Naughty or Nice: The Holiday Shopping Quiz
by Staff
Do you fancy yourself the master of holiday shopping? Take this quiz to find out if you’re a bargain hunter or spendy spender.

Which December holiday comes first?

  • Hanukkah
  • Christmas
  • Kwanzaa

Roughly what percentage of gift cards go unused every year?

  • 5 percent
  • 10 percent
  • 15 percent

What percentage of adults in the U.S. say they start their shopping before Thanksgiving?

  • 15 percent
  • 35 percent
  • 50 percent

What day of the week does the Internet shopping version of Black Friday fall on?

  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • Monday

Why is the busiest shopping day of the year called Black Friday?

  • Lawrence Black (the CEO of Macy's) named his sale this in the 1970s.
  • Retailers start to show a profit.
  • The crowds blot out the sun.

TRUE OR FALSE: It's illegal to give a gift card an expiration date.

  • True
  • False
  • Depends on the state

How much does the average U.S. household spend on holiday gifts?

  • $705
  • $810
  • $1,020

Black Friday generates the most what?

  • Traffic
  • Sales
  • Accidents

The majority of Black Friday customers shop for who?

  • Gift recipients
  • Their kids
  • Themselves

Generally, what day of shopping generates the most sales all year?

  • Black Friday
  • Cyber Monday
  • The last Saturday before Christmas

Which of these is a deal of the day Web site?

  • Etsy
  • Groupon
  • Totsy

Americans who use their credit cards for holiday shopping spend how much more?

  • $120
  • $180
  • $215

What was the first toy advertised on television?

  • Slinky
  • Mr. Potato Head
  • Etch-A-Sketch

What category has the most purchases on Black Friday in 2010?

  • Toys
  • Electronics
  • Clothing

What was the most popular tablet computer purchased on Black Friday in 2009?

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab
  • Apple iPad
  • Amazon Kindle Fire

What is Hannukah gelt?

  • The equivalent of stocking stuffer
  • A sweet pastry
  • A chocolate gold coin

What was the average percentange of yearly retail sales in December in 2009?

  • 10 percent
  • 14 percent
  • 18 percent

What continent did the actual St. Nicholas actually live on?

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa

How many nights are involved in the celebration of Hanukkah?

  • Six
  • Seven
  • Eight

TRUE OR FALSE: Christmas and Mother's Day are the two biggest sales months for perfumes.

  • True
  • False