Questions and Answers to the 2017 Christmas Quiz

Answers to the Christmas quiz in the village newsletter

** Who wrote the song `White Christmas`? Irving Berlin

** Including Rudolph, how many reindeer pull Santa’s sleigh? 9

** In `The Twelve Days of Christmas`, what do the French Hens represent? Faith, hope & charity

** Which comic actor died on Christmas day 1977? Charlie Chaplin

**Which critically acclaimed film about King Henry II takes place over the Christmas holidays in the year 1183? Lion in Winter

**What is the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel in It’s a Wonderful Life? Clarence Odbody

**Which King of England was crowned on Christmas day? William the Conqueror

** Who was the first spirit-like visitor seen by Ebenezer Scrooge? Jacob Marley

** What was the last UK Christmas No 1 of the 1970s? Another Brick in the Wall, Pink Floyd

**Who made the headlines in 1906 by refusing Christmas dinner? Imprisoned suffragettes

**Which pantomime hero marries Jasmin? Aladin

**According to the Christmas song, who had “a jolly happy soul”? Frosty the Snowman

**Where was it always winter but never Christmas? Narnia

**According to the song `The Twelve Days of Christmas`, how many gifts in total did my true love give to me? 364

**Which book begins “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without any presents”? Little Women

**What did Harry Potter get as a Christmas present during his first term at Hogwarts? Invisibility cloak

**Which record was a Christmas No.1 in 1975 and 1991? Bohemian Rhapsody

**Which former Hollywood child star and US ambassador once said “I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked me for my autograph.” Shirley Temple

**The name of which herb is used as a magic word in a Christmas pantomime? Sesame

**What Dr Seuss character steals Christmas? Grinch

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