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How much do you know about winter holidays?

Test your knowledge about Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa here the week of Dec. 23-27.

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George W. Bush

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Correct @cynthialauf, the first president to celebrate Hanukkah in the White House was Harry S. Truman, and St. Nicholas, the inspiration for Santa Claus, was born in modern-day Turkey.

 

Today's Kwanzaa trivia question:

Who created Kwanzaa and what year?

 

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Dr. Maulana Karenga created Kwanzaa in 1966

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That's correct, @jr16374389 

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@ms9596504 @e743336m You're correct that Jimmy Carter was the first president to light the first National Menorah on the White House lawn.

 

But, nobody got the first president to celebrate Hanukkah in the White House. Any more guesses?

 

 

Today's Christmas trivia question:

 

Santa Claus is based on the real-life Christian bishop St. Nicholas. In which modern-day country was St. Nicholas born?

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Turkey

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Harry S. Truman

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I got them both right so I get extra credit!

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Happy Hanukkah!

 

Here's the first trivia question of the week (actually a double trivia question for today). How much do you know about Hanukkah? Share you guesses here (without looking up the answer online).

 

Who was the first president to celebrate Hanukkah in the White House?

Who was the first president to light the first National Menorah on the White House lawn?

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George Bush

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Jimmy Carter 

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