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#114770 by Quiz master
Thu Dec 23, 2010 7:35 pm
1.What is the name of the fruit sauce which is a traditional accompaniment to the Christmas turkey?
2.Invented by Thomas J. Smith in 1847, what name is given to a cardboard tube wrapped in brightly decorated twist of paper?
3.Which German city, famous for its Christmas Market, is also known as The Gingerbread Capital of the World?
4.On the Saturday before Christmas, what is eaten at a special ceremony at Queen's College, Oxford, to the accompaniment of its own carol?
5.In Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker, who is given the Nutcracker as a Christmas present?
6.In the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, what ws the name of Scrooge's employer when he was younger?
7.In the carol Silent Night, how is the holy infant described?
8.In Greek mythology, what is the name of the underground malevolent goblin that surfaces from 25 December to 6 January?
9.Hark! The Herald Angels Sing is based on a chorus composed by which composer?
10.In which film did Bing Crosby first sing the perennial favourite White Christmas?
11.Which chapel hosts the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve?
12.The Shrine of the Three Kings, a reliquary said to contain the bones of the Three Wise Men, can be visited in the cathedral of which city?

#114776 by daz
Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:21 pm
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1.What is the name of the fruit sauce which is a traditional accompaniment to the Christmas turkey? cranberry
2.,Invented by Thomas J. Smith in 1847 what name is given to a cardboard tube wrapped in brightly decorated twist of paper? crackers ??
3.Which German city, famous for its Christmas Market, is also known as The Gingerbread Capital of the World?
4.On the Saturday before Christmas, what is eaten at a special ceremony at Queen's College, Oxford, to the accompaniment of its own carol?
5.In Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker, who is given the Nutcracker as a Christmas present?
6.In the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, what ws the name of Scrooge's employer when he was younger?
7.In the carol Silent Night, how is the holy infant described? tender and mild ??
8.In Greek mythology, what is the name of the underground malevolent goblin that surfaces from 25 December to 6 January?
9.Hark! The Herald Angels Sing is based on a chorus composed by which composer?
10.In which film did Bing Crosby first sing the perennial favourite White Christmas? holiday inn ??
11.Which chapel hosts the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve?
12.The Shrine of the Three Kings, a reliquary said to contain the bones of the Three Wise Men, can be visited in the cathedral of which city? cologne

#114777 by Quiz master
Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:34 pm
Correct answers daz :) (1, 2, 7, 10, 12)

#115044 by Quiz master
Tue Dec 28, 2010 6:48 pm
Here are the answers -

3-Nuremburg
4-A boar's head
5-Clara
6-Fezziwig
8-Kalikantzaros
9-Felix Mendelssohn
11-King's College, Cambridge