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  • 1. The unbelievablydifficult Christmas vocabulary quiz By Mr Chau
  • 2. 1. PrancerA) Santa’s shoesB) Santa’s reindeerC) Santa’s sleighD) Santa’s elf
  • 3. B) Prancer is one of Santa’sreindeers in the song “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer”.
  • 4. 2. EggnogA) An ornament you hang on the Christmas tree with eggsB) Santa’s most famous elfC) A game with eggs you play at Christmas- timeD) A traditional Christmas drink
  • 5. D) Eggnog is a traditionalChristmas drink made of beateneggs, milk or cream, and sugar.
  • 6. 3. GarlandA) The land where Santa’s elves come fromB) A chain worn for celebrationC) A type of leaf you use to decorate Christmas foodD) The town where Jesus was born
  • 7. B) A garland is a wreath, chain, or string made to beworn for celebrationor decoration, esp. one made of flowers, leaves, vines, or the like.
  • 8. 4. MyrrhA) Something you eat by the fireplaceB) Something you smell in your roomC) Something you watch on TVD) Something you look at in the bathroom
  • 9. B) a gum used for perfume or incense, one of the gifts that the three wise men gave to Jesus
  • 10. 5. NativityA) The birth of Jesus ChristB) The gifts the Three Wise Men gave to Jesus ChristC) The tradition of hanging stockings over a fireplaceD) A word meaning the place where a person comes from
  • 11. A) The Nativity is the birth of Jesus Christ
  • 12. 6. AdventA) A Japanese brand that sells winter clothesB) A type of stockingC) A sundial that only works in DecemberD) The four weeks leading up to Christmas
  • 13. D) The four weeks leading up to Christmas
  • 14. 7. PoinsettiaA) A Christmas dance with 10 different movesB) A red and green Christmas stockingC) The presents you put under the Christmas treeD) A Christmas plant with red leaves
  • 15. D. A Plant. In 16th centuryMexico, legend tells of ayoung girl who was toopoor to provide a gift forthe celebration of Jesusbirthday. An angel inspiredthe child to gather weedsfrom the roadside andplace them in front of thechurch altar. Crimson"blossoms" sprouted fromthe weeds and becamebeautiful poinsettias
  • 16. 8. HogmanayA) The night before New YearsB) A type of pig Canadians like to roast and eat for ChristmasC) Christmas puddingD) To tell your children a lie that Santa lives in the North Pole
  • 17. A. Hogmany is the night before New Years (December 31st)
  • 18. 9. BaubleA) An expensive Swiss cheese eaten during ChristmasB) A small decoration usually hung on the Christmas treeC) The name of Santa’s most famous elfD) One of the gifts the three wise men gave to Jesus
  • 19. B. A small decorationusually hung on theChristmas treeDid you know?The most expensiveChristmas bauble wasmade of 18 carat whitegold and covered withover 1500 diamonds, 188red rubies, and cost acool 1 million HK dollars.(Picture on right)
  • 20. 10. Kris Kringle A) The Austrian or German name for Santa Claus B) An Australian type of chips/crisps which you dip in Christmas pudding. C) The nickname for Rudoph’s red nose D) The name of the first of the Three Wise Men.
  • 21. A) The Austrian or German name for Santa Claus
  • 22. 11. Ebenezer Scrooge A) Santa’s first name B) A famous store in London, England, which sells very expensive Christmas decorations. C) The twisting movement Santa has to do to get down the chimney. D) A greedy, cold hearted book character who hated Christmas.
  • 23. D. Ebenezer Scrooge was the main Character from “The Christmas Carol”, abook by Charles Dickens. His most famous line is “Bah, humbug!”
  • 24. 12. SnogA) To lick dirty snowB) To kiss someoneC) To slurp eggnogD) To hit Santa’s bottom
  • 25. B) Snog is an informal termmeaning “kiss passionately”