The Leonardo English Christmas Quiz

Published on
December 23, 2022
Updated on
December 24, 2022
min read
This article may contain affiliate links
Written by
Alastair Budge

One cold December night, curious minds from a wide range of countries gathered for our first ever “Christmas Pub Quiz”. There wasn’t a pub, but there were questions and merriment. Here’s how it went, and how you can take the quiz yourself and test your knowledge.

The Leonardo English Christmas Quiz
Table of contents

If you have lived and worked in the UK, you probably know about the tradition of the “pub quiz”.

These are especially popular around Christmas, and (although we don’t have a Leonardo English pub) I wanted to recreate this tradition for our member event in December.

The format of the quiz

The premise was simple: a quiz based on themes from English Learning for Curious Minds in 2022. 

There were five sections of the quiz: Kings & Queens, Weird History, Society & Culture, Food & Drink, Weird Britain.

Every question was something that was covered in an English Learning for Curious Minds episode this year, although a lot of the questions would have fallen under the category of "general knowledge".

We used a tool called AhaSlides, which allowed people to enter their responses real-time, and it kept the score as we went along.

It was a lot of fun, and particularly exciting to watch the leaderboard change as the quiz progressed.

The top prize went to Alex, who managed to beat our last winner (Karolina), and win the Christmas prize this year.

So, well done to you, Alex.

Take the quiz

I’ve actually recreated this quiz so that anyone can test their knowledge of English Learning for Curious Minds in 2022.

👉 Take the English Learning for Curious Minds 2022 Quiz

Give it a go and let me know how you do!

If you're a member of Leonardo English, keep a lookout for the next session.

And if you're not yet a member but this sounds like fun, I'd love for you to check out our membership options.

You might also like

Members-only Session: The Great British Quiz
mins to read
For the first time even, we held a "quiz". It was a great experience, there was a healthy sense of competition, and we all learned a lot of weird and wonderful facts about the United Kingdom.
October Members-only Session: “The Great Mouse Plot”
mins to read
For our October members-only session we read an extract from Roald Dahl’s memoirs, Boy: Tales of Childhood. It was an amazing session where we talked about childhood, evil adults, and the experiences that shaped this iconic children’s writer.
Our First Book Club | Discussing George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”
mins to read
On the last day of August we hosted our first ever “book club”, where we discussed George Orwell’s classic novel, Animal Farm. Here’s how it went, and why we will be doing another one very soon.