Quiz: How well do you know December holiday trivia?

December holiday triviaYou started planning and decorating for the December holidays way ahead of time. Your family remarks that you’ve been listening to holiday songs every evening for two weeks straight. Your enthusiasm for the season is apparent to everyone who knows you – and even to people who don’t.

However, how much do you know of the history and meaning behind the holidays? Test your knowledge by answering these trivia questions.

What is the longest night of the year, celebrated in many places around the world as heralding the "return" of the Sun?

In China, each new year is represented by one of the 12 signs in the Chinese zodiac, ten of which are animals. Which of the following is not one of those animals?

During each of the eight nights of Hanukkah, Jewish families often gather together to light a candle on a Menorah. What is the literal meaning of "Menorah"?

Which country is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition?

How did the story of Santa Claus originate?

What does each day of Kwanzaa represent?

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