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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.  When was the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" written?






3.  Although there are many theories as to where and why the practice originated, what country is generally credited with popularizing Christmas trees in the home?






4.  Which publication is credited with providing Americans with the first detailed account of the Dutch version of Saint Nicholas, eventually leading to the modern Santa Claus?






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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