'Twas the Night Before Christmas Quiz

Answer the following questions based on the 'Twas the Night Before Christmas reading comprehension by Clement C. Moore. Each question has only one correct answer.

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How many reindeer pull Santa Claus' sleigh?

  • 6
  • 12
  • 8

Why are there stockings hung by the fire?

  • as a decoration
  • to receive presents from Santa Claus
  • to keep the children's feet warm

In this story what is "a long winter's nap"?

  • hibernation
  • sleep for the night
  • a 30 minute rest

Why does the author get out of bed?

  • to get something to eat
  • to check on the noise outside
  • to wake the children

What causes so much light outside?

  • the reflection of the moon on the snow
  • the street lamps
  • it is mid-day

Which animals transport Santa?

  • horses
  • dogs
  • reindeer

How do they transport Santa Claus and the sleigh?

  • they fly
  • they pull the sleigh on the snow
  • the sleigh is motor driven

What does Santa have in his bag?

  • toys for the children
  • food
  • coal

What kind of figure does Santa have?

  • slim
  • muscular
  • fat

Is Santa a smoker?

  • yes
  • no

What does Santa say to the author?

  • he wants to know how the author is
  • he wants to know about the children
  • nothing

How does he tell the author not to worry?

  • with a wink of his eye
  • he gives the thumbs up sign
  • he tells him not to worry

What is Santa's work?

  • cleaning the chimney
  • bringing presents to little children
  • bringing the Christmas tree

What is the last thing Santa shouts?

  • good-night
  • Happy New Year
  • Merry Christmas