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Welcome to our Easy Christmas Quiz


Questions

  1. In the Charles Dickens’ novel "A Christmas Carol", what was Scrooge’s first name?
  2. Which real-life department store features in the film "Miracle on 34th Street"?
  3. What is the common name given to a shiny ball decoration that is hung on a Christmas tree?
  4. James Stewart played George Bailey in which classic Christmas film?
  5. According to the Concise Oxford Dictionary, which Christmas decoration's name comes from the Old French word for "sparkle"?




  6. Which Christmasy drink was historically known as milk punch?
  7. In the film "The Muppet Christmas Carol", which actor played Scrooge?
  8. Which well know known Christmas song was first published under the title "One Horse Open Sleigh"?
  9. Which country started the tradition of putting up Christmas tree?
  10. Which ballet is particularly popular during Christmas?
  11. Which fairy tale written by the Brothers Grimm inspired Christmas gingerbread houses?
  12. Which reindeer is said to be the most famous reindeer of all?
  13. What gifts did the Three Wise Men give to baby Jesus?
  14. What name is given to the day after Christmas Day?
  15. Which two items are most commonly placed on top of a Christmas tree?
  16. How many days are there in the month of December?
  17. What two colours are candy canes?
  18. Which town is described in the bible as the childhood home of Jesus?
  19. What name is given to the special calendar, often with doors containing a gift, used to countdown the days to Christmas?
  20. Which plant is it traditional to kiss under?



Answers:

  1. Ebenezer
  2. Macy's
  3. Baubel
  4. It’s a Wonderful Life
  5. Tinsel (from the French word 'estincele')
  6. Eggnog
  7. Michael Caine
  8. Jingle Bells
  9. Germany
  10. The Nutcracker
  11. Hansel and Gretel
  12. Rudolph



  13. Gold, frankincense, and myrrh
  14. Boxing day (or St Stephen's Day)
  15. Angel or a star
  16. 31 days
  17. Red and white
  18. Nazareth
  19. Advent calendar
  20. Mistletoe