Christmas around the world trivia!

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1. Where in the world is it traditional to hang a decoration shaped like a spider on the Christmas tree?
A. Ukraine
B. Spain
C. Greenland
D.India

2. Where in the world can you find Jonkunnu dancers celebrating Christmas?
A. Jamaica
B. Philippines
C. Argentina
D. New Zealand

3. Where in the world do celebrants wish each other a Joyeux Noel at Christmas time?
A. France
B. Spain
C. Russia
D. Serbia

4. Where in the world will you find turron served as a Christmas treat?
A. Portugal
B. Spain
C. Carribean
D. Canada

5. Where in the world was mistle toe first hung as a Christmas decoration?
A. Britain
B. United States
C. Canada
D. Spain

6. Where in the world does Santa Claus really live according to U.S. tradition?
A. Florida
B. Australia
C. South Pole
D. North Pole

7. Where in the world does St. Nicholas deliver presents to children on the 5th of December?
A. Ireland
B. France
C. Holland
D. Switzerland

8. Where in the world do jólasveinarnir, or “Christmas Lads,” deliver presents?
A. Iceland
B. Sweden
C. Denmark
D. Norway

9. Where in the world does the Christkind deliver gifts at Christmas?
A. Britain
B. Bulgaria
C. Poland
D. Germany

10. Where in the world is the traditional Christmas meal known as Wigilia?
A. Russia
B. Poland
C.France
D. Turkey

11. Where in the world do they eat lentils during the holiday season to ensure luck and wealth for the following year?
A. Mexico
B. Italy
C. Australia
D. France

12. Where in the world is it traditional to leave out mince pies and Guinness Ale as a snack for Santa?
A. England
B. Iceland
C. Ireland
D. Germany

13. Where in the world do they refer to Santa Claus as Papai Noel?
A. Mexico
B. Spain
C. Brazil
D. Norway

14. Where in the world do children leave their shoes (filled with carrots and treats!) by the fire on Christmas Eve for a gift from “Père Noel.”
A. Brazil
B. Greece
C. France
D. Italy

15. Where in the world is the official Christmas gift giver The Three Kings??
A. Spain
B. Italy
C. Thailand
D.Japan

16. Where in the world does Babouschka bring gifts to children?
A. Czech Republic
B. Russia
C. The Netherlands
D. Spain

17. Where in the world is Santa Claus referred to as Kanakaloka?
A. France
B. Belgium
C. Greece
D. Hawaii

18. Where in the world do children receive gifts from La Befana during Christmas?
A. Italy
B. England
C. France
D. Spain

19. Where in the world are children’s presents left next to their pillow on Christmas night?
A. Norway
B. Finland
C. Japan
D. Russia

20. Where in the world is it traditional for children to decorate their Christmas lists with pictures and then leave them on the windowsill overnight?
A. France
B. Italy
C. Germany
D. Sweden

21. Where in the world is Christpsomo a traditional dish eaten at Christmas time?
A. England
B. Greece
C. Italy
D. India

22. Where in the world is it traditional to have a crèche with painted figurines of local villagers called ‘santons’?
A. Spain
B. France
C. Austria
D. Germany

23. Where in the world is “the Grinch” famous for stealing Christmas?
A. England
B. United States
C. Canada
D. Mexico

24. Where in the world is it customary to enjoy a sauna before Santa’s visit?
A. Finland
B. Czech Republic
C. Canada
D. Austria

25. Where in the world do they celebrate Christmas Eve with the “Feast of the Seven Fishes”?
A. Greece
B. Spain
C. Romania
D. Italy

26. Where in the world do people believe that you can see your future on Christmas night?
A. Czech Republic
B. Switzerland
C. Australia
D. Poland

27. Where in the world is it a tradition to leave a shoot or boot outside the front door on December 5th?
A. Holland
B. Germany
C. Sweden
D. Switzerland

28. Where in the world are country homes are decorated with star-shaped lantern called ‘parol’ at Christmastime?
A. New Zealand
B. India
C. Philippines
D. Canada

29. Where in the world is Christmas celebrated on January 7th?
A. Hungary
B. Czech Republic
C. Russia
D. Finland

30. Where in the world is Santa’s sleigh pulled by “six white boomers”?
A. Mexico
B. Canada
C. New Zealand
D. Australia

31. Where in the world is it traditional for people decorate banana and mango trees for Christmas?
A. Turkey
B. India
C. Egypt
D. Saudi Arabia

32. Where in the world did the real St. Nicholas really live?
A. The North Pole
B. Malta
C. Turkey

33. Where in the world is it customary to hide all the brooms in the house on Christmas Eve to prevent witches from stealing them for a midnight ride?
A. Turkey
B. Norway
C. Germany
D. France

34. Where in the world is it a Christmas Eve tradition to leave a bowl of porridge in the barn for the gnome who protects the farm?
A. Poland
B. Norway
C. France
D. Germany

35. Where in the world is it customary to decorate the holiday tree with geometric mobiles made out of straw?
A. China
B. France
C. Finland
D. Poland

36. Where in the world did tinsel originate?
A. Scotland
B. France
C. U.S.
D. Australia

37. Where in the world is the infamous Christmas poinsettia from”
A. Mexico
B. Brazil
C. Argentina
D. Honduras

Answers

1. A – Ukraine
2. A – Jamaica
3. A – France
4. B – Spain
5. A – Britain
6. D – North Pole
7. C – Holland
8. A – Iceland
9. D – Germany
10. B – Poland
11. B – Italy
12. C – Ireland
13. C – Brazil
14. C – France
15. A – Spain
16. B – Russia
17. D – Hawaii
18. A – Italy
19. C – Japan
20. C – Germany
21. B – Greece
22. B – France
23. B – United States
24. A – Finland
25. D – Italy
26. A – Czech Republic
27. B – Germany
28. C – Philippines
29. C – Russia
30. D – Australia
31. B – India
32. C – Turkey
33. B – Norway
34. B – Norway
35. C – Finland
36. C – U.S
37. A – Mexico

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