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U3A CHRISTMAS QUIZ 2016

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  1.  Who is the servant of Cinderella’s father, and also her friend ?
  2. In literature, which fictional character said it was ‘always winter but never Christmas’?
  3. Which alcoholic ingredient is used in a “Snowball Cocktail”?
  4. Feliz Navidad is Happy Christmas in which language?
  5. How many Lords-a-leaping are there in “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?
  6. What Christmas item takes its name for the old French word ‘estincelle’, meaning spark
  7. Who was Scrooge’s dead business partner in “A Christmas Carol”?
  8. Which monarch was crowned on Christmas Day in Westminster Abbey?
  9. Bethlehem is a tiny village in which country of the UK?
  10. If you were born on Christmas Day what is your star sign?
  11. What is Aladdin’s mother called?
  12. The song “White Christmas” was first performed in which Bing Crosby Film?
  13. The poinsettia plant originated from what country?
  14. Plus or minus 1 year, when did Queen Elizabeth 11 deliver her first televised Christmas message?
  15. The original St Nicholas was born around AD 280 and later became a bishop in which country?
  16. Who sang “Where did my snowman go”?
  17. Which Christmas tradition, said to have originated in Germany was banned by the Soviet Union until 1935?
  18. Which important spice found in many a Christmas dish or drink stems originally from the Moloken spice islands?
  19. The following words are from which carol:” the world in solemn stillness lay”?
  20. What was stolen from Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day 1950?
  21. Which British colony surrendered to the Japanese on Christmas day 1941?
  22. In Holland, what do children put out on for St Nicholas instead of a stocking?
  23. During the 20th century, how many official white Christmases have there been in UK?
  24. What is the Latin name for holly?
In December 2004 Madame Toussaud’s offended many by displaying a nativity scene featuring two waxwork models as Joseph and Mary. Who were they?
 
 
 

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Mr TUMNUS

ADVOCAAT

SPANISH

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TINSEL

JACOB MARLEY

WILLIAM 1st

WALES

CAPRICORN

WIDOW TWANKEY

HOLIDAY INN

MEXICO

1957

TURKEY

PETULA CLARKE

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