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It's quizmas time! Take our Christmas book test

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall puts your Christmas book knowledge to the test with her quiz...

Dear Reader. With Christmas Day just around the corner, it's time to find out if you know your Scrooge from your Snowman by testing your festive knowledge with this cracker of a Christmas book quiz.

Question 1

In Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, who said "Merry Christmas, one and all"?

A Tiny Tim B Ebenezer Scrooge C The Ghost of Christmas Present

Question 2

Complete the title of this book by Nicholas Allan: Father Christmas Needs a...

A Helper B Mince pie C A wee

Question 3

In The Snowman by Raymond Briggs, what gift is the boy given by the Snowman?

A A lump of coal B A scarf C A carrot

Question 4

When the Grinch tries to steal Christmas, what is the first thing to go?

A The tree B The presents C The stockings

Question 5

Where does Father Christmas go on holiday in the book by Raymond Briggs?

A Brazil B Las Vegas C New Zealand

Question 6

In Matt Haig's A Boy Called Christmas, what is the name of the village where all the elves live?

A Elfford B Elfville C Elfhelm

Question 7

In Tom Fletcher's The Christmasaurus, what does the Christmasaurus want to be?

A An elf B A reindeer C A unicorn

Question 8

In The Polar Express, what is the first gift the boy wishes for?

A A silver bell from a reindeer's harness B A snowflake that never melts C A fairy for the tree

Question 9

The book Letters from Father Christmas was penned by which famous author?

A David Walliams B J.R.R. Tolkien C C.S. Lewis

Question 10

What is the final line in the Christmas classic 'Twas the Night Before Christmas?

A Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night B Happy Christmas to you and go well into the night C Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night


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

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