Christmas Trivia Questions And Answers

Relax and celebrate Christmas this holiday season with our fun Christmas trivia questions and answers.

These entertaining questions, covering many topics but all related to Christmas, will be a great test of your knowledge of Christmas trivia. So get your family and friends together and see who can answer the most questions. Who will be the king or queen of Christmas trivia?

A selection of Christmas trivia questions and answers

Christmas Trivia Questions

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Question 1
Which author wrote the book “A Christmas Carol?”
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Charles Dickens.
Question 2
According to the Christmas song, what did my true love give to me on the seventh day of Christmas?
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Seven Swans A-Swimming.
Question 3
Which colorful and much sung-about Christmas character was invented by American ad writer Robert L. May in 1939?
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.
Question 4
What is the date of St. Stephen’s Day?
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The 26th December.
Question 5
Which country is Eggnog said to have originated from?
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England.
Question 6
Which popular Christmas song was composed by James Pierpont in 1857?
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Jingle Bells.
Question 7
What are the names of the Three Wise Men (also known as the Three Kings)?
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Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar.
Question 8
What is the name of the Dr Seuss character who steals Christmas?
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The Grinch.
Question 9
According to legend, London sweet shop owner Tom Smith was poking a fire when he got the inspiration to invent which traditional Christmas item?
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The Christmas cracker.
Question 10
What is the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel in the film “It’s A Wonderful Life?”
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Clarence.
Question 11
In which European country was the original St. Nicholas born?
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Turkey.
Question 12
Who composed the songs for the film “White Christmas”?
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Irving Berlin.
Question 13
Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names begin with the letter “D”. Name them.
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Dancer, Dasher and Donner.
Question 14
What color are the berries of the mistletoe plant?
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White.
Question 15
Which US singer sang “All I Want For Christmas Is You” in 1994?
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Mariah Carey.
Question 16
Which English leader banned the singing of Christmas songs?
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Oliver Cromwell.
Question17
Which Christmas word means “turning of the sun”?
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Yuletide.
Question 18
What did the other reindeers not let Rudolph do because of his red nose?
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Join in any reindeer games.
Question 19
What is the date of “Twelfth Night?
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The evening of the 5th of January.
Question 20
Whose eyes were made of coal?
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Frosty the Snowman.
Question 21
Jimmy Boyd sang which hit Christmas song at 12 years of age?
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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus.
Question 22
Which popular Christmas pop song starts with the line “Are you hanging up your stocking on the wall”?
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“Merry Christmas Everybody” by Slade.
Question 23
What star sign would you be if you were born on Christmas Day”?
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Capricorn.
Question 24
In Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, which was the first ghost to visit Ebeneezer Scrooge?
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Jacob Marley.
Question 25
According to the song, what did my true love give to me on the fourth day of Christmas?
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Four calling birds.
Question 26
Which airport was taken over on Christmas Eve by terrorists in the film “Die Hard”?
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Dulles International Airport, Washington DC.
Question 27
Which popular Christmas item gets its name from the old French word estincelle, which means “spark”?
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Tinsel.
Question 28
Which reindeer’s name starts with the letter “B”?
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Blitzen.
Question 29
Which 1954 movie was the first to be made in Vista Vision?
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White Christmas.
Question 30
Which U.S. state was the first to recognize Christmas as an official holiday?
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Alabama.
Question 31
In what city did the movie “Miracle on 34th Street” take place?
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New York.
Question 32
In the song “The Twelve Days Of Christmas”, how many pipers piping did my true love give to me?
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Eleven.
Question 33
What gift did the Little Drummer Boy give to the new-born Christ?
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He played a song for him on his drum.
Question 34
In the 2000 movie “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, who starred as the Grinch?
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Jim Carrey.
Question 35
According to popular legend, which drinks company is responsible for Father Christmas dressing in a red and white suit?
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Coca Cola.
Question 36
In “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, what Christmas carol does Lucy ask Schroeder to play on his piano?
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Jingle Bells.
Question 37
Which Christmas card company adopted their current brand name in 1928, deriving the name from a symbol used by goldsmiths in London?
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Hallmark.
Question 38
True of false: The first artificial Christmas trees were made from goose feathers?
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True.
Quetion 39
What holiday is celebrated in the UK and Canada the day after Christmas Day?
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Boxing Day.

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