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Christmas Traditions in the USA

Choose the most appropriate answer.


The United States has __________ a diversity of cultures and traditions, it is actually quite difficult to say what is uniquely American.
A) similar C) like
B) so D) such


Many of the holiday activities vary from family to family and often depend __________ the cultural heritage of the family members.
A) in C) on
B) at D) with


The differing climates of the United States also have an __________ on what happens at Christmas time.
A) impotence C) influenza
B) influence D) inflation


The Christmas __________ plays an important part in the holiday tradition.
A) tea C) threat
B) three D) tree


Although many families __________ a variety of menus for Christmas dinner, the standard fare seems to include turkey, dressing, potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, vegetables, a salad and some sort of dessert.
A) serve C) help
B) assist D) support


Many families feel that it is important to go to __________ on Christmas.
A) school C) park
B) church D) garden


City streets __________ with colored lights, and the sound of bells and Christmas carols fills the air.
A) look gloomy C) cackle
B) tackle D) sparkle


During the weeks before Christmas, children __________ to Santa Claus and tell him what presents they would like to receive.
A) say hello C) send kisses
B) write letters D) bring presents


People share holiday greetings by __________ Christmas cards to relatives and friends.
A) seeing C) sending
B) saying D) spending


Christmas in the United States has evolved from the mixing of traditions, just as has the country as a __________.
A) whole C) all
B) evolve D) total

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