Christmas Trivia Quiz I

Questions 21-30

Quiz Question #21

A boar's head is a traditional Christmas dish.
According to a popular story,
the unlucky boar whose head began the custom in the Middle Ages was killed by:
A) Choking to death on a book of Greek philosophy
B) King Wenceslas, who speared it from horseback
C) A falling fir tree
D) Remorse, after goring St. Nicholas

Quiz Question #22

When distributing gifts in Holland, St. Nicholas is accompanied by:
A) His wife Lucy
B) His servant, Black Peter
C) Thirteen elves
D) St. Stephen

Quiz Question #23

At Christmas, it is customary to exchange kisses beneath a sprig of which plant?
A) Ivy
B) Yew
C) Holly
D) Mistletoe

Quiz Question #24

Believe it or not, one Indiana town is called:
A) Christmasville
B) Wenceslas
C) Noel
D) Santa Claus

Quiz Question #25

Who was the author of A Christmas Carol?
A) Mark Twain
B) Charles Dickens
C) Hans Christian Andersen
D) Thomas M. Sawyer

Quiz Question #26

Which popular Christmas song was actually first written for Thanksgiving?
A) Away in a Manger
B) Frosty the Snowman
C) Jingle Bells
D) Joy to the World

Quiz Question #27

A favorite Christmas story is Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in...
A) Maryland
B) Boarding school
C) Wales
D) China

Quiz Question #28

In 1647, the English parliament passed a law that:
A) Made Christmas illegal B) Recognized Christmas as an official holiday
C) Let prisoners spend Christmas Day at home
D) Gave Santa immunity to break-and-enter charges

Quiz Question #29

The world's largest Christmas cracker was made (and pulled) in which country?
A) Sweden
B) Australia
C) England
D) The United States

Quiz Question #30

The poem commonly known as The Night Before Christmas was originally titled:
A) Santa's Secret Visit
B) A Visit from St. Nicholas
C) The Night Before Christmas
D) The Midnight Guest

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