What's Your Christmas IQ?
Put your shopping list aside, pour yourself an eggnog, and test your Christmas knowledge with our just-for-fun quiz!
Question 1 of 10
Which Christmas song has sold the most copies of all time?
|Here Comes Santa Claus|
Bing Crosby's White Christmas is the biggest selling Christmas song of all time.
Question 2 of 10
The traditional Christmas flower is the:
Question 3 of 10
Which US state produces the largest number of Christmas trees?
The Oregon is the leading producer of Christmas trees in the United States.
Question 4 of 10
The custom of burning a Yule log originated with:
The Yule log custom was handed down from the Druids.
Question 5 of 10
Which US president decorated the first White House Christmas tree?
|John F. Kennedy|
In 1856, Franklin Pierce was the first president to decorate a Christmas tree at the White House.
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following is not one of the four ghosts in A Christmas Carol?
|The Ghost of Christmas Past|
|The Ghost of Jacob Marley|
The Ghost of Tiny Tim
The four ghosts in A Christmas Carol are the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, and the Ghost of Jacob Marley.
|The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come|
Question 7 of 10
The earliest collection of Christmas carols was published in:
The earliest English collection of Christmas carols was published in 1521.
Question 8 of 10
Every state in the United States grows Christmas trees.
Christmas trees are grown in every state (even Hawaii!).
Question 9 of 10
How many reindeer pull Santa’s sleigh?
Nine reindeer pull Santa's sleigh: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blixen, and Rudolph.
Question 10 of 10
The tradition of the long holiday shopping season began:
|During the 1960s|
During World War II
During World War II , Americans needed to mail Christmas gifts early for the troops in Europe to receive them in time. Stores began reminding the public to shop and mail early, and the long shopping season was born.
|During the Great Depression|
|With the introduction of television in the 1930s|
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