Pub quiz questions

  1. 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.

  2. In the Twelve days of Christmas song, what was given on the ninth day?
    Nine ladies dancing
    Representing the nine fruits of the holy spirit

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

  4. In the Twelve days of Christmas song, what was given on the fourth day?
    Four calling birds
    Representing the four gospels

  5. 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

  6. Whose government was dubbed the 'mince pie administration?'
    Pitt the Younger
    19 Dec 1783, so called because they didn't think it would be over by Christmas

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

  8. What did Addis create the first artificial example of in the 1930s using the same machine they used to manufacture toilet brushes?
    Christmas tree

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

  10. Which band hit the UK top ten in the winter of 1995/6 with 'A Winter's Tale?'
    Queen