Posted by: braddenvillage | December 15, 2012

Just for fun – December 2012 Quiz (with answers)

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Just for fun Quiz

(Christmas 2012)

Which King of England was crowned on Christmas Day?

Answer – William the Conqueror/William I (in 1066)

 

In which film did the song White Christmas first feature?

Answer – Holiday Inn

 

To which country does the territory of Christmas Island belong?

Answer – Australia

 

In the song `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, how what did my true love give to me on the 12th day?

Answer: 12 drummers drumming

 

Who sang the christmas song `Driving Home For Christmas`?

Answer – Chris Rea

 

Who had a Christmas number one in 1974 with `Lonely This Christmas`?

Answer – Mud

 

If you were born on Christmas day which star sign would you be?

Answer – Capricorn

 

What word associated with Christmas could be illustratied by `ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ`?

Answer – Noel

 

What was the biggest selling single in the UK in the 1980s?

Answer – “Do they know it’s Christmas ?” by Band Aid

 

What is the name of the dog in `The Grinch Who Stole Christmas`? Ben, Max or Rod?

Answer – Max

 

The Pet Shop Boys had a UK Christmas Number 1 in 1987 with a song that was co-written by country star, Willie Nelson. What was the name of the song?

Answer – Always on my mind

 

In what year was the first Christmas card produced?

Answer – 1846

 

Which country began the tradition of exchanging gifts at Christmas? Italy, Denmark or Turkey?

Answer – Italy

 

Which English novel has been portrayed on screen more than any other?

Answer – A Christmas Carol

 

What was the name of Scrooge`s deceased business partner in Charles Dickens` `A Christmas Carol`?

Answer – Jacob Marley

 

In which year did Alabama become the first American state to recognise Christmas as an official holiday?

Answer – 1836

 

In `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what does the partridge in the pear tree represent? God, Jesus or Love?

Answer – Jesus

 

Christmas Island is surrounded by which ocean?

Answer – Indian

 

Which Cliff Richard single was at number one over Christmas in the UK in 1988?

Answer – Mistletoe and Wine


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