Saturday, 8 January 2011

Still Clinging Onto Christmas...

We had a Christmas Night out. It was mental. Some staff members are still missing and at least three were arrested, one for public indecency and the other two for fraud.

If you have absolutely nothing else to do with your day, perhaps you would like to test your wits with our post-dinner quiz. The only prize is pride.

Round one:

Select the correct words to find the names of Christmas Songs:

a) The ideal reference room is noisy/silent/smelly
b) You clean your teeth in the morning and at night/work/the pub

Song Title:

a) Amy Tan wrote the joy/good/bad luck club
b) ‘It Takes One/Two/Three’ sang Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston
c) John Irving wrote ‘The World/ The Situation/The Story According to Garp’.

Song Title:

a) What is this man’s catch phrase?  
b)How would one ‘Row, row, row the boat’? Swiftly/Happily/Merrily
c)Katrina and the Waves were ‘Walking on/with/o’er Sunshine’.
d)Name the Nick Hornby novel Low/High/Less Fidelity.

Song Title:

a) Bette Midler starred in the Best/ First/Ex Wives Club
b) What is this young man’s first name?

Song Title:

a) Stephanie Cole starred in the sit-com ‘Waiting For Death/Santa/God.’
b) Americans call toilets potty/ rest/ hygiene rooms.
c) If one was a cowboy and excited, one would shout Gee/Yee/Whopee Ha!
d) What is the first name of the Lord of The Rings Character shown above?
e) Name the Shakespeare play: The two Ladies/Gentlemen/Knights of Verona.

Song Title:

a) Complete the name of the song: Me, Myself and You/ I /Love
b) The modern horror film franchise named after a tool is Saw/Hammer/Wrench
c) Bananarama released ‘It Ain’t What You Do’ with the Fun Boy Gang/ Crew/ Three
d) The Pinto, Mayflower and Santa Maria were all ships/ jewels/ churches

Song Title:

a) Urine is a fancy word for wee/poo/mucus
b) Charles Bronson starred in the film ‘Death Star/ Strike/ Wish’.
c) Elvis sang a song called ‘The Wonder of Love/ Christmas/ You’.
d) What is the first letter of this group’s name?
e) If someone is tipsy, you may describe them as merry/ cheerful/ content.
f) Clement C. Moore wrote ‘The Night Before Santa/Christmas/ Yule

Song Title:

Round 2:

Quick Fire Round:

  1. What year did Whitney Houston get to number 1 with ‘I Will Always Love You?’
  2. What is the name of Ebenezer Scrooge’s dead colleague whose ghost appears at the beginning of ‘A Christmas Carol’.
  3. How many of Santa’s Reindeer’s names begin with the letter ‘D’?
  4. Which artist sang the opening lines of the first version of Band Aid’s ‘Feed The World?’
  5. The three kings were named Balthazar, Melchior and ………?
  6. In the song ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’, what did the singer’s true love give to them on the tenth day?
  7. Christmas Island is part of which country?
  8. Which monarch is said to have introduced the Christmas Tree to Britain?
  9. Glogg, Gluwein, Vin Chaud, what is the British term for this festive drink?
  10. Name the four Pevensie children in ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’.
  11. Who starred as ‘The Grinch’ in the Hollywood adaptation of ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’?
  12. Which Christmas carol contains the lines :

And His shelter was a stable,
And His cradle was a stall:
With the poor, and mean, and lowly,
Lived on earth our Saviour holy.

  1. Name the angel who saves James’ Stewart’s life in ‘Its A Wonderful Life.’
  2. Which British Republican leader is said to have personally banned Christmas?
  3.  In what year did the only Woman’s Christmas Day Ba’ take place?
  4.  What is the calendar date of the twelfth day of Christmas also known as The Feast of Epiphany?
  5. Which company is credited with introducing the now obligatory red Santa costume in their 1930s advertising campaign?
  6. Which muppet played the part of Bob Cratchet in ‘A Muppet’s Christmas Carol?
  7. What was the Christmas Number two last year?
  8. Which animated duo appear on the Royal Mail’s Christmas Stamps this year?

Round three, name the artists, their Christmas number ones and the years that the reached the top spot:

1 comment:

  1. Very pleased to hear that your Staff Night Out was such a roaring success :-) Jo


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