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The ABC of Christmas

How much do you know about Christmas? Test your knowledge in our seasonal quiz. Answers can be found on the site.
Each answer corresponds to the letter of the alphabet at the beginning of the clue.
A. Name a famous Charles Dickens novel O. Name a Christmas carol beginning with O’.
B. The UK celebrate the day after Christmas as a holiday. What is the holiday called? P. What Christmas holiday favourite plant is originally from Mexico and comes in coloured varieties?
C. In the animated TV special ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ the townsfolk create a song to attract Santa back. According to the song, what is calling Santa? Q. Under what queen’s reign and influence did the modern day Christmas tree tradition begin?
D. Name one of Santa’s reindeer R. According to the popular song, what did a reindeer do to grandma?
E. This milk-based beverage is available around the Christmas holidays. What is it called? S. What kind of night is made famous in Joseph Mohr’s song, written almost 200 years ago?
F. What is the name of the medieval
forerunner to Christmas pudding?
T. Finish the title of the song ‘all I want for Christmas is my...’
G. Who tries to stop Christmas from coming by stealing all things Christmas from the Whos? U. According to the song of the same name, where do we hear Santa going click click click?
H. What Christmas song has the line ‘I don’t know if there will be snow, but have a cup of cheer’? V. Name Santa’s only reindeer whose name begins with a V
I. Similar to tinsel, these long strips of shiny foil are used to decorate a Christmas Tree. What are they called? W. What kind of Christmas is Bing Crosby dreaming of in his famous song?
J. What song does Lucy ask Schroeder to play on his piano in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’? X. What is the abbreviation often used for the word Christmas?
K. Which name is often given as Santa’s birth name? Y. What is the name of the miner looking for silver
and gold in ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’?
L. On the tenth day of Christmas, what
does my true love give to me?
 
M. According to Christmas custom, any two people that meet under what are obliged to kiss?  
N. This ballet production is a seasonal favourite. What is its name?