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How Well Do You Know These December Facts?

Test your knowledge of all things December!

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  1. 1.

    How tall was the world's tallest Christmas tree?
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    139 feet
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    197 feet
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    238 feet
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    Incorrect
    215 feet
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    238 feet!

    The world's tallest Christmas tree was 238 feet tall and opened in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Christmas Eve 2016.

    238 feet!
  2. 2.

    Which one of these celebrities is NOT born in December?
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    Beyoncé
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    Walt Disney
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    Britney Spears
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    Incorrect
    Samuel L. Jackson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Beyoncé!

    Beyoncé was born in September, while the rest of these celebrities were born in December!

    It's Beyoncé!
  3. 3.

    When was the first Charlottetown Christmas parade?
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    1984
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    Incorrect
    1999
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    Incorrect
    1972
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    1990
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    1999

    The first Charlottetown Christmas parade was held in 1999!

    1999
  4. 4.

    Which of these is NOT a common name for Santa Claus?
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    Saint Nicholas
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    Father Christmas
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    Kris Kringle
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    King of the Elves
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    King of the Elves

    Santa is commonly referred to as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, and Kris Kringle, but not King of the Elves.

    King of the Elves
  5. 5.

    What's the world record for the largest menorah?
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    32 feet tall
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    29 feet tall
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    19 feet tall
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    37 feet tall
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    32 feet tall

    The largest menorah in the world is 32 feet tall, 28 feet wide, and weighs 4000lbs!

    32 feet tall
  6. 6.

    Which of these is NOT a reindeer mentioned in the song "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"?
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    Prancer
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    Dixen
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    Dasher
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    Cupid
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dixen!

    The reindeer mentioned in the famous carol are Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolph!

    Dixen!
  7. 7.

    Poinsettias are a popular flower during December. How many were grown in 2014 in Canada?
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    5.2 million
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    Incorrect
    8.6 million
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    Incorrect
    7.1 million
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    6.9 million
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    Wrong!

    7.1 million!

    In 2014, Canadian greenhouses grew 7.1 million poinsettias!

    7.1 million!
  8. 8.

    In 2013, what percentage of PEI households put up holiday lights?
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    25%
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    46%
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    60%
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    Incorrect
    39%
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    46%

    46% of Islanders put up holiday lights in 2013. That's the second highest percentage in the country, with New Brunswick being first at 47%.

    46%
  9. 9.

    Which of these classic carols was NOT originally made for Christmas?
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    Jingle Bells
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    Incorrect
    Silent Night
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    Incorrect
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town
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    Incorrect
    Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jingle Bells

    Jingle bells was originally written in the 1850s by James Lord Pierpont, and was first written for Thanksgiving!

    Jingle Bells
  10. 10.

    How many litres of eggnog were sold in December 2014 in Canada?
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    3.3 million litres
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    6.7 million litres
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    8.2 million litres
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    5.3 million litres
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    5.3 million litres!

    Canadians bought 5.3 million litres of eggnog in December of 2014. That's enough to fill more than two Olympic sized swimming pools!

    5.3 million litres!
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