Holiday Trivia: Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

Christmas is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. With all the holiday events like parties, get-togethers, and exchanging of gifts, the fun of Christmas doesn’t seem to come to a halt for many. While this is true, one of the best ways to enjoy the Christmas season is to plan trivia events with friends and family, even when you’re far away!

Instead of just pulling out the old cards on Christmas parties, why not add a little something to make them more fun and memorable? Here’s a list of easy to moderate Christmas trivia questions and answers to equip you on your quiz night!


Question: What was the first name of Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol?

Answer: Ebenezer


Question: Who is the Hollywood actor that played six different roles in the movie “The Polar Express”?

Answer: Tom Hanks


Question: What is someone supposed to do when standing beneath a mistletoe?

Answer: Kiss


Question: What do we call the snowman in the song “Winter Wonderland”?

Answer: Parson Brown


Question: What is the name of the antagonist in the movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas”?

Answer: Oogie Boogie


Question: What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie up to date?

Answer: Home Alone


Question: Which fairy tale is the gingerbread house Christmas tradition inspired by?

Answer: Hansel and Gretel


Question: What made Frosty come to life in the song “Frosty the Snowman”?

Answer: An Old Silk Hat


Question: What is the famous Christmas beverage that is also known as the “milk punch” with cinnamon?

Answer: Eggnog


Question: Which song did Bob and Doug McKenzie release in 1981 as their own version of a classic Christmas song?

Answer: The Twelve Days of Christmas


Question: What is the traditional Christmas decoration that is less known for being a parasitic plant?

Answer: Mistletoe


Question: Who played George Bailey in classic Christmas the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life’?

Answer: Jimmy Stewart


Question: What are the names of the three ghosts in the movie “A Christmas Carol”?

Answer: Ghosts of Christmas Past, Ghosts of Christmas Present, and Ghosts of Christmas Yet to Come


Question: Which spirit is served with the traditional Christmas pudding?

Answer: Brandy


Question: What Christmas food is considered to bring ’good luck’ if you eat it in one of the “12 days of Christmas”?

Answer: Mince Pies


Question: What pair of food should you leave for Santa Claus?

Answer: Milk and Cookies


Question: When did Coca-Cola start featuring Santa Claus in their holiday ads?

Answer: 1931


Question: Where did The Nativity take place?

Answer: Bethlehem


Question: Who got run over by a reindeer on the way home from our house Christmas Eve?

Answer: Grandma


Question: What are the three gifts that the Three Wise Men gave baby Jesus in The Nativity?

Answer: Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh


Question: What should you hang above the fireplace for Santa Claus to stuff with gifts?

Answer: Stocking


Question: What ornament do Elves hang on the tip of their shoes?

Answer: Bells


Question: What country was the first to put up Christmas trees as a tradition?

Answer: Germany


Question: What is the main course commonly served for a traditional American Christmas dinner?

Answer: Turkey (with stuffing!)


Question: Who once stole Christmas?

Answer: The Grinch


There you have it! You’ve got 25 Christmas trivia questions and answers to get your holiday trivia party started.

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