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Getting Sant-amental

Questions about this seasonal holiday and its antecedents 12 Questions.

 
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1

Who named Santa's reindeer?

  • The Coca Cola company
  • W. E. Disney
  • C.C. Moore

2

Which of the following is NOT a name for Santa Claus?

  • Kris Kringle
  • Jule Nissen
  • Old Nick

3

In the seasonal song "The 12 Days of Christmas" which gift graced the ninth day?

  • Gold Rings
  • Colley Birds
  • Ladies Dancing

4

How do children in the Netherlands reward Santa's travel companion(s)?

  • They leave milk and cookies
  • They leave hay in their shoes
  • They leave a carrot

5

When was Santa Claus (St Nicholas) born into heaven?

  • December 25th, 1881
  • December 6th, 434
  • January 1, 1066

6

Which of Santa's named reindeer is the youngest?

  • Rudolph
  • Donder
  • Gladys

7

How does St Nicholas travel to Dutch and Austrian homes?

  • By canal barge
  • On horseback
  • Pulled by kangaroos

8

Which British leader banned Christmas celebrations?

  • Old Noll
  • Scrooge
  • The Grinch

9

On St Lucy's Day, how do families celebrate?

  • They dance anti-clockwise around the Christmas Tree
  • The youngest daughter of the family wears a crown of candles
  • They hang up stockings or pillowcases to receive gifts

10

Who decides who's been naughty or nice?

  • Woden, God of Wisdom
  • Mum and Dad
  • Nobody. It doesn't matter. Everyone gets presents

11

What, traditionally, do the naughty children receive?

  • A lump of coal
  • Nothing at all
  • Sympathy, and criticism

12

What was Santa Claus' job before he became a saint, recognized as a universal philanthropist?

  • He was a merchant and seaman
  • He was a bishop of the church
  • All the above

 

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