Merry quiz-mas! 15 festive quiz questions to test your Christmas knowledge

We’ve got the Nativity, music, films, sport, food and reindeer in our seasonal quiz.

Wednesday, 25th December 2019, 8:00 am
Feeling festive AND clever? Try our Christmas quiz.

Ho! Ho! Hope you do well. Answers are at the end. No cheating mind just because it’s Christmas.

Alphabetically, who is the last of Santa’s reindeer?
Which Christmas carol contains the lines; ‘To save us all from Satan’s power when we were gone astray’?

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Who played drums on the original 1984 recording of Do They Know It’s Christmas?
What is the surname of Tiny Tim in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol?
Which type of Italian cake is eaten at Christmas?
Which former Newcastle, Sunderland and Hartlepool United full-back was born on Christmas Day 1973 (there's no clue in the picture)?
What was discovered by William Mynors on December 25, 1643?
Which Oscar nominated actor played Dave’s father, Dave Snr, in a 2008 Christmas special of The Royle Family alongside Ricky Tomlinson, pictured?
In which Christmas film is Kevin McCallister the central character?
Who wrote the song White Christmas, most famously sung by Bing Crosby (pictured) and died in New York in 1989 at the age of 101?
This one's hard, so it's multi-choice. What is the common name for most obligate hemiparasitic plants in the order Santalales? A. Holly B. Ivy C. Mistletoe D. Poinsettia
Which Christmas carol shares its name with a mattress company?
Name any of the three wise men to visit the infant Jesus.
Who is the only real-life actor to appear in the 1982 film The Snowman?
1. Vixen 2. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 3. Phil Collins 4. Cratchit 5. Panettone 6. Robbie Elliott 7. Christmas Island 8. Tom Courtenay 9. Irving Berlin 10. C, Mistletoe 11. Home Alone 12. Silent Night 13. Balthazar, Caspar and Melchior 14. David Bowie