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Octagon's Christmas Quiz🎄

Sport ⚽


1 - In which decade was top flight football last played in England on Christmas Day?


2 - The King George VI chase is held every Boxing Day at which course?


3 - The football club FC Santa Claus are based in which country?


4 - In 1541 which monarch banned sport on Xmas Day?


5 - At which ground do Australia and England play the Boxing Day Test?


Clue - They were born on Christmas Day 🎅


6 - Born in 1899 Starred as Sam Spade in the Maltese Falcon


7 - Born in 1908 The original Englishman in New York


8 - Born in 1957 An “unbelievable” ex footballer now a pundit on Sky Sports


9 - Born in 1944 Comedian who gave us Sid Snot and Cupid Stunt


10 - Born in 1949 American actress won an Oscar for “The Coal Miner’s Daughter


Food and Drink 🍗🥂


11 - Which indispensable item for the Xmas table did confectioner Tom Smith invent in 1846?


12 - In which direction should you stir mincemeat for good luck?


13 - What is the name of the skin that hangs from a turkeys neck?


14 - Who was the unlikely writer commissioned by the British Council in 1946 to contribute recipes for Christmas Pudding and plum cake?


15 - Which monarch was known as the “Pudding King” because he requested plum pudding for his first Christmas dinner in England?


TV and Film 📺 📽


16 - Who provided the voice for Santa Claus in the 2011 film Arthur Christmas and played Santa Claus in the 2014 film Get Santa?


17 - Which Welsh singer made her acting debut in the 2010 Doctor Who Christmas special?


18 - Who wrote and co-produced the 1993 film The Nightmare before Christmas?


19 - Who starred as Scrooge in the 1970 film of the same name?


20 - The leader of which country gave the Channel 4 alternative Christmas message in 2008?


Good luck.


Answers to be sent by email to webenquiries@octagonconsultancy.co.uk


Closing date is 31st December.

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