TAKE SCROOGE'S CHRISTMAS HUMBUG QUIZ / by Bo Gerard

Let's see how much you really know about Christmas!  (answers below)

1)  In which country did the tradition of exchanging gifts start?
A. Italy
B. The Netherlands
C. Greece
D. Israel

2)  Who wrote "The Night Before Christmas"?
A. Peter Collington
B. Clement Moore
C. Chris van Allsburg
D. Raymond Briggs

3)  From what material was the first artificial Christmas tree made?
A. Glass
B. Plastic
C. Silk
D. Feathers

4)  On which musical instrument was "Silent Night" first played?
A. Guitar
B. Organ
C. Flute
D. Harp

The Three Scrooges

The Three Scrooges

5)  What is Santa's name in Holland
A. Father Christmas
B. Grandfather Frost
C. St. Nicholas
D. Christkind

6)  In which country was the first Christmas card created?
A. France
B. Germany
C. England
D. Spain

7)  In which country was the poinsettia first associated with Christmas and is known as "Flower of the Holy Night"?
A. Canada
B. Mexico
C. Greece
D. Egypt

8)  In which country did the real St. Nicholas live?
A. Denmark
B. The Netherlands
C. Bulgaria
D. Turkey

9)  In which ocean can Christmas Island be found?
A. Indian Ocean
B. Arctic Ocean
C. Atlantic Ocean
D. Pacific Ocean

10)  In which European country is Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" set?
A. Germany
B. Russia
C. Poland
D. Denmark

ANSWERS:
1) Italy  2) Clement Moore  3) Feathers
4) Guitar5) St. Nicholas6) England  
7) Mexico8) Turkey9) Indian Ocean
10) Germany

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