Christmas (2): 10 questions

  1. According to the first line of A Christmas Carol, who was dead, to begin with?
  2. In which ocean would you find Christmas Island? For a bonus point, what is the fishy name of its capital?
  3. Why does London receive a Christmas tree from Norway every year?
  4. Which singers duetted on the Christmas hit “Little Drummer Boy”?
  5. On which day is Christmas celebrated in Russia?
  6. What is traditionally eaten for the main Christmas meal in Poland?
  7. Which fast food restaurant is it considered traditional to visit in Japan on Christmas Day?
  8. Which Saint’s Day is Boxing Day?
  9. Where was King Wenceslas the King of?
  10. In the first half of the 18th century, only one Christmas carol was permitted in Anglican churches. Which one?

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  1. According to the first line of A Christmas Carol, who was dead, to begin with?
    A: Marley
  2. In which ocean would you find Christmas Island? For a bonus point, what is the fishy name of its capital?
    A: Indian Ocean, Flying Fish Cove
  3. Why does London receive a Christmas tree from Norway every year?
    A: As thanks for support in World War Two
  4. Which singers duetted on the Christmas hit “Little Drummer Boy”?
    A: David Bowie and Bing Crosby
  5. On which day is Christmas celebrated in Russia?
    A: 6 January
  6. What is traditionally eaten for the main Christmas meal in Poland?
    A: Carp
  7. Which fast food restaurant is it considered traditional to visit in Japan on Christmas Day?
    A: KFC
  8. Which Saint’s Day is Boxing Day?
    A: Stephen
  9. Where was King Wenceslas the King of?
    A: Bohemia
  10. In the first half of the 18th century, only one Christmas carol was permitted in Anglican churches. Which one?
    A: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night

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