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The Ultimate Christmas Quiz!

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Christmas is indeed the most wonderful time of the year! Therefore, it is nigh- time to say goodbye to your resting Grinch face and embrace the spirit of the season. After all, any excuse to party and eat heartily (and not to mention, it is totally guilt free…) is sure to appeal to all you humbugs out there. So, as a chill descends in the air and high-street shops blast Christmas music on repeat it is time to prepare for annual Christmas festivities.

With sleigh bells ringing and snow a-glistening, office parties will be merrily a-quizzing. That’s right, Christmas trivia is the perfect topper for your year. As it is the season of giving, we have compiled the ultimate Christmas quiz collection. Without further ado, wrap-up the year and test your knowledge with these un-fir-gettable Christmas quiz questions and answers:

Top Christmas Quiz Questions

1. What ornaments do elves traditionally have on their shoes?

2. In which modern day country was St Nicholas born in?

3. What are the colour of mistletoe berries? 

4. How many points does a snowflake traditionally have?

5. What are the names of Santa’s reindeer?

6. In what country did the putting up a Christmas tree tradition originate?

7. What star sign would you be if you were born on Christmas Day?

8. Which country is the largest exporter of Christmas trees?

9. On what day of the week does Advent commence?

10. Which country supplies the Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square in London?

11. How many ghosts appear in A Christmas Carol?

12. In which country is KFC commonly consumed for Christmas dinner?

13. What type of tree is most commonly used for Christmas?

14.What country started the tradition of gifting chocolate coins?

15.  Which UK monarch delivered the first Christmas Broadcast to the BBC in 1932?

Trivia intermission!
Fun fact: It takes on average 6-8 years for a Christmas tree to be fully grown. However in some cases, it can take as long as 15 years.


16. What colour was Santa’s suit before he was rebranded red by Coca Cola?

17. Who wrote the iconic story, A Christmas Carol?

18. What name is given to small sausages wrapped in bacon, a staple at a British Christmas dinner?

19. In which century was the term ‘Xmas’ coined?

20. What is the influence behind the classic shape of candy canes?

21. What is the name of devilish European creature that visits and punishes naughty children at Christmas?

22. What red breasted bird is often featured on Christmas cards?

23. In the Harry Potter series, in the wizarding world, what do they call Christmas crackers?

24.  Which spirit is usually added to and served with Christmas pudding?

25. Actor Kit Harrington was born on Boxing Day. What was the name of his character in Game of Thrones?

26. In which country is Christmas celebrated on January 7th?

27. In the episode of Friends ‘The One with the Holiday Armadillo’, who dresses up as an armadillo?

28. In the 2008 Gavin & Stacey Christmas special what is the that Nessa gives to everyone?

Top Christmas Quiz Answers

1. Bells

2. Turkey

3. White

4. 6

5. Blitzen, Comet, Cupid, Dasher, Prancer, Vixen, Dancer and Donner

6. Germany

7. Capricorn

8. Canada

9. Sunday

10. Norway

11. 4 Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future)

12. Japan

13. Nordmann Fir

14. America ( Inspired by the deeds of Saint Nicholas in the fourth century, who provided three women with small bags of gold coins to pay for their dowries, the chocolate coin has become a symbolic festive offering)

15. George V

16. Green

17. Charles Dickens

18. Pigs in blankets.

19. The 16th Century

20. It represents the shepherd’s crooks from the nativity story

21. Krampus

22. Robin

23. Wizarding Crackers

24. Brandy

25. Jon Snow

26. Georgia (they follow the Julian calendar).

27. Ross Geller

28. One chocolate each from a box of Celebrations


Christmas Quiz: Films Questions

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1. What is the highest grossing Christmas film of all time?

2. In what city did the Miracle on 34th Street take place?

3. George Bailey is the main character in which classic Christmas movie?

4. In the film Home Alone, which city did the McCallister family visit, leaving the protagonist Kevin him behind?

5. Which 1982 winter animated film is only 27 minutes long?

6. What is the name of Anna and Elsa’s Kingdom in Frozen?

7. What is the name of the character played by Bing Crosby in A White Christmas?

8. Miracle on 34th Street is set around what real-life department store?

9. Who played the character Scrooge in The Muppet Christmas Carol?

10. In the Christmas film Elf, what is the first rule in The Code of the Elves?

11. In Frosty the Snowman, what item of clothing made Frosty come to life?

12. What is the name of The Grinch’s dog?

13. How much money does Buddy Hall win by selling a car-lot owner one of his own cars in Deck the Halls?

14. What notable actor plays the voice of the conductor in The Polar Express?

15. In which city is the film Love Actually set?

Trivia Intermission!
Fun fact: It’s a Wonderful Life was considered at the time to be a box office flop! As it so happens, it put director Frank Capra $525,000 in debt which left him scrambling to finance his production company’s next picture, State of the Union.

16. Who played Ernest in the 1988 film Ernest Saves Christmas?

17. What is the name of Scott Calvin’s son in The Santa Clause?

18. What is the name of the hard-to-find action figure in Jingle All The Way?

19. In the 1983 classic film A Christmas Story what was the name of Ralphie’s younger brother?

20. In The Nightmare Before Christmas, what name does Jack Skellington call Santa Claus?

21. What is the name of Will Ferrell’s character in the movie Elf?

22. In the film The Holiday, what is the name of the newspaper that Iris works for?

23. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, which character states that they never have enough socks, because people always buy them books for Christmas?

24. Which 1980s cult hit features furry creatures that wreak havoc on Christmas Eve?

25. What is the festive-named character played by Denise Richards in the Bond film ‘The World is Not Enough’ called?

26. What is the name of the primary antagonist in Die Hard, portrayed by the late Alan Rickman?

27. In the 2008 movie Four Christmases, starring Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn, where does the main couple get trapped during their travels?

28. White Christmas was the first film to be filmed in a new format for the time. What is the name of that format?

Christmas Quiz: Films Answers

1. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018)

2. New York

3. It’s a Wonderful Life

4. Paris

5. The Snowman

6. Arendelle

7. Captain Bob Wallace

8. Macy’s

9. Michael Caine

10. Treat everyday like Christmas

11. His (silky) hat

12. Max

13. $3,000

14. Tom Hanks

15. London

16. Jim Varney

17. Charlie

18. The Turbo Man doll

19. Randy

20. Sandy Claws

21. Buddy

22. The Daily Telegraph

23. Professor Dumbledore

24. Gremlins

25. Dr Christmas Jones

26. Hans Gruber

27. San Francisco International Airport

28. VistaVision

Christmas Quiz: Music Questions

1. What was the original title for the song The Little Drummer Boy?

2. Instead of having a white Christmas, what colour did Elvis famously sing?

3. What famous Christmas carol became the first song to ever broadcast from space?

4. In total, how many gifts were given by your true love in the twelve days of Christmas song?

5. In the song Frosty the Snowman, what is used to make Frosty the snowman’s nose?

6. What is the most recorded Christmas song of all time?

7. True or False: There is an internet game called ‘Whammagedon‘ which involves avoiding Wham’s song, Last Christmas.

8. In the famous Christmas song Winter Wonderland, who do they ‘pretend’ the snowman is?

9. What is the best selling Christmas song of all time?

10. In the movie Love Actually, what is the name of the character who sang Christmas Is All Around?

11. What was the topic that was originally the focus of Christmas carols?

12. In the Christmas carol, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, what food item is demanded to be given, or else they will not leave?

13. What is the name if the Welsh singer-songwriter who recorded the Christmas tune Merry Christmas Everyone?

14. In the song Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee, what is the flavour of pie they are going to eat?

15. What is said to be the first ever Christmas carol?

16. How many ‘las’ are after the ‘fa’ in Deck the Halls?

Trivia intermission!
Fun fact: While we associate the song Jingle Bells with Christmas, it was actually written to celebrate the American holiday, Thanksgiving.

17. What is the only band in the history of the UK singles charts to have achieved Christmas number one twice with the same song?

18. In the lyrics Santa Baby, what colour auto space convertible does Eartha Kitt ask Santa to bring her?

19. Which single topped the Christmas charts for 10 weeks in the UK and 14 weeks in the USA?

20. Which Christmas carol was declared an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO?

21. Who is the youngest artist to have bagged themselves a Christmas number 1 song?

22. The earliest recorded version of “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” was in what year?

23. In the song “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” what did Grandma drink too much of?

24. Following a successful online campaign my people on social media, which band beat 2009’s X Factor winner Joe McElderry to the Christmas no.1 ?

25. According to IMDB, which festive song has been used most often in films?

26. What Christmas carol does Melanie Wilkes sing at Tara’s Christmas in Gone With The Wind?

27. Which Christmas carol tells the story of a duke of Bohemia (now modern-day Czech Republic)?

28. What is the name of the fictional Christmas song featured in the 2002 romantic comedy film, About A Boy?

Christmas Quiz: Music Answers

1. Carol of the Drum

2. Blue

3. Jingle Bells

4. 364

5. A Button

6. Silent Night

7. The rules are simple: Once you hear the original Wham! version of “Last Christmas” (remixes and covers don’t count), you’re out. You then admit defeat on social media with the hashtag #Whamageddon.

8. Parson Brown

9. White Christmas. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this song is the biggest selling single of all time with over 100 million sales worldwide.

10. Billy Mack

11. The birth of baby Jesus

12. Figgy Pudding

13. Shakin’ Stevens

14. Pumpkin

15. Angel Hymn ( 129 AD)

16. Eight

17. Queen (with Bohemian Rhapsody in 1975 and 1991)

18. Eartha Kitt

19. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston

20. Silent Night

21. Jimmy Osmond (1972, who was 9 years old with Long Haired Lover From Liverpool)

22. 1934

23. Egg Nog

24. Rage Against the Machine

25. Jingle Bells

26. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

27. Good Kind Wenceslas

28. Santa’s Super Sleigh


Let us know in the comments which of these Christmas quiz questions and answers surprised you the most!

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