Ultimate Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

Looking for the ultimate Christmas trivia questions and answers? Then grab a mince pie and put your knowledge to the test in our fun Christmas quiz!

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Ho ho ho and welcome to the ultimate Christmas trivia quiz!

Yes, we’ve come up with one of the best Christmas quizzes you’ll find packed full of fun questions for the whole family.

From Christmas traditions to movies, we’ve got so many topics covered in our Christmas trivia questions and answers. So grab a mince pie, pour yourself a glass of eggnog, and see how well you can do.

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It’s time to put your Christmas knowledge to the test

Do you know what color candycanes are? Or what they were first used for? Or what was the first Christmas song broadcast from space?

If you think you know all of these and more, then you’ll love this multiple choice Christmas quiz.

We really hope you enjoy this one and good luck with it!

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Let’s hope you’re happy as Buddy the Elf at the end of this quiz!

Christmas Trivia Questions

What is the origin of Boxing Day?

According to the classic Christmas song what ingredient was ‘roasting on an open fire’?

Who was left ‘Home Alone’ in 1990s Christmas blockbuster?

Which key ingredient is missing from this list of eggnog ingredients: milk, cream, eggs...?

In the famous song ‘Jingle Bells’ how many horses are leading the sleigh?

Which fruity sauce might you serve with roast turkey?

Candy canes are traditionally which two colors?

Which spirit is traditionally poured on top of a Christmas pudding and then lit?

Who is not a reindeer accompanying Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer?

Which toy does Buddy appear to dislike in 2003’s ‘Elf’?

Which of the following is not included in ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’?

In what Hollywood movie did the bestselling song, ‘White Christmas’, first appear?

Which country is credited with starting the tradition of having a Christmas tree?

What was the first Christmas song broadcast from space?

In which song does the singer ask to "slip a Sable under the tree for me"?

In the movie Elf, what was the first rule of The Code of Elves?

Which popular Christmas song was originally composed for Thanksgiving?

What is traditionally hidden in a Christmas pudding?

Which country first created Eggnog?

What’s the name of Scrooge’s clerk?

What was the first use of Christmas candy canes?

Which classic song has the lyrics "I'll make you sparkle, just you wait and see"?

According to the lyrics for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, what did the other reindeer not let Rudolph do?

How many different types of birds are mentioned in the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ song?

Where does Father Christmas live throughout the year?

What is Boxing day also known as?

How many tips do traditional snowflakes have?

When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies?

Which of the following action movies is really a Christmas movie in disguise?

What are 'pigs in blankets'?

What is another name for the warm red wine with spices, usually drunk at Christmas?

Who played lousy-dad-turned-superhero in 1996’s ‘Jingle All the Way’?

Plan your own quiz night

quiz books

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

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Hopefully you can play this quiz with the whole family this Christmas

So, how did you get on? Did you know where eggnog was first created? What about where Santa lives throughout the year??

Hopefully you enjoyed these fun trivia questions! If you did, make sure you share it with your friends and family to see how they do. We bet you’re the best though!

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