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The time for partying, silly jokes, games, eating too much and of course, quizzes is on us. So try our quiz this yuletide to get you in the festive mood.

THE DIMENSION 85 CHRISTMAS QUIZ 2015

The time for partying, silly jokes, games, eating too much and of course, quizzes is on us.  So try our quiz this yuletide to get you in the festive mood.

No prizes this year as the quiz is purely for fun. all of the answers can be found on the internet so get your smartphones ready. Give yourself a pat on the back if you score 35 or more.  The maximum score is 40.

1 point is given to each answer unless stated that scoring is different.

Good luck!

Christmas Round

1 – According to the Christmas carol Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen, but what day is the Feast of Stephen? 

The Dimension 85 Christmas Quiz

2- The carol Good King Wenceslas was written in East Grinstead but who was King Wenceslas? Details of where from and what century he lived.  ( 1 point for each )

3 – On the first day of Christmas my true love said to me, ‘a partridge in a pear tree', or so the song 12 Days of Christmas goes.  But what did she say on the seventh and eleventh days? ( 1 point each )

TV

4 – Since 1963, there have been twelve actors who have played the part of Dr Who.  You will get appoint for each one you can name. ( 1 point each – 12 maximum )

5 – Dr Who flies around the galaxy and time in the TARDIS, but what does TARDIS stand for? 

6 – Congratulations to Louisa Johnson who has just won X-Factor 2015 but who won in 2014? 

7 - Rita Ora, coach of Louisa Johnson cameo's in a song by Charles Hamilton on the Samsung Galaxy S6 for Wireless Charging.  What is the name of the song? 

8 – What do Illya Kuryakin from the series The Man From UNCLE and Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard in the American series NCIS have in common?

Films

9 – The film franchise The Hunger Games is based on a set of books by which American Author? 

10 – Daniel Craig was been James Bond in the film Spectre, name all of the other films he has appeared in as James Bond.  ( 1 point each )

11 – Who is the voice of Woody and Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story films.  ( 1 point each )

12 – Star Wars is the big Xmas film this year with Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia once again playing their part in galactic salvation. For three points name the actor who plays each of these parts.

Sport

13 – Football is not everyone's favourite sport so this football question is more music than football.  Baddiel & Skinner are famous for ‘Three Lions' football anthem from the 1996 European Championship. They had a backing band but are never mentioned when the song is talked about.  What is the name of the Band for 1 point and if you know the city they come from you can get a second point. 

14 – Now a real football question! Roy Hodgson will take England to the European Championship in 2016, but he took a different national team in 1996 who played England in the opening game. What country was the team from and what was the score? ( yes its 2 points for this )

15 – Played every other year, the Ryder Cup pitches the best golfers in the USA against the best in Europe.  It is always played in a different location so this question is, where is what country is it being played in 2022?  

16 – Lewis Hamilton won the F1 Championship again in 2015.  For this point we need to know how many races were there in the season this year?

General

17 – The Prince of Wales in Reigate is tied to the brewer Sheperd Neame.  Apart from making great beer, what is Sheperd Neame claiming to be famous for?

18 – Robert Baden-Powell started a famous worldwide organisation in 1908.  What is that Organisation?

19 – We measure the height of a horse in ‘Hands'.  How many inches is a ‘Hand' ?

20 – There is only one national flag that is not in a rectangle shape.  What country is that flag for?

That's it!.

The answers will be posted online in a few days, probably after the weekend, and the link will be at the bottom of this page so don't forget to come back and see how well you did.

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