What Do You Know About Yuletide?

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What Do You Know About Yuletide?

Yuletide is a known celebration especially to the germanic people. Some use it as a synonym to Christmas. But how much do you think you know about Yuletide? Try this quiz out


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Yule was an indigenous midwinter festival celebrated by the ___________ peoples.
    • A. 

      Russian

    • B. 

      Germanic

    • C. 

      Japanese

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 2. 
    Yule is attested early in the history of the Germanic peoples; from the 4th-century Gothic language it appears in the month name ______________
    • A. 

      Fruma jens

    • B. 

      Fruma talis

    • C. 

      Fruma jiuleis

    • D. 

      Talis jij

  • 3. 
    Who was said to influence the shifting of the date of yuletide celebration in Norway?
    • A. 

      Hastry

    • B. 

      Haakon

    • C. 

      Heron

    • D. 

      Hithen

  • 4. 
    Yule had previously been celebrated for ________ nights from midwinter night
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      A day

    • D. 

      Two

  • 5. 
    What is the name given to blood taken from animals killed during the old way of celebration?
    • A. 

      Hlaut

    • B. 

      Hot

    • C. 

      Laut

    • D. 

      Lot

  • 6. 
    What is the name given to the vessel holding the Sacrificial blood during the celebration?
    • A. 

      Hlaution

    • B. 

      It has no name

    • C. 

      Hlautbolli

    • D. 

      Hlsut container

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is known as sacrificial twigs ?
    • A. 

      Hloutnair

    • B. 

      Hlaution

    • C. 

      Hlautinair

    • D. 

      hlautteinar

  • 8. 
    The first toast  of the celebration was to be drunk to _____________
    • A. 

      Njoror

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Odin

    • D. 

      Freyr

  • 9. 
    Scholars have connected the celebration to the ______________
    • A. 

      Odin's kill

    • B. 

      Animal Killing

    • C. 

      Wild Hunt

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Yuletide is also used sometimes as a synonym to ___________________
    • A. 

      New year

    • B. 

      Christmas

    • C. 

      Easter

    • D. 

      None of the above

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