QUIZ: How well do you know Swedish Christmas traditions?

Catherine Edwards
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QUIZ: How well do you know Swedish Christmas traditions?
Only a dedicated fan of Swedish Christmas can get full marks in this quick quiz. Photo: Hans Strand/Folio/

Just like any country, Sweden has plenty of unique and sometimes downright bizarre traditions when the festive season arrives. Test your knowledge of Swedish Christmas in our quiz.



How well do you know Swedish Christmas traditions?



From decorations to Donald Duck, do you know the traditions that make up the festive season in Sweden?


A sure sign that the Christmas season has begun is when a giant straw goat is erected in the Swedish town of Gävle. But it doesn't always make it through the holidays. How many times has the unlucky goat been destroyed?


Which of these festive treats was first invented in Sweden?


When is Swedish Christmas officially over?


'Dopparedan' is an alternative name given to which festive day?


Watching Disney's Kalle Anka (Donald Duck) Christmas special is a must-do on Christmas Eve in Sweden. But what time is it shown on TV?


Oh dear, looks like you need to brush up on your Swedish Christmas traditions.


At least it's an excuse to eat pepparkakor and candy! Why not try the quiz again and see if you can do better?


Not bad!


You know Swedish Christmas pretty well, congratulations and god jul.


Perfect score!


Impressive stuff. Worth celebrating with a glass of glögg?


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