Christmas Quiz

Christmas seems to be starting earlier every year. Go into a general store/shop in October and you’ll no doubt see wrapping paper and crackers on sale. But anyway, let’s see how much you know about Christmas with these 10 interesting questions. Just press the Play button below. Don’t forget to share your result at the end, regardless of how badly you do 😀

How much do you know about Christmas?




How much do you know about Christmas?

Question 1 of 10.

In the UK, the Yule Log is a Christmas dessert.

1. True
2. False

The French roulade is also known as a bûche de Noël.

Question 2 of 10.

A white Christmas is statistically more likely in New York than in London.

1. True
2. False

Although London is 11° further North than New York, there is only a 6% chance of a white Christmas, compared to 22% in NYC.

Question 3 of 10.

The first ever SMS text message was 'Merry Christmas'.

1. False
2. True

The text was sent by engineer Neil Papworth to Richard Jarvis on December 3rd, 1992.

Question 4 of 10.

The abbreviation 'Xmas' comes from the Greek name for Christ.

1. False
2. True

Many believe it to be a modern, secular abbreviation, but it has been used since the 1500's.

Question 5 of 10.

Advent begins on December 1st.

1. True
2. False

Advent is the 4th Sunday before Christmas Day and can fall between November 27th - December 3rd.

Question 6 of 10.

The modern image of Santa Claus in a red suit was created by Coca-Cola.

1. True
2. False

Even other beverage companies used the image prior to Coca-Cola.

Question 7 of 10.

Donner and Blitzen were originally known as Dunder and Blixem.

1. False
2. True

Dunder and Blixem were Dutch for Thunder and Lightning.

Question 8 of 10.

The 12 Days of Christmas begin on December 14th.

1. True
2. False

The 12 Days of Christmas begin, not end, on December 25th.

Question 9 of 10.

On the 8th day of Christmas my true love gave to me: 8 Ladies Dancing.

1. False
2. True

The lyrics include 8 Maids-a-Milking and 9 Ladies Dancing.

Question 10 of 10.

In Japan, it is traditional to eat at KFC on Christmas Day.

1. True
2. False

Christmas KFC is so popular in Japan that it's often booked up to 2 months in advance!

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  1. Leonard November 13, 2017
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