Harrah's Iig Winter Holiday Trivia Challenge

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 538

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The real St. Nicholas was born in what modern-day country?
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Iraq

    • D. 

      Turkey

  • 2. 
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was created as a promotion for what department store?
    • A. 

      J.C. Penney

    • B. 

      Montgomery Ward

    • C. 

      Macy's

    • D. 

      Nordstrom

  • 3. 
    In the 1965 special "A Charlie Brown Christmas", who builds a gray snowman?
    • A. 

      Charlie Brown

    • B. 

      Linus

    • C. 

      Pigpen

    • D. 

      Snoopy

  • 4. 
    In "The Twelve Days of Christmas", there are how many drummers drumming?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Twelve

  • 5. 
    Eggnog was first consumed in what U.S. city?
    • A. 

      Jamestown, Virginia

    • B. 

      Provincetown, Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Boston, Massachusetts

    • D. 

      New York, New York

  • 6. 
    Which holiday is known as the Festival of Lights?
    • A. 

      Christmas

    • B. 

      Winter solstice

    • C. 

      St. Lucia Day

    • D. 

      Hanukkah

  • 7. 
    In what year was Kwanzaa founded?
    • A. 

      1965

    • B. 

      1966

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1976

  • 8. 
    What year were electric tree lights introduced as an alternative to candles?
    • A. 

      1880

    • B. 

      1881

    • C. 

      1882

    • D. 

      1883

  • 9. 
    Who wrote the Nutcracker?
    • A. 

      E.T.A. Hoffman

    • B. 

      J.R.R. Tolkein

    • C. 

      Maurice Sendak

    • D. 

      A.A. Milne

  • 10. 
    According to Dutch tradition, how does Sinterklaas deliver gifts?
    • A. 

      He delivers by horse-drawn carriage.

    • B. 

      He rides in a sleigh and flies to all the houses.

    • C. 

      He sends out a UPS truck on Christmas Eve.

    • D. 

      He travels by ship on December 6th.

  • 11. 
    Which reindeer is NOT mentioned in the poem "The Night Before Christmas"?
    • A. 

      Cupid

    • B. 

      Rudolph

    • C. 

      Vixen

    • D. 

      Blitzen

  • 12. 
    The Jewish new year, a time to begin introspection, looking back at the mistakes of the past year and planning the changes to make in the new year, was on September 30 of the Gregorian calendar in the year 2000. It is called:
    • A. 

      Rosh Hashanah

    • B. 

      Yom Kippur

    • C. 

      Christmas

    • D. 

      Shabbat

    • E. 

      Chanukah

  • 13. 
    There are two cities named Santa Claus in the United States
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    New Year's Day has always been celebrated on January 1st.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Fireworks

    • B. 

      Champagne

    • C. 

      Puppy

    • D. 

      Baby

    • E. 

      Poinsettias

  • 16. 
    Which song is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year?
    • A. 

      Silent Night

    • B. 

      Now the Day is Over

    • C. 

      Jingle Bell Rock

    • D. 

      Auld Lang Syne

    • E. 

      Ce Leis

  • 17. 
    "Jingle Bells" was originally written for Christmas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False