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Boxing Day Quiz

Still feeling bloated? Well, here’s a little quiz about Boxing Day that won’t take too much physical effort! 10 Questions.

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Servants worked on Xmas Day, but were allowed a day to visit families. Employers would give each one a box of leftover food, money & a gift, to take home. As what did the day become known?

  • Servants Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Annual 'Outing'
  • Thanksgiving

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In 1994, South Africa renamed Boxing Day to what?

  • Indigestion Day
  • Hunting day
  • Day of Sport
  • Day of Goodwill

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In Britain, Canada, New Zealand and some states of Australia, Boxing Day is a traditional day for what activity?

  • Bargain shopping
  • Leaf clearing and garden tidying
  • Walking
  • Trying out the Christmas presents

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In Ireland how is Boxing Day or 'Wren Day' better known?

  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Shillelagh Day
  • St. Stephens's Day
  • Hurling Day

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In England, Scotland and Northern Ireland what sports are traditionally played against local rivals, to avoid teams and their fans having to travel a long distance?

  • Snooker and Darts
  • Hockey and Curling
  • Speedway and Rallying
  • Football and Rugby

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Who lived in Rome and was the first man to be killed for believing in the teachings of Jesus and is remembered on Boxing Day, the Feast of Stephen?

  • Saint Nicholas
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • Saint David
  • Saint Stephen

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In Australia and South Africa, what sport is traditionally much anticipated on Boxing Day?

  • Horse Racing
  • Football
  • Test Cricket
  • Rugby

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Boxing Day is a popular day in the UK and US for which traditional sporting activity?

  • Fox/drag Hunting
  • Cross Country Cycling
  • Hawking
  • White Water Rafting

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In Guyana, Italy, Ghana, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania, what sporting contests are eagerly anticipated?

  • Tennis
  • Prize Fighting
  • 12 Bore shooting
  • Sprint Racing

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OK, to help you get into your favourite outfit for New Year’s Eve, you can eat, for the next few days, unlimited real (not processed) meat, fish, eggs, vegetables and salads, but not what?

  • Potatoes
  • Sugary Foods
  • Too much alcohol
  • All of the above