Christmas Trivia Quiz II
Quiz Question #11
As early as 1822, the postmaster in Washington, D.C. was worried
by the amount of extra mail at Christmas time.
His preferred solution to the problem was to:
Quiz Question #12
George Frederick Handel's great Christmas oratorio, The Messiah,
was first performed in 1742, in:
Quiz Question #13
For the winter solstice, Druids in ancient Britain would gather a forest plant
that we now associate with Christmas. It was:
Quiz Question #14
In Victorian England, turkeys were popular for Christmas dinners.
Some of the birds were raised in Norfolk, and taken to market in London.
To get them to London, the turkeys:
Quiz Question #15
America's official national Christmas tree is:
Quiz Question #16
The Philadelphia Mummers parade is a Christmas tradition of long standing.
Many members of Mummers clubs call themselves "two-streeters".
This is because:
Quiz Question #17
The first commercial Christmas card is generally agreed to have been the one illustrated above.
The card had a hostile reception from some people because:
Quiz Question #18
The Irish custom of "feeding the wren" on December 26 consists of:
Quiz Question #19
A modern Christmas custom borrowed from ancient Rome's New Year's celebrations is:
Quiz Question #20
St. Nicholas is a very hard-working saint, being the patron saint of
(to name only a few) children, merchants, apothecaries, pawnbrokers, scholars and:
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