Twelve Days of Quizmas answers

‘Tis the season to be jolly and also the time to gather around with family and friends. Here are some fun tea-time teasers for you to add to your Christmas quizes. Don your Christmas jumper and your thinking cap, think of some original, punny team names and enjoy! 

  1. In which country is Father Christmas accompanied by “whipping Santa”, an evil alter ego who whips naughty children?
  2. Where does snow have to fall for there to be an official declaration of a white Christmas in the UK?
    The roof of the Meteorological Office in London
  3. How many times is the word “snow” sang in the song “Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!”
  4. What was the “true love” in “Twelve Days of Christmas” given on New Year’s Eve?
    Seven swans a swimming
  5. In which country were the first Winter Olympic Games held in 1924?
  6. What wakes up baby Jesus in the song “Away in a Manger”
    The cattle
  7. In which ski region will the World Snow Festival be celebrated from 18th-23rd January 2016?
    The Jungfrau Ski Region, Switzerland
  8. Between which years was Christmas banned in Cuba?
  9. In which American city did the city’s Common Council pass a decree in 1992 that any more snow before Christmas Eve would be illegal?
  10. Which Christmas tale protagonist said “”Merry Christmas! What right have you to be merry? What reason have you to be merry? You’re poor enough.”
    Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol
  11. In which country is Christmas celebrated on 7th January?
  12. What were the names of the burglars in Home Alone?
    Marv and Harry