Vernon Branch Christmas 2009 Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Christmas Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to test your Christmas knowledge and allow for a little bit of competition between friends and co-workers! Feel free to use any sources to locate your answers. . . But keep in mind that you only have 20 minutes to answer the questions!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Frosty's nose made out of?
    • A. 

      A carrot

    • B. 

      A lump of coal

    • C. 

      He did not actually have a nose

    • D. 

      A button

  • 2. 
    Who wrote King George's first official Christmas Day speech in 1932?
  • 3. 
    In which city was Handel's "Messiah" first performed?
    • A. 

      Edinborough

    • B. 

      Yorkshire

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Dublin

    • E. 

      Nice (France)

  • 4. 
    From which country was the Poinsettia originally from?
  • 5. 
    In Old England what would you do if someone gave you some lambswool?
    • A. 

      Stuff your pillow with it

    • B. 

      Knit clothing with it

    • C. 

      Drink it

    • D. 

      Sleep on it

  • 6. 
    What natural material would you commonly use to make your own "Julbukk?"
  • 7. 
    What is a "smoking bischop?"
    • A. 

      A hot spiced drink

    • B. 

      The name for an "over-cooked" goose!

    • C. 

      An Old English card game

    • D. 

      A piece of turkey wrapped in bacon and fried with salt and pepper

    • E. 

      A piece of coal that falls out of the fireplace and lands on the floor

  • 8. 
    What is a "Kallikantzaroi?"
    • A. 

      Nothing...its a made-up word

    • B. 

      Another name for holly

    • C. 

      A German dance performed at Christmastime

    • D. 

      A figure from Roman mythology

    • E. 

      A figure from Greek mythology

  • 9. 
    From which song are the following lyrics taken from:If you want to make a snowmanI'll help you make one, two, threeIf you wanna take a sleigh rideThe ride's on me.
  • 10. 
    "True Love" is experiencing some financial difficulties (due to the decrease in library funding for this coming year) and has decided to forgo any and all gifts on days 3,5, and 9 in the song " The12 Days of Christmas." How many gifts does "True Love" give this year?Hint #1: Do not count any items for days 3,5, and 9 (basically pretend that those days/gifts do not exist)...Hint #2: As of the 4th day "True Love" has given a total of 7 gifts...Hint #3: On the 12th day "True Love" gives only 61 gifts...
    • A. 

      78

    • B. 

      220

    • C. 

      364

    • D. 

      True love doesn't give the gifts- he/she receives them all

    • E. 

      To hell with it...too hard to figure it out!!

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