Holiday Trivia

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Holiday Trivia

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Where is the world's largest Christmas tree? King’s Canyon National Park, California Who was the star of the Christmas movie Jingle All The Way? Arnold Schwarzenegger What is the first name of Scrooge? Ebenezer How many reindeer drive Santa's sleigh (counting Rudolph)? Nine Who once stole Christmas? The Grinch

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Who was the author of A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens Who was the star of the movie titled White Christmas? Bing Crosby Which Christmas carol did Jimmy Boyd make famous when he was just 12 years old? I Saw Momma Kissing Santa Claus Which country was the first to use the tradition of Christmas trees? Germany What did the American Ralph E. Morris invent? Christmas lights

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The Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean is fairly popular. Where's the other Christmas Island? Indian Ocean Which was the last US state to declare an official holiday for Christmas? Oklahoma Which was the first country to issue a Christmas postage stamp? Austria When is Santa Claus's (i.e. St. Nicholas's) birthday? December 5th Which animal did the Wise Men use to bring the gifts for Baby Jesus? A camel

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What country has a tradition of a witch dropping gifts for children through the chimney at Christmas? Italy Which of the following is not the name of one of Santa's reindeer – Dasher, Donner, Doppler and Dancer? Doppler What is Santa Claus called in France? Père Noél Which country is the largest exporter of Christmas trees? Canada Which American President banned Christmas trees in The White House? Theodore Roosevelt

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How many days do we have between Christmas and the Epiphany? Twelve We all know about the tradition of hanging stockings for gifts. Which country uses shoes instead of socks for the same purpose? The Netherlands Where did the Nativity take place? Bethlehem Which of these was not a gift given by the Wise Men to the Baby Jesus – gold, silver, myrrh and frankincense? Silver Which company made the concept of Santa Claus popular in America? Coca-Cola

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Which popular Christmas song was penned by James Pierpoint? Jingle Bells How many ghosts are there in A Christmas Carol? Four Which is the only Santa's reindeer that is named after another animal? Vixen How many Christmas cards, on an average, are sent in the US each year? Three billion Is there a Mrs. Santa Claus? Yes

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When is Boxing Day? December 26 – the day after Christmas What was the name of the Tom Hanks featuring, animated Christmas movie? The Polar Express What did W. C. T. Dobson invent? The Christmas Card Which saint's day is The Boxing Day? St. Stephen Who helps Santa Claus in making his gifts? Elves

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According to the Holy Bible, Jesus Christ was born in a… Manger Which Christmas song holds the credit as the most-selling Christmas single of all time? White Christmas Which nation traditionally uses straw decorations for Christmas? Sweden What are the popular Christmas colors after red and green? Silver and gold Which popular Christmas food was an American discovery? Eggnog By Neil Valentine D’Silva Published 10/31/2007