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Christmas

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Ho ho ho! His name is Santa Claus in America, but some other cultures call him Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Kris Kringle, Joulupukki, Saint Basil or Father Frost. That's a lot of names to answer to when he's delivering gifts! Did you know that some religions, like the Eastern Orthodox Christians, celebrate Christmas on January 7th?

  1. 1. When do Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas?
    1. a. January 6th
    2. b. July 6th
    3. c. January 7th
  2. 2. He is also known as Father...
    1. a. Pine
    2. b. Gifter
    3. c. Frost
  3. 3. What is another name for Santa?
    1. a. Father Night
    2. b. Sinterklaas
    3. c. Santanator