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10 Christmas Riddles for Holiday Gatherings with Family

  1. What are the two most popular names for Santa Claus?

Answer: Kris Kringle and Saint Nick 

  1. What do people traditionally put on top of the Christmas tree?

Answer: An angel 

  1. In what modern-day country was St. Nicholas born in?

Answer: Turkey (originally Patara, a city in the ancient district of Lycia, in Asia Minor.)

  1. In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, what was the first name of Scrooge?

 Answer: Ebeneezer 

  1. What country did eggnog come from?

Answer: England 

  1. Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?

Answer: Germany 

  1. According to the song, what did my true love give to me on the eighth day of Christmas?

Answer: Eight maids a milking

  1. Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names begin with the letter “D”. What are those names?

 Answer: Dancer, Dashner, and Donner

  1. What popular Christmas song was actually written for Thanksgiving?

Answer: “Jingle Bells”

  1.  What are Christmas trees also called?

Answer: Yule-Tree 

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