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The Oxhill News

December 2013

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Christmas Quiz

  1. What is the chemical formula of snow?

  2. US President Franklin Pierce introduced what to White House Christmas tradition in 1856?

  3. Which charity in 1949 was the first to produce a Christmas card?

  4. What red-blooming Christmas plant came originally from Mexico?

  5. Brandy is made from distilling what?

  6. What was Girls Aloud's 2002 UK Christmas number one single?

  7. Which famous comedy double-act partner made the first ever UK mobile phone call, New Year's Day, 1985?

  8. White Christmas, a cake made of coconut, crisped rice and dried fruit, is popular in which country?

  9. Quaid-e-Azam's Birthday is a 25th December celebration in which country?

  10. Who is the narrator in the 2000 film The Grinch Who Stole Christmas?

  11. What was the cyclone named that hit Darwin, Australia, in Christmas 1974?

  12. Pine needles are said to be a good source of which vitamin?

  13. Choirboy Peter Auty sang the film version of which song later recorded as a hit record by Aled Jones?

  14. What drink invented by Francis Showering has a fawn mascot?

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