The Blogger’s Christmas Challenge 2018 – 24 Dec – Answers

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Advent Calendar Adventures

24th December 2018

What’s your answer then?

In which country is Santa Claus known as ‘Julemanden’?

a. Denmark b. Austria c. Poland d. Germany

What did Harry Potter get as a Christmas present during his first semester at Hogwarts?

Harry received the Invisibility Cloak which did belong to his Father James.

The name Santa Claus evolved from Sinter Klass, a nickname for Saint Nicholas. What language is Sinter Klaas?

Dutch

Who sang?
“It’s Christmas in heaven
There’s great films on TV
‘The Sound of Music’ twice an hour
And ‘Jaws’ one, two and three.”

Monty Python – The Meaning of Life – Christmas in Heaven

 

Where does the Danish version of Santa Claus live throughout the year?

Greenland

Which famous English writer once said, “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

Charles Dickens

Which Christmas accessory did the London confectioner Tom Smith invent in 1846?

The Christmas Cracker.

In which fictional land was it always winter but never Christmas?

Narnia

What is the name of Aladdin’s mother?

Whilst many are not familiar with her name as it is never ‘specifically mentioned’ Aladdin’s Mother’s name is actually Widow Twankey.

In Jack and the Beanstalk, what does Jack get in exchange for his mother’s cow?

Beans were exchanged for Milky White

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