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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 43
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1
According to the Christmas song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, what did my true love send me 10 of? (Bonus points for singing it from start to finish.)

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2
Who played the title role in the 2003 film Bad Santa?

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3
In what year did Band Aid release the original single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”?

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4
How many ghosts visit Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol?

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5
Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration spanning how many days?

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6
In 1822 Clement Clarke Moore wrote which well-known Christmas poem?

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7
At what time on December 26 will a cannon shot signal the start of the Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race?

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8
Which ballet features the “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”.

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9
Which plant do lovers traditionally kiss under at Christmas time?

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10
Boxing Day is also known as which saint’s day?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.