Christmas Trivia Questions

Christmas Trivia Questions

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 holiday quiz 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 2022 with Answers


Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?
Answer: Germany


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?
Answer: Ebenezer


What kind of tree is most commonly used as a Christmas tree? 
Answer: A Nordmann Fir

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What is the name of Santa Claus’ famous reindeer? 
Answer: Rudolph


How many ghosts are there in “A Christmas Carol”? 
Answer: Four


What Christmas beverage is known as “milk punch”? 
Answer: Eggnog


What alcohol is used to spike eggnog?
Answer: Rum


What do people traditionally put on top of a Christmas tree?
Answer: An angel


— 10th of 109 Christmas Trivia Questions

What Christmas plant usually ends with a kiss?
Answer: Mistletoe


How many gifts in total were given during the “First Day of Christmas” song?
Answer: 364


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

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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?
Answer: England


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


— 20th of 109 Christmas Trivia

What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time? 
Answer: Home Alone


What year was the first Christmas card ever sent? 
Answer: 1843


What fairytale-inspired gingerbread houses?
Answer: Hansel and Gretel


When did Coca-Cola start featuring Santa in their ads? 
Answer: 1931


How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish?
Answer: Feliz Navidad


What is Frosty the Snowman’s nose made out of?
Answer: A button

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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?
Answer: 1870


Which American president banned Christmas trees in the White House?
Answer: Theodore Rosevelt


— 30th of 109 Christmas Trivia Questions

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

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Who got run over by a reindeer?
Answer: Grandma


What do elves have on the tip of their shoes?
Answer: Bells


How many points does a snowflake typically have?
Answer: Six


What is the calendar called that typically has treats in it and you open one everyday until Christmas?
Answer: Advent Calendar


— 40th of 109 Christmas Trivia 2022

What do you hang over the fireplace to stuff with goodies?
Answer: Stocking


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?
Answer: Swans-a-swimming


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? 
Answer: Tinsel

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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?
Answer: Fruitcake


“Miracle on 34th Street” centers on what real-life department store?
Answer: Macy’s


What beverage company uses Santa Claus in its advertising?
Answer: Coca-Cola


— 50th of 109 Christmas Trivia Questions 2022

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?
Answer: Hermey


What horned figure punishes naughty children at Christmas time?
Answer: Krampus


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

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“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?
Answer: Xmas


What does the mistletoe symbolize?
Answer: Love, laughter and compassion


— 60th of 109 Christmas Trivia Questions

What did the three wise men gift to baby Jesus?
Answer: Mirth, gold and frankincense


Which country started the tradition of decorating Christmas trees?
Answer: Germany


True or False: Hundreds of fires are caused by dried out Christmas trees?
Answer: True


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?
Answer: Black

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What is said to be given to naughty children on Christmas?
Answer: Coal


How many reindeer pull Santa’s sled?
Answer: Nine


In which country do they celebrate Christmas by gathering on the beach?
Answer: Australia


How long was the biggest candy cane ever made?
Answer: 51 feet


— 70th of 109 Christmas Trivia

What eight-legged creature is considered good luck in some countries?
Answer: Spider


In “The Christmas Song”, who did the narrator see kissing Santa Claus?
Answer: Mommy


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?
Answer: Green

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How many pipers piping did my true love give to me?
Answer: Eleven


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


— 80th of 109 Christmas Trivia Questions 2022

What country did St. Nicholas originally belong to?
Answer: Turkey


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

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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


— 90th of 109 Christmas Trivia Questions

Who created the famous reindeer character, Rudolph?
Answer: Robert L. May


Which state was the first state to declare Christmas as an official holiday?
Answer: Alabama


Which state was the last state to declare Christmas an official holiday?
Answer: Oklahoma


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?
Answer: Italy


Where did the Nativity take place? 
Answer: Bethlehem


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


— 100th of 109 Christmas Trivia

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?
Answer: Max


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?
Answer: 1915


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?
Answer: Rockin’