This Christmas season can be even more fun with a Christmas trivia game. You can play this game with as many people as you’d like. Start off by creating teams of however many people you’d like. Then you will ask a trivia question, whoever answers the question right first, gets the point! This can be a super fun game to play with children or just something else to add to your Christmas traditions. Here are some awesome Christmas trivia questions to choose from below!
The Best Christmas Trivia Questions
Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?
What is the name of the movie with the famous green character that tries to ruin Christmas?
Answer: “The Grinch”
In the famous movie “A Christmas Carol”, what is Mr. Scrooge’s first name?
What kind of tree is most commonly used as a Christmas tree?
Answer: A Nordmann Fir
What is the name of Santa Claus’ famous reindeer?
How many ghosts are there in “A Christmas Carol”?
What Christmas beverage is known as “milk punch”?
What alcohol is used to spike eggnog?
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What do people traditionally put on top of a Christmas tree?
Answer: An angel
What Christmas plant usually ends with a kiss?
How many gifts in total were given during the “First Day of Christmas” song?
What did all the other reindeer not let Rudolph do because of his shiny red nose?
Answer: Play in any reindeer games
What are the two other famous names for Santa Claus?
Answer: Kris Kringle and Saint Nick
In “Home Alone” where do Kevin’s parents go on vacation, that they have to leave him home alone?
Answer : Paris
Which Hollywood actor played six different roles in “The Polar Express?”
Answer: Tom Hanks
What is generally left out for Santa Clause on Christmas Eve night?
Answer: Milk and Cookies
Where did eggnog originate from?
Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names start with a “D.” What are they?
Answer: Donner, Dancer, Dasher
What is the most recorded Christmas song of all time?
Answer: Silent Night
What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time?
Answer: Home Alone
What year was the first Christmas card ever sent?
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What fairytale-inspired gingerbread houses?
Answer: Hansel and Gretel
When did Coca-Cola start featuring Santa in their ads?
How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish?
Answer: Feliz Navidad
What is Frosty the Snowman’s nose made out of?
Answer: A button
Who once stole Christmas?
Answer: The Grinch
What popular Christmas song was actually meant for Thanksgiving?
Answer: Jingle Bells
When was Christmas declared as a federal holiday in the United States?
Which American president banned Christmas trees in the White House?
Answer: Theodore Rosevelt
Who helps Santa Claus in the making of gifts?
Answer: The elves
What are the names of all of Santa’s reindeer?
Answer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Donner, Vixen, Cupid, Blitzen, Comet and Rudolph
What is another name for a Christmas tree?
Answer: Yule Tree
How long does it take for a Christmas tree to reach optimal height?
Answer: 15 years
What animated 2004 film is about a train that takes children to the North Pole?
Answer: The Polar Express
What is the most popular Christmas play featuring toys that come to life?
Answer: The Nutcracker
Who got run over by a reindeer?
What do elves have on the tip of their shoes?
How many points does a snowflake typically have?
What is the calendar called that typically has treats in it and you open one everyday until Christmas?
Answer: Advent Calendar
What do you hang over the fireplace to stuff with goodies?
What is the best-selling Christmas song?
Answer: White Christmas by Bing Crosby
In the song “Winter Wonderland” , what do we call the snowman?
Answer: Parson Brown
In the song “Twelve Days of Christmas”, what is given on the 7th day?
In thesing “Frosty The Snowman” what made Frosty come to life?
Answer: An old silk hat
What Christmas decoration was originally made from strands of silver?
What “spy” hides around the house and tells Santa if you’ve been naughty or nice?
Answer: Elf on a Shelf
What Christmas treat is known for its long shelf life?
“Miracle on 34th Street” centers on what real-life department store?
What beverage company uses Santa Claus in its advertising?
What holiday goodies are shapes like a Shepherd’s staff?
Answer: Candy Cane
What figure from English folklore came to be associated with Santa Claus?
Answer: Father Christmas
In the 1964 “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” , what was the name of Rudolph’s elf companion?
What horned figure punishes naughty children at Christmas time?
In “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, what three words were used to describe The Grinch?
Answer: Stink, stank, stunk
What Christmas carol was broadcasted from space in 1965?
Answer: Jingle Bells
“Twas the Night Before Christmas” was originally published as what?
Answer: A Visit from St. Nicholas
What US president made an appearance in Home Alone?
Answer: Donald Trump
The short version of Christmas is written as what?
What does the mistletoe symbolize?
Answer: Love, laughter and compassion
What did the three wise men gift to baby Jesus?
Answer: Mirth, gold and frankincense
Which country started the tradition of decorating Christmas trees?
True or False: Hundreds of fires are caused by dried out Christmas trees?
Who wrote “A Christmas Carol”?
Answer: Charles Dickens
Who wrote the popular song “Frosty the Snowman”?
Answer: Gene Autry and Cass County Boys
What color is Santa’s belt?
What is said to be given to naughty children on Christmas?
How many reindeer pull Santa’s sled?
In which country do they celebrate Christmas by gathering on the beach?
How long was the biggest candy cane ever made?
Answer: 51 feet
What eight-legged creature is considered good luck in some countries?
In “The Christmas Song”, who did the narrator see kissing Santa Claus?
Who tells you she is in town by tap, tap, tapping on your windowpane?
Answer: Suzy Snowflake
What were Frosty the Snowman’s last words?
Answer: “I’ll be back again someday.”
On what street did a Santa Claus miracle happen?
Answer: 34th Street
What color is The Grinch?
How many pipers piping did my true love give to me?
What two words are commonly pre-printer onto gift tags?
Answer: “To” and “From”
What was the first gift my true love sent on the sixth day of Christmas?
Answer: Six geese a-laying
What are the two most popular Christmas colors?
Answer: Red and green
What country did St. Nicholas originally belong to?
What does Santa say at the end of “A Visit From St. Nicholas” book?
Answer: “Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.”
What is the famous reason Ralphie couldn’t have a BB gun in “ A Christmas Story”?
Answer: “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!”
What does Ralphie, from “A Christmas Story”, get from his aunt for Christmas?
Answer: A pink bunny suit
According to the famous song, what would you say if you saw Rudolph’s nose?
Answer: “You would even say it glows!”
What are we all dreaming of according to the famous Christmas carol?
Answer: A white Christmas
What kind of Christmas is Elvis going to have?
Answer: A blue Christmas
What food do you leave out for the reindeer on Christmas Eve?
Answer: Carrots and oats
What does a Yule log represent?
Answer: Good luck
Who created the first Christmas lights?
Answer: Thomas Edison
Who created the famous reindeer character, Rudolph?
Answer: Robert L. May
Which state was the first state to declare Christmas as an official holiday?
Which state was the last state to declare Christmas an official holiday?
Which popular Christmas gift for kids was created based on a political satire cartoon?
Answer: The Teddy Bear
How do you say Merry Christmas in Italian?
Answer: Buon Natale
Which country has the tradition of a witch dropping gifts down the chimney at Christmas?
Where did the Nativity take place?
What two other colors besides green and red are commonly associated with Christmas?
Answer: Gold and silver
Which of Santa’s reindeer is named after another animal?
Answer: Vixen (a fox)
Who was the first person to dress as Santa and distribute gifts to people throughout the store?
Answer: James Edgar
In the song, “The Little Drummer Boy,” who accompanied him?
Answer: The ox and the lamb
What is the name of the Grinch’s dog?
102.What were the first artificial Christmas trees made out of?
Answer: Goose feathers
Who Was the original owner of Frosty the Snowman’s magical hat?
Answer: Professor Hinkle
How much did the Grinch’s heart grow on Christmas Day?
Answer: 3 times its size
What year did Hallmark release its first Christmas cards?
Based on the 1948 Christmas carol, all I want for Christmas is what?
Answer: My two front teeth
What was Brenda Lee doing around the Christmas tree?