Christmas Trivia hosted by Mary Anne Edwards

It's almost time for Christmas and today's trivia is hosted by Mary Anne Edwards.








My main character in the Charlie McClung Mysteries is Irish. So, I thought it would be fun to have Irish Christmas trivia. Are you ready to learn how Detective Charlie McClung and his family celebrate the holiday? Okay, let’s get cracking. Oh, did I mention there is prize for one lucky person? No? Well, there is!


1. When does the Irish Christmas season begin?

a. November 25th
b. December 1st
c. December 8th
d. December 11th


2. Where will you find an Irish family with friends and family at midnight on Christmas Eve?

a. Pub
b. Mass
c. Swimming
d. Caroling


3. What do Irish families hang on their front door during the Christmas season?

a. Wreath of Holly
b. String of Potatoes
c. Birdhouse
d. Wreath of Straw


4. What is served during a traditional Irish Christmas dinner?

a. Roast Goose
b. Plum Pudding
c. Three types of Potatoes: roast, mashed, and boiled.
d. All of the above


5. Why do Irish families put a single candle in the window?

a. To welcome Saint Nicholas
b. To welcome Joseph and Mary
c. To welcome friends and family
d. To welcome-in the Christmas season


6. What do Irish children leave out for Saint Nicholas?

a. Biscuits and Whiskey
b. Mince Pie and A Bottle of Guinness
c. Chocolates and Milk
d. A or B


6. What do the Irish typically do on Christmas Day?

a. Swim in the sea
b. Watch boxing
c. Stay indoors all day with family
d. Attend horse racing


7. Which one of these is a traditional Irish Christmas carol?

a. I Saw Three Ships
b. Once in Royal David’s City
c. The Twelve Days of Christmas
b. A Boy is Born in Bethlehem

8. What is the Irish traditional Christmas greeting?

a. Merry Christmas
b. Happy Christmas
c. Blessed Christmas
d. Good Christmas to you


9. When do the Irish take-down their Christmas decorations?
a, December 26th
b. December 31st
c. January 6th
d. January 12th




Leave answers and email in the comments for a chance to win this great prize pack. Winner will be chosen on Saturday and will have three days to respond.






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Comments

  1. I LOVE THESE TRIVIA CONTESTS!! I numbered like the contest, and #8 had a conflict, but I thoroughly enjoyed the researching and finding such interesting facts. I discovered my family of long, long ago English and German decent also had "a bit o' the Irish" in our Christmas. kat8762@aol.com
    1. C
    2. B
    3. A
    4. D
    5. B
    6. B
    6. A
    7. B
    8. B
    9. C

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  2. 1. C. December 8th
    2. B. Mass
    3. A. Wreath of Holly
    4. D. All of the above
    5. B. To welcome Joseph and Mary
    6. B. Mince Pie and A Bottle of Guinness
    7. B. Once in Royal David’s City
    8. B. Happy Christmas
    9. C. January 6th

    Thank you for the fun trivia. :)
    myrifraf(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. I didn't realize there are two number 6's.
      My answer the other question:
      6. A. Swim in the sea

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  3. 1. c. December 8th
    2. b. Mass
    3. a. Wreath of Holly
    4. d. All of the above
    5. b. To welcome Joseph and Mary
    6. b. Mince Pie and A Bottle of Guinness
    6. a. Swim in the sea
    7. b. Once in Royal David’s City
    8. b. Happy Christmas
    9. c. January 6th

    Thank you ... this was dun!!
    peggyhyndman(at)att(dot)net

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  4. 1. c. December 8th
    2. b. Mass
    3. a. Wreath of Holly
    4. d. All of the above
    5. b. To welcome Joseph and Mary
    6. b. Mince Pie and A Bottle of Guinness
    6. a. Swim in the sea
    7. b. Once in Royal David’s City
    8. b. Happy Christmas
    9. c. January 6th
    Merry Christmas! dkstevensneAToutlook(DOT(com

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  5. Good Luck to Everyone! I hope you all have a safe and brilliant Christmas! XOXO

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  6. 1.c. December 8th
    2.b. Mass
    3.a. Wreath of Holly
    4.d. All of the above
    5.b. To welcome Joseph and Mary
    6.b. Mince Pie and A Bottle of Guinness
    6.a. Swim in the sea
    7.b. Once in Royal David's City
    8.b. Happy Christmas
    9.c. January 6th.
    Merry Christmas. Thanks. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  7. 1-c, 2-b, 3-a, 4-d, 5-b, 6-b, 6-a, 7-b, 8-b, 9-c I gave this test to me Irish husband and I don't think he did too well---so I used my answers instead.
    suefarrell.farrell@gmail.com

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  8. Irish triva answers:
    1. C
    2. B
    3. A
    4. D
    5. B
    6. B
    7. B
    8. B
    9. C

    Merry Christmas.
    diannekc8@gmail.com

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  9. 1.c
    2.b
    3.a
    4.d
    5.b
    6.b
    6.a
    7.b
    8.b
    9.c
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!
    Cathy Serada
    Stkate00@Aol.com

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  10. 1. C
    2. B
    3. A
    4. D
    5. B
    6. B
    6. A
    7. B
    8. B
    9. C

    You know you have two number 6 questions, right? Thanks for the fun quiz!

    ElaineE246 at msn dot com

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