Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 20th December 2021

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  1. In Home Alone, where are the McCallisters going on vacation when they leave Kevin behind?

Paris

 

  1. In the movie It’s A Wonderful Life, what happened every time a bell rang?

An angel got his wings

 

  1. Which Hollywood actor played six different roles in The Polar Express

Tom Hanks

 

  1. The movie Miracle on 34th Street is based on a real-life department store. What is it?

Macy’s

 

  1. Who wrote the picture book that was inspiration for the 2000 film How the Grinch Stole Christmas?

Dr. Seuss

 

  1. In what city did the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street take place?

New York City

 

  1. In the 1993 Tim Burton stop-motion animated feature The Nightmare Before Christmas, what is the name of the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town?

Jack Skellington

 

  1. Which country donates the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square?

Norway – the city of Oslo, Norway, donates the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree to the people of Britain each year since 1947.

 

  1. What gifts did The Three Wise Men give Jesus on his birthday?

Gold, Myrrh, and Frankincense

 

  1. In what country was eggnog invented?

England

 

  1. Who wrote the first ever king’s Christmas message?

Rudyard Kipling – he wrote the 251-word message

 

  1. By when should Christmas decorations come down, according to UK traditions?

By January 5th

 

  1. Which famous scientist who developed the three laws of motion, was born on Christmas day 1642?

Sir Isaac Newton

 

  1. Which wordless children’s picture book by Raymond Briggs was first published in 1978?

The Snowman

 

  1. Name the 9 reindeer that pull Santa’s sleigh

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and Rudolph

 

  1. In which tin of chocolates would you find ‘The Green Triangle’?

Quality Street

 

  1. The Snowman was shown on TV for the first time on Boxing Day of which year?

1982

 

  1. What colour are mistletoe berries?

White

 

  1. How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish?

Feliz Navidad

 

  1. Which of Santa’s reindeer are female?

All of them

 

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