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Merry Quizmas! - Christmas Quiz (QM: George Zacharia)

Its the season of Joy, Happiness and Sharing! What more Happiness is for quizzers than a Quiz, that too a Christmas Quiz since its the festive season! <3
Here, enjoy a quiz that I organized over a week at the I Quiz Campus Pro Whatsapp Group (A group of college quizzers).
The quiz was organized over 7 days with 3 questions daily of 3 levels of difficulty - Easy, Average and Difficult, catering to all the levels of quizzers in the group.

Hope you enjoy them! <3

Do contact rijorose@hotmail.com for opportunities for quizzes, etc. I am a professional quiz master and do setting quizzes as well as hosting them.

Please give due credit incase you are re-using any question.

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Merry Quizmas! - Christmas Quiz (QM: George Zacharia)

  1. 1. George Zacharia Merry Quiz-mas! QM: George Zacharia Quiz conducted from 17th - 23rd Dec 2018 in I Quiz Campus Pro Whatsapp Group 21 questions
  2. 2. George Zacharia Rules of The Quiz • 3 questions daily , ie, 1 each of Easy, Average and Difficult questions • Easy questions are first open for Beginner quizzers. Allow them to answer first and then you can. • Questions will be closed after 2-3 hours after a question is asked. • One question each will be uploaded in the morning, Afternoon and Evening. • All the best!
  3. 3. George Zacharia 1 • ”Thee Kayykal” or Fire- warming is a common ritual followed by Keralite Christians during the Midnight Christmas Mass. • What is the meaning/ symbolism of this ritual? Easy
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  5. 5. George Zacharia Answer • It signifies warming Baby Jesus just after birth
  6. 6. George Zacharia 2 • Connect (there are more in this list): - ______ Treasures - Time Honoured Traditions - The Gift Of Holidays - A Timeless Tradition -A Children’s Winter Wonderland - Gather Around Avg
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  8. 8. George Zacharia Answer • Theme of Christmas Celebrations at the White House
  9. 9. George Zacharia 3 • This is a 1931 edition of the Soviet magazine Bezbozhnik, depicting an Orthodox Christian priest being forbidden to take home a tree for the celebration of Christmastide. • Why was he forbidden? Diff
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  11. 11. George Zacharia Answer • It was banned under the Marxist-Lenninist Doctrine of State Atheism
  12. 12. George Zacharia 4 • The word “Lehem” means “Meat” in Arabic, “Bread” in Hebrew and In Greek, refers to the fertility God Lehem. • This is one part of the etymology of the name of a place related with Christmas. • Name the place. Easy
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  14. 14. George Zacharia Answer • Bethlehem (Baith (House) + Lehem)
  15. 15. George Zacharia 5 • Connect the 3 pictures Avg
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  17. 17. George Zacharia Answer • ”The Gift of the Magi” – story by O. Henry
  18. 18. George Zacharia 6 • ___X_____ was shot and killed by __Y_____ in a Christmas based episode of South Park (2002) and was rescued by the protagonists along with Steven, Fluffy, Horace, Chantel, Skippy, Rainbow, Patche s and Montel, who are the Z. • What is X, Y and Z? 
 (X and Z is a phrase of words, Z is a single word) Diff
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  20. 20. George Zacharia Answer • X ! Santa’s famous 8 reindeers (Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen) were killed (Santa was also on the sleigh but saved) • Y ! Iraqi captors • Z ! Santa’s backup reindeers
  21. 21. George Zacharia 7 • DC comics publishes special comics to commemorate the Festive Season. Earlier the comics were titled Christmas special. In 2017, they renamed it to Holiday Special. • But in 2018, they have also removed the “Holiday” in it and have named it instead __________ special. • What have the named it as? Easy
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  23. 23. George Zacharia Answer • Nuclear Winter Special
  24. 24. George Zacharia 8 • "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" is a phrase from an editorial called "Is There a Santa Claus?". The editorial appeared in the September 21, 1897, edition of The (New York) Sun and has since become part of popular Christmas folklore in the United States. It is the most reprinted newspaper editorial in the English language. • Why is “Virginia” mentioned? Avg
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  26. 26. George Zacharia Answer • Virginia was the name of the girl who sent a letter to ”The Sun” asking if Santa Claus existed
  27. 27. George Zacharia 9 • The Faroe Islands (a autonomous country under the Kingdom of Denmark) released a set of stamps for Christmas 2001. One of the stamp was called “The Scream From Ramah”. • How is it connected with Christmas? Diff
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  29. 29. George Zacharia Answer • The Biblical Story of the Massacre Of Innocents by King Herod after knowledge of Jesus’s Birth 
 (Mathew 2:18, A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more.)
  30. 30. George Zacharia 10 • Chrismanukkah is a portmanteau word combining the two festivals of Christmas and Hannukkah, that is also celebrated during the festive season. • In an episode of friends, what costume did Ross wear to explain to his son about Hannukkah? Easy
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  32. 32. George Zacharia Answer • Armadillo 
 (Ross uses his "Holiday Armadillo" costume to excite his son Ben about Hanukkah. That is until Chandler shows up dressed as Santa not knowing that his "part-Jewish friend" has already arrived.)
  33. 33. George Zacharia 11 • “The Father Christmas Letters” are a collection of letters written and illustrated by X between 1920 and 1942 for his children, from Father Christmas. • Identify X. Avg
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  35. 35. George Zacharia Answer • JRR Tolkein
  36. 36. George Zacharia 12 • Its not just Halloween that people dress up as devils scaring people. In the first week of December, young men dress up as ________ (especially on the eve of St. Nicholas Day) frightening children with clattering chains and bells. • Name the character. (Often told as the evil accomplice of St. Nicolas) Diff
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  38. 38. George Zacharia Answer • Krampus
  39. 39. George Zacharia 13 • The BJP Government declared 25th December as Good Governance Day to honour Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday. • The Congress criticized it for two reasons. One was that it was kept on the same day of Christmas. What was the second? Easy
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  41. 41. George Zacharia Answer • It was made as a Working Day keeping with Good Governance by the Government
  42. 42. George Zacharia 14 • When Dr. Warren performed the first public operation with the use of ether anesthesia, to the stunned audience at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Warren declared, "Gentlemen, this is no humbug.” • Humbug means a person or object that behaves in a deceptive or dishonest way (like a hoax). • In English literature, a famous dialogue was said by X to Y calling him, “Bah! Humbug!”. • Who is X and Y? Avg
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  44. 44. George Zacharia Answer • X ! Ebenezer Scrooge • Y ! Christmas
  45. 45. George Zacharia 15 • X, with its striking red flowers, is an important symbol for all New Zealanders. In Maori mythology, its flowers are said to represent the blood of a young warrior who perished while trying to avenge his father’s death. • When Christian settlers arrived in New Zealand, the blossoming of this species’ bright red flowers in December and January inspired its alternative common name of the New Zealand Christmas tree. • X often features on festive greetings cards, poems and stories. • Identify this tree (X).
 Diff
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  47. 47. George Zacharia Answer • Pohutkawa
  48. 48. George Zacharia 16 • Janet McTear, the British actress starred in an ad as part of a marketing campaign by Marks & Spencer. • In the ad, she helps a seven-year- old child asking for help with a gift for his older sister, whom the boy has a difficult relationship with. • What role did she play in the act? • Clue: The picture is from the ad Easy
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  50. 50. George Zacharia Answer • Mrs. Claus
  51. 51. George Zacharia 17 • LBDC, is an informal internet competition to avoid _____________ for the duration of the holiday shopping period beginning on the day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday, and extending through December 24, Christmas Eve. • Participants have, since 2014, been able to post "elfies" to the official Facebook page showing their horror when they ________ and lose. As of 2018, some 10,000 people have either liked or followed the contest page on Facebook. • What should the contestants avoid to win the competition? Avg
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  53. 53. George Zacharia Answer • Avoid hearing the Christmas song “The Little Drummer Boy” (LDBC – Little Drummer Boy Challenge)
  54. 54. George Zacharia 18 • Kishore Kumar‘s 'Aata Hai Aata Hai Santa Claus' based on 'Jingle Bells’ might be the only one or one of the very few Bollywood Movie songs about Christmas. • This was part of which movie (released in 1974)?
 Clue: A popular Bollywood movie with the same name released after a few years back Diff
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  56. 56. George Zacharia Answer • Shaandaar
  57. 57. George Zacharia 19 • ”A Family Comedy Without The Family” • This is the tagline of? (Something related to Christmas) Easy
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  59. 59. George Zacharia Answer • Home Alone (1990) (It was A Christmas Movie)
  60. 60. George Zacharia 20 • This Christmas ad is by? Avg
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  62. 62. George Zacharia Answer • Greenpeace
  63. 63. George Zacharia 21 • Nativity scenes (In Malayalam, Pulkoodu), are one of the most loved attractions of the Christmas season. They find place everywhere. St. Francis of Assisi is credited with starting this tradition. • Kraków szopka is a special type of nativity scene originated from Krakow, Poland and has been included in the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2018. • What makes these nativity scenes different? Diff
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  65. 65. George Zacharia Answer • They contain historical buildings from Krakow, Poland as the backdrop
  66. 66. George Zacharia George Zacharia Co-founder (www.q4quizzing.com) Quiz Master www.about.me/georgezacharia rijorose@Hotmail.com
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  68. 68. George Zacharia Visit www.q4quizzing.com for Quiz Updates, Reviews, Quiz questions, etc
  69. 69. George Zacharia Most Active Participants in This Quiz • Adarsh • Anjana • Abhirami • Sabareenath • Abhijith • Nihal • Arjun • Akshaya • Vivek • Vyshak • Munnavir • Anuja • Rahul • Shameer • Hussai • Silpa • Nandu • ‘The Man With No Name’ • Jignesh ME • Benedict • Mahima • Anju • Ananya • Gayathri • Kailas • Mubarak • And Many More

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Its the season of Joy, Happiness and Sharing! What more Happiness is for quizzers than a Quiz, that too a Christmas Quiz since its the festive season! <3 Here, enjoy a quiz that I organized over a week at the I Quiz Campus Pro Whatsapp Group (A group of college quizzers). The quiz was organized over 7 days with 3 questions daily of 3 levels of difficulty - Easy, Average and Difficult, catering to all the levels of quizzers in the group. Hope you enjoy them! <3 Do contact rijorose@hotmail.com for opportunities for quizzes, etc. I am a professional quiz master and do setting quizzes as well as hosting them. Please give due credit incase you are re-using any question.

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