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Christmas Quiz


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Christmas Quiz Questions


  1. Which legendary British pop group hold the record for achieving 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. What 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. Which Hebrew word, meaning 'the anointed one', starts with the letter M and frequently appears in the Bible'?

  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. Which famous American building is home to the Blue Room Christmas Tree?

  10. Who wrote and released a popular 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. How many candles are traditionally placed on an Advent wreath excluding the white candle that is sometimes placed in the centre?

  8. What Christmas product incorporates a silver strip that features a compound known as silver fulminate?

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

  10. What was traditionally placed inside a Christmas pudding?