1. Who created the concept of Santa Claus soaring over the rooftops in a sleigh and delivering gifts to children via their chimneys?
2. Kentucky, Indiana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, and Georgia all have a city with this Christmas-related name. What is it?
3. What, exactly, are sugar plums?
4. Every year, a Christmas tree is erected in London’s Trafalgar Square, and every tree since 1947 has come from the same source. What is the source?
5. Early in the Victorian era in England, how much did it cost to mail a Christmas card to someone in the same city?
6. What town in Florida maintains a fully-decorated Christmas tree all year long?
7. What auto manufacturer was founded on Christmas Day 1878?
8. Three of Santa’s reindeer have names that begin with D. What are they?
9. Where is Christmas Ridge located?
10. What sad Christmas song did Elvis Presley record in the 1950s?
1. Washington Irving created the flying Santa image in A History of New York, which he wrote in 1809 under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker.
3. Sugar plums are round or oval candies filled with cream or fruit preserves and covered with chocolate.
4. The nation of Norway selects a towering Norway Spruce each Christmas and delivers it to the British as a gift of thanks for their friendship and support during World War II.
5. Sending a Christmas card to someone in the same city was free.
6. Christmas, Florida.
8. Dasher, Dancer, and Donder.
9. On the floor of the Pacific Ocean.
10. Blue Christmas.