It's the most wonderful time of the year, but how much do you know about Christmas? It's celebrated around the world, and it's rich with tradition and meaning, but in this quiz, we're going to go a step further. So, haul out the holly, we're getting our Christmas on.
When did December 25th become the official day of Christmas?
Christmas shopping makes up how much of U.S. retail sales?
How many Christmas trees are sold in the U.S. each year?
What calendar traditionally helps you count down to Christmas?
Why do we give presents at Christmas?
It's a bartering system
Because we can
Because of the Wise Men
A monk named ______ came up with the idea of Santa Claus?
When was the first Christmas card sent?
How long have Christmas trees been sold in the U.S.?
Over 150 years
About 50 years
How many rent-a-Santas are there in the United States?
Fewer than 1,000
Over 1 million
What do the British wear at Christmas dinner?
When did Christmas become an official holiday in the United States?
What kind of tree is the Christmas tree?
What is a yule log?
The log where you note Christmas gifts to be purchased
A large log to be burned
Who was the precursor to Santa Claus?
Where did the first Christmas tree come from?
Where was Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer born?
What's the best-selling song of all time?
The Twelve Days of Christmas
What did the candy cane originally look like?
Where was the first artificial Christmas tree created?
Two weeks before Christmas, which of these is quite common?
Which of these is a Christmas color?
All of the above
What do they put on their Christmas trees in Poland?
Who condemned Christmas in America?
Who answers the letters to Santa?
The United States Postal Service
How long has the White House put up an official Christmas tree?
Since the Great Depression
What does the X in X-mas stand for?
What kind of pudding is Christmas pudding?
How many Christmas cards are sent each year in the U.S.?
Why do people have Midnight Mass?
So they can start the party early
So they don't have to get up the next morning
Because Jesus was born at midnight
What kind of costumes do carolers wear?
What's the most famous Christmas novel?
Santa: The Biography
A Christmas Carol
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
What Christmas food was a status symbol in Georgian England?
In the U.K., people believed that girls could discover their _____ on Christmas Eve.
Calling in life
Who created the association of Christmas and snow?
Where is the Christmas Pickle Capital of the World?