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Christmas Quiz Part Two


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1 According to legend St Nicholas dropped a purse of money down the chimney, what did it land in

2 How many beans did Jack receive in return for the cow he was supposed to take to market

3 In the 1951 version of Christmas Carol who played Scrooge

4 Who wrote the well-known children's Christmas story The Snowman

5 What Christmas book, written by Chris van Allsburg and first published in 1985, tells the story of a boy who gets a silver bell from Santa after riding on a magic train

6 What links Frank Carson with Christmas

7 Which character from the nativity is in the title of a 1985 Eurythmics hit

8 Within ten years, what year was Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol first published

9 Which carol traditionally opens the festival of 9 Lessons and Carols from King?s College, Cambridge

10 According to tradition on which date should you put up your christmas tree

11 Christmas Eve', is Cockney rhyming slang for what?

12 In 2008 which were the top 3 European cities visited by British travellers at Christmas

13 In which modern day country is Bethlehem

14 What is the collective name for a group of Angels?

15 What did Dirty Den give Angie on Christmas Day's edition of Eastenders in 1986

16 Which author wrote The Father Christmas Letters

17 Which company invented the image of Santa Claus as we know him today

18 In which year did capt Cook discover Christmas Island (within 5 years)

19 In which 1984 film did Zach receive a mogwai for Xmas

20 In the game of Scrabble, what face value would the word Christmas have

21 What are the titles of the three most frequently performed pantomimes at Christmas in the UK

22 What expression is Scrooge renowned for saying

23 Which British singer and songwriter who has won 8 Brit awards, 4 Grammy Awards and an Oscar was born on Christmas Day 1954 in Aberdeen

24 Which Pantomime character slaps his thigh every time he speaks his name

25 How much snow must fall on the London weather centre roof on Christmas Day for it to be declared a White Christmas

26 Which leader resigned on Christmas Day 1991

27 Christmas Crackers is cockney rhyming slang for what

28 If you kiss someone under the mistletoe, what should you then remove

27 In the song Frosty The Snowman what are Frosty?s last words

30 What is the name of the father of Cinderella and The Ugly SisterS

31 Which infamous group was formed on Christmas Eve 1865

32 Which pantomime is based on the story of Hansel & Gretel

33 What was the title of Cliff's first Christmas No1 in 1988

34 What do reindeer have that no other animals have

35 Twas the night before Christmas, and All through the house, WHAT IS THE NEXT LINE?

36 On the original 1984 Band Aid song Do They Know It's Christmas, who sings the line "Throw your arms around the world at Christmas time

37 In the 12 Days of Christmas how many gifts were definitely female

38 If you don't want Turkey for Christmas what is the biggest bird you can now buy for the festive lunch

39 In the song 'a winter wonderland,' who does the love struck couple pretend the snowman is

40 What accompanied the Queen's Christmas speech for the first time in 1982

41 Which ballet begins with a little girl's presents from her godfather being broken by her brother

42 Who plays the role of "Patch" the Elf, in the 1985 film "Santa Claus - The Movie

43 Any year in the life of Wenceslas Duke of Bohemia

44 Which reindeer does Santa call to be first in The Night Before Christmas

45 How many doors appear on a traditional Advent calendar

46 The eating of what became a Christmas time tradition during the Tudor period

47 What are the names of Cinderella's two step sisters

48 What country is the world's largest exporter of Christmas trees

49 What was the first thing that Scrooge purchased after his change of heart?

50 In pantomime, what is Aladdin's surname

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Oooh I'm no good at quizzes...


1 a stocking ?

2 5

5 Polar Express (it was on the other day)

7 must be an Angel

13 Wales

15 Divorce papers

19 Gremlins

22 Bah Humbug

24 Peter Pan

25 1 flake

26 Rudolph

34 they can fly ??

42 the ugly small bloke who can play a piano and was rich in Arthur

45 24

46 Turkey or Mince Pies ??

49 Turkey



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