With the most widely-celebrated winter holidays quickly approaching, now is the time to test your knowledge of the cultural history and traditions that started these festivities. For example, what does Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer have to do with Father Christmas? What are the key principles honored by lighting Kwanzaa candles? What makes a dreidel spin? Find out the answers to these wintry mysteries and much more below! All quiz content from across Oxford’s online reference products has been made freely available for a short time.
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