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Quiz about Politically Correct Christmas Books
Quiz about Politically Correct Christmas Books

Politically Correct Christmas Books Quiz


In the spirit of my 2006 "Politically Correct Christmas Songs" quiz, comes this new quiz. You must fill in the blank with the correct name of the book.

A multiple-choice quiz by pennie1478. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
pennie1478
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
277,797
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
5 / 10
Plays
934
Question 1 of 10
1. It was Christmas Eve

Answer: (Five Words; Clement Moore)
Question 2 of 10
2. By what means did the sour puss take a December holiday away

Answer: (5 Words; Dr. Seuss)
Question 3 of 10
3. Escaping a December holiday

Answer: (Two words; John Grisham)
Question 4 of 10
4. A December holiday in the huge woodlands

Answer: (5 Words; Laura Wilder)
Question 5 of 10
5. The coolest December play of all

Answer: (5 Words; Barbara Robinson)
Question 6 of 10
6. A red suited fat man can't get out of the chimney

Answer: (Two Words; Rhonda Greene)
Question 7 of 10
7. The smallest of heavenly beings

Answer: (Three Words; Charles Tazwell)
Question 8 of 10
8. A December holiday song

Answer: (Three Words; Charles Dickens)
Question 9 of 10
9. The frigid fast train

Answer: (Three Words; Chris Van Allsburg)
Question 10 of 10
10. A week and five days of a December holiday

Answer: (Four Words; numerous authors)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. It was Christmas Eve

Answer: Twas The Night Before Christmas

Clement Clarke Moore wrote a poem called "A Visit from St. Nicholas" which later became the famous poem "'Twas The Night Before Christmas". Clement wrote the poem for his children on Christmas Eve night in 1822. One year later, the poem was published in the New York paper, "Sentinel".

Henry Livingston has been credited with writing "'Twas the Night Before Christmas".
2. By what means did the sour puss take a December holiday away

Answer: How the Grinch stole Christmas

Doctor Seuss wrote "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" in the year 1957 in his familiar rhyming verse. Since the book was published, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" has been a cartoon movie and an adult movie with Jim Carrey playing the Grinch and Ron Howard directing.
3. Escaping a December holiday

Answer: Skipping Christmas

John Grisham stepped away from his legalese novels to bring his readers a Christmas treat. His first Christmas story was published in 2002 by Doubleday books. "Skipping Christmas" is a story of a family that decides to forgo Christmas for the tropical climate. If this premise sounds familiar, it is because John Grisham's book was turned into a movie titled "Christmas with the Kranks".
4. A December holiday in the huge woodlands

Answer: Christmas in the Big Woods

Laura Ingalls Wilder tells the story of how her family spent Christmas in the big woods. This book published in 1995 by Harper Collins is a must read for any child or adult.
5. The coolest December play of all

Answer: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

In 1972, HarperTrophy published a book for writer Barbara Robinson called "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever". The story is about a group of school children that put on a Christmas play for their parents and other adults. Barbara wrote several companion books to her best selling Christmas book.
6. A red suited fat man can't get out of the chimney

Answer: Santa's Stuck

Rhonda Greene wrote a rhyming story for children called "Santa's Stuck". Her story, published in 2004 by Dutton Children's Books, takes place on Christmas Eve during Santa's delivery of toys. Santa eats too many cookies and drinks too much milk. When he tries to get into one of the chimneys he gets stuck and it takes a group of animals to help Santa get unstuck.
7. The smallest of heavenly beings

Answer: The Littlest Angel

A young angel gives his box of most precious treasures to baby Jesus on the night He is born. Written by Charles Tazwell, "The Littlest Angel" was published by Ideals Christmas Books in 2001 and has been reprinted numerous times.
8. A December holiday song

Answer: A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens wrote in a "A Christmas Carol" a timeless story of one man's journey to find the true meaning of Christmas. Written in 1843, "A Christmas Carol" was supposed to be just a way for Mr. Dickens to pay off his debt. However, this timeless story became his best known work. It was published by Chapman and Hall.
9. The frigid fast train

Answer: The Polar Express

In 2004, Tom Hanks turned this classic Caldecott winner into a TV movie, but "The Polar Express" had been around since 1985. The author, Chris Van Allsburg, is also the illustrator. "The Polar Express" was published by Houghton Mifflin.
10. A week and five days of a December holiday

Answer: Twelve Days of Christmas

Several authors had turned "The Twelve Days of Christmas" into their own books, and author Jan Brett was not any different. In 1999, Hodder Wayland Publishing company published Jan Brett's "Twelve Days of Christmas". The book was illustrated with beautiful graphics of each day drawn personally by Jan Brett.
Source: Author pennie1478

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