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Christmas Quiz


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Christmas Quiz Questions


  1. Which British pop group holds the record for earning the most Christmas number 1 songs?

  2. Who invented the electric Christmas tree lights in 1882?

  3. What is the opening line to the famous Christmas song 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'?

  4. On what day of the week does Advent commence?

  5. Which night marks the end of the Christmas season and celebrations?

  6. Stars, needle, plate (flat), dendrite, column, lacy, and capped column are the six main types of what?

  7. What Hebrew word, beginning with letter M, appears often in the bible and means 'the anointed one'?

  8. Which 1946 Christmas film stars James Stewart and Donna Reed, and is based on a short story written by Philip Van Doren Stern called 'The Greatest Gift'?

  9. In which famous American building is the Blue Room Christmas Tree located?

  10. Who wrote and released a song in 1986 called 'Driving Home for Christmas'?

  1. Sir Henry Cole is credited with introducing the world to which popular Christmas tradition in 1843?

  2. Which two countries are first to celebrate New Year?

  3. In the 12 Days of Christmas song, what are the lords doing?

  4. Christ's crown of thorns is often symbolized by which plant?

  5. On which saint is the legend of Santa Claus based?

  6. Which popular Christmas song includes the lyrics, 'Oh ho the mistletoe, hung where you can see'?

  7. Excluding the white candle sometimes placed in the centre, how many candles are traditionally placed on an Advent wreath?

  8. What Christmas product incorporates a silver strip which features a compound called silver fulminate?

  9. Which Christmas movie was based on a popular children's book written by Chris Van Allsburg in 1985?

  10. Which famous Christmas carol celebrates the feast of Saint Stephen?