Every year on Christmas Day my family do a quiz – girls against boys! It’s very competitive and I’m always the Quiz Master. Here’s the quiz we will be doing on Christmas Day this year. There are ten rounds and fifty questions in total. I’ve put the answers in as well just incase you want to be a Quiz Master on Christmas Day too!
ROUND ONE: CHRISTMAS
1) How many points does a snowflake have?
2)What is the missing word from the ‘Let it Snow’ Christmas song lyrics: ‘Oh the weather outside is…’?
3)On what night does the Christmas season come to an end?
Answer: Twelve night
4)Which famous Christmas carol includes the lyrics: ‘Star of Wonder, Star of night, Star with royal beauty bright’?
Answer: We Three Kings of Orient Are
5)What Christmas product was invented by a London sweet maker named Tom Smith?
Answer: Christmas Cracker
ROUND TWO: CAPITAL CITIES
1)What is the capital of Denmark?
2)What is the capital of Germany?
3)What is the capital of Poland?
4)What is the capital of Thailand?
5)What is the capital of Jamaica?
ROUND THREE: TELEVISION
1)Where in London was Only Fools and Horses set?
2) In which television programme was ‘I don’t believe it’ a catchphrase?
Answer: One Foot in the Grave
3) What is the name of Postman Pat’s black and white cat?
4)Which TV show featured Shadow, Scorpion and Lightning?
5)Who plays Sarah Platt in Coronation Street?
Answer: Tina O’Brien
ROUND FOUR: SPORT
1)Who did Andy Murray beat in the Wimbledon final this year?
Answer: Milos Raonic
2)Who retired from Formula 1 this year five days after winning his first world title?
Answer: Nico Rosberb
3)How many players are in a cricket team?
4)Where are the 2020 summer Olympics going to be held?
5)How many athletic events form a decathlon?
ROUND FIVE: FOOD
1)Which cheese is crumbled on a Greek salad?
2)What nut is used to flavour a traditional Bakewell tart?
3) What is chorizo?
Answer: Spanish sausage
4)What is the traditional topping on a Lancashire hotpot?
Answer: Sliced Potato
5)What is a Scotch Bonnet?
Answer: Chili pepper
ROUND SIX: MUSIC
1)Who sang the song ‘ Don’t Let The Sun Shine Down On Me’ with George Michael?
Answer: Elton John
2)Who is the lead singer of the band Aerosmith?
Answer: Steven Tyler
3)What nationality is Calvin Harris?
4)What is the name of the album Beyonce released this year?
5)The characters Gus, Skimbleshanks and Growltiger appear in which musical?
ROUND SEVEN: HISTORY
1)Which ancient boat was said to contain two of each living creature?
Answer: Noah’s Ark
2)What notable event affected London in September 1666?
Answer: The Great Fire
3)What was celebrated for only the second time in British royal history by the current queen in 2012?
Answer: Diamond Jubilee
4)In what year did William the Conqueror become King of England?
5)What were medieval soldiers known as?
ROUND EIGHT: ENTERTAINMENT
1)What is the name of David and Victoria Beckham’s first child?
2)Who is the host of the ITV dating show ‘Take Me Out’?
Answer: Paddy McGuinness
3)How many seasons of the hit US comedy ‘Friends’ were made?
4)Who was the first celebrity to be voted off this years Strictly Come Dancing?
Answer: Melvin Odoom
5)Who won the first ever Big Brother UK?
Answer: Craig Phillips
ROUND NINE: FILMS
1)What was the name of the boy in the Jungle Book?
2)Which Bond movie did Daniel Craig first star in?
Answer: Casino Royale
3)Where do the McCallister family fly to on holiday, without Kevin, in the first Home Alone film?
4)Which actor voiced Stuart Little?
Answer: Michael J Fox
5)What is Tom Hank’s volleyball comanion called in Castaway?
ROUND TEN: POT LUCK
1)What is the biggest planet in the solar system?
2)What letter would you find between B and M on a keyboard?
3) Which ocean seperates North America from Europe?
Answer: Atlantic Ocean
4)How many months of the year have 31 days?
Answer: 7 months
5)What is 20% of 40?