Derek’s Big Christmas Quiz

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Derek’s Big Christmas Quiz
Test your general knowledge this Christmas with our Quizmaster Derek!

. On what day is Grand Market celebrated in Jamaica?

 1)    December 24th 2) December 1st 3) December 31st 4) January 1st

 

2. What is sorrel?

1) A type of Christmas cake 2) A parade 3) A special drink 4) A festive costume

 

3. In A Christmas Carol, what is Tiny Tim's catchphrase?

1)    May we keep Christmas in our hearts 2) Bah! Humbug! 3) Merry Christmas! 4) God bless us everyone!

 

4. Which Caribbean County has the highest concentration of churches in the world?

1)    Barbados 2) Jamaica 3) St Lucia 4) St Vincent

 

5. If you’re born on Christmas day, what’s your star sign?

1)    Libra 2) Sagittarius 3) Pisces 4) Scorpio

 

6. What colour are mistletoe berries?

1)    Red 2) White  3) Blue 4) Black

 

7. December 26th marks which Saint’s Day?

1)    Saint Peter 2) Saint Stephen 3) Saint Augustus 4) Saint Nicholas

 

8. What is traditionally hidden inside a Christmas pudding?

1) Silver Ring 2) Silver Sixpence 3) Silver Bangle 4) Silver Balls

 

9. Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?

1)    Norway 2) Belgium 3) Germany 4) Sweden

 

10.The tradition of sending Christmas cards originated in the USA

1) True 2) False 3) Actually, it originated in England

 

11.  Which sells more in the UK each year? Artificial or real Christmas trees?

1)    Real 2) Artificial

 

12. Which traditional Christmas plant supposedly wards off demons?

1) Mistletoe 2) Holly 3) Rhododendron 4) Poinsettia

 

13. Who led the Christmas revolt in Jamaica?

1) Samuel Sharpe 2) Winston Rodney 3) Paul Bogel 4) Tacky

 

14. Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean is a territory of which country?

1). New Zealand 2) Australia 3). Singapore 4) Taiwan

 

15.Which country gifts a Christmas tree to Trafalgar Square each year?

1) Switzerland 2) Norway 3) Denmark 4) Sweden

 

Answers: 1) 24th December; 2) A Special drink); 3) God bless us everyone! 4) Jamaica 5) Sagittarius 6) White 7) St Stephen 8) Silver sixpence 9) Germany 10) England 11) Real 12) Mistletoe 13) Samuel Sharpe 14) Australia 15) Norway