Answers to Christmas Quiz - Part I

Answers to the Christmas QuizNow that you have racked your brains and tried your best, it is time to evaluate your Christmas traditions IQ. Your individual score is not an indication of how much/ or little you appreciate the festival of Christmas; so take the final tally with a pinch of salt and remember it is just another way of spicing up a day of festivities. Here then are the answers.

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  1. To compete with the Pagan celebration
  2. In Germany
  3. In the 4th Century
  4. Mexico; in Mexico, the poinsettia is known as the ‘Flower of the Holy Night’.
  5. Turkey
  6. Mistletoe, in ancient Scandinavia, mistletoe was associated with peace and friendship which may be the reason for the custom of ‘kissing beneath the mistletoe’.
  7. Good Luck, an artificial spider and web are often included in the decorations on Ukrainian Christmas trees.
  8. A bachelor; a ring means you will get married; while a thimble predicts spinsterhood.
  9. Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
  10. Charles Dickens
  11. Klaxon, a klaxon is actually a powerful electric horn. Its name comes from a German word meaning ’shriek’.
  12. Eat it because Frumenty was a spiced porridge, enjoyed by both rich and poor.

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