Hopefully you had a go at last week’s quiz, or you saved it to use with family and friends over the upcoming festive period. Quiz #2 today. I hope you enjoy it!
Merry Christmas all.
21. Widow Twankey traditionally appears as a character in which Christmas pantomime?
22. By what name is St Stephen’s Day better known in the UK?
23. In which country is it tradition to eat KFC for Christmas dinner?
24. If you’re born on Christmas day, what’s your star sign?
25. What is the opening line to Shakin’ Stevens’ ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’?
26. In 2014 Sainsbury’s released their Christmas advert depicting what event from a hundred years earlier?
27. Which retailer launched their Christmas advertising campaign in 2006 with ‘This isn’t just Christmas’
28. Alphabetically, which of Santa’s reindeer comes first?
29. In the novel A Christmas Carol, which is the first ghost to visit Scrooge?
30. Which famous scientist who developed the three laws of motion, was born on Christmas day 1642?
31. Which 1993 Christmas film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s pumpkin king?
32. Which band had a monopoly of Christmas number ones from 1962 to 1964?
33. In the Band Aid song ‘Do they know it’s Christmas’ what is banished in the first verse?
34. Tidings of comfort and joy are brought with which carol?
35. Which was the first song to be broadcast from space when the Gemini 6 crew played a practical joke on Mission Control, suggesting they had spotted a low flying object?
36. Which form of clean ‘transport’ do Norwegians hide away somewhere in the house on Christmas Eve as a precautionary measure ?
37. Who said, “You’ll want all day tomorrow, I suppose ” ?
38. What is the name of the last ghost that visits Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?
39. What was the first company that used Santa Claus in advertising?
40. Which country was the first to use the tradition of the Christmas tree?
Germany Austria Norway
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22. Boxing Day
25. Snow is falling, all around me.
26. The truce on Christmas Day on the Western Front where opposing soldiers ceased fire and
27. Marks and Spencer
28. Blitzen (Blitzer)
29. Jacob Marley
30. Sir Isaac Newton
31. The Nightmare Before Christmas
33. Shade (we let in light and banish shade)
34. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
35. Jingle Bells
36. Brooms (in order to keep the witches away)
37. Scrooge to Bob Cratchitt
38. The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come