Xmas Picture Quiz

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Xmas Picture Quiz – Can you identify these famous people named either Holly, Carol or Noel?

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1. Carol Ann Duffy

By walnut whippet from Hull, UK – Original text : Carol Ann Duffy at Humber Mouth 2009Uploaded by Magnus Manske), CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10712082

2. Holly Valance

By Erin Bowland (edit of w:en:flickr image [1]) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Noel Neill

By By Lore Sjoberg (Noel Neill) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Noel Fielding

By The original uploader was Private Sweety at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Motopark using CommonsHelper., CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5551040

5. Buddy Holly

By Buddy_Holly_Brunswick_Records.jpg: Brunswick Recordsderivative work: GDuwenTell me! – This file was derived fromBuddy Holly Brunswick Records.jpg:, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17334147

6. Sir Noel Coward

By Allan warren – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19681609

7. Noel Edmonds

By Montage Communications [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Carol Vorderman

By 21stCenturyGreenstuff – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15696141

9. Carol Channing

Allan Warren [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Holly Willoughby

By Eric The Fish – https://www.flickr.com/photos/ericthefishking/10075802025/in/photolist-, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60010407



Christmas Carol Quiz

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 2 – Christmas Carols

Christmas Carol Quiz – From which Christmas carols do these lines come?

1. “On a cold winter’s night that was so deep…”

The First Noel

2. “Come and behold him, born the king of angels…”

O Come, All Ye Faithful

3. “Fill the medcup, drain the barrel…”

Deck the Halls

4. “Hither, page, and stand by me…”

Good King Wenceslas

5. “The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay…”

Away In A Manger

6. “Joyful, all ye nations rise…”

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

7. “Cast out our sin and enter in…”

O Little Town of Bethlehem

8. “Westward leading, still proceeding…”

We Three Kings

9. “The world in solemn stillness lay to hear the angels sing.”

It Came Upon The Midnight Clear

10. “Let steeple bells be swungen…”

Ding Dong Merrily On High


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Pantomime Quiz

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 3 – Pantomimes

Pantomime Quiz – How well do your contestants know their pantos?

1. In ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ what does Jack trade for magic beans?

A cow

2. In which pantomime does the character of Buttons feature?


3. Richard Whittington, the real-life Lord Mayor of London and inspiration for Dick Whittington, was born in which century?

14th (1354)

4. ‘Aladdin’ was originally one of the tales in a book of Middle Eastern folk tales – what is the name of the book?

One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights also acceptable)

5. Which pantomime was also the name of a character voiced by Antonio Banderas in the ‘Shrek’ films?

Puss in Boots

6. Name all of Snow White’s seven dwarfs.

Doc, Grumpy, Sleepy, Bashful, Happy, Sneezy and Dopey

7. How many years should Sleeping Beauty sleep for unless her spell is broken?

One Hundred

8. JM Barrie famously wrote ‘Peter Pan’, but what does the ‘JM’ in his name stand for?

James Matthew

9. When Mother Goose is down on her luck and has no money, what creature arrives which could be the answer to all of her problems?

A Golden Goose/Goose that lays golden eggs

10. Which Downton Abbey star played the Beast in the 2017 film musical version of Beauty and the Beast?

Dan Stevens (Matthew Crawley in Downton Abbey)


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Christmas Anagrams Quiz

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 4 – Anagrams

Christmas Anagrams Quiz – Jumbled up Christmassy and wintry words and phrases.

1. Miss Chatterer

Christmas Tree

2. Wolf Snakes


3. Yeti Dual


4. Totems Lie


5. Coordinates


6. Station Pie


7. Starfish Rematch

Father Christmas

8. Tossing Eagerness

Season’s Greetings

9. Boot Gang


10. Ole Ugly

Yule Log


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Snow Quiz

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 5 – Snow

Snow Quiz – The following questions are all things to do with snow.

1. Who is the author of the 1978 children’s picture book ‘The Snowman’?

Raymond Briggs

2. The ‘Abominable Snowman’ is another term for which creature of folklore?


3. Which song was written by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne and was first recorded by Vaugh Monroe in 1945?

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

4. Which cartoon character had a canine companion called Snowy?

Tintin (Snowy’s name was Milou in the original French)

5. Which American singer provided the voice of Snow White in the 1937 Disney film?

Adriana Caselotti

6. Who wrote the fairy tale of the ‘Snow Queen’?

Hans Christian Andersen

7. What is the French word for snow?


8. In which year was the deepest snow in the UK recorded?

1981 (47cm in Kindrogan, Scotland: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/snow/snow-at-christmas)

9. According to the Met Office a ‘White Christmas’ occurs when one snowflake is observed falling somewhere in the UK (no longer just on the Met Office building). In which year was the last White Christmas, with ten percent of weather stations reporting snow but none however being reported on the ground?

2015 (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/snow/white-christmas)

10. How many ‘sides’ or ‘points’ does a snowflake have?

Six (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/snow/snowflake)


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Father Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 6 – Film

Father Christmas Quiz – Who played or voiced Father Christmas in the following films?

1. The Santa Clause

Tim Allen

2. Bad Santa

Billy Bob Thornton

3. Santa Claus: The Movie

David Huddleston

4. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

Richard Attenborough

5. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Edmund Gwenn

6. Elf

Ed Asner

7. The Polar Express

Tom Hanks

8. Santa Who?

Leslie Nielsen

9. Arthur Christmas

Jim Broadbent

10. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

James Cosmo


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Christmas Pub Quiz Questions

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

Christmas Pub Quiz Questions

1. Charlie Chaplin died on Christmas Day in which year?


2. Which two books of the Bible describe the birth of Jesus?

Luke and Matthew

3. Which star of ‘The Maltese Falcon’ and ‘Casablanca’ was born on Christmas Day in 1899?

Humphrey Bogart

4. Which family has a pet dog called ‘Santa’s Little Helper’?

The Simpsons

5. Who has the Christmas number one hit in the UK in 1952 with ‘Here in My Heart’?

Al Martino

6. In which year did a re-run of ‘Thunderbirds’ cause Tracey Island to become the elusive Christmas toy of the year and led to Blue Peter showing us how to make a home-made version?


7. Which actress played the young heroine ‘Cindy Lou Who’ in the 2000 Jim Carrey version of ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’?

Taylor Momsen

8. ‘Misa del Gallo’ is observed by many Roman Catholic Spanish-speaking countries. What is it?

Midnight mass (Literally ‘rooster’s mass’ it is a mass celebrated at midnight on Christmas Eve)

9. When is Saint Stephen’s Day in the UK?

26th December 

10. “‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house…” What are the next nine words?

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse


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