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Welcome to your Check your Facts: 9

Which country banned Christmas from 1960 until 1997 when it was reinstated to commemorate Pope John Paul II's visit?
Christmas Island is a territory in the Indian Ocean that belongs to which country?
In the English Christmas carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas," what type of bird features on the seventh day of Christmas in the song?
The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe has one of the origins to a Goddess named Frigg, the Goddess of love in which mythology?
According to C.S. Lewis, in which fictional land it is "Always winter but never Christmas?"
Which Russian musician composed for the two-act ballet 'The Nutcracker'?
The traditional boxing day test match in Australia starts on 26 December and is played at which ground?
Which 1980s movie takes place in the Nakatomi Plaza on Christmas Eve? (Clue: Technically, it has nothing to do with Christmas)
In 1957, which British monarch was the first to deliver the traditional 'Christmas message to the nation' via television?
The most-watched broadcast on Christmas eve in 1968 was about a spacecraft orbiting the moon. Can you name the spacecraft?

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