19)
thanks Henrietta - I got my numbers/answers mixed up (well it was my bedtime !!!)