Gosport Reading Groups Christmas Quiz 1 – Christmas classics THE ANSWERS

Article published on December 21, 2015.

  1. Who gets a new sentry box for Christmas?
    a) Uncle Toby in Tristram Shandy 
  2. Who makes “violent love” to a Jane Austen heroine late on Christmas Eve?
    c) Mr Elton

  3. Who is banished to the attic on Christmas Day?
    a) Heathcliff 
  4. Who sets sail on Christmas Day?
    b) Ishmael in Moby-Dick 
  5. Who dreads the call for pork pie on Christmas Day?
    a) Pip in Great Expectations 
  6. Who shoots a man at a Christmas Eve party?
    b) William Boldwood in Far from the Madding Crowd 
  7. In which of these does someone tell an eerie story on Christmas Eve?
    c) The Turn of the Screw 
  8. Which play begins with the delivery of a Christmas tree?
    c) Ibsen’s A Doll’s House 
  9. Which work describes a Christmas party where a husband finds out that his wife loved another man?
    a) “The Dead” by James Joyce 
  10. Who beheads a man at a New Year’s Eve party?
    b) Sir Gawain in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight


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