It’s that time of year again, and BirchenallHowden celebrated Christmas in style!

The whole team headed to Inox for an evening of food, drink, celebrations (and quizzes).


The yearly Christmas quizzes are legendary here at BirchenallHowden, so we have decided to share this year’s with you to see how well you would have done. We also have 2 picture rounds for you to download. Let us know what score you got (and no cheating)…

Christmas Quiz

  1. The word “laser” is an acronym. What does it stand for?

  2. McDonalds design their Chicken Nuggets into distinct shapes. How many shapes are there? For a bonus point can you name them all (hint: they all start with ‘B’).

  3. Back in January two microprocessor vulnerabilities were announced. What were their media friendly names? (Half a mark each).

  4. Which of these is not a real Harry Potter Spell?

    Patrificus Totalus
    Talis Exundo
    Wingardium Leviosa

  5. This year The Boring Company made headlines when they sold 20,000 what?

  6. If you encounter the acronym BNWT on eBay, what does it mean?

  7. Which of the following video game developers is not British?

    Core Design, creators of Tomb Raider.
    Maxis, creators of The Sims.
    Rockstar North, creators of Grand Theft Auto.
    Bulfrog Productions, creators of Theme Park and Theme Hospital.
    Rare, creators of Goldeneye.

  8. Name any two countries who’s flag contains neither red nor blue.

  9. Which is not the name of a real cryptocurrency:
    Bitcoin Cash

  10. What is Walt Disney’s middle name?

  11. 2018 sees the launch of a new version of Tetris called Tetris Effect, named after an established psychological phenomenon. What are the symptoms of the Tetris Effect?

  12. The seal of the president of the United States of America depicts an eagle holding an item in each tallon. What are these two items?

  13. What is the character limit for a tweet on Twitter?

  14. Played at Wimbledon in 2010, the longest match in tennis history lasted how long?

  15. Apart from all being technology companies, what do HP, Microsoft and Apple have in common?

  16. Papaphobia is the fear of what?

Tie breaker: If you listened to every episode of the Unravelling Technology podcast back to back, how long would it take you to the nearest hour?

Picture Round

Christmas Toys Round