1. Which of these is not one of Santa’s reindeer?

a) prancer

b) dancer

c) bouncer

2. What helps a tiger navigate in the dark?

a) their fur

b) their whiskers

c) their claws

d) their tail

3. It is said that the wise men brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. What is myrrh?

a) a precious blue gemstone

b) fish eggs like caviar

c) a tree resin used to make perfume

4. Which of the following elements were the only 2 that existed soon after the universe formed?

a) Hydrogen and Helium

b) Hydrogen and Oxygen

c) Carbon and Hydrogen

5. Well behaved German children awake to find presents in a shoe? True or False?

6. How many stars are in our solar system?

a) 1

b) 100

c) 1000

7. What is the traditional extra and apparently lucky ingredient that is sometimes hidden inside a Christmas pudding?

a) a child’s tooth

b) a banana chip

c) a coin

8. The smallest bones in the human body are found in the……

a) ears

b) hands

c) ankles

d) elbows

9. What colour are the hottest stars?

a) yellow

b) green

c) blue

d) red

10. Fill in the gap. Dashing through the snow on a one-horse open sleigh, over the fields we go ………… all the way.

a) clapping

b) laughing

c) jingling

11. One of the most expensive coffees is the one eaten by a cat. Which cat is it?

a) civet cat

b) polecat

c) wild cat

d) meercat

12. Every year a Christmas tree is put up in Trafalgar square. Which country is the tree a gift from.

a) Norway

b) Thailand

c) South Africa

13. Approximately how many facial expressions can a human being make?

a) 10

b) 100

c) 10,000

14. According to the author and illustrator Doctor Seuss who stole Christmas?

a) the grinch

b) the big bad elf

c) the cat in the hat

15. which of these statements about robins is true?

a) only male robins have red feathers

b) postmen in Britain used to be called `robins’ because they wore red waistcoats

c) robins do not like warm weather and hibernate during summer


  1. 1. c) bouncer

  2. 2. b) Whiskers

  3. 3. c) a tree resin used to make perfume

  4. 4, a) Hydrogen and Helium

  5. 5. True

  6. 6. a)1

  7. 7. c) a coin

  8. 8. a) ears

  9. 9. c) blue

  10. 10.b) laughing

  11. 11.a) civet cat

  12. 12.a) Norway

  13. 13.c)10,000

  14. 14.a) the grinch

  15. 15.a) only male robins have red feathers