Festive Christmas Trivia Quiz (Questions & Answers)

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This Christmas Quiz will test if you know your Saint Nics from your Grinchs and your frankincense from your myrrh. 

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We’ve also included fun Christmas trivia so you can impress your friends with some little known facts.

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Fun Christmas Quiz Questions

1. Miracle on 34th Street is based on a real-life department store in New York City – which one?

  • Macy’s
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Saks
  • FAO Schwarz

2. Which Christmas song contains the lyric “everyone dancing merrily in the new old-fashioned way?”

  • This Is Christmas
  • Rocking Around The Christmas Tree
  • Do They Know It’s Christmas
  • All I Want For Christmas Is You

3. Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?

  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Germany

4. According to the song, what did my true love give to me on the eighth day of Christmas?

  • Eight Maids a Milking
  • Eight Geese a Laying
  • Eight Ladies Dancing
  • Eight Gold Rings

5. How do you say Merry Christmas in Spanish?

  • Feliz Navidad
  • Feliz Natal
  • Día feliz
  • Natal Maravilhoso

6. Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names begin with the letter “D.” What are those names?

  • Dancer, Dasher and Donner
  • Dancer, Dasher and Daschund
  • Donner, Dasher and Donna
  • Dasher, Donner and Danny

7. In the Friends Christmas episode, what does Ross dress up as?

  • Turtle
  • Aardvark
  • Armadillo
  • Hedgehog

8. UK boy band McFly’s Dougie Poynter and Tom Fletcher’s first-ever children’s book was a festive one about a dinosaur which did what?

  • Ate Christmas
  • Farted Christmas
  • Stole Christmas
  • Pooped Christmas

9. Which year was All I Want for Christmas released?

  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1997

10. Macaulay Culkin’s real life brother also played his annoying little brother in Home Alone; what is his first name?

  • Kieran
  • Keenan
  • Kit
  • Rory

11. Who plays Elf in the Christmas movie of the same name?

  • Adam Sandler
  • Will Ferrell
  • Will Smith
  • Josh Hartnett

12. What is the name of the period leading up to Christmas Day?

  • The Holidays
  • Christmastime
  • Advent
  • Lent

13. The Grinch attempts to steal Christmas from which fictional town?

  • Whoville
  • Whomville
  • Smallville
  • Tallville

14. In which country can you find Lapland?

  • Iceland
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Sweden

15. Santa Claus is often believed to have originated from Saint Nicholas who was known for his generosity. Where was he born?

  • Finland
  • Turkey
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

16. What was traditionally left in the Christmas stocking of naughty children instead of gifts?

  • Coal
  • Orange
  • Nothing
  • Stones

17. According to the National Retail Federation’s most recent data, consumers spend an average of how much on the holidays?

  • $450
  • $350
  • $950
  • $2,200

18. What is traditionally stuck into ham in a criss-cross fashion for flavour and appearance?

  • Cloves
  • Star Anise
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

19. When did the first Christmas tree go up outside the Rockefeller Centre in New York City?

  • 1922
  • 1933
  • 1944
  • 1955

20. In which state would you find the ski resort town of Aspen?

  • Wyoming
  • Iowa
  • Colorado
  • Washington

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Fun Christmas Quiz Aswers

1. Miracle on 34th Street is based on a real-life department store in New York City – which one?

  • Macy’s
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Saks
  • FAO Schwarz

2. Which Christmas song contains the lyric “everyone dancing merrily in the new old-fashioned way?”

  • This Is Christmas
  • Rocking Around The Christmas Tree
  • Do They Know It’s Christmas
  • All I Want For Christmas Is You

3. Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?

  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Germany

4. According to the song, what did my true love give to me on the eighth day of Christmas?

  • Eight Maids a Milking
  • Eight Geese a Laying
  • Eight Ladies Dancing
  • Eight Gold Rings

Christmas Trivia: the carol this song is based on was writte inn 1780!

5. How do you say Merry Christmas in Spanish?

  • Feliz Navidad
  • Feliz Natal
  • Día feliz
  • Natal Maravilhoso

6. Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names begin with the letter “D.” What are those names?

  • Dancer, Dasher and Donner
  • Dancer, Dasher and Daschund
  • Donner, Dasher and Donna
  • Dasher, Donner and Danny

7. In the Friends Christmas episode, what does Ross dress up as?

  • Turtle
  • Aardvark
  • Armadillo
  • Hedgehog

Christmas Trivia: Ross was attempting to teach his so about the more Jewish side of holiday traditions when he chose this suit…

8. UK boy band McFly’s Dougie Poynter and Tom Fletcher’s first-ever children’s book was a festive one about a dinosaur which did what?

  • Ate Christmas
  • Farted Christmas
  • Stole Christmas
  • Pooped Christmas

9. Which year was All I Want for Christmas released?

  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1997

10. Macaulay Culkin’s real life brother also played his annoying little brother in Home Alone; what is his first name?

  • Kieran
  • Keenan
  • Kit
  • Rory

If you guessed Kit or Rory, good attempt as they are his other real life brothers – he has six siblings in total!

11. Who plays Elf in the Christmas movie of the same name?

  • Adam Sandler
  • Will Ferrell
  • Will Smith
  • Josh Hartnett

12. What is the name of the period leading up to Christmas Day?

  • The Holidays
  • Christmastime
  • Advent
  • Lent

Christmas Trivia: Advent, (from Latin adventus, “coming”), in the Christian church calendar, is the period of preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas 

13. The Grinch attempts to steal Christmas from which fictional town?

  • Whoville
  • Whomville
  • Smallville
  • Tallville

14. In which country can you find Lapland?

  • Iceland
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Sweden

15.Santa Claus is often believed to have originated from Saint Nicholas who was known for his generosity. Where was he born?

  • Finland
  • Turkey
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

16. What was traditionally left in the Christmas stocking of naughty children instead of gifts?

  • Coal
  • Orange
  • Nothing
  • Stones

17. According to the National Retail Federation’s most recent data, consumers spend an average of how much on the holidays?

  • $450
  • $350
  • $950
  • $2,200

18. What is traditionally stuck into ham in a criss-cross fashion for flavour and appearance?

  • Cloves
  • Star Anise
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

19. When did the first Christmas tree go up outside the Rockefeller Centre in New York City?

  • 1922
  • 1933
  • 1944
  • 1955

20. In which state would you find the ski resort town of Aspen?

  • Wyoming
  • Iowa
  • Colorado
  • Washington

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