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100

This first president used to serve egg nog

According to kitchen records from Mount Vernon, President George Washington used to serve an ultra-boozy eggnog to guests. His version included whiskey, rye, rum and sherry.

100

Which movie takes place inside a snowflake?

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

100

Where did the custom of gift giving and receiving at Christmas come from? 

The Wise Men giving Frankincense, Gold, and Myrrh

100

What is another name for Santa Clause?

Saint Nicholas/Kris Kringle

100

Why do we leave cookies for Santa?

The Great Depression 

200

What ailment can it cure?

Sore throats! At least, an old Russian/Yiddish version of the drink purportedly does. Kogel mogel is made with egg yolks, sugar and rum. It’s served hot and traditionally used as a home remedy for sore throats. Think of it as a thick, creamy hot toddy. 

200

How many times does Ralphie say he wants a Red Ryder BB Gun?

28 times 

200

Presents in the UK, Italy, and the USA are left in what, often hanging over the fireplace?

Stockings 

200

Who did Santa bring back to life?

Frosty! In the 1969 animated Christmas television special based on the song, Santa finds Karen crying over a melted Frosty. But Santa tells her Frosty can never melt away forever because he's made of Christmas snow and will return every winter. 

200

Why were cookies originally invented?

To test over temperature rather than eat 

300

What year did Starbuck's Eggnog Latte come out? 

1986! Starbucks’s Eggnog Latte didn’t actually start at Starbucks. It was first made in 1986 at Il Giornale, a small Seattle coffee chain owned by Howard Schultz. He bought Starbucks in 1987, rebranded his stores and kept the Eggnog Latte tradition. 

300

What's the name of the movie on Disney+ that is Meredith's new favorite?

Noelle

300

Who is the most widely known gift bringer?

Santa

300

What do Swedish children leave for Santa Claus?

Coffee! If Santa's feeling a little tired from delivering all those presents, a little coffee from the children of Sweden should give him a fresh jolt of jolliness. 

300

Who invented gingerbread men? 

Queen Elizabeth I

400

What's another phrase for egg nog?

Hell's Angel. In the 1932 book Cold Comfort Farm, the protagonist whips up a Hell’s Angel: 1 egg, 2 ounces of brandy, 1 teaspoon of cream and some ice in a jam jar, shaken. 

400

What's the name of the department store in Miracle on 34th Street?

Cole's

400

In most of Europe, the presents are left in what put out by children?

Shoes or boots

400

What soft drink company was the first to use Santa Claus in its advertising?

White Rock Beverages

400

Which cookies were illegal in some places during the Reformation?

Gingerbread men 

500

What is it named after? 

A mug! The word nog comes from noggin, which is a small wooden mug typically used to drink ale. 

500

In the movie Home Alone 2, how much money does Kevin pay for his hotel stays?

$967

500

What is a cobweb party? 

Each family member was assigned a colour, then shown to a room which was criss-crossed with yarn of varying colours. The job was to find your colour, such as green, and follow it, to find where a small gift would be.


500

The Scandinavian tomte is sometimes depicted as a BLANK instead of Santa Claus. What is BLANK?

A gnome

500

How many Christmas cookies does Santa eat on Christmas Eve? 

Santa Claus eats an estimated 336,150,386 cookies on Christmas Eve

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