Christmas 2 - Answers

Published: Thursday 25th December 2014
  1. Which monarch was the first to make the annual broadcast to the nation ? George V in 1932.
  2. In which film was the song "White Christmas" first featured ? Holiday Inn (1942).
  3. In Dickens's "A Christmas Carol" which is the first ghost to visit Scrooge ? The ghost of Jacob Marley.
  4. What is the Welsh for Christmas ? Nadolig.
  5. What did Santa Claus win in 1964 ? The Epsom Derby.
  6. Which of Santa's reindeer share it's name with an electrical retailer ? Comet.
  7. Which "Eastenders" character had a baby on Christmas Day 1998 ? Bianca.
  8. In which country did the Poinsettia originate ? Mexico.
  9. The plant "Viscum Album" is better known as which Christmas decoration? Mistletoe.
  10. Which rock singer starred in the film "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence" ? David Bowie.
  11. Which female character left "Coronation Street" on Christmas Day 1987 ? Hilda Ogden.
  12. Which seasonal job was first filled by James Edgar in 1890 ? He became the first department store Santa.
  13. With which seasonal product did J C Hall make his millions ? Christmas Cards (Hallmark).
  14. Who composed "The Christmas Oratorio" ? J S Bach.
  15. In which film did Judy Garland sing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" ? Meet Me in St. Louis.
  16. What is myrrh ? An aromatic tree resin often used as incense or perfume.
  17. What name is given to the four week period leading up to Christmas ? Advent.
  18. Who discovered Christmas Island ? There are 2 Christmas Islands, the one in the Pacific Ocean (Kiritimati) was discovered by Captain James Cook in 1777, the one in the Indian Ocean by Captain William Mynors in 1643. Both on Christmas Day.
  19. In which fictional land is it always winter but never Christmas ? Narnia.
  20. Which fruity sauce is a usual accompaniment to the Christmas turkey ? Cranberry Sauce.

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