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Christmas Table Quiz 03

  1. 1. Christmas Quiz © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  2. 2. Round 1 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  3. 3. Round 1Question 1Apart from Rudolph,how many otherreindeer pull Santa’ssleigh? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  4. 4. Round 1Question 2If Christmas Day is ona Tuesday, on whatday will New Year’sDay be? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  5. 5. Round 1Question 3Unscramble theseletters to get a fillingfor Christmas pies:TEAMCEMIN? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  6. 6. Round 1Question 4What kind of sweetcompletes the phraseoften used byScrooge: “Bah _____” © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  7. 7. Round 1Question 5Which of these giftsdid the Wise Men giveto baby Jesus: Gold,Silver or Bronze? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  8. 8. Round 1Question 6What is the morecommon name of theChristmas carol“Adeste Fideles”? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  9. 9. Christmas Joke No. 1Who hides in a bakeryat Christmas? A mince spy! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  10. 10. Round 2 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  11. 11. Round 2Question 1Cad is brí le“putóg naNollag”? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  12. 12. Round 2Question 2Red and what othercolour is associatedwith Christmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  13. 13. Round 2Question 3“Rosh Hashanah” isthe name of whatJewish festival? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  14. 14. Round 2Question 4What boy’s name isalso the name for amale turkey: Tom,Dick or Harry? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  15. 15. Round 2Question 5A star or what otheritem is usually placedon top of a Christmastree? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  16. 16. Round 2Question 6In the Philippians, peopledecorate their homes atChristmas with “parols”.Are they plants, lanternsor crackers? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  17. 17. Christmas Joke No. 2What kind of Christmascandle burns longer, ared or a green candle?Neither, a candle always burns shorter! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  18. 18. Round 1Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  19. 19. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 1Apart from Rudolph,how many otherreindeer pull Santa’ssleigh? 8 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  20. 20. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 2If Christmas Day is ona Tuesday, on whatday will New Year’sDay be? Tuesday © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  21. 21. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 3Unscramble theseletters to get a fillingfor Christmas pies:TEAMCEMIN? Mincemeat© Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  22. 22. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 4What kind of sweetcompletes the phraseoften used byScrooge: “Bah _____” Humbug© Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  23. 23. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 5Which of these giftsdid the Wise Men giveto baby Jesus: Gold,Silver or Bronze? Gold © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  24. 24. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 6What is the morecommon name of theChristmas carol“Adeste Fideles”? O Come All Ye Faithful © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  25. 25. Christmas Joke No. 3What happened to theman who stole acalendar at Christmas? He got 12 months! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  26. 26. Round 3 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  27. 27. Round 3Question 1What is thescientific formulafor melted snow? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  28. 28. Round 3Question 2Cén dath atá arshrón Rudolph? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  29. 29. Round 3Question 3What plant, whichoriginated in Mexico,is associated withChristmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  30. 30. Round 3Question 4If you received all the giftsin the song “12 days ofChristmas”, how manygifts would you get: 12, 78or 364? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  31. 31. Round 3Question 5In what year were thefirst Christmas Cardssent in the UK: 1930,1843 or 1906? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  32. 32. Round 3Question 6In which Christmassong is the line: “Tisthe season to bejolly”? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  33. 33. Christmas Joke No. 4Why are Christmastrees like bad knitters? They both drop needles! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  34. 34. Round 2Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  35. 35. Round 2 AnswersQuestion 1Cad is brí le“putóg naNollag”?Christmas Pudding © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  36. 36. Round 2Question 2Red and what othercolour is associatedwith Christmas? Green © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  37. 37. Round 2Question 3“Rosh Hashanah” isthe name of whatJewish festival? Jewish New Year © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  38. 38. Round 2Question 4What boy’s name isalso the name for amale turkey: Tom,Dick or Harry? Tom © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  39. 39. Round 2Question 5A star or what otheritem is usually placedon top of a Christmastree? Angel © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  40. 40. Round 2Question 6In the Philippians, peopledecorate their homes atChristmas with “parols”.Are they plants, lanternsor crackers? Lanterns © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  41. 41. Christmas Joke No. 5What is the bestChristmas present inthe world? A broken drum – you can’t beat it! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  42. 42. Round 4 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  43. 43. Round 4Question 1What French word,meaning “to eat”, is thename of the place wherethe baby Jesus was placedin the stable? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  44. 44. Round 4Question 2What did my TrueLove give to me onthe 8th day ofChristmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  45. 45. Round 4Question 3Under what plantshould you kisssomeone atChristmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  46. 46. Round 4Question 4Unscramble the letters(TUNCKREARC) to findthe name of the famousballet often performedat Christmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  47. 47. Question 5 Round 4In what country does“Snowflake Girl” help todeliver Christmaspresents: Russia,Bulgaria or Ukraine? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  48. 48. Round 4Question 6After leaving Bethlehem,to which country didMary, Joseph and Jesustravel? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  49. 49. Christmas Joke No. 6Why do mummies likeChristmas so much? Because of all the wrapping! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  50. 50. Round 3Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  51. 51. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 1What is thescientific formulafor melted snow? H2O © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  52. 52. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 2Cén dath atá arshrón Rudolph? Dearg © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  53. 53. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 3What plant, whichoriginated in Mexico,is associated withChristmas? Poinsettia © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  54. 54. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 4If you received all the giftsin the song “12 days ofChristmas”, how manygifts would you get: 12, 78or 364? 364 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  55. 55. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 5In what year were thefirst Christmas Cardssent in the UK: 1930,1843 or 1906? 1843 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  56. 56. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 6In which Christmassong is the line: “Tisthe season to bejolly”? Deck the Halls © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  57. 57. Christmas Joke No. 7What did Mrs. Claussay to Santa when shelooked in the sky? Looks like rain, dear! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  58. 58. Round 5 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  59. 59. Round 5Question 1What saint’s day iscelebrated onDecember 26th? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  60. 60. Round 5Question 2What was the namegiven to the group ofsingers brought togetherto record “Do TheyKnow It’s Christmas”? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  61. 61. Round 5Question 3Cén Gaeilge atáar “present”? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  62. 62. Round 5Question 4Unscramble the letters(RARYANCEB) to get thename of a fruit saucethat accompaniesturkey? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  63. 63. Round 5Question 5How many times is“Santa” mentionedin “Jingle Bells”? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  64. 64. Round 5Question 6Which of these characters didnot appear in a children’sversion of “A ChristmasCarol”: Kermit the Frog, BugsBunny or Mickey Mouse? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  65. 65. Christmas Joke No. 8How do you knowwhen Santa is in theroom? You can sense his presents! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  66. 66. Round 4Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  67. 67. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 1What French word,meaning “to eat”, is thename of the place wherethe baby Jesus was placedin the stable? Manger© Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  68. 68. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 2What did my TrueLove give to me onthe 8th day ofChristmas? 8 Maids-A- © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  69. 69. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 3Under what plantshould you kisssomeone atChristmas? Mistletoe © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  70. 70. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 4Unscramble the letters(TUNCKREARC) to findthe name of the famousballet often performedat Christmas? Nutcracker © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  71. 71. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 5In what country does“Snowflake Girl” help todeliver Christmaspresents: Russia,Bulgaria or Ukraine? Ukraine © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  72. 72. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 6After leaving Bethlehem,to which country didMary, Joseph and Jesustravel? Egypt © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  73. 73. Christmas Joke No. 9What comes at theend of Christmas Day? The letter Y! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  74. 74. Round 6 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  75. 75. Question 1 Round 6What famous Christmasstory did RaymondBriggs write which waslater made into ananimated movie? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  76. 76. Round 6Question 2De ghnáth, cén dathatá ar bhuataisí SanNioclás? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  77. 77. Round 6Question 3What girl’s nameis also a song sungat Christmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  78. 78. Question 4 Round 6What is the name of thefleshy growth that hangsdown over a turkey’sbeak: a snood, a snoopor a snook? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  79. 79. Round 6Question 5What itembrought Frosty theSnowman to life? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  80. 80. Round 6Question 6Which of the following isnot a real US town/city:Snowflake, Texas; Noel,Missouri; or Santa Claus,Georgia? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  81. 81. Christmas Joke No. 10What do Santa’s elveslearn at school? The Elf-abet! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  82. 82. Round 5Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  83. 83. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 1What saint’s day iscelebrated onDecember 26th?St. Stephen’s Day © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  84. 84. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 2What was the namegiven to the group ofsingers brought togetherto record “Do TheyKnow It’s Christmas”? Band Aid © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  85. 85. Round 5Question 3Cén Gaeilge atáar “present”? Bronntanas© Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  86. 86. Round 5Question 4Unscramble the letters(RARYANCEB) to get thename of a fruit saucethat accompaniesturkey? Cranberry © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  87. 87. Round 5Question 5How many times is“Santa” mentionedin “Jingle Bells”? None © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  88. 88. Round 5Question 6Which of these characters didnot appear in a children’sversion of “A ChristmasCarol”: Kermit the Frog, BugsBunny or Mickey Mouse? Bugs Bunny © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  89. 89. Christmas Joke No. 11What do you call Santawhen he stopsmoving? Santa Pause! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  90. 90. Round 7 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  91. 91. Round 7Question 1The ruddock isanother name forwhich bird associatedwith Christmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  92. 92. Round 7Question 2What kind of boysaid, “Come theytold me” in theChristmas Carol? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  93. 93. Question 3 Round 7Name the seasonal filmabout a magical traintaking children to theNorth Pole to meetSanta Claus? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  94. 94. Round 7Question 4What was the nameof the Grinch’s dog:Mike, Max or Rex? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  95. 95. Round 7Question 5What king orderedbaby boys to be putto death at the timeof Jesus’ birth? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  96. 96. Round 7Question 6Which of Santa’sreindeer shares the samename as a mythologicalgod of love? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  97. 97. Christmas Joke No. 12What do you callFrosty the Snowman inMay? A Puddle! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  98. 98. Round 6Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  99. 99. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 1What famous Christmasstory did RaymondBriggs write which waslater made into ananimated movie? The Snowman © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  100. 100. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 2De ghnáth, cén dathatá ar bhuataisí SanNioclás? Dubh © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  101. 101. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 3What girl’s nameis also a song sungat Christmas? Carol © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  102. 102. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 4What is the name of thefleshy growth that hangsdown over a turkey’sbeak: a snood, a snoopor a snook? Snood © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  103. 103. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 5What itembrought Frosty theSnowman to life? A Silk Hat © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  104. 104. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 6Which of the following isnot a real US town/city:Snowflake, Texas; Noel,Missouri; or Santa Claus,Georgia?Snowflake, Texas © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  105. 105. Christmas Joke No. 13What Christmas song ishidden in the alphabet:ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ Noel (No L)! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  106. 106. Round 8 © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  107. 107. Round 8Question 1Which author wrote“A Christmas Carol”featuring EbeneezerScrooge? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  108. 108. Round 8Question 2“The cattle are lowing,the baby awakes” is aline from whichChristmas Carol? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  109. 109. Round 8Question 3What currency wasintroduced intoIreland on New Year’sDay 2002? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  110. 110. Round 8Question 4What is the name of apromise made for theNew Year: Revolution,Resolution or Rebellion? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  111. 111. Round 8Question 5Unscramble theletters (LUBBAE) tofind something hungon a Christmas tree? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  112. 112. Round 8Question 6What might a naughtychild find in his stockingon Christmas morning:Turf, Coal or Briquettes? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  113. 113. Christmas Joke No. 14What do reindeer havethat no other animalshave? Baby Reindeer ! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  114. 114. Round 7Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  115. 115. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 1The ruddock isanother name forwhich bird associatedwith Christmas? Robin © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  116. 116. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 2What kind of boysaid, “Come theytold me” in theChristmas Carol? Drummer Boy © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  117. 117. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 3Name the seasonal filmabout a magical traintaking children to theNorth Pole to meetSanta Claus? The Polar Express © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  118. 118. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 4What was the nameof the Grinch’s dog:Mike, Max or Rex? Max © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  119. 119. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 5What king orderedbaby boys to be putto death at the timeof Jesus’ birth? Herod © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  120. 120. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 6Which of Santa’sreindeer shares the samename as a mythologicalgod of love? Cupid © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  121. 121. Christmas Joke No. 15What’s an Ig? An Eskimo’s house without a loo! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  122. 122. Round 8Answers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  123. 123. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 1Which author wrote“A Christmas Carol”featuring EbeneezerScrooge? Charles Dickens © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  124. 124. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 2“The cattle are lowing,the baby awakes” is aline from whichChristmas Carol?Away in a Manger © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  125. 125. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 3What currency wasintroduced intoIreland on New Year’sDay 2002? Euro(€) © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  126. 126. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 4What is the name of apromise made for theNew Year: Revolution,Resolution or Rebellion? Resolution © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  127. 127. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 5Unscramble theletters (LUBBAE) tofind something hungon a Christmas tree? Bauble © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  128. 128. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 6What might a naughtychild find in his stockingon Christmas morning:Turf, Coal or Briquettes? Coal © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  129. 129. Christmas Joke No. 16What did Adam say onthe day beforeChristmas? It’s Christmas, Eve! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  130. 130. Tie-Break Round © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  131. 131. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 1What Irishman wrotethe lyrics for theChristmas No. 1 song“Do They Know It’sChristmas? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  132. 132. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 2Which religious leaderfled Tibet whenChinese forces invadedon Christmas Day1950? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  133. 133. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 3Ankara is the capitalof what countrywhich is also aChristmas bird? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  134. 134. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 4On what date isNollaig na mBancelebrated? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  135. 135. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 5Which Oliver _____ (Plunkett,Twist or Cromwell) was aBritish ruler who cancelledChristmas when he came topower? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  136. 136. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 6Which of these Gospelsdoes not tell the storyof the birth of Jesus:Matthew, Mark orLuke? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  137. 137. Christmas Joke No. 17Why did Santa’s elfpush his bed into thefireplace? Because he wanted to sleep like a log! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  138. 138. Tie-Break RoundAnswers © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  139. 139. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 1What Irishman wrotethe lyrics for theChristmas No. 1 song“Do They Know It’sChristmas? Bob Geldof © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  140. 140. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 2Which religious leaderfled Tibet whenChinese forces invadedon Christmas Day1950? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  141. 141. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 3Ankara is the capitalof what countrywhich is also aChristmas bird? Turkey © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  142. 142. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 4On what date isNollaig na mBancelebrated? January 6th © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  143. 143. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 5Which Oliver _____ (Plunkett,Twist or Cromwell) was aBritish ruler who cancelledChristmas when he came topower? Cromwell © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  144. 144. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 6Which of these Gospelsdoes not tell the storyof the birth of Jesus:Matthew, Mark orLuke? © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie
  145. 145. A Final Christmas JokeTwas the night before Christmasand all through the house, not acreature was stirring, not even amouse. The stockings were hungby the chimney with care. Theydbeen worn all week and neededthe air! Happy Christmas! © Nollaig Shona www.nollaigshona.ie

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