1. What is your age? Under 18 Years Old 18 to 24 Years Old 25 to 30 Years Old 31 to 40 Years Old 41 to 50 Years Old 51 to 60 Years Old Over 60 Years Old 2. What is your gender? Male Female 3. In the song "The Christmas Song" written in 1944, what kind of nuts are roasting on an open fire? Hazelnuts Almonds Pistachios Watercressnuts Chestnuts 4. In 1943 Bing Crosby recorded a holiday song which lamented not being able to be physically present at home with family. It's name: "Ill Be Home For _________" Channukah Christmas Kwanzaa Ramadan Winter Solstice 5. The traditional date (in the Western Church*) for observing Christmas is:
(* among Lutherans, Anglicans, Roman Catholics and Protestants) the fourth monday of December 30 days after Thanksgiving Day January 1st December 25th November 23rd 6. The date for observing Christmas in some Eastern Orthodox Churches is on: the fourth monday of December 30 days after Epiphany January 7th December 23rd When the moon is in the 7th house and Mercury alligns with Mars 7. Lean your ear this way: the song's name is "Jolly Old Saint ________."
Fill in the blank, please. Augustine Nicholas Patrick Martin Joseph 8. In "O Holy Night" (Cantique de Noel), what is/are brightly shining in verse one? the street lamps the world the Savior the soul the stars 9. Complete the name of this 18th Century English Carol:
"The Holly and the _______" Ivy Eggnog Lillies Thistle Trumpet 10. You're at a Candlelight Service/Mass. What is the technical term for the small round drip protectors at the base of the candles held in peoples hands? reredos bobeches protector de candelles lumenaria adoramus 11. In the holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life", what is the name of George Bailey's guardian angel? Frieda Michael Gabriel Lucifer Clarence 12. A popular holiday book and movie is called "How the _______ Stole Christmas!" Fill in the blank! Elf Shrek Grinch "Politically Correct" Anti Christian Libertarian Union 13. Scandinavians say God Jul, Glad Jul or Glaedelig Jul for Merry Christmas. What English word is related to the word "Jul"? Jewel Yule Y'all You'll Julep 14. In the movie "It's a Wonderful Life", when George Bailey returns from the nightmare of what might have been Pottersville, he notices his lip is bleeding. He also finds something in his pocket. What did he find? a day old rice marshmellow treat keys to a brand new car an angel's business card Zuzu's petals a rosary 15. The 1947 Santa movie has the following title: "Miracle on __________ Street." Please fill in the blank. 47th 34th 37th State Main 16. The word "Christ" in "Christmas" comes from the Greek language. What is the meaning of this Greek word (Christos)? Give the best translation, please: Shepherd Pharisee Savior Messiah Lord 17. What Christmas song is sung to the melody "Greensleeves", a 16th Century English Melody? What Child is This We Wish you a Merry Christmas The Snow Lay on the Ground Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Silent Night 18. In the holiday classic "A Charlie Brown Christmas," Charlie Brown of Peanuts fame tries to set the mood for the holiday by bringing back... a photograph with him and Santa. A giant candy-cane. a scrawny Christmas tree. a copy of the Bible. a green Christmas elf. 19. In the same Charlie Brown special, in total desparation he asks if anyone can tell him what Christmas is really all about. Linus responds "sure, I can" and recites 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. the Christmas story from St. Luke's Gospel, saying "And that's what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown." a tale about a snowman with a corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal. a story of Ebineezer Scrooge written by Dickens. the words to the song "My Favorite Things" from "The Sound of Music." 20. The traditional carol "The Friendly Beasts" features a verse sung by three different animals. Which animals get a verse? a cow, a pig and a lamb a penguin, a reindeer and an eagle a boar, a fox and a goose a cow, a sheep and a dove an aardvark, a mongoose and a snail 21. In the U.S.A. the traditional Christmas colors are: Bergundy and Eggshell Red and Green Blue and Pink Black and Blue Blue and Silver 22. In the song "Let it Snow," the weather outside is described in the opening line as: delightful sinful merry frightful joyful 23. "And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed..." This Christmas quote can be found in whose Gospel account? according to St. Matthew according to St. Mark according to St. Luke According to St. John According to St. Philemon 24. "Lullay, thou little tiny child,/ By, by lully, lullay..." is the first line of which carol? Sussex Carol Wexford Carol Coventry Carol Infant Holy, Infant Lowly Wassail Song 25. Complete the words to this song accurately: "All I Want For Christmas is ______________" a shining red nose a face full of freckles a blond mohawk my two front teeth peace on earth, good will toward men 26. In the Negro spiritual "Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow," which animals are NOT listed as ones to be left behind: rams goats sheep lambs ewes 27. Although it's missing some marks above a letter here, "Frohliche Weihnachten!" is "Merry Christmas" in which language? Spanish Dutch Icelandic Swahili German 28. "He came down to earth from heaven / Who is God and Lord of all,/ and his shelter was a stable,/ and his cradle was a stall..." comes from which holiday hymn? From Heaven Above to Earth I Come Away in a Manger Once in Royal David's City What Child is This I Am So Glad When Christmas Comes 29. What is the name of the famous snowman from a family Christmas special? He was a "jolly, happy soul." Snowy Wheezy Icy Frosty Doc 30. One erroneous teaching in "It's a Wonderful Life" is that dead humans become angels. True. The Bible teaches that angels were a separate creation apart from human beings. False. "Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings." 31. In Spain, "Merry Christmas" is (closest to) _________________ Felices Pascuas Feliz Natal Wesolych Swiat Buon Natale Crismisso Merrio 32. Accurately complete the title of this French carol:
"Bring __________ Jeannette, Isabella" a Gift your Mother the Village Silence a Torch 33. Which traditional carol begins with the words "Good People all this Christmas time, Consider well and bear in mind, What our good God for us has done, In sending his beloved Son."? Angels We Have Heard On High The Boar's Head Carol Sussex Carol Wexford Carol Ya Viene la Vieja 34. In the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas," how many pipers were piping? five eleven nine three twelve 35. Some have tried to replace Christmas with "Winter Holiday." The word "holiday" comes to us from halig and daeg meaning: Holy Day wholly dig hole digger holly dog holler at dad 36. "Joyeux Noel!" is close to the spelling for "Merry Christmas" in which language? Farsi Flemish French Finnish Manx 37. Where was Jesus born? Bethlehem Cairo Gaza Jerusalem Oslo 38. Thin strips of foil which is sometimes hung on a Christmas tree is called ________. tonsil tonneau tinsel tingle tangle 39. St. Matthew 1:23 says "and they shall call his name Emmanuel..."
What does "Emannuel" mean? Shepherd Messiah God with us He trusts in God Laughter 40. The biblical reason for celibrating Christmas is: It is commanded in the Bible that we have to obseve this holiday. While we are not told to celibrate it, in Christian freedom we are free to celebrate God's coming to earth as a man to save us from the penalty of sin, which is death. We celibrate as a natural out-pouring of our thankfulness to God for so great a gift! To try to do good deeds to earn our way into heaven (WRONG ANSWER!!--because heaven is a free gift. We can do nothing to earn it. Choose the right answer instead!) 41. In which book of the Bible is this Christmas quote found? "The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God." Genesis Isaiah The Acts of the Apostles 2 John Revelation 42. The term "incarnation" refers to God becoming man (taking on flesh) to become one of us. Please give the best answer: Why did Father God send his Son, Jesus, into our world? (which is really what Christmas is all about) For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (John 3:16) To simply be a good example of how to live a good, moral life. To radically challenge the world and bring about social justice and societal reform, and overcome Roman dominance. To have a family and to inspire the author of a 21st century fictional novel.