- In groups or individually, ask the students to read through the quiz and mark their answers. They may need to consult the Internet to find their answers.
- Go through the answers as a class. Discuss the traditions and compare them with the students’ festivals and traditions eg Do they celebrate Christmas? What do they eat on Christmas Day?
1 b – Roast turkey
2 d – paper tubes that contain a joke, a gift and a paper hat, and go ‘bang’ when pulled open
3 a – ‘White Christmas’ by Bing Crosby (1942)
4 c – because people used to collect money for the poor in boxes outside church
1 c – Scotland
2 b Times Square in New York City
3 d – the Scottish poet Robert Burns
4 a – sheep
1 d – on the fourth Sunday before Christmas
2 b – the shortest day and longest night of the year
3 c – the god of time, wealth and agriculture
4 a – Judaism