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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.  How did the tradition of Christmas cards get started?






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






3.  Which of the following mythological characters is not generally considered as having provided a basis for the modern Santa Claus?






4.  People in which of these 4 countries do NOT celebrate Christmas by going on a beach picnic?






5.  Where was the first department store to feature Santa?






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