2. The following all mean "Merry Christmas" in which languages ?
a. Hyvaa joulua
b. sung tan chuk ha
c. froehliche weihnacten
d. nollaig shona dhuit
e. mele kalikimaka
f. god jul
g. boas festas
h. kala christouyenna
3. There are two Christmas islands. Name the oceans in which they are located.
4. According to legend, what was eaten with Christmas dinner by Elizebeth I to celabrate the English victory over the Spanish Armada ?
5. Which Christmas tradition did the very busy Sir Henry Cole introduce in 1843 ?
6. In the 1964 television special Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, who is young Rudolph's father?
7. The following was a movie poster tagline for which 1988 Christmas film?
"He's the only chance anyone has got!"
8. In which European capital city is eel a traditional dinner on Christmas Eve ?
a. London b. Rome, c. Oslo, d. Berlin
9. Before Pope Julius I decided that December 25th was the day on which the baby Jesus was born; on which day did early Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus ?
10. Which sticky sweet Christmas treat was first used to keep noisy German children quiet during the church service ?
1. St. Francis of Assisi ( as a teaching guide for the uneducated )
2. Eight Answers
3. Pacific and Indian
4. Answer c. goose
5. The sending of Christmas wishes on mass produced Christmas cards. The first cards depicted a family toasting an absent friend with the words "Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to you". Only a few still exist today, If you have one dont send it away, it's a collecters item 'worth' keeping !
7. Die Hard
8. Answer b. Rome il capitone it's called (When in Rome....)
9. The 6th of January or Feast of the Epiphany. (Greek for appearance or revalation)
10. Candy cane. (In the Colonge cathedral) Just one color then, stripes were introduced later in the US