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141) The Nutcracker ballet marked the first use of what instrument in an orchestral score?

The score is noted for its use of the celesta, a keyboard instrument which produces sounds like bells.

142) Who stuck his thumb in a Christmas pie and pulled out a plum?

Little Jack Horner
Sat in the corner,
Eating a Christmas pie;
He put in his thumb,
And pulled out a plum,
And said, "What a good boy am I!"

143) Who wrote Letters from Father Christmas?

Letters from Father Christmas is a collection of letters written and illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien between 1920 and 1942 for his children. They were released posthumously by the Tolkien estate on the 3rd anniversary of Tolkien's death.

144) What plant is known as the Christmas Eve Flower?

The poinsettia is known in Mexico and Guatemala as Flor de Noche Buena, meaning Christmas Eve Flower.

145) Frosty the Snowman originally aired on what TV station?

The program first aired on December 7, 1969 on CBS.

146) Las Posadas, a Christmas tradition in Mexico, celebrates what event?

Las Posadas is Spanish for lodging, or accommodation, which in this case refers to the inn in the story of the nativity of Jesus.

147) If you were born on Christmas Day, what is your astrological sign?

Capricorn is the 10th sign of the zodiac and falls between December 22nd and January 19.

148) Which reindeer's name is also the name of a kitchen cleanser?

Comet cleanser was introduced in 1956 by Procter & Gamble.

149) What state leads the U.S. in Christmas tree production?

Oregon produces more Christmas trees than any other U.S. state. Almost half of the Christmas tree crop in Oregon is Douglas fir -- the second-tallest conifer in the world (redwood is the tallest) and the same tree that's depicted on the state flag.

150) Which Christmas characters says, "Catch me if you can"?

Frosty the Snowman
Knew the sun was hot that day
So he said, "Let's run
And we'll have some fun
Now before I melt away"
Down to the village
With a broomstick in his hand
Running here and there
All around the square
Saying, "Catch me if you can"