How Well Do You Know Spanish for Christmas?

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Christmas in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Christmas in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Bud Ellison/Creative Commons.

1. In Spanish-language Bibles, who were the parents of the baby Jesús?

2. In a tradition known as _____, Mexicans re-create the quest for a place to stay in Bethlehem.

3. "Navidad" is the Spanish noun for Christmas. The adjective form is:

4. The popular carol "Silent Night" is known as what in Spanish?

5. What is Christmas Eve known as in Spanish?

6. From which Spanish-speaking country did the poinsettia originate?

7. What is the traditional Spanish name for the men who came from the East to worship the baby Jesus?

8. On which day in Spanish-speaking areas do many people play jokes on each other?

9. What is the name of the religious service that is often observed late on Christmas Eve?

10. Which of these might you find find yourself eating in a traditional Christmas meal in Spain?

11. What is a Spanish name for Santa Claus?

12. In much of the Spanish-speaking world, it is common to give gifts on which day after Christmas?

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La Navidad en la Ciudad de México. (Christmas in Mexico City.). Abraham P V/Creative Commons.

Congratulations! What a great way to close out the year! You have shown that you know not only the Spanish language, but also the cultures of the areas in which it is spoken.

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Christmas in Santiago, Galicia, Spain.. Amio Cajander/Creative Commons.

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Singing Christmas songs in Valladolid, Spain.. Iglesia in Valladolid/Creative Commons.

You're still learning Spanish, and if you keep at it you'll soon master the vocabulary and grammar involved in talking about Christmas and other holidays throughout the year.