12 Days of Christmas Competition

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

During the first 12 days of December, we are hosting a 12 Days of Christmas Competition! Each day we will be posting questions on one of our social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook). To win all you have to do is answer every question correctly and send your answers to [email protected]. A winner will then be drawn at random from the correct entries.

You can enter every day or send all 12 answers at the end of the competition. 

Closing date to get all of your answers in is 4pm on the 13th of December. The winner will be announced on the 14th. 

Entries received after this time will not be counted.

Terms and Conditions apply. For a full list of terms and conditions, please contact the Marketing Department

Good luck!

Day 1The French word “Noel” is often used around Christmas, but what was its original meaning in Latin?

Day 2 - In what century was the first written use of Xmas?

Day 3 - In what decade did CocaCola start using Santa Claus in advertisements?

Day 4 - In what decade did NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command, formerly CONAD) start tracking Santa on Christmas Eve?

Day 5 - In what country did the custom of putting up a Christmas Tree originate?

Day 6 - In what European country might you find money under the tablecloth when you sit down to eat the traditional Christmas Eve supper Wigilia?

Day 7 - In the song Twelve Days of Christmas, what is given on the 7th day?

Day 8 - What northeastern US state holds the Guinness record for the largest snowman?

Day 9 - What was the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” originally titled?

Day 10 - What plant-based Christmas tradition did servants in Victorian England popularise?

Day 11 - In what European country are children given gifts by St. Basil on January 1st instead of Santa on December 25th?

Day 12 - What Roman holiday held from December 17th to the 23rd had a large influence on how Christmas was celebrated?


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