Christmas Facts

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Christmas Facts

Find out what you know about the Christmas season and traditions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was Christmas declared a federal holiday in the United States?
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1825

    • C. 

      1870

    • D. 

      1901

  • 2. 
    Which business used the poem "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" as a way to get customers into its store in 1939?
    • A. 

      Sears

    • B. 

      Montgomery Ward

    • C. 

      J.C. Penney

    • D. 

      Macy's

  • 3. 
    An American minister, Joseph Poinsett, brought this plant to the U.S. from Mexico in 1828.
    • A. 

      Holly

    • B. 

      Mistletoe

    • C. 

      Christmas cactus

    • D. 

      Poinsettia

  • 4. 
    Between 1659 to 1681, celebrating Christmas was outlawed in this colony.
    • A. 

      Jamestown

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Plymouth

    • D. 

      Salem

  • 5. 
    "Feliz Navidad" is the same as "Merry Christmas" in which country?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 6. 
    Which country produced the yule log?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      Finland

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Norway

  • 7. 
    In the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," how many pipers were piping?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      12

  • 8. 
    Who is Father Christmas?
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Santa Claus

    • C. 

      Joseph

    • D. 

      God

  • 9. 
    Which Christmas song is the biggest selling single ever?
    • A. 

      White Christmas

    • B. 

      Jingle Bells

    • C. 

      Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

    • D. 

      Silver Bells

  • 10. 
    How many reindeer pulled Santa's sleigh?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 11. 
    Who are the Chipmunks?
    • A. 

      Larry, Moe, and Curly

    • B. 

      Alvin, Simon, and Theodore

    • C. 

      Huey, Duey, and Louie

    • D. 

      Hunk, Zeke, and Hickory

  • 12. 
    In "Frosty the Snowman", what is the nose made of?
    • A. 

      Corn cob

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Carrot

    • D. 

      Button

  • 13. 
    Who wrote "Twas the Night Before Christmas"?
    • A. 

      Clement Moore

    • B. 

      Charles Dickens

    • C. 

      O. Henry

    • D. 

      Robert Louis Stevenson

  • 14. 
    Who told the Virgin Mary that she was going to have a baby?
    • A. 

      Gabriel

    • B. 

      God

    • C. 

      Joseph

    • D. 

      The donkey

  • 15. 
    In the song "Jolly Old St. Nicholas," who wanted the pair of skates?
    • A. 

      Suzy

    • B. 

      Johnny

    • C. 

      Nellie

    • D. 

      Me

  • 16. 
    If you received all of the gifts in the 12 days of Christmas, how many would that be?
    • A. 

      78

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      364

    • D. 

      891

  • 17. 
    In the movie "It's a Wonderful Life," the cab driver and police officer's names were the same as two characters from which children's show?
    • A. 

      Mr. Roger's Neighborhood

    • B. 

      Sesame Street

    • C. 

      The Electric Company

    • D. 

      The Wiggles

  • 18. 
    According to tradition, what should two people do if they are standing under the mistletoe?
    • A. 

      Someone is at the front door

    • B. 

      An angel gets its wings

    • C. 

      Someone stole money

    • D. 

      It is Christmas

  • 19. 
    Which was the first state to declare Christmas as an official holiday?
    • A. 

      Get married

    • B. 

      Dance

    • C. 

      Fight

    • D. 

      Kiss

  • 20. 
    Which was the first state to make Christmas an official holiday?
    • A. 

      Maine

    • B. 

      Minnesota

    • C. 

      Oregon

    • D. 

      Alabama