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1. How much does the average adult plan to spend on Christmas gifts this year?
2. Who spends more at Christmas?
c) They spend about the same?
3. Why did Phil Kunz, from Utah USA, receive 117 Christmas cards from people he didn’t know in 1975?
a) He had amnesia and no longer remembered any of his friends’ names
b) He had been on local radio bemoaning the fact that he was lonely and wasn’t expecting any cards
c) He had sent 578 cards to strangers in an experiment on reciprocity and 117 people had sent him one back
4. When people were asked people how much they would be prepared to pay for gifts they’d been given at Christmas, how much did they say:
a) The same amount that the gifts had cost
b) 20% more than the gifts had cost
c) 20% less than the gifts had cost
5. A Christmas card and envelope together cost £1.10. The card costs £1 more than the envelope. How much does the envelop cost?
6. Last Christmas what percentage of people surveyed said they disliked all the gifts they had received?
7. What percentage of women will pretend to like a gift they get?
8. What percentage of men will pretend to like a gift they get?
9. What percentage of people thinks it’s OK to re-gift bad presents
10. What type of gift are we most likely to get wrong?
11. On average how much do parents spend on their child’s Christmas presents?
12. What percentage of women say Christmas is most stressful time of year?