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  1. 2. Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean is an external territory of which English-speaking nation?
  2. 3. Which major producer of soft drinks helped sculpt the image of Santa Claus, after introducing him to their advertising during the 1920s?
  3. 4. How many ghosts before Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol?
  4. 5. Michael Caine appears alongside which puppet characters in a 1992 adaptation of A Christmas Carol?
  5. 6. The wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo is native to which continent of the Earth?
  6. 7. What is the pen name of children's author Theodor Geisel, who wrote the famous book How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
  7. 8. Rather than fawns like other deer species, what name is given to baby reindeers (caribou)?
  8. 9. In which movie set at Christmas (though some still argue it's not a Christmas film!) does NYPD officer John McClane battle European terrorists led by Hans Gruber?
  9. 10. According to the carol, which king (actually Duke of Bohemia) last looked out on the feast of Stephen?
  10. 11. In which year did Band Aid release Do they know it's Christmas?
  11. 12. Lapland - home to the native Saami people - is the northernmost region of which European nation?
  12. 13. Which fruit is traditionally used - along with sweets, cocktails sticks and a candle - to make a Christingle?
  13. 14. The Eastern and Greek Orthodox churches celebrate Christmas on which date?
  14. 15. The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl sang a "fairytale" about which American city?
  15. 16. In which Christmas film of 1984 do Mogwai turn into angry, destructive monsters if they are fed after midnight?
  16. 17. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, which seasonal song by Bing Crosby is the highest-selling single of all time?
  17. 18. In which 1992 movie sequel starring Macaulay Culkin does US President Donald Trump make a cameo appearance?
  18. 19. Who was the Roman prefect of Judaea, typically reported to have adjudicated over the trial and crucifixion of Christ?
  19. 20. Which country traditionally donates a Christmas tree to stand in London's Trafalgar Square?
  20. In which year did Band Aid release Do they know it's Christmas?
  21.  By what name is St. Stephen's Day general known in the UK and other Commonwealth nations?

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  1. 2. Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean is an external territory of which English-speaking nation?
    Australia
  2. 3. Which major producer of soft drinks helped sculpt the image of Santa Claus, after introducing him to their advertising during the 1920s?
  3. 4. How many ghosts before Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol?
    4
  4. 5. Michael Caine appears alongside which puppet characters in a 1992 adaptation of A Christmas Carol?
    The Muppets
  5. 6. The wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo is native to which continent of the Earth?
  6. 7. What is the pen name of children's author Theodor Geisel, who wrote the famous book How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
    Dr Seuss
  7. 8. Rather than fawns like other deer species, what name is given to baby reindeers (caribou)?
    Calves
  8. 9. In which movie set at Christmas (though some still argue it's not a Christmas film!) does NYPD officer John McClane battle European terrorists led by Hans Gruber?
    Die Hard
  9. 10. According to the carol, which king (actually Duke of Bohemia) last looked out on the feast of Stephen?
    Wenceslas
  10. 11. In which year did Band Aid release Do they know it's Christmas?
    as charitable support for the Ethiopian famine occurring at the time? 1984
  11. 12. Lapland - home to the native Saami people - is the northernmost region of which European nation?
    Finland
  12. 13. Which fruit is traditionally used - along with sweets, cocktails sticks and a candle - to make a Christingle?
    Orange
  13. 14. The Eastern and Greek Orthodox churches celebrate Christmas on which date?
    7th January
  14. 15. The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl sang a "fairytale" about which American city?
    New York
  15. 16. In which Christmas film of 1984 do Mogwai turn into angry, destructive monsters if they are fed after midnight?
    Gremlins
  16. 17. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, which seasonal song by Bing Crosby is the highest-selling single of all time?
    White Christmas
  17. 18. In which 1992 movie sequel starring Macaulay Culkin does US President Donald Trump make a cameo appearance?
    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  18. 19. Who was the Roman prefect of Judaea, typically reported to have adjudicated over the trial and crucifixion of Christ?
    Pontius Pilate
  19. 20. Which country traditionally donates a Christmas tree to stand in London's Trafalgar Square?
    Norway
  20. In which year did Band Aid release Do they know it's Christmas?
    as charitable support for the Ethiopian famine occurring at the time
  21.  By what name is St. Stephen's Day general known in the UK and other Commonwealth nations?
    Boxing Day