The History of Christmas

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People celebrated life and birth ______________________ before they even heard of  Jesus Christ.

 

a.centuries
b.dozens of years
c.a few years
d.thousands of years

2) Winter ______________is on December 21st.

a.solstice
b.sunlight
c.celebration
d.solace

3) The symbol of life in the Norse tradition was ______________

a.ever bearing
b.winterberries
c.evergreen
d.winter green

4) The Norse used logs on the fire as a sign of ____________________

a.money
b.luck
c.good fortune
d.a great future

5) The Romans held a three month celebration called ______________________

a.Signal armia
b.Saturnalia
c.Samson Ale
d.Winteralian

6) Saturn was the Roman god of _____________________

a.agriculture
b.wealth
c.fertility
d.winter

7) The Roman Sun god was called ________________

a.Mynardia
b.Mythra
c.Miranda
d.Mirth

8) ________________was the holiest day of the year in Rome.

a.December 24th
b.December 21st
c.December 25th
d.December 23rd

9) During the first century A.D., Christian and ______________ traditions  began to conflict with each other.

a.patent
b.palin
c.pertinent
d.pagan

10) The Bible clearly states when Christ was born. 

a.True
b.False

11) The Christinas chose December 25th to celebrate the birth of Christ because  it was ___________________

a.a winter celebration
b.already considered the holiest day of the year
c.a good day to have a feat
d.the winter solstice when people already celebrated

12) Christmas Day was officially chosen as Christ's birth day in _____________

a.the first century
b.the ninth century
c.the fourth century
d.the seventh century

13) The Christians kept many of the pagan traditions for the celebration of Christ's nativity because  they liked them.

a.False
b.True

14) Early Christians considered the use of evergreens cdecorated with apples as a symbol of _____________

a.the Garden of Eden
b.a graden full of green
c.the Garden of Eve
d.a green garden

15) The origins of Santa Claus come from  _______________, which had a well loved bishop named Nicholas.

a.Timmins
b.Rome
c.Holland
d.Turkey

16) On December 6th _________________ gave toys to good children and punished bad children.

a.St. Nicholas
b.Saint Michael
c.Santa Claus
d.Saint Mick

17) In Holland Santa Claus was called ___________

a.Saint Claus
b.Sinter Klaus
c.Sister Claus
d.Sinder Cast

18) The idea of Santa Claus only came to the United States in ____________

a.1922
b.1822
c.1812
d.1912

19) The Santa Claus we know today came from a  poem called  Twas the ________________

a.the evening before Christmas
b.the day before Christmas
c.Christmas Day
d.the night before Christmas

20) The first picture of "Santa Claus" was appeared in ___________

a.1822
b.1863
c.1865
d.1849

21) Today, most people associate Christmas with ________________

a.the birth of Christ
b.presents and toys
c.love and family
d.coming home for the holidays

 

 

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