Christmas Literature 2 - Answers

Published: Monday 14th November 2016
  1. In Dickens "A Christmas Carol", who did the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come show to Scrooge? Mrs Dilber
  2. Who wrote the children's story "The Night the Toys Came to Life"? Enid Blyton
  3. Which is the first animal to be mentioned in the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas"? Mouse
  4. Which Irish authoress wrote the Christmas anthology entitled"This year it will be Different"? Maeve Binchy
  5. Who wrote the story "Father Christmas" about a grumpy man? Raymond Briggs
  6. In the book "Who's That Knocking On Christmas Eve", who was knocking? Trolls
  7. Who wrote the short story "At Christmas Time" first published in 1900? Chekov
  8. Made into a hit movie,"The Polar Express" is a children's book written by whom? Chris van Allsburg
  9. Who was the second ghost to pay a visit to Scrooge in Dickens "A Christmas Carol"? The Ghost of Christmas Past
  10. Better known for his rhymes about cats, who wrote the poem "The Cultivation of Christmas Trees"? TS Eliot
  11. The poem "Christmas Bells" by Longfellow is about which war? American Civil War
  12. In Beatrix Potter's "The Tailor of Gloucester" who was getting married on Christmas Day? The Mayor
  13. The poem "Christmas at Sea" was written by which Scottish poet? R. L. Stevenson
  14. Which Nobel Prize winning author wrote the poem "Christmas in India"? Rudyard Kipling
  15. Why was the Grinch so mean in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"? His heart was two sizes small
  16. In "A Christmas Carol", what carol is sung outside Scrooge's office? God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen
  17. Who wrote the story "The Snowman" on which the TV film was based? Raymond Briggs
  18. Which reindeer is named fourth in the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas"? Vixen
  19. Best known for his legal thrillers, who wrote the novel "Skipping Christmas"? John Grisham
  20. In Dickens "Pickwick Papers" who was the mean spirited man in Christmas at Dingley Dell? Gabriel Grub

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