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Friday, December 23, 2011

Christmas Quiz - 1

1. St. Nicholas was mentioned first in which century?
[A]4th Century
[B]5th Century
[C]6th Century
[D]7th Century



2. When are the '12 Days of Christmas'?
[A]The 12 days around Christmas: Christmas Eve to January 4
[B]The 12 days after Christmas: December 26 to January 6
[C]The 12 days before Christmas: December 14 to December 25
[D]The 12 days beginning with the winter solstice: December 21 to January 1



3. In some countries, apart from Santa following also give presents to children, except one. Which one?
[A]Baby Camel
[B]Reindeer
[C]Angel
[D]Old Woman



4. All of the following mean Merry Christmas, except one. Which one does not mean Merry Christmas?
[A]Chuc Mung Tan Nien
[B]Froehliche Weihnachten
[C]Mele Kalikimaka
[D]Vesele Vianoce



5. The original song for Thanksgiving concert was?
[A]Carol of the Bells
[B]Home For the Holidays
[C]Jingle Bells
[D]Sleigh Ride



6. Santa Claus lives in different places as per different legends, however one of the following is not correct according to any legend. Which one?
[A]Finnish Lapland
[B]Greenland
[C]The North Pole
[D]The South Pole



7. In which year did Italian sailors rescue the bones of St. Nicholas?
[A]1287 A.D.
[B]1137 A.D.
[C]1187 A.D.
[D]1227 A.D.



8. In 1821 a poem was published that mentioned Santa Claus for the first time What was the name of the poem?
[A]A Visit From Santa Claus
[B]Friend of the Christ Child
[C]Santa Claus
[D]The Children's Friend



9. Which of the following is not linked to the origin of the Christmas tree?
[A]Martin Luther
[B]Spider
[C]St. Boniface
[D]An Angel



10. How does Santa Claus(Sinterklaas) deliver gifts to the children in Netherlands(Holland)?
[A]On Sleigh pulled by Reindeer
[B]On Horseback
[C]On Oxcart
[D]He walks



11. Which city, famous for its 'Christmas Market', is also known as 'The Gingerbread Capital of the World'?
[A]Prague, Czech Republic
[B]Bucharest, Rumania
[C]Nuremberg, Germany
[D]Geneva, Switzerland



12. 'Christmas Island' can be found on two oceans. Name them.
[A]Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
[B]Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean
[C]Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean
[D]Atlantic Ocean and Arctic Ocean



13. You are in Brazil on Christmas vacations and wanted to greet someone for Christmas. How would you say 'Merry Christmas' to that person?
[A]Feliz Navidad
[B]Boas Festas
[C]Buon Natale
[D]Felices Pasquas



14. Where did the real St. Nicholas live?
[A]Turkey
[B]Sweden
[C]Russia
[D]USA



15. Santa Claus fills the shoes of children with toys and candy in all of the following countries except one. Which one?
[A]Spain
[B]Italy
[C]England
[D]France



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