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

THE DIMENSION 85 CHRISTMAS QUIZ 2018

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.

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The Dimension 85 Christmas Quiz

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? 

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 )

TV

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?

Films

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.

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 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?

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!.

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