Christmas Around the World
What do you know about
Christmas Around the World?
FUN Holiday Trivia Quiz.
"Check Your Answers"
at the end of the page.
Where did the custom of sending Christmas cards and
hanging mistletoe originate?
- United Kingdom
2) During what festival do Spanish
children receive gifts in the shoes that they place on a balcony or near
3) In what country do children believe that
Saint Nicholas arrives on a boat from Spain
and rides down the streets on a white horse accompanied by his servant,
Swarte Piet (Black Pete)?
- The Netherlands
4) In what country do children receive gifts from
La Befana, a kindly old witch?
5) In what country do people spend
the nine days before Christmas reenacting Mary and Joseph's search for
lodgings on the first Christmas Eve?
6) Historians believe that St. Nicholas,
who inspired the legend of Santa Claus, was born in what country?