105+ 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 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?

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

 

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

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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?

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

 

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

 

What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time? 

Answer: Home Alone

 

What year was the first Christmas card ever sent? 

Answer: 1843

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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

 

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

 

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?

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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?

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

 

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’

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