Answers to my Christmas Quiz

If you missed my Christmas Quiz why not have a go, and see how much you know?

Here’s the answers….

1. Which Christmas Carol includes the lyrics ‘Shepherds quake at the sight, Glories stream from heaven afar’?

Silent Night

2 Which Mariah Carey song became US Christmas number One in 1993?

Hero

3 What Christmas related bird has a red chest?

Robin

4 How many of the reindeer names end with the letters ER?

Four: Donner, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer

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5 What ‘A’ represents the first season of the Church year leading up to Christmas?

Advent

6 What aromatic gum resin is related to the baby Jesus, originates from an African tree and is burnt as incense?

Frankincense

7 In the Twelve Days of Christmas song, how many drummers were drumming?

Twelve

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8 How do you say Merry Christmas in French?

Joyeux Noel

9 Who was Scrooge’s dead business partner in ‘A Christmas Carol’?

Jacob Marley

10 Complete the opening line to Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’: It’s Christmas time, and there’s…

…no need to be afraid…..

11 What Christmas related food is made from a mixture of apple, dried fruit, candied fruit, spices and suet?

Mincemeat – the filling traditionally used to make mince pies

12 What was the occupation of Saint Joseph?

Carpenter

13 Unscramble the following word to reveal one of the gifts presented to baby Jesus: YHRMR

Myrrh 

14 Which fruit is traditionally used to make a Christingle?

Orange

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15 Which female singer had a US Christmas number 1 in 1981 with ‘Physical’?

Olivia Newton-John

16 In which country is Lapland located?

Finland

17 Complete the title of the famous Christmas Carol: Ding Dong…

Merrily on High

18 What are the two main ingredients of a snowball cocktail?

Advocaat and lemonade

19 What feast beginning with ‘N’ recognizes the birth of baby Jesus?

Nativity 

20 As well as icing, what ‘M’ is traditionally used to decorate a Christmas cake?

Marzipan

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HOW MANY DID YOU GET RIGHT?

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3 thoughts on “Answers to my Christmas Quiz

  1. 12….but I have 2 questions–how is a robin related to Christmas (I vote for cardinal)? And the French for Merry Christmas is joyeux Noël–Frankincense is French for frankincense.

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