1 – According to the Christmas carol Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen, but what day is the Feast of Stephen?
2- The carol Good King Wenceslas was written by John Mason Neale in the 16th century but in what century did King Wenceslas live.
3 – On the first day of Christmas my true love sent 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 )
4 – Jodie Whittaker became the new Dr Who this year and since 1963, there have been thirteen other actors who have played the part. For a point for each one you can name them. ( 1 point each – 13 maximum )
5 – Dr Who flies around the galaxy and time in the TARDIS, but what does TARDIS stand for?
6 – Congratulations to Dalton Harris who has just won X-Factor 2018 (UK) but who won in 2017?
7 - Rita Ora cameo's in a song with rapper Charles Hamilton that was used on the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge 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?
9 – The film franchise The Hunger Games is based on a set of books by which American Author?
10 – Daniel Craig was James Bond in the film Spectre, name all of the other films he has appeared in as James Bond. ( 1 point each )
11 – Who voiced the characters of Woody and Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story films.
12 – Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia play their part in the Star Wars films, but can you name the actors who play them.
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 took 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 2018. For this point we need to know how many races were there in the season this year?
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?
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