Quiz: Only A True Wiccan Will Pass This Winter Solstace Test

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What is the pagan winter solstice? What are some celtic and pagan traditions? Where does Wicca or Wiccan traditions meet solstice?

 Dec 16, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
Oak King symbolizes the light of the New Year and the Holly King represents darkness.
False
True
2 of 10Pick your answer!
Yule, the ancient name for Christmas, may come from jol, a Scandinavian winter solstice festival.
True
False
3 of 10Pick your answer!
Modern-day Wiccans and Druids still commemorate the solstice as one of the how many solar holidays throughout the year?
Two
Eight
Six
4 of 10Pick your answer!
Which of the following was used by the ancient Druids as an aphrodisiac?
Holly
Mistletoe
Wassail
5 of 10Pick your answer!
All of the following are holidays centering around the winter solstice, except:
Samhain (Celtic)
Yule (Scandanavian)
Saturnalia (Roman)
6 of 10Pick your answer!
The burning of the Yule log on the eve of Solstice symbolized:
Faith, hope, and divine grace
Sexuality, passion, and love
Good luck, abundance, and protection from harm
7 of 10Pick your answer!
Technically, the winter solstice occurs:
None of the these
When the sun reaches the northernmost point in its yearly cycle
On the shortest night of the year
8 of 10Pick your answer!
All of the following Christmas traditions have pagan roots, except:
Christmas cards
Feasting
Decorating trees
9 of 10Pick your answer!
A Pagan nativity scene might include:
Mother Donn, Father Math, and Baby Hu
Jack Frost, Lady Winter, and Baby New Year
Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and Baby Elf
10 of 10Pick your answer!
Traditionally, Yule taboos include:
Lighting fires
Singing
Traveling
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