Christmas Quiz

Bored of the watching the same old movies at Christmas ? Our free christmas quiz (a little further down this page), is the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family, to see how much you know about the festive season.

12 Days Of Christmas
- Based on the christmas song, this is a list of the 12 days of christmas.

Christmas Number Ones
- Complete list of Christmas Number Ones from the UK music charts.

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Christmas Quiz

1. Who gave his backers a surprise Christmas present by winning the Derby at Epsom on 3rd June 1964?
Santa Claus

2. What was the assumed name of author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson?
Lewis Carroll

3. In which TV series did Robbie Coltrane play Dr. Edward Fitzgerald?

4. Which composer wrote the music for Hark The Herald Angels Sing?
Felix Mendelssohn

5. What was the name of the toad in Bagpuss?

6. Who beat Austria 6-0 on aggregate to win their play-off make the 2002 World Cup finals?

7. Which presenter chaired Question Time from 1979-89?
Robin Day

8. Which Biblical town’s name means ‘House of Bread’ in Hebrew?

9. Which actor, born in 1920, had the real name Joe Yule Jnr.?
Mickey Rooney

10. In April 2001, which TV presenter had his beard shaved off after readers of a Devon newspaper pledged £8,000 for the ‘Green Wellies’ Appeal’?
Noel Edmonds

11. What would be your birthstone if you were born on Christmas Day?
Turquoise or Zircon

12. Who wrote the 1954 short story A Child's Christmas In Wales - based on his own childhood?
Dylan Thomas

13. At a Chris tingle service, in what are candles held?
An orange

14. From which country did Turkeys originate?

15. Which chorister recorded the 1996 album The Choirboy's Christmas?
Anthony Way

16. Which event is commemorated on Twelfth Night?
The Adoration of the Magi (Visit of the Three Wise Men/Kings to the baby Jesus)

17. The 3 Kings brought gold and what other two precious spices?
Frankincense and Myrrh

18. Who played the lead role in The Santa Clause 2?
Tim Allen

19. Who took Merry Christmas Everyone to the top of the UK charts in 1985?
Shakin' Stevens

20. In Die Hard, Bruce Willis spent Christmas 1988 battling Hans Gruber and his henchmen in an LA office block - who played Gruber?
Alan Rickman

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