Christmas Quiz Answers

1. In the song, the 12 days of Christmas, what gift did my true love give to me on the 7th day of Christmas?
Seven Swans a swimming

2. Who wrote the song "I’m dreaming of a white Christmas"?
Irving Berlin

3. On Christmas day in 1864 the traditional swim in the Serpentine first took place, in which park?
Hyde Park

4. Who popularised the Christmas tree in England in the 19th century?
Prince Albert

5. What is the name of the fruit sauce which is a traditional accompaniment to the Christmas Turkey?

6. Which word, associated with Christmas, comes from a Greek word meaning "we can act anything"?

7. "Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents" is the first line from which literary classic by Louisa May Alcott?
Little Women

8. Whose is the first voice to be heard on the original recording of Band Aid's 'Do they Know It's Christmas?
Paul Young

9. Who wrote the Christmas story, "The Snowman"?
Raymond Briggs

10. What colour is Santa Claus' belt?

11. Who were Balthazar, Melchior and Caspar?
The Three Wise Men

12. From the Christmas Carol "Good King Wenceslas", where was Good King Wenceslas the King of?

13. In what year was the first Christmas card produced?

14. What is the biggest selling Christmas single of all time?
White Christmas

15. What Christmas drink contains sugar, milk and eggs?

16. What 1990 movie told of a boy's experience of two men breaking into his house during Christmas?
Home Alone

17. Counting Rudolph, how many reindeer are there?

18. What is the most popular tree topper?

19. Which fizzy drink company featured a big smiling Santa in it's adverts?
Coca Cola

20. What do elves wear on the tips of their shoes?

Our congratulations to Mrs. Anne Shiel the winner of the 2007 Christmas Quiz. Mrs. Shiel has won a weekend for two people in the Hotel Garbe.

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