Christmas Quiz #7

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  1. In which year was the first commercially-available Christmas card sent?
  2. Which modern-day country is credited with starting the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?
  3. What 'C' is an alternative name for reindeer?
  4. Which U.S. President was the first to have a Christmas tree in the White House, doing so in 1889?
  5. In which year did the United States officially recognize Christmas as a federal holiday?
  6. What is the typical color of mistletoe berries?
  7. Who wrote the popular Christmas song "Jingle Bells"?
  8. Which country is known for its Day of the Little Candles (Día de las velitas) celebration on December 7th, the eve of the immaculate conception?
  9. In which city was Charlemagne crowned Holy Emperor on Christmas day in 800AD?
  10. Haddon Sundblom redesigned Santa Claus as a jolly red man for a Coca Cola advert in which year?
  11. Who wrote the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas"?
  12. In what city is the world's largest Christmas market held?
  13. What is the name of the lead heroine in the ballet The Nutcracker?
  14. Which red flower, native to Central and North America, is often associated with Christmas?
  15. What is the name of the figure who punishes naughty children in Italian folklore?
  16. What is the name for a fully-grown male turkey?
  17. Which country is the largest exporter of Christmas trees in the world?
  18. As a gift for assistance in World War Two, which country has provided the Christmas tree for London's Trafalgar Square every year since 1947?
  19. Who is the first ghost to visit Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol?
  20. What English king was crowned on December 25, 1066?

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  1. In which year was the first commercially-available Christmas card sent?
    1843
  2. Which modern-day country is credited with starting the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?
    Germany
  3. What 'C' is an alternative name for reindeer?
    Caribou
  4. Which U.S. President was the first to have a Christmas tree in the White House, doing so in 1889?
    Benjamin Harrison
  5. In which year did the United States officially recognize Christmas as a federal holiday?
    1870
  6. What is the typical color of mistletoe berries?
    White
  7. Who wrote the popular Christmas song "Jingle Bells"?
    James Lord Pierpont
  8. Which country is known for its Day of the Little Candles (Día de las velitas) celebration on December 7th, the eve of the immaculate conception?
    Colombia
  9. In which city was Charlemagne crowned Holy Emperor on Christmas day in 800AD?
    Rome
  10. Haddon Sundblom redesigned Santa Claus as a jolly red man for a Coca Cola advert in which year?
    1931
  11. Who wrote the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas"?
    Clement Clarke Moore
  12. In what city is the world's largest Christmas market held?
    Vienna
  13. What is the name of the lead heroine in the ballet The Nutcracker?
    Clara
  14. Which red flower, native to Central and North America, is often associated with Christmas?
    Poinsettia
  15. What is the name of the figure who punishes naughty children in Italian folklore?
    La Befana
  16. What is the name for a fully-grown male turkey?
    Gobbler
  17. Which country is the largest exporter of Christmas trees in the world?
    Canada
  18. As a gift for assistance in World War Two, which country has provided the Christmas tree for London's Trafalgar Square every year since 1947?
    Norway
  19. Who is the first ghost to visit Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol?
    Jacob Marley
  20. What English king was crowned on December 25, 1066?
    William the Conqueror
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