Saturday, 13 November 2010

It's time ....

for a break.

Here's a little quiz for you all.  Simply (ha, ha) answer as many questions as you can, and email them to me before you go to bed on Sunday.  I (actually Mr will pick a winner from among the entries on Monday and that person will win a little prize.  So, pencil poised?  Paper in front of you?  Brain in gear?  OK, let's go:

1              Which Christmas item did Thomas Smith invent?
2              What is the name of Tiny Tim’s father in A Christmas Carol?
3              Name one of Santa’s reindeer.
4              Christmas pudding was first made as a (?) with raisins and wine?
5              What was the original name of the dish that Christmas pudding was based on?
6              In which city did “Miracle on 34th Street” take place?
7              On which instrument were Christmas carols originally played?
8              Which  Christmas holiday drink contains sugar, milk and eggs?
9              Which country started the tradition of exchanging gifts at Christmas?
10            What do most elves wear on the tips of their shoes?
11            Christmas carol singing began as an old custom called?
12            Which famous Christmas gift was created from a sweet smelling tree resin?
13            What colour is the Grinch?
14            At Christmas it is traditional to exchange kisses beneath which plant?
15            In the Ukraine, what does it mean when you find a spiders web in the house
               on Christmas  morning?
16           Who was the composer of the Nutcracker Suite?
17           In the song Jingle Bells, what was fun to ride in?
18           How many sides does a snowflake have?


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  2. errrrrrmmmmmm .... these are tough! However, I can answer No 15 - someone spent too much time quilting and didn't do the housework LOL!!

  3. Time to put my kid to work on some Christmas homework! We probably won't meet the deadline though. Fun anyway!!

  4. OMG!!! You didn't say there would be work!!! lol

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