A Christmas Carol Quiz Questions and Answers

Do you know everything about Scrooge and Bob Cratchit? Then it’s time to put your knowledge to the test in our A Christmas Carol quiz!

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Who doesn’t love the Charles Dickens novella, A Christmas Carol? It’s the classic tale of the old miser Scrooge. Mysterious spirits visit him on Christmas eve to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.

Most of us know the story, but how well do you really know you Christmas Carol trivia? Well, we’re about to put it to the test.

Maybe you’re more familiar with the many adaptations of the story. For us, that’s watching A Muppets Christmas Carol every year.

Or perhaps you were driven to read the original book by Dickens after watching the hilarious movie Scrooged. Everyone can get inspired by that classic.

What’s your favorite version of A Christmas Carol? Did you know it’s been adapted into a Broadway musical too?

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How well do you know A Christmas Carol?

Put your Christmas Carol trivia knowledge to the test with this  Christmas Carol quiz.

This Scrooge quiz is mainly based on the original novella. So if you only know the story through film and TV adaptations, you might find this tricky!

But hey, if this quiz inspires you to read the classic tale, maybe that’s the true meaning of Christmas?

Or maybe the true meaning of Christmas is scaring rich people out of being greedy. Either way, we hope you enjoy!

If you enjoy this one, chances are you’ll enjoy our Christmas movies quiz, so make sure you play that quiz too!

Also, we’ve got plenty of other Christmas quizzes to keep you entertained this Christmas!

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Good luck everyone, and merry Christmas!

A Christmas Carol Quiz

Let’s start with an easy question: what’s Scrooge’s first name?

What year was A Christmas Carol written?

Who is the first ghost to visit Scrooge?

How long do the ghosts visit Scrooge?

Scrooge once had a fiancée. What was her name?

And why did their relationship end?

Spot the fake! Which one of these is not an animated adaptation of a Christmas Carol?

Who invites Scrooge to Christmas dinner every year, only to be rejected?

What’s the name of Scrooge’s clerk?

Scrooge’s clerk has a son, what’s his name?

As of 2021, how many live-action film adaptions have been made based on A Christmas Carol?

What holiday greeting became popular after its mention in the classic novella?

What’s the last ghost that visits Scrooge?

One of the ghosts is female. Which one is it?

And finally, what’s the famous last line of the novella?


Plan your own quiz night

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If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite quiz books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Ultimate Quiz Night
  2. Quiz Master
  3. The Big Pub Quiz

We hope you enjoyed this Christmas Carol quiz! It’s definitely put us in the holiday spirit! The classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge lives on every year as a Christmas tradition.

Share this quiz with your friends and family to test their knowledge of the classic tale.

Merry Christmas everyone, and a happy new year!

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