Christmas Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to the Christmas Quiz!

1. The first string of Christmas lights were hung up by wealthy Easterners in what year?

1882

2. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” premiered on December 21 of what year?

1937

3. Charles Dickens’ book A Christmas Carol was published on December 19 of what year?

1843

4. What ballet was first performed on December, 1892?

Nutcracker

5. Who sang the song Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer which was released on Dec 2, 1949?

Gene Autry 

6. What game was invented by Edwin S. Lowe on December 1, 1929?

Bingo

7. What European country celebrates Lucia Day?

Sweden 

8. What country celebrates Boxing Day?

England

9. What plant is recognized on December 12?

Poinsettia

10. What year was the poem “T’was the Night Before Christmas” published?

1823

11. Who wrote the song “White Christmas”?

Irving Berlin

12. What was the name of the movie in which “White Christmas” was first sung?

Holiday Inn

13. In the movie the “Christmas Story” where did the family eat their Christmas Dinner?

Chinese Restaurant

14. What was the real name of the author who wrote The Gift of the Magi?

William Sydney Porter

15. What state became the 28th state on December 29, 1845?

Texas

16. In “The Miracle of 34th Street” who played the Santa Claus?

Edmund Gwynn

17. What year was the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” released?

1946

18. Which of the following actors did not appear in the 1954 version of “White Christmas’?

Fred Astaire

19. What Country exchanges gifts on December 6 St Nicholas’ Day?

Netherlands 

20. What Country’s yuletide season starts on St. Thomas’ Day December 21?

Norway

21. The first specially designed Christmas card is believed to have been printed by a London Company and placed on sale in the year?

1843 

22. What newspaper did the original “Dear Virginia” letter appear in?

The NY Sun

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