Christmas Trivia Quiz II
Quiz Question #21
The fifth Sunday before Christmas has been called "Stir-up Sunday".
On this day, it is considered lucky to:
Quiz Question #22
The tradition of erecting a tree at Christmas is believed to have started in:
Quiz Question #23
In Britain, the Holy Days and Fasting Days Act of 1551, which has not yet been repealed,
states that every citizen must attend a Christian church service on Christmas Day, and must not:
Quiz Question #24
Some people like to hide a coin or trinket in the Christmas pudding.
This may have originated in the ancient custom, in Rome and elsewhere,
of concealing a particular object in food. The object was:
Quiz Question #25
Louis Prang, a 19th-century German immigrant to the United States,
made an important contribution to Christmas in popular culture by:
Quiz Question #26
In many countries, Christmas is considered a propitious time for fortune-telling.
In Switzerland, an onion and salt are traditionally used to predict:
Quiz Question #27
An ancient religion, which has since died out,
celebrated the birth of a god on December 25th. The god was:
Quiz Question #28
All through the Christmas season in old England,
lambs wool could be found in the houses of the well-to-do. It was:
Quiz Question #29
One Christmas ritual not drawn from an ancient tradition
is the British monarch's broadcast on Christmas day.
The tradition began in 1932 with a speech written by:
Quiz Question #30
In Victorian times, most Londoners would have been familiar with the "goose club", which was:
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