Hotel Garbe Christmas Quiz - Win a weekend for two

Q.1. Name the missing dwarf from Snow White: Doc, Dopey, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Sneezy.

Q.2. Usually shown on T.V. at Christmas, the film Scrooge is based on which Charles Dickens novel?

Q.3. What was the name of Scrooges' partner (who visited Scrooge as a ghost)?

Q.4. Who was crowned King of England on Christmas Day 1066?

Q.5. In Cockney rhyming slang, what are "mince pies"? .

Q.6. ”The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes" is a line from which Christmas carol? .

Q.7. What were the names of the three wise men?

Q.8. What did my true love give to me on the 5th day of Christmas?

Q.9 On the 12th day of Christmas what was the TOTAL number of "items" my true love gave to me? .

Q.10. which saints were the parents of the Virgin Mary?

Q.11 Christmas Island in the Pacific belongs to which country's administration?

Q 12. On which date is Epiphany celebrated in the traditional Western Calendar?

Q.13. Traditional in Germany at Christmas, what sort of food is stollen?

Q.14. Which 2 pop musicians wrote "Do they know it's Christmas?" in 1984?

Q.15. What is the birthstone of anyone born in December? ]

Q.16. Where did the domesticated turkey, traditionally eaten at Christmas, originate? .

Q.17. By which familiar names are olibanum and opopanax known

Q.18.Which comedian said "Santa Claus had the right idea - visit people only once a year"?

Q.19. How many main arms does a snowflake have?

Q.20. Which meat was always roasted for Queen Victoria's Christmas Day dinner?

Q.21. Which of these ports should always be decanted - tawny, vintage or ruby?

Q.22. What is the common name for the evergreen plant Ilex aquifolium?

Q.23. Which biblical event is commemorated by Twelfth Night?

Q.24.What are used as candle-holders at Christingle services?

Q.25.Which is the driest champagne - sec, brut or demi-sec?

Send your answers by e-mail to info@hotelgarbe.com before 3.00pm on 26th December, 2008 - all correct entries will be placed in a draw. The first one drawn will win a weekend for two in the Hotel Garbe. Answers will be posted in early January.
Our thanks to Mrs. Anne Shiel for submitting this quiz.

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