BBPHA Holiday Trivia

Q: The first artificial tree was made of dyed goose feathers in which country?

A: Germany

Q: In the 12 Days of Christmas who is “my true love”?

A: Christ

Q: In what year did the US start selling Christmas trees ?

A: 1850

Q: How many years do the trees grow before they are sold?

A: 15 years

Q: Which state was the first state to declare Christmas a legal holiday in 1836?

A: Alabama

Q: Santa Claus is based on a real person, a saint who lived in the 4th century. Who was that Saint?

A: St Nikolas

Q: In 1901which president banned Christmas trees in the White House?

A: Theodore Roosevelt, he was a true environmentalist.

Q: Assuming Rudolph was the lead reindeer, how many ways can the rest of the reindeer be arranged?

A: 40,320

Q: True or False? Many of the most popular Christmas songs were actually co-written by Jews

A: True

Q: Which popular Christmas song was originally written as a Thanksgiving song?

A: Jingle Bells

Q: What popular tradition started in the 19th century by German Protestants who would light candles or make chalk marks on their doors everyday during the month of December?

A: Advent Calendars