Is it even Christmas without a quiz?

#1. Would you like to take part in our Christmas Quiz?

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#2. This story first published in 1845 is set in a dark alley on New Years. The main character dies but the ending is said to be happy. What famous Christmas short story is this?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson.
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#3. After he made them some clothes they never returned again, but his failing business prospered. Which 1812 tale is this?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Elves and the Shoe Maker by The Brothers Grimm.

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#4. This Christmas classic is found in 'Granny's Wonderful Chair', what story is it?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Christmas Cuckoo by Frances Brown.

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#5. In 1888 Oscar Wilde wrote this story about a place children play on their way home from school, what story is it?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Selfish Giant.

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#6. Marie Stahlbaum's toys’ comes alive in this 1816 story, what Christmas story is it?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffmann.

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#7. This 1843 publication made famous the phrase "Merry Christmas" what famous story was it from?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

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#8. This long short story could almost be a Novella it has a gloomy title and gritty Christmas theme. What is this Irish story?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Dead by James Joyce.

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#9. In 1978 this story was only in pictures, what is it?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Snowman by Raymond Brigg.

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#10. Delivering 'a pearl of great price' makes the main character late for the caravan. What is this 1895 story?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke.

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#11. This story is in the form of a letter from The Man in the Moon. Written in 1875 what was it?

Wrong! 😭 The answer was A letter from Santa Claus by Mark Twain written to his three year old daughter in response to a letter she wrote to Santa Claus herself.

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