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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.  Which of the following explains why early Americans so eagerly adopted the Saint Nicholas figure from Dutch settlers?






2.  Before turkey was introduced, Europeans traditionally had any of these for Christmas Dinner, except one. Which one?






3.  By what name do most people know the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" today?






4.  To whom do we owe Santa's alternate name, "Kris Kringle"?






5.  Who penned the New York Sun's famous reply to a young girl's question about the existence of Santa Claus?






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