December Holiday Quiz

1. What popular Christmas beverage is also called Milk Punch?

A.  Eggnog

B.  Hot Cocoa

C.  Mulled Wine

D.  Hot Cider


2. What is the name of the horned mythical character from Alpine folklore that follows St. Nicholas and terrorizes naughty children?

A.  Cronus

B.  Baba Yaga

C.  Bruder Klaus

D.  Krampus


3.  What is the main ingredient in a British Christmas pudding?

A.  Chocolate

B.  Raisins

C.  Prunes

D.  Lemons


4.  Where does the Christmas Log – a tradition where children feed and clothe a log during the holidays with the hope that it will bring presents- come from?

A.  Spain

B.  Portugal

C.  Italy

D.  Germany


5.  Families in Japan have a tradition of eating at which fast food restaurant for Christmas?

A.  McDonald’s

B.  Subway

C.  Burger King



6.  Sweden celebrates the Yule season by erecting large straw versions of this animal and setting it on fire

A.  Horse

B.  Goat

C.  Raven

D.  Owl


7.  When were gingerbread houses created?

A.  14th century

B.  15th century

C.  16th century

D.  17th century


8.  How many families in America put up a Christmas tree?

A.  66 million

B.  76 million

C.  86 million

D.  96 million


9.  Who popularized red and green as Christmas colors?

A.  Elves

B.  Jimmy Carter

C.  Coca Cola

D.  The Pope


10.  What is the percentage of Americans who use an artificial Christmas tree?

A.  25%

B.  50%

C.  65%

D.  80%


11.  When was the candy cane invented in Cologne, Germany?

A.  1670

B.  1770

C.  1870

D.  1970


12.  What’s the highest grossing christmas film?

A.  Home Alone

B.  The Holiday

C.  The Grinch

D.  Love Actually


13.  What’s the most popular Christmas song of all time?

A.  White Christmas

B.  Jingle Bells

C.  Deck the Halls

D.  Silent Night


14.  When did people start putting up Christmas trees?

A.  When Queen Victoria and Prince Albert adopted the tradition at Buckingham Palace in 1846

B.  When Abraham Lincoln stood near a lit up tree to deliver a speech during the civil war in 1858

C.  When Marie Antoinette ushered jewelers to make the first ornaments that decorated the landscaping at Versailles in 1771

D.  When George Washington brought a tree with him to Washington when he became President


Answers:  1. A, 2. D, 3. B,  4. C, 5. D, 6. B, 7. C, 8. D, 9. D, 10. D, 11. A, 12. C, 13. D, 14. A.

About the author

Alice Cash is the Marketing Manager for Jubilance by day and an award winning Theatre Director by night.  Leading the podcast Weekly Woman, she loves her candid conversations with women from all over the world about how they live and the amazing things they are doing to make a difference. Alice is also the editor of the bi-monthly newsletter the Jubilee, a blog dedicated to the power of female wellness especially concerning menstruation.  She’s worked in France creating theatre pieces and taught drama and filmmaking to women and children in Haiti.  She graduated from Georgetown University and holds two master degrees from NYU and The New School.  Alice has traveled to  40+ countries, including Tibet.  She is a New Yorker and can often be found in Central Park, searching out the best bubble tea, or directing a play, you never know where she’ll show up. @alicesadventuresinwonderworld
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