Tuesday Trivia – December 24 – The Fun Christmas Quiz

Tuesday Trivia December 24, 2019 - Christmas Quiz

# 1: “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” is a song written by:

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"Do They Know It's Christmas?" is a song written in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure in reaction to the 1983–1985 famine in Ethiopia. The record became the fastest selling single in UK chart history, selling a million copies in the first week alone and passing three million sales on the last day of 1984.

The song raised £8 million within twelve months of its release.

# 2: What is “Glühwein”?

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Glühwein is mulled wine, popular in German-speaking countries and in the region of Alsace in France. It is a traditional beverage offered during the Christmas holidays.

# 3: St. Lucia’s Day is a Christmas event mainly celebrated in which country?

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St. Lucia's Day is a traditional celebration in Sweden on December 13. St. Lucia is a girl dressed in a white dress with a red sash round her waist and a crown of candles on her head. A popular food eaten in the morning of St. Lucia's day is 'lussekatter', buns flavored with saffron and dotted with raisins.

# 4: “Santa Claus” is said to be derived from the Dutch for:

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A number of figures are associated with Christmas and the seasonal giving of gifts. Among these is Father Christmas, also known as Santa Claus (derived from the Dutch for Saint Nicholas)

# 5: Who wrote the short story “A Christmas Carol”?

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"A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas", commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in 1843. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a kinder man.

# 6: Christmas Island is part of which country?

The Territory of Christmas Island is an Australian external territory comprising the island of the same name. It was transferred from the United Kingdom to Australia in 1958.

# 7: When is Boxing Day celebrated?

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Boxing Day is a secular holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day, December 26.

# 8: Who stars in the movie “White Christmas” (1954)?

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White Christmas is a 1954 film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. The film features songs of Irving Berlin, including a new version of the title song, "White Christmas", originally introduced by Crosby in the film Holiday Inn.

# 9: “Feliz Navidad” is “Merry Christmas” in which language?

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Feliz Navidad is a Spanish phrase meaning "Happy Christmas" or "Merry Christmas".

Feliz Navidad is also a Christmas song written in 1970 by the Puerto Rican singer  José Feliciano.

# 10: In Home Alone (1990), Kevin is left behind while his family celebrates Christmas in which city?

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The story follows eight year old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. Kevin initially relishes being home alone, but he soon has to contend with two burglars: Harry (Joe Pesci) and Marv (Daniel Stern).

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This Year’s Christmas Quiz

It is getting close to the end of the year and the holiday season has begun.

Here is a Christmas quiz with Christmas related questions to help you get a break from shopping, crowds and lines, cleaning, and cooking. Remember, it’s holiday and you should take time to slow down and enjoy this festive season. But how much do you actually know about Christmas?

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