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on Tue Dec 18 2018, 20:00



1. Which word, often associated with Christmas, stems from the Greek word for circle dance ?

2. Which English leader prohibited the singing of Christmas songs ?

3. The following are words from which Christmas songs ?
a. she didnt see me creep down the stairs to have a peep
b. she'd been drinking too much egg nog
c. once bitten and twice shy I keep my distance
d. in the lane the snow is glistenin
e. the choir of children sing their song they practiced all year long

4. Many people claim that the first inofficial football international between Germany and a Scotland England side was played on a Christmas Day. The pitch or playing field was found between what ?

5. The Christmas film 'Miracle on 34th Street' has been remade many times. Who won a best supporting actor Oscar for the role of Kris Kringle in the original 1947 film and which two time Oscar winner played Kris in the 1994 remake ?

6. 'Who' catches the Grinch red handed stealing Christmas presents ?

7. In which country does an ugly old witch named Bafana deliver presents on the night of 5th/6th of January ?
a. Australia
b. Austria
c. Italy
d. Mexico

8. In which country is St. Nick called Sinterklaas ?

9. "Good King Wenceslas looked out on the feast of Stephan". In which country was Wenceslas king ?

10. Apparently, while poking at the fire, the London sweet shop owner Tom Smith got the inspiration to make what ?
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on Tue Dec 18 2018, 20:16
1.  Carol

2. Oliver Cronwell

3. ?
a.  ?
b.  ?
c.  ?
d.   Winter Wonderland
e.  ?

4.   Between the tenches in Normandy in WW1

5. The 1994 film was Richard Attenborough

6.  ? ?

7.  c. Italy

8.   The Netherlands

9.   Czechoslovakia

10.  He invented Christmas crackers (one of MY quiz questions LOL)

8 correct RMJ
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on Tue Dec 18 2018, 20:25
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1. Which word, often associated with Christmas, stems from the Greek word for circle dance ?  YULETIDE

2. Which English leader prohibited the singing of Christmas songs ?
RICHARD I

3. The following are words from which Christmas songs ?
a. she didnt see me creep down the stairs to have a peep. SAW MUMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS
b. she'd been drinking too much egg nog
c. once bitten and twice shy I keep my distance
d. in the lane the snow is glistenin. WINTER WONDERLAND
e. the choir of children sing their song they practiced all year long

4. Many people claim that the first inofficial football international between Germany and a Scotland England side was played on a Christmas Day. The pitch or playing field was found between what ?
TWO FRONT LINES AT WAR

5. The Christmas film 'Miracle on 34th Street' has been remade many times. Who won a best supporting actor Oscar for the role of Kris Kringle in the original 1947 film and which two time Oscar winner played Kris in the 1994 remake ?  RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH 1994

6. 'Who' catches the Grinch red handed stealing Christmas presents ?
FATHER CHRISTMAS

7. In which country does an ugly old witch named Bafana deliver presents on the night of 5th/6th of January ?
a. Australia.         AUSTRIA
b. Austria
c. Italy
d. Mexico

8. In which country is St. Nick called Sinterklaas ?  GERMANY

9. "Good King Wenceslas looked out on the feast of Stephan". In which country was Wenceslas king ?  BOHEMIA

10. Apparently, while poking at the fire, the London sweet shop owner Tom Smith got the inspiration to make what ?
CHRISTMAS CRACKERS

5 correct Gassey
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on Tue Dec 18 2018, 21:30
"8 correct RMJ"

Very pleased with that Mrs A, thank you.

What a cracking quiz, I hope a few more come on later perchance.
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on Tue Dec 18 2018, 21:44
I expect they'll all be busy doing other things. I'm making riccotta cheese in between postings
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on Tue Dec 18 2018, 21:55
@Admin wrote:I expect they'll all be busy doing other things.  I'm making riccotta cheese in between postings

Really impressed with that Mrs A, sounds very ambitious Admins Tues Quiz 3530011831
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on Tue Dec 18 2018, 22:14
It's easy check out the recipe board. I'm tucking into a bit with a drizzle of honey on a digestive bicky.
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on Thu Dec 20 2018, 17:20
Sorry, forgot to post the answers Embarassed


1. Carol (choranlein)

2. Oliver Cromwell

3. Five Answers:
a. I saw mommy kissin Santa Claus
b. Grandma got run over by a reindeer
c. Last Christmas
d. Winter Wonderland
e. Wonderful Christmas Time

4. Between the trenches in no mans land, Christmas 1914. ( No match report is available but it seems the Germans won 3-2.)

5. Edmund Gwenn and Richard Attenborough

6. Cindy Lou Who

7. Answer c. Italy To naughty children "Lo dico alla Befana" (I'll tell the Befana !!)

8. Holland

9. Bohemia (Czech Republic)

10. Christmas crackers
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