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Random Quiz from my workplace

davidn84 Avatar
6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago
We have daily e-mails in work...and Monday's has been sent early and it contains the following questions?

No prize for me in work, its all fun. So i thought i'd test out me fellow HUKD'ers knowledge.

See first post for questions...

By the way...I dont actually the correct answers, wont find out until Monday.
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6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago
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#1
Name the first US President to decorate the White House Christmas tree?
Which country made the first artificial Christmas tree?
Name the most famous Christmas ballet?
If you received all the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, how many gifts would you receive?
Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer was actually created by whom?
How many weeks did it take Charles Dickens to write his novel “A Christmas Carol”?
What year were electric lights first used to decorate a tree?
Which classic film appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie?
Boxing Day originates from what historical act of charity?
Which Puritan leader banned having fun at Christmas? & Which years did this ban proceed over?
#2
If you received all the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, how many gifts would you receive? 168
#3
KrispiiDuck
If you received all the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, how many gifts would you receive? 168


You've obviously been asked that before :thumbsup:

Or just plain guessed.
#4
Name the most famous Christmas ballet? the nutcracker:?
#5
KrispiiDuck
If you received all the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, how many gifts would you receive? 168


not 168...... you need to add them all up right throughout the song..

its not just 1+2+3.... +11+12... Its 364
#6
davidn84
Name the first US President to decorate the White House Christmas tree?
Which country made the first artificial Christmas tree?
Name the most famous Christmas ballet?
If you received all the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, how many gifts would you receive?
Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer was actually created by whom?
How many weeks did it take Charles Dickens to write his novel “A Christmas Carol”?
What year were electric lights first used to decorate a tree?
Which classic film appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie?
Boxing Day originates from what historical act of charity?
Which Puritan leader banned having fun at Christmas? & Which years did this ban proceed over?


These are the one i think I know.
Which country made the first artificial Christmas tree? Germany
Which classic film appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie? Great Escape
Boxing Day originates from what historical act of charity? Something to do with servants getting the day of/ presents
Name the most famous Christmas ballet? The nutcraker
Which Puritan leader banned having fun at Christmas? & Which years did this ban proceed over? Oliver Cromwell and did it return 1658/1659ish
#7
Disco
not 168...... you need to add them all up right throughout the song..

its not just 1+2+3.... +11+12... Its 376


That would only be 78 anyway.
#8
Disco
not 168...... you need to add them all up right throughout the song..

its not just 1+2+3.... +11+12

1st day A partridge in a pear tree =1
2nd day 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree =3
3rd day 3 french hens 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree =6
and so on
#9
davidn84
That would only be 78 anyway.

SPAMDOG
1st day A partridge in a pear tree =1
2nd day 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree =3
3rd day 3 french hens 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree =6
and so on


yea I no, the ANSWER is 364
#10
Disco
yea I no, the ANSWER is 364
yea i know, i was backing you up:thumbsup:
#11
Disco
not 168...... you need to add them all up right throughout the song..

its not just 1+2+3.... +11+12... Its 364


Yeah I do know !! I'm sorry - I have NO idea what made me type 168.......
#12
KrispiiDuck
Yeah I do know !! I'm sorry - I have NO idea what made me type 168.......


lol I knew it was 364 as I use that question every year! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
#13
Boxing Day originates from what historical act of charity?

Think it was to do with collection boxes placed in churches (known as dole boxes is memory serves)

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