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Some Quiz Questions

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Mikinton, Dec 22, 2019.

  1. Mikinton

    Mikinton Well-Known Forumite

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    Here's a few quiz questions I put together for a social quiz my brother was hosting with his walking group "PastFinders" in South Wales last week. Seems a shame to just use them the once, so feel free to include them in any you're putting together. As I've compiled a few quizzes over the years, I'll add more questions as I come across them.

    Anyway, here goes....

    Which famous “Christmas” book was written by these famous author?

    Charles Dickens –
    “A Christmas Carol”
    Terry Pratchett –
    “The Hogfather”
    Clement C Moore –
    “The Night Before Christmas” (aka “A Visit From St Nicholas”)
    Dr Seuss –
    “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
    Chris van Allsburg -
    “The Polar Express”
    J R R Tolkien –
    “Letters From Father Christmas”

    Who played Scrooge in the following movies?

    A Christmas Carol (1951) –
    Alastair Sim
    The Muppet Christmas Carol –
    Michael Caine
    Scrooged –
    Bill Murray
    Mickey's Christmas Carol –
    Scrooge McDuck
    Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009) –
    Jim Carrey
    the 2000 present-day TV adaptation of A Christmas Carol (as loan shark Eddie Scrooge) -
    Ross Kemp

    2019

    Who is Times magazine's “Person of the Year”? -
    Greta Thunberg
    Which singer performed in the final of this year's “Strictly ...”? -
    Taylor Swift
    In April, whose stay in the Ecuadorian embassy came to an end? -
    Julian Assange
    Who was fired from the BBC for tweeting a “'humourous' royal baby” image? –
    Danny Baker
    Which famous Welsh actor sadly died on January 17th? –
    Windsor Davies (“Oh dear; how sad; never mind.”)
    In October which major supermarket chain became the first to stop selling fireworks at its 2,300 stores? -
    Sainsbury's
     
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  3. Mikinton

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    By the way, did anyone else on the forum take part in the "Locks & Latches" Stafford Quiz League around 20 years ago?

    I was in the Derrington B team for about 8 years. We usually did quite well, and even won it one year.
     
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    Love this thank you!

    Will play with the fam! Xxx
     
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    Embarrassed to say the only Scrooge I know is from the Muppets....
     

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