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Xmas Factoids Quiz 150

More Trivial facts you are better off not knowing! 10 Questions.

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Which King of England was crowned on Christmas Day?

  • Harold Godwinson
  • Henry I
  • Harold Harefoot
  • William The Conqueror

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Why, in many countries, can Christmas crackers not be sent through the post?

  • They are classed as insults
  • They are classed bad humour
  • They are classed as explosives
  • They are classed as infectious

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As at 2015, which British band has had four UK Christmas No. 1 hit singles?

  • The Beatles
  • Queen
  • Slade
  • Wizzard

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Which English King introduced the 'Unlawful Games Act' which banned all sports on Christmas Day, except archery, as people would be too full from feasting to be energetic?

  • Richard I
  • John Lackland
  • Henry VIII
  • Edward II

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What did the picture portray on the first commercial Christmas Card that was printed in 1846?

  • A family toasting Christmas
  • Robin on a spade handle
  • A lady with a tinsel parasol
  • Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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Erected in a Washington shopping mall in 1950, how high was the world's tallest Xmas tree?

  • 311ft
  • 221ft
  • 131ft
  • 71ft

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"Comic Relief" was launched from a refugee camp in Sudan on Xmas Day in 1985, live on which UK TV programme?

  • "Wogan"
  • "The Saturday Show"
  • "Late Late Breakfast Show"
  • "Something Else"

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What was the UK's first official Christmas Number One single in 1952?

  • "Here In My Heart" (Al Martino)
  • "Mary's Boy Child" (Harry Belafonte)
  • "Christmas Alphabet" (Dickie Valentine)
  • "Let's Have Another Party" (Winifred Atwell)

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Which English King passed a law, still live on the statute books in 2015, that anyone attending a service on Christmas Day must walk to church?

  • Edward V
  • Edward VI
  • Edward VII
  • Edward VIII

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According to a 'survey', what percentage of British Christmas dinners are cooked by men?

  • 47%
  • 35%
  • 18%
  • 3%