Merry Quizmas, everyone

18th December 2015 at 00:00
Test your general – and your holiday – knowledge with our fun festive 50, set by the TES quizmaster

What was the name of the toy that Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son wanted in the 1996 film Jingle All The Way?

What is the official language of Andorra?

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Often eaten with turkey, which accompaniment is made from marshwhorts?

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How many points are awarded for a try in rugby league?

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By what name is the pirate Edward Teach better known?

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Which There’s Something About Mary actor and 1980s teenage idol played a police officer in the video of The Pogues’ Christmas classic A Fairytale of New York?

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Which dance is modelled after the sound, drama and movement of a bullfight?

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Mistletoe has berries of what colour?

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The traditional Boxing Day Test cricket match takes place in which Australian city?

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Scientist Dmitri Mendeleev is generally credited with formulating which ordering of chemical elements?

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In which country is Christmas known as Bada Din?

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The 1960 poster with the slogan “Would you buy a car from this man?” was aimed at opposing which US politician, who later became president?

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Only The Brave is a men’s fragrance that is manufactured by which company?

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A patka is a head covering worn by boys of which religion?

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The juice of which fruit is used in a gin fizz?

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In the Bible, who appeared to Mary with the words “Greetings, you who are highly favoured! The Lord is with you”?

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What type of creature is a lamprey?

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