Holiday Songs
Holiday Traditions
Holiday Movies
City of Calgary/
City Clerks
General Holiday
100

In the Christmas carol "We wish you a Merry Christmas" the carolers are pretty insistent they get this treat before leaving 

What is figgy pudding

100

The name of a famous Russian Christmas ballet?

The Nutcracker

100

In Home Alone, where are the McCallisters going on vacation when they leave Kevin behind?

Paris

100

As of today, what department is the City Clerk's Office under?

What is the City Manager's Office

100

What is the candleholder for Hannukah called?

What is the Menorah

200

What song is the best-selling Christmas song by a female artist and one of the best-selling singles of all time? 

All I Want for Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

200

Which fairy tale was the first gingerbread houses inspired by?

Hansel and Gretel

200

True or False: You are supposed to light all of the candles on the first night of Hanukkah.

* reminder to start your answer with "What is..." 

False

200

Who was the first City Clerk in Calgary?

*Hint: a boardroom was named on their behalf

Who is Thomas T.A. Boys

200

The holiday celebrated in mid October-mid November and is a festival of lights?

What is Diwali?

300

True or false: The Song "Jingle Bells" was written specifically for Christmas?

False - Thanksgiving 

300

The large sock that is hung on the fireplace on Christmas Eve?

What is a stocking

300

Actor who played a giant elf.


a) Jim Carrey

b) Will Ferrell

c) Channing Tatum

Will Ferrell

300

As of today, how many Councillors/Wards are there in Calgary?

What is 14

300

This food can be cooked inside the turkey or as a side dish.

What is stuffing

400

The Dreidel song is associated with what holiday?

Hanukkah

400

The red nosed reindeer.

Who is Rudolph?

400

This cartoon character brings a tiny, little tree to his friends to decorate

Charlie Brown

400

What are The City's "4 Cs" that guide our behaviour?

What is character, competence, commitment and collaboration

400

The beverage company that has been using commercials starring Santa Claus since the 1930's 


What is Coca Cola

500

What language was the Christmas Carol, "Silent Night" originally written in?

What is German

500

A popular American Christmas beverage?

What is eggnog?

500

The Grinch stole all of the presents from this town.

What is WhoVille

500

What are the 4 divisions in City Clerks?

What is Elections, Governance and Protocol, Appeals and Tribunals, and Information and Privacy

500

Where did Kwanzaa first originate from?

What is Africa

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