We’ve compiled 12 seasonal questions to test your Christmas knowledge. The first 12 correct entries will win one of our stationery packs. Good luck – and no Googling!

  1. The names of Santa’s reindeer come from the poem, The Night Before Christmas. Which American writer wrote the poem?           
  2. What are the names of the reindeer in this poem?
  3. When did the UK first start using Christmas trees?
  4. What year did ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ come out? (NOT the one starring Richard Attenborough)
  5. What was the name of the archangel who announced to Mary that she would be the mother of God?
  6. What were the gifts brought by the three kings (the spelling must be correct)?
  7. What were the names of the three kings?
  8. What town was Jesus born in?
  9. Turkeys were first eaten at Christmas in the 1500s. Name two animals traditionally eaten on Christmas day before then.
  10. Who wrote the smash-hit Christmas single, ‘White Christmas’?
  11. Who were the two male and two female leading actors in the 1954 film ‘White Christmas’?
  12. The first Christmas card in England was sent in 1843. Who sent it?

Just send your answers to: Type QUIZ in the subject box and state the delivery address on your email. The first 12 randomly selected correct answers to reach us by 5.30pm on Monday 4th January 2021 will win a stationery pack.