2017-03-27
Do you know your yule log from your Christmas tree? Test your knowledge of winter solstice and yuletide celebrations through the ages.
1

All of the following are holidays centering around the winter solstice, except:

2

Which of the following was used by the ancient Druids as an aphrodisiac?

3

Because of their Pagan roots, all Christmas customs (except for church service) were banned in 1659 in what American city?

4

The burning of the yule log on the eve of solstice symbolized:

5

Technically, the winter solstice occurs:

6

All of the following Christmas traditions have pagan roots, except:

7

A Pagan nativity scene might include:

8

Holly, commonly used around the solstice to decorate doors, windows, and fireplaces:

9

Which one of the following does not celebrate a birthday at the winter solstice?

10

All of the following items have been associated with solstice celebration, except:

11

Goddesses (from various cultures) associated with winter solstice include all of the following, except:

12

Traditionally, yule taboos include:

13

Once lit, the yule log should burn:

14

According to various traditions, holiday trees through the ages have been decorated with all of the following, except:

15

Yuletide incense includes all of the following, except:

16

Which of the following accompany the Norse God Odin on his Yule-night "Wild Ride"?

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