The Answers to my Christmas Trivia Challenge

Hey Janet I actually found the answers to the Christmas trivia challenge, does this mean I get to live? 🙂 

1. What American state was the first to make Christmas an official holiday?
a. Connecticut
b. Alabama
c. Alaska
d. North Carolina

(1.) b

2. What is the shape of the candy cane modeled after?
a. A fish hook
b. A consillation of stars
c. The cane St. Nicholas used
d. A shepards crook

(2.) d

3. What was the name of the dog that belonged to the Grinch in Dr. Seuss’ book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”?
a. Rudolph
b. Toto
c. Max
d. Cerberus

(3.) c

4. Which star led the Three Kings to Jesus?
a. Star of David
b. North Star
c. Star of Bethlehem
d. Angel Star

(4.) c

5. What was the name of Scrooges’ dead business partner in “A Christmas Carol”?
a. Jacob Marley
b. Bob Cratchit
c. Tiny Tim
d. Bill Sykes

(5.) a

6. Where did the real St. Nicholas live?
a. In Holland
b. At the North Pole
c. In Turkey
d. In Germany

(6.) c

7. What brought Frosty the Snowman to life?
a. Pixie Dust
b. An old silk hat
c. A kiss
d. A fresh snowfall

(7.) b

8. When you go Wassailing, what is it that you are doing?
a. Giving out gifts to your friends & neighbors
b. Going out in the woods to cut down your Christmas tree
c. Challenging as many of your neighbors as you can to a snowball fight
d. Going to visit neighbors and receiving goodies!

(8.) d

9. In the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” how do you know that an angel has received his wings?
a. A light flashes
b. It starts raining
c. A trumpet sounds
d. A bell rings

(9.) d

10. Who was the author of “A Christmas Carol”?
a. Hans Christian Anderson
b. Charles Dickens
c. Thomas M. Sawyer
d. Mark Twain

(10.) b

11. What was pictured on the first stamp printed for the Christmas season?
a. Santa Claus
b. An Angel
c. A Star
d. A Rose

(11.) d

12. The poem commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas” was originally titled:
a. The Night Before Christmas
b. Santa Claus is Coming to Town
c. A Visit From Saint Nicholas
d. The Night Visitor

(12). c

13. Electric Christmas tree lights were first used in what year?
a. 1925
b. 1700
c. 1895
d. 1750

(13.) c

14. At Christmas, it is customary to exchange kisses beneath a sprig of which plant?
a. Holly
b. Mistletoe
c. Ivy
d. Pine

(14.) b

15. Which of these events did NOT occur on Christmas Day?
a. Hong Kong fell to the Japanese in WWII.
b. Ebenezer Scrooge was visited by four ghosts.
c. King Arthur pulled Excalibur from the stone.
d. Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor.

(15.) b


One response to “The Answers to my Christmas Trivia Challenge

  1. I got five answers wrong, not too shabby! No wonder I didn’t know what wassailing was-I don’t go around giving gifts to friends and neighbors. Bah, humbug.

    I forgot that Ebenezer’s hallucinations ended on Christmas Day. I must have been drinking when I took the quiz.

    Thanks for posting these answers! Now I can sleep at night! 🙂

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