1. During the Christmas season in the UK people eat mince pies. What is a mince pie?
a) A pastry filled with beef, beer and onions.
b) A pastry filled with lamb, potatoes and mint.
c) A pastry filled with fruit, currants, sugar and spices.
d) A biscuit filled with mint ice cream.
2. On Christmas day in the UK, many people have the traditional Christmas lunch – turkey and all the trimmings. What are the 'trimmings'?
a) The food that is remaining from Christmas Eve.
b) The typical accompaniments, such as carrots, gravy and roast potatoes.
c) The pieces which are cut off the turkey.
d) A savoury mixture which is put inside the turkey before cooking.
3. Which small, round, green vegetables are traditionally eaten for Christmas lunch in the UK?
a) Brussel sprouts
b) Sprouting broccoli
d) Garden peas
4. During the Christmas lunch, British people pull a Christmas cracker – as shown in the picture above. What is inside a Christmas cracker?
a) Cheese and biscuits
b) Love letters and poems.
c) Money and jewellery.
d) A paper crown, a joke and a gift.
5. At the end of the traditional British Christmas meal, the Christmas pudding is eaten, but what happens to it before it is eaten?
a) It has alcohol poured on it and it is set on fire.
b) It is kissed by everyone at the table.
c) It is thrown in the air.
d) It is placed under the Christmas tree.
6. There is often food remaining after the Christmas meal, so people have _________ to eat for several days.
1) c, 2) b, 3) a, 4) d, 5) a, 6) a.