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Christmas and Santa Claus
History Trivia Questions

So you think you know all about
Santa, Saint Nicholas and Christmas?
Then play the Christmas History trivia game!

Try this Yuletide Trivia Quiz to see how many questions you answer correctly!
Instructions:  Read the questions, click on the answers and then on "Display Score" to see how you did.  click Show Answers to see the correct answer and comments.  Then click on New Questions! to start a new Quiz with new questions!


1.  Different countries have different traditions for sending letters to Santa. Which of these is NOT one of those traditions?






2.  Who is generally credited with bringing the modern image of Santa Claus back to Europe and elsewhere?






3.  Which of the following did not contribute to the idea of Saint Nick as a gift-giver?






4.  Where did the tradition of leaving out a stocking, shoe or "Santa Sack" come from?






5.  Santa's present-day "habits" evolved from many sources.  For example, Santa's habit of coming down the chimney to deliver presents is said to have roots in all of these but one. Which one?






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