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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.  Rudolph the red-nose reindeer almost had a different first name. (Actually, his parents considered 2 other names before deciding upon Rudolph). What were those 2 other names?






2.  Why is the day after Christmas also known as "Boxing Day"?






3.  From his illustrations for Coca-Cola, which of the following is the only characteristic of the modern Santa Claus Haddon Sundblom is generally credited with?






4.  Where was the Christmas carol "Silent Night" first played?






5.  In the original "A Visit from St. Nicholas", which of these reindeer is called out by name?






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