Driver Hire Christmas Quiz
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Q1. Which country traditionally gives a Christmas tree to Britain every year?
Q2. Who was Christmas number one in the UK singles charts last year?
Q3. What colour are the berries of the mistletoe plant?
Q4. What is New Year's Eve called in Scotland?
Q5. In which year was the Queen's first TV Christmas message?
a) 1963 b)1957 c) 1979
Q6. Who wrote How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
Q7. How many points does a snowflake have?
Q8. The following quote comes from which film?
"You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll
throw a lasso around it and pull it down."
Q9. What was the coldest British winter on record?
Q10. What is Ice-T’s real first name?
a)Tracy b) Sharon c)Trevor
A1. Norway. Since 1947 the people of Norway have presented Britain each year with a Christmas tree, as a token of gratitude for supporting Norway during the Second World War.
A2. The Justice Collective. Artists including Robbie Williams, Paloma Faith and Paul McCartney came together to record a cover of "He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother". The proceeds were given to various charities associated with the Hillsborough disaster
A6. Dr Seuss
A7. A snowflake will almost always have six sides. Occasionally, a snowflake can have three sides or twelve sides, but never anything that isn't a multiple or factor of six
A8. George Bailey said this line in ‘It's a Wonderful Life’
A9. The winter of 1962–1963 (also known as the Big Freeze of 1963) was one of the coldest winters on record in the UK, with temperatures lower than -20 °C. It was so cold that even the sea froze in places. While the winter of 1683–84 was significantly colder in England and Wales, it was less severe in Scotland, and so does not rank as the coldest overall.