General Holidays
Holiday Traditions
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Holiday Song
100

What holiday in India is nicknamed "Festival of Lights"?

What is Diwali?

100

People typically hang these on the mantle above a fireplace during Christmas. The legend started with St Nicholas dropping a bag of gold down a chimney that landed in this hanging to dry by the fireplace

What is stockings?

100

This US christmas movie is based on Dr Suess's childrens book starring a cynical grump who tries to steal Christmas from Whoeville

What is The Grinch?

100

The main entrée at Thanksgiving dinner.

What is Turkey?

100

"Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we've no place to go"

What is Let It Snow?

200

This Indian holiday is celebrated at the end of winter with the throwing of colored paint and powders

What is Holi?
200

Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, is typically celebrated with this tradition

What is eating Pancakes?

200

In this UK movie, Alistair Sim plays the main character who is visited by ghosts that try to influence him to start believing in Christmas

What is A Christmas Carol?

200

Diwali is most famous for its _____.

What is Mithal or sweets?

200

"Dashing through the snow in a one horse open sleigh, O'er the fields we go, laughing all the way"

What is Jingle Bells?

300

This holiday in the UK is celebrated on April 23rd in remembrance of a hero that killed a dragon to save a princess

What is St. Georges Day?

300

This is done on the full-moon night of "Phalgun" during Holi to mark the beginning of the 5 day festival. It symbolizes the triumph of good over bad

What is lighting a bonfire?

300

Clark Griswold wants a fun, old-fashioned family Christmas, but when everything seems to go wrong he has to try to remember the true meaning of Christmas

What is National Lampoon's Christmas vacation?

300

This food signals the start of the Christmas season in the UK and it is supposed to be good luck to eat one every day of December

What is Mince Pies?

300

"O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree Thy leaves are so unchanging Not only green when summer's here But also when it's cold and drear"

What is O Tannenbaum?

400

This US holiday is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November by gathering with family, eating a large "autumn harvest", and a parade in New York City

What is Thanksgiving?

400

In the United States during the month of December, this holiday fashion which was once something to be laughed at has become more popular. People typically have contests to see who has the best of this clothing item

What are ugly Christmas sweaters?

400

An eight-year old accidentally left behind when his family goes on a Christmas vacation has to protect his house from 2 burglars

What is Home Alone?

400

In Japan, the tradition of eating this food for Christmas started in 1974 when this company launched the "Kentucky for Christmas" campaign

What is Kentucky Fried Chicken?

400

"Later we'll have some pumpkin pie And we'll do some caroling You will get a sentimental feeling when you hear Voices singing, let's be jolly Deck the halls with boughs of holly"

What is Rockin Around the Christmas Tree?

500

This day includes playing practical jokes and pranks on others, which started in 1582 when France switched the New Year start from April 1st to January 1st

What is April Fool's Day?

500

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is celebrated for eight nights and uses this tradition to symbolize each night as it passes

What is Menorah?

500

A young boy Thomas is disappointed when it is raining on Christmas, but his grandfather lifts his spirits when he gives him a snowglobe and recounts his own childhood Christmas memories

What is A Child's Christmas in Wales?

500

In France, this dessert commemorates the tradition of cutting and burning a specially selected log during Christmas

What is Buche de noel or Yule Log?

500

"You know Dasher and Dancer, and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall the most famous reindeer of all"

What is Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer?

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