Tes Quiz: 22/29 December

Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz

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1. What was the name of Christopher Columbus’ ship that ran aground off Hispaniola on Christmas Day 1492?

2. Born on Christmas Day 1971, who became the 23rd prime minister of Canada?

3. Which singer, who died on Christmas Day 2016, was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou?

4. Flying Fish Cove is the capital of which Australian territory in the Indian Ocean?

5. In the festive song, how many maids a-milking are there?

6. Which plant, associated with Christmas, has the scientific name viscum?

7. By what other name is the dessert bûche de noël known?

8. In the film It’s A Wonderful Life, what ...

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