Pub quiz questions

  1. In the Twelve days of Christmas song, what was given on the seventh day?
    Seven swans-a-swimming
    Representing the seven gifts of the holy spirit

  2. Who won the X-Factor in 2008, beating boy band JLS in the final?
    Alexandra Burke

  3. What does Norway provide for Trafalgar Square every Christmas
    A Christmas Tree

  4. In the Twelve days of Christmas song, what was given on the first day?
    A partridge in a pear tree
    Representing Jesus

  5. Who sang Walking In The Air in the original version of The Snowman?
    Pete Auty
    1982. Aled Jones covered it in 1985 as a separate single.

  6. In the Twelve days of Christmas song, what was given on the fifth day?
    Five gold rings
    Representing the Torah/Pentateuch

  7. List the names of the (original) Christmas Reindeer.
    Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner (or Donder or Dunder,) Blitzen (or Bliksem or Blixem)
    Rudolf was not one of them.

  8. Which famous person from the world of movies died on Christmas Day 1977?
    Charlie Chaplin

  9. Which song was Christmas number on in the UK Charts in both 1975 and 1991?
    Bohemian Rhapsody

  10. In the Twelve days of Christmas, nine ladies dancing were given, representing the nine fruits of the holy spirit - what are they?
    Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control