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British Christmas Traditions

Many of these traditions exist in other countries around the world, however there are some differences. Enjoy and Merry Christmas! 10 Questions.

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From 1st December many children count down to Christmas using a special calender, which often has pictures or chocolates hidden behind small doors, what is this calender called?

  • Count down Calender
  • Advent Calender
  • Christmas Calender
  • All of these are used

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On Christmas Eve (December 24th) young children are often eagerly awaiting the arrival of this man, also known as Santa Clause, what other name does he go by in Britain?

  • Father Christmas
  • Papa Noel
  • Sinterklass
  • Mr Christmas

Question 3 Photo

What type of bird is most often eaten on Christmas Day

  • Pigeon
  • Duck
  • Turkey
  • Goose

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As well as gifts, on the days leading up to Christmas British people often send, give and receive these, what are they?

  • Decorations
  • Crackers
  • Trees
  • Cards

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Going back to question two, what do British children often leave for this visitor who comes on Christmas Eve?

  • Mince pie and a glass of sherry
  • Milk and a cookie
  • tea and cake
  • nothing

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At the Christmas dinner table, sometimes before the meal, these things are pulled to reveal a paper hat, a small gift and joke or motto, what are they called?

  • Poppers
  • Crackers
  • Snappers
  • Bangers

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In Britain it is tradition to kiss someone if you find yourself underneath this plant, what?

  • Holly
  • Ivy
  • Mistletoe
  • The tree

Question 8 Photo

A very British tradition is either listening to on the radio or watching on TV what?

  • A Christmas Poem
  • The Christmas Story from the Bible
  • A story about Father Christmas
  • The Queen's Speech

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People up and down the whole of Britain decorate their houses with lots of lights and decorations, why?

  • To show off
  • To raise money for charity
  • Just because it looks pretty
  • All of these are reasons

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What type of cake is a traditional British Christmas cake?

  • Chocolate sponge
  • Plain sponge with Jam
  • Rich Fruit cake
  • Lemon Cake