Ultimate Christmas Quiz Questions 2020

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An extra long quiz for Christmas 2020! Merry Christmas to you and yours from Pub Quiz Questions HQ!

 

Questions:

1) In the Dr Who Christmas special in 2017, which actress made her first official appearance as the 13th Doctor?
 

2) Alphabetically, which of Santa's reindeer comes first?
 

3) Who is generally recognised as writing the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (also known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas")?
 

4) Snowflakes are often portrayed as being 6 sided but studies suggest that less than what percentage of snowflakes exhibit the ideal six-fold symmetric shape?

a) 0.1% b) 1% c) 10%
 

5) A Bellini is flavoured with which fruit?

 

6) From the Morecambe and Wise Christmas Special of 1971 can you complete this quote - 'I'm playing all the right notes but ...'?

 

7) In 'The Gingerbread Man' fairytale, who or what devours the gingerbread man in the end?

 

8) What stick would you put into a mulled wine?

 

9) In the 1947 version of Miracle on 34th Street, who plays the little girl Susan Walker?

 

10) Who wrote the Band Aid song 'Do They Know It's Christmas'?

 

11) The Australian external territory of Christmas Island is in which ocean?

 

12) Modern Christmas trees originated in the 16th century in an area now known as which country?

 

13) In the novel A Christmas Carol, which is the first ghost to visit Scrooge?

 

14) Driving Home for Christmas, was written during a car journey back to which town?

 

15) In the Christmas song 'Let it Snow' what has happened to the lights?

 

16) In the film Scrooged starring Bill Murray, which actress plays the Ghost of Christmas Present?

 

17) Which Christmas hit for Harry Belafonte in 1956 is now widely performed as a Christmas Carol?

 

18) Port, the Portuguese fortified wine, often drunk at Christmas, is produced exclusively in which valley in northern Portugal?

 

19) Which famous scientist who developed the three laws of motion, was born on Christmas day 1642?

 

20) Which wordless children's picture book by Raymond Briggs was first published in 1978?

 

21) In Matthew's version of the birth of Christ in the bible he mentions the arrival of the Magi. Who or what are the Magi?

 

22) One of the most popular toys of 1970 was a NERF Ball. What does the acronym NERF stand for?

 

23) Pepparkakor are very similar to gingerbread cookies but much thinner, hard and very crisp and are found everywhere over Christmas in which scandinavian country?

 

24) La Noche Buena refers to which time over the Christmas period in Spain?

 

25) How many Drummers Drummed?

 

Answers:

1) In the Dr Who Christmas special in 2017, which actress made her first official appearance as the 13th Doctor?
Jodie Whittaker

 

2) Alphabetically, which of Santa's reindeer comes first?
Blitzen (Blitzer)

 

3) Who is generally recognised as writing the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (also known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas")?
Clement C. Moore

 

4) Snowflakes are often portrayed as being 6 sided but studies suggest that less than what percentage of snowflakes exhibit the ideal six-fold symmetric shape?

a) 0.1% b) 1% c) 10%
a) 0.1%

 

5) A Bellini is flavoured with which fruit?
Peach

 

6) From the Morecambe and Wise Christmas Special of 1971 can you complete this quote - 'No. I'm playing all the *right* notes. But' ...?
'not *necessarily* in the right order.'

 

7) In 'The Gingerbread Man' fairytale, who or what devours the gingerbread man in the end?
A fox

 

8) What stick would you put into a mulled wine?
Cinnamon

 

9) In the 1947 version of Miracle on 34th Street, who plays the little girl Susan Walker?
Natalie Wood

 

10) Who wrote the Band Aid song 'Do They Know It's Christmas'?
Bob Geldof and Midge Ure

 

11) The Australian external territory of Christmas Island is in which ocean?
Indian Ocean

 

12) Modern Christmas trees originated in the 16th century in an area now known as which country?
Germany

 

13) In the novel A Christmas Carol, which is the first ghost to visit Scrooge?
Jacob Marley

 

14) Driving Home for Christmas, was written during a car journey back to which town?
Middlesborough

 

15) In the Christmas song 'Let it Snow' what has happened to the lights?
They've been 'turned down low'

 

16) In the film Scrooged starring Bill Murray, which actress plays the Ghost of Christmas Present?
Carol Kane

 

17) Which Christmas hit for Harry Belafonte in 1956 is now widely performed as a Christmas Carol?
Mary's Boy Child

 

18) Port, the Portuguese fortified wine, often drunk at Christmas, is produced exclusively in which valley in northern Portugal?
Douro Valley

 

19) Which famous scientist who developed the three laws of motion, was born on Christmas day 1642?

Sir Isaac Newton

 

20) Which wordless children's picture book by Raymond Briggs was first published in 1978?
The Snowman

 

21) In Matthew's version of the birth of Christ in the bible he mentions the arrival of the Magi. Who or what are the Magi?
The three wise men/kings

 

22) One of the most popular toys of 1970 was a NERF Ball. What does the acronym NERF stand for?
Non-Expanding Recreational Foam

 

23) Pepparkakor are very similar to gingerbread cookies but much thinner, hard and very crisp and are found everywhere over Christmas in which Scandinavian country?
Sweden

 

24) La Noche Buena refers to which time over the Christmas period in Spain?
Christmas Eve

 

25) How many Drummers Drummed?
12