Try our fun, Christ­mas­themed lit­er­ary quiz

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1A In Charles Dick­ens’ Christ­mas Carol, what’s the name of Ebenezer Scrooge’s dead busi­ness part­ner? a. Mr Fezzi­wig b. Bob Cratchit c. Ja­cob Mar­ley

2 This year is the 40th an­niver­sary of the pub­li­ca­tion of word­less, fes­tive pic­ture book The Snow­man. What’s the name of its cre­ator? a. Ray­mond Briggs b. Ju­dith Kerr c. Roald Dahl

3 What’s the ti­tle of Agatha Christie’s 1938 ‘locked room’ mys­tery, where the wealthy Simeon Lee in­vites his fam­ily to his home for Christ­mas? a. The Ad­ven­ture of the Christ­mas Pud­ding b. A Christ­mas Tragedy c. Her­cule Poirot’s Christ­mas

4 Which Welsh poet wrote a non-fic­tion ac­count of one of his own child­hood Christ­mases called A Child’s Christ­mas in Wales? Clue: It was il­lus­trated by Ed­ward Ardiz­zone. a. Dy­lan Thomas b. Owen Sheers c. Dan­nie Abse

5 Who wrote the 1927 poem Jour­ney of the Magi about The Three Kings vis­it­ing the new­born Je­sus? Clue: ‘A cold com­ing we had of it’ is the open­ing line. a. Rud­yard Ki­pling b. TS Eliot c. Lau­rence Binyon

6 In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis, what’s the name of the fic­tional land where the White Witch made ‘an en­chant­ment over the whole coun­try so that it is al­ways win­ter here and never Christ­mas’? a. Nev­er­land b. Camelot c. Nar­nia

7 Which poet – who, in 2009, be­came the first woman poet lau­re­ate of Great Bri­tain – has writ­ten a se­ries of small Christ­mas books that in­cludes An­other Night Be­fore Christ­mas, The Wren-Boys and Pablo Pi­casso’s Noël? a. Carol Ann Duffy b. Wendy Cope c. Jackie Kay

8 On Christ­mas morn­ing in Louisa May Al­cott’s Lit­tle Women, what is it that Marmee en­cour­ages her four daugh­ters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, to give away to the poor Ger­man Hum­mel fam­ily? a. Their Christ­mas presents b. Their break­fast c. Their prayer books

9 In which AA Milne poem did a bad king want ‘a big, red, In­di­arub­ber ball’ for Christ­mas? a. The King’s Break­fast b. King John’s Christ­mas c. King Hi­lary and the Beg­gar­man

10 In Harry Pot­ter and the Philoso­pher’s Stone – the first book in JK Rowl­ing’s se­ries – what’s the Christ­mas present Harry re­ceives from a mys­te­ri­ous bene­fac­tor? a. A box of Ev­ery Flavour Beans b. A Nim­bus 2000 broom­stick c. An In­vis­i­bil­ity Cloak

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