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The Swedish Christmas Quiz!

1. On what day is Santa Lucia celebrated in Sweden?

December 11

December 12

December 13

December 31

 

2. On what “eve” does Swedes celebrate Christmas in Sweden?

December 24

December 25

December 26

December 27

 

3. Let’s talk about the food. There’s something that is very important to eat at Christmas in Sweden. What?

Ham

Chicken

Turkey

Broccoli

 

4. This casserole is named after a Swedish last name. Which name?

Andersson

Jansson

Svensson

Axelsson

 

5. This is a traditional fish dish eaten at Christmas that lately has gone out of fashion.

Herring

Pike

Salmon

Lutefisk

 

6. Which of these is the Swedish name for Santa Claus?

Påskharen

Spöket Laban

Tandfen

Jultomten

 

7. In a lot of houses in Sweden around Christmas there’s a straw animal somewhere in the house, by the Christmas tree is common. What animal is it?

Reindeer

Sheep

Horse

Goat

 

8. If you eat a famous Swedish Christmas buffet “smörgåsbord” –which item below will you not find?

Chicken feet

Liver Pate

Herring

Pig feet

 

9. What is the Swedish version of “Silent Night” called?

Staffan stalledräng

Nu är det jul igen

Stilla natt

Sankta Lucia

 

10. Which traditional hot beverage comes both with and without alcohol and often comes out of the kitchen’s cupboards during the dark month of December?

Really strong Coffe

Fresh Cow’s Milk

Choklad

Glögg

 

11. TV may not have a lot of tradition in it but there’s one program on Christmas that actually is traditional in Sweden. It starts at three o’clock on the afternoon, but after what character is it named?

Pluto

Mickey Mouse

Kalle Anka

Pippi

 

12. How do you say Merry Christmas in Swedish?

Glad Jule!

Juletide!

God Jul!

Gott Nytt År!

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