Try our Accountancy Christmas Quiz...Yule be Glad (Tidings) you did!

In the wind down to Christmas, we thought something a bit light-hearted was called for, so we’ve compiled a quiz of a seasonal nature (with an accounting 'twist') so your time spent doing this won’t be entirely pointless!  Answers are revealed at the bottom of the page, enjoy!


1.  In Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ who was Scrooge's downtrodden accounting clerk?

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2.  What should be eaten on each of the twelve days of Christmas to bring good luck?

3.  In which area of France would the Christmas meal be finished with Thirteen desserts to represent Jesus and the 12 disciples?

4.  What in the UK was traditionally mixed into the Christmas Pudding to bring good luck to the recipient?

5.  What were the names of the three wise men?

6.  Who was crowned King of England on December 25th 1066?

7.  Which of Santa’s other 8 reindeer was the father of Rudolph the red-nosed one?

8.  How many Christmas trees are grown each year in Europe (to the nearest million?)

9.  In which Century did St Francis of Assisi introduce carols to churches?

10.  If a person was given all of the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” how many gifts in total would they receive?




1.  Bob Cratchet

2.  Mince pies

3.  Provence

4.  A coin

5.  Balthasar, Melchior and Caspar

6.  William I (The Conquerer)

7.  Donner

8.  60 million

9.  13th Century

10.  364


...Merry Christmas from all at Mitchell Charlesworth!

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