Get ready to show off your knowledge this festive season with this ultimate collection of 350 Christmas trivia questions and answers! Ideal for trivia aficionados and Christmas enthusiasts alike, each question combines the delightful tales of Christmas traditions and the thrill of discovering hidden holiday facts!
Included in this list are Christmas movie trivia questions, Christmas music trivia, hard Christmas trivia, multiple-choice, trivia for kids, and true or false options! Don’t forget to make the most of the interactive menu below, which neatly categorizes all the questions for your convenience!
90 General Christmas Trivia Questions & Answers
Q: What is the top-selling Christmas song and whose version is it?
Bing Crosby’s White Christmas.
Q: The iconic, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” was recorded by which female singer when she was only 13 years old?
Q: What are the 12 days of Christmas?
The time between the birth of Jesus and the wise men’s visit.
Q: Which country exports the most Christmas trees?
The United States.
Q: What was the first Christmas song to be sung in outer space?
Q: Which team of songwriters wrote “Frosty the Snowman?”
Steve Nelson and Walter Rollins
Q: What are two names for the Twelfth Day of Christmas?
Three Kings Day or The Epiphany.
Q: What Christmas beverage is a major tradition in the UK?
Q: Who wrote, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?”
Robert L. May
Q: Santa Claus was born in what year?
Q: In 1836, which of the United States first declared Christmas an official holiday?
Q: In what country is Independence Day celebrated on Christmas Eve?
Q: In what American city was Christmas banned in 1659?
Q: Which vegetable is famous as a favorite of Santa’s reindeer?
Q: What is the highest-grossing animated Christmas movie ever?
The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
Q: What is a popular modern use of the famous gift of Frankincense?
It’s used for mental clarity.
Q: Which American state is home to a town dubbed Santa Claus?
Q: In what country was Saint Nick actually born?
Q: How many points does a traditional snowflake have?
Q: Which country has an odd tradition of a witch coming down the chimney with gifts?
Q: After fleeing Bethlehem, where did Joseph, Mary, and Jesus go?
Q: What is the most-used synonym for Christmas Trees worldwide?
Q: In which country were Christmas postage stamps first sold?
Q: What type of cake is usually made at Christmastime?
Q: Who are the three kings that visited baby Jesus?
Balthazar, Casper, and Melchior
Q: How many years does it take a Christmas tree to reach proper height?
Q: Which United States president made his own eggnog?
Q: What famous scientist was born on Christmas?
Sir Isaac Newton
Q: What mythical creature kidnaps naughty children at Christmas in Austria?
Q: What is a German fruitcake called?
Q: What was used to decorate trees before lights were invented?
Q: In which ocean is Christmas Island located?
Q: What do Norwegians hide in their homes on Christmas Eve?
Q: Which edible things can be made from pine needles?
Butter, vinegar, syrup, and tea.
Q: What is mistletoe used to symbolize?
Compassion, love, and laughter.
Q: The largest candy cane ever made was how big?
51 feet long.
Q: Christmas celebrations were inspired by which Roman holiday?
Q: What’s the name of the calendar used to countdown to December 25?
The Advent calendar
Q: The tradition of exchanging gifts started in what country?
Q: Santa Claus has been around a long time, but when was Mrs. Claus introduced?
Q: What was the world’s largest stocking filled with?
Q: What does Santa ride in Finland?
Q: What are three other official names for Santa Claus?
Grand Father Frost, Father Christmas, and Kris Kringle.
Q: What did Greeks decorate in ancient times instead of trees?
Q: Which tree is regarded as the “King” of Christmas?
Q: Which church celebrates Christmas on 7 January?
Q: Candy canes were first invented for the purpose of what?
Entertaining children during long church services.
Q: What is the number of wise men according to the Bible?
Three is generally accepted, but the Bible actually doesn’t mention a number.
Q: Fast food restaurant McDonald’s traditionally decorates their bags with what at Christmas?
Q: Where are spiders used to decorate Christmas trees?
Q: What year did Rockefeller Center light the first Christmas tree?
Q: What town in Florida has a year-round, decorated Christmas tree on display?
Q: Google began tracking Santa Claus in what year?
Q: Finding a button in his plum pudding means what to a bachelor?
That he will stay single.
Q: What was the alternative name for Rudolph the reindeer that was almost used?
Q: Who was the most famous teddy bear at Christmastime in the 1980s?
Q: In which country do children leave Pan de Pasqua for Santa Claus?
Q: What was the heaviest Christmas present on earth to date?
Statue of Liberty, a gift from France to America.
Q: Naughty kids may find their shoes full of rotting potatoes in what country at Christmas?
Q: How many American cities are named Bethlehem?
Q:In 1984, what was the most popular Christmas toy?
Cabbage Patch doll
Q: What gift did King Casper offer to baby Jesus?
Q: Mistletoe berries are what color?
Q: Why are spiderweb-shaped decorations used on Christmas trees in Europe?
For good luck!
Q: What is Santa Claus called in Holland?
Q: Everyone prances and dances in “Jingle Bell Rock.” Where?
In Jingle Bell Square.
Q: What is the alternate name for the Christmas tune, “What Child Is This?”
Q: What is the name of the goat Santa rides in Finland?
Q: Which Christmas trees have edible parts?
Firs, Spruces, and Pines.
Q: What year was Hallmark’s line of Christmas cards first introduced?
Q: The lights are turned off on the Christmas tree at the Empire State Building at what time on Christmas Eve?
Q: Where was the tallest candy cane in the world made?
Q: Where do they eat Brussels sprouts on Christmas day?
Q: Which famous animated personality lamented about the commercialization of Christmas?
Q: What now-closed retail outlet published Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?
Q: What year was “Toys For Tots” launched at Christmastime?
Q: Where was gift wrap invented?
Q: According to an academic paper written in 1979 by astronomer George Banos, the star of Bethlehem may have actually been which planet?
Q: What day occasionally surpasses Black Friday as the year’s busiest non-internet shopping day?
“Super Saturday,” the Saturday before Christmas.
Q: How much did the largest batch of Christmas pudding ever made weigh?
Q: Christian households sometimes put what in their windows as a symbol of their faith at Christmas?
Q: What was the traditional bird used for Christmas dinner before Henry VIII made turkey popular?
Q: In 1902, what popular cookie was initially marketed as a Christmas ornament?
Barnum’s animal crackers.
Q: What were the traditional ingredients in mince pies?
Spices, meat, fruit, and suet.
Q: The Yule Log was originally used as a symbol of what?
Q: What does Kevin use to make his infamous cheese pizza in the movie, “Home Alone?”
Q: What popular nuts are served at Christmastime with a hard candy coating?
Q: What’s the native country of the Christmas flower, poinsettia?
30 Christmas Food Trivia Questions
Q: Collard greens are often served around Christmas holidays to symbolize what?
Q: Plum Christmas pudding is traditionally made with 13 ingredients. Why?
To symbolize Christ and the apostles.
Q: Denmark’s traditional Christmas candy is made from marzipan and almonds. What’s its name?
Q: In 1983, what chocolatey drink contained the decoded message from Little Orphan Annie?
Q: What is most commonly served with pumpkin pie in the United States?
Q: Which fruit is traditionally placed inside Christmas stockings?
Q: Chocolate coins are associated with what Christmas figure?
Q: Name the most popular nuts used in Christmas pastries.
Macadamia’s, pecans, and walnuts.
Q: What is used to top Christmas pudding?
Sauce made from brandy.
Q: At Christmas, after the victory over the Spanish Armada, what kind of food did Elizabeth I have served?
Q: What is Germany’s traditional Christmas bread?
Q: In the movie “Elf,” what does Buddy claim are the four food groups?
Candy canes, candy, syrup, and candy corns.
Q: In England, Christmas trees in the 14th and 15th centuries often had what type of edible decorations?
Q: The Dutch often left what at the fireplace filled with food for Santa?
Q: What is America’s most popular cookie at Christmas time?
Q: What is the most popular Christmas fruit worldwide?
Q: Where did the idea for gingerbread houses originate, and when?
16th Century Germany
Q: Sir Walter Scott’s Old Christmastide poem mentions what type of Christmas treat?
Q: What did it mean if a coin was found in someone’s Christmas pudding?
Good luck all year!
Q: What was mince pie once known as in Great Britain?
Q: Which type of cabbage is particularly popular at Christmas?
Q: The Sous-chef at the famous Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York broke a record for the fourth time in 2017 for making the largest what?
Q: According to holiday tradition, where should the Christmas pickle be hidden?
On the Christmas tree itself!
Q: Deep-fried dough balls coated with spices and honey are a popular sweet treat called Italian honey balls. They’re also called what?
Q: From what country did cinnamon sticks originate from?
Q: What is a lesser-known word for cranberries?
60 Kids Christmas Trivia Questions & Answers
Q: What is put in youngsters’ stockings by Santa if they misbehave at Christmas time?
Q: What is the color of Santa’s suit?
Q: Which of Santa’s reindeer shares its name with a Valentine’s Day character?
Q: In what location does Santa live?
The North Pole.
Q: How many reindeer does Santa have, counting Rudolph?
Q: In the popular song, where does the youngster see Mommy kissing Santa Claus?
Under the mistletoe.
Q: How many times does Santa refer to his list to see if each child has been nice or naughty?
Q: How does Santa deliver toys around the world on Christmas Eve?
In a sleigh.
Q: Why was it necessary for Rudolph to lead Santa’s sleigh?
They needed his nose to light the way in the fog.
Q: One of the two other names for Santa Claus?
Saint Nicholas and Kris Kringle
Q: Name a reindeer that is also something a ballerina is?
Q: Who helps Santa make toys at the North Pole?
Q: Where was baby Jesus born?
Q: What magical train takes children to the North Pole in the animated movie of the same name?
The Polar Express.
Q: Which fairytale inspired the making of the now famous gingerbread houses at Christmastime?
Hansel and Gretel
Q: What is Scrooge’s first name in A Christmas Carol?
Q: You’re supposed to kiss someone if you’re standing under what type of plant?
Q: What did Mary give permission for a little boy to do who had no gifts for Jesus?
Play his drum.
Q: What are the two most popular items to put at the top of the Christmas tree?
An angel or a star.
Q: In the cartoon, The Year Without a Santa Claus, why can’t Santa deliver toys?
Q: What song does the Peanuts gang sing at the end of A Charlie Brown Christmas?
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Q: What magical item played a hand in bringing Frosty to life in Frosty the Snowman?
An old, black hat.
Q: What was used as a nose for the famous snowman?
Q: What did the Wise Men bring to Baby Jesus?
Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh
Q: What is the ride that is so much fun in the song,“Jingle Bells?”
An open sleigh pulled by one horse.
Q: What are the two most popular Christmas colors?
Red and Green
Q: What is the name of the red and green plant that is often seen in homes at Christmas time?
Q: When you go singing Christmas songs from door-to-door, what is it called?
Q: Who wrote the story, “A Christmas Carol?”
Q: Which is the last ghost to visit Scrooge?
The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.
Q: What color is the Grinch?
Q: Santa’s belly is described as shaking like a what?
Bowl of jelly.
Q: What color is Santa’s belt?
Q: Is there a Mrs. Claus?
Q: How does Santa Claus get back up the chimney after delivering toys?
He touches the side of his nose, smiles, and nods.
Q: On Christmas cards, there’s often a picture of a bird whose name begins with what letter?
“R” for Robin.
Q: What treat should you leave for Santa on Christmas Eve?
Q: Does Santa have a favorite elf or favorite reindeer?
No, he likes them all the same.
Q: Does Santa ever get into houses on Christmas Eve through the door?
No, only through the chimney.
Q: What two holidays are closest to Christmas, one before and one after?
Thanksgiving and New Year’s day.
Q: How did Mary travel to Bethlehem when she was going to have the baby Jesus?
Joseph led her on a donkey.
Q: What does the word “Santa” actually mean?
Q: What famous candy that is normally wrapped in silver is wrapped in red and green during Christmas?
Q: What type of house is made from cookie dough and decorated at Christmas?
Q: What was used to give Frosty the Snowman eyes?
Two pieces of coal
Q: What dances in children’s heads as a vision on Christmas Eve?
Q: What‘s the name of the Grinch’s dog?
Q: Which child catches the Grinch stealing things from the house on Christmas Eve?
Cindy Lou Who
Q: Who wants a hula hoop for Christmas?
Q: What was Rudolph not allowed to join?
Q: The father of Jesus was Joseph. What was his job?
Q: Who is the most famous reindeer of all?”
Q: What is another name for “Wise Men?”
Q: Which three reindeer have names that start with the letter “D”?
Dasher, Dancer, and Donner.
Q: What color are holly berries?
Q: What is the thin, silvery decoration placed on Christmas trees?
Tinsel or icicles
Q: In the song “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” the singers are demanding what kind of pudding?
Q: What famous red and white candy can be hung on the Christmas tree?
Q: How many ghosts visit Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?
Q: Children in Mexico are allowed to break something at Christmas time, what is it?
Q: In “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” where does the partridge live?
A pear tree.
Q: The main course of Christmas dinner is usually what?
Turkey and stuffing.
Q: Are younger or older people supposed to open their gifts first on Christmas morning?
It should go from youngest to oldest!
50 Christmas Movie Trivia Questions & Answers
Q: What Christmas movie features movie stars Sinbad and Arnold Schwarzenegger as fathers attempting to locate a sold-out toy for their youngsters?
Jingle All the Way
Q: Who is George Bailey’s guardian angel in “It’s a Wonderful Life?”
Q: What year did Charles Dickens’ book, “A Christmas Carol” become a movie?
Q: What Christmas non-animated movie grossed the most money of all time?
Q: What was the very first Christmas movie?
Q: During “A Christmas Story,” whose dogs ate the Christmas turkey?
The next-door neighbors, the Bumpuses.
Q: What happens each time a bell rings in “It’s a Wonderful Life?”
An angel gets wings.
Q: The movie “A Christmas Story” was originally based on a book by what name?
In God, We Trust: All Others Pay Cash
Q: What movie took producers a week to shoot one minute of?
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Q: What movie almost did not become a movie because Chuck Jones could not find support for it?
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Q: The poem, “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” on which the movie was based, was written in 1982 by Tim Burton. Where?
When working at Disney.
Q: What does Clark’s boss, Mr. Shirley, call Clark in “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation?”
“Greaseball,” rather than “Griswold.”
Q: In Home Alone, why did Kevin’s family oversleep?
Their alarm clocks got reset.
Q: Hero Girl’s train ticket in the movie, “The Polar Express,” has a word punched into it by the conductor. What is the word?
Q: Why was the first parade Santa fired in “Miracle on 34th Street?”
He got drunk.
Q: What is the name of the place where the Grinch lives?
Q: “It’s a Wonderful Life” is set in what town?
Q: The setting for “It’s a Wonderful Life” also resembles a real town. Which one?
Seneca Falls, New York.
Q: What Christmas movie was released in 2004 as the first all-digital film?
The Polar Express
Q: In what Christmas movie must Santa defend himself in court regarding whether or not he could really be Santa?
Miracle on 34th Street
Q: In “It’s a Wonderful Life,” what does George promise to give Mary?
Q: What toy does Ralphie want in “A Christmas Story?”
A Red Ryder Carbine-action model airgun.
Q: What is the name of the magician in Frosty the Snowman?
Q: In “Jingle All The Way,” what’s the name of the sellout action figure the fathers can’t find?
Q: Lucy asks Schroeder to play what song in A Charlie Brown Christmas?
Q: What action movie is also widely billed as a Christmas movie?
Q: In the movie “Elf,” when Poppa finally becomes Master Tinker, how old is he?
Q: When Clark asks Aunt Bethany to say the Christmas prayer in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, what does she recite instead?
The Pledge of Allegiance
Q: In the movie “Elf,” what animal says, “Hope you find your dad.”
Q: In “National Lampoon’s Christmas vacation,” what rock band is on Audrey’s wall in her bedroom?
Guns ‘N Roses
Q: Which “Cheers” actor narrated Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas?
Q: Is Nicolette Scorsese–who plays the clerk Clark Griswold is infatuated with in Christmas Vacation–related to Martin Scorsese, the famous director?
Q: Santa’s super sled engine in the movie “Elf” was called what?
The Kringle 3000
Q: What state is the setting for “A Christmas Story.”
Q: In 1964, which network aired Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the first time?
Q: To which movie does this famous line belong: “You’re skipping Christmas! Isn’t that against the law?”
Christmas with the Kranks
Q: In “Home Alone Two,” what tune is playing when Kevin gets to New York?
All Alone on Christmas
Q: In “Christmas Vacation,” the elderly aunt wrapped up what two things as a gift?
Her pet cat and a Jell-O mold.
Q: Who was the director of “It’s a Wonderful Life?”
Q: In “The Polar Express,” if you no longer believe in Christmas magic, what can’t you hear?
The bell when it’s shaken.
Q: What was Ralphie’s unwanted Christmas present in “A Christmas Story?”
A pink bunny suit.
Q: Where was Kevin snoozing when he was left behind in “Home Alone?”
The third floor.
Q: What famous passage of the Bible is quoted by Linus as the real reason for Christmas in A Charlie Brown Christmas?
The Annunciation to the Shepherds
Q: What actor first played the Grinch?
Q: In the Christmas movie “Elf,” where does Buddy’s father work?
The Empire State Building
Q: How many hours did it take for Jim Carrey’s makeup to be applied when transforming into the Grinch?
Q: Who said, “Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas!”
Clark Griswold in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
Q: The “Muppet Christmas Carol” was released in what year?
Q: Who directed the “Muppet Christmas Carol” movie?
Brian Henson, who was Jim Henson’s son.
Q: What is found on the roof in the movie, “Santa Claus,” after Santa Claus falls?
30 Christmas Music Trivia Questions & Answers
Q: Which Christmas Carol is also considered a lullaby?
Away in a Manger
Q: “Here Comes Santa Claus,” was recorded for the first time in what year and by whom?
In 1947 by Gene Autry.
Q: In “Last Christmas,” by pop duo Wham, who does the person singing give his heart to?
It just says, “Someone special.”
Q: “Silent Night” originated in what country?
Q: The song, “The Little Drummer Boy” was originally called what?
Carol of the Drum
Q: If Elvis Presley does not have a white Christmas, according to the song he made famous, what color would it be?
Q: “They looked up and saw a star,” is what popular Christmas hymn’s second line?
The First Noel
Q: The Christmas song “Winter Wonderland” mentions that the snowman is called who?
Q: Tradition says people on every street corner hear what song at Christmastime?
Q: What singer’s first recorded song was “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree?”
Q: Who was the very first singer to record, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas?”
Q: In 2011, what famous young singer released a Christmas song called “Mistletoe?”
Q: Also in 2011, which Canadian musician put out an album simply entitled “Christmas?”
Q: When was the song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” first recorded?
Q: Bob and Doug McKenzie released their own version of this popular Christmas song in 1981.
The 12 Days of Christmas
Q: Who still holds the record of the best-selling holiday song, which sold 50 million copies across the globe?
Bing Crosby for “White Christmas.”
Q: The popular Christmas Carol, “O Holy Night” was originally based on what?
A French love poem.
Q: Who wrote the song “Last Christmas?”
Q: Jingle Bells was the first Christmas Carol sung in outer space in 1965. Who sang it?
Astronauts Wally Schirra and Tom Stafford
Q: According to the song “Mr. Grinch”, this holiday villain has what type of insect in his teeth?
Q: In 2013, what song did Arianna Grande release at Christmastime?
Santa Tell Me
Q: “Santa Baby” was originally sung in 1953 by which artist?
Q: The song “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” is sung in the 2003 movie “Elf” for what purpose?
To save Christmas and restore peoples’ belief in Santa.
Q: How cuddly is Mr. Grinch in the song, “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch?”
Q: What was the original name of the song “Jingle Bells?”
One Horse Open Sleigh
Q: What does Alvin want his Christmas present to be in the classic Chipmunk song “Christmas Don’t be Late?”
A hula hoop
Q: What was the funniest Christmas song of all time?
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Q: If all the gifts were added up in “The 12 Days of Christmas,” how many would there be?
Q: Who initially released the song “All I Want for Christmas is my Two Front Teeth?”
Q: Who was the famous host who had a television Christmas special each year?
30 Hard Christmas Trivia Questions & Answers
Q: What did the Christian Council of Braga ban in the 6th Century due to their association with paganism?
Home Christmas decorations
Q: What is the odd meaning of “mistletoe?”
Little Dung Twig
Q: What movie was targeted by the FBI in 1947 for potential “communist infiltration of the film industry?”
It’s a Wonderful Life
Q: In ancient times, church bells were running at midnight on Christmas Eve for what purpose?
To proclaim the devil’s death.
Q: According to Japanese tradition, what should be eaten each year for Christmas dinner?
Kentucky Fried Chicken!
Q: When and where was the first Christmas tree decorated?
In 1510 in Riga, Latvia.
Q: Decorating Christmas trees with electric lights was the idea of whom in 1882?
Edward Johnson, Thomas Edison’s assistant.
Q: For environmental reasons, which President banned Christmas trees from the White House?
Q: What were the very first Christmas trees made from?
Not from trees. They were made with dyed, green goose feathers attached to branches made from wire.
Q: In which state are old Christmas trees used to rebuild natural wildlife structures?
Q: What will happen in Scotland if Christmas Eve fires are allowed to go out?
Bad elves will come.
Q: What do people do on Christmas morning in Venezuela, while praying?
Q: In medieval times, Christmas feasts typically consisted of roasting what game bird?
Q: Some people think the abbreviation “Xmas” is taking “Christ” out of Christmas. What is it really?
“X” is the first letter of Jesus’ name in Greek.
Q: When and where was the first Christmas celebration?
In Romans 336 A.D.
Q: What type of pie was at once illegal to eat in England?
Q: World War II prisoners in Germany received a gift from the playing card company, Bicycle. What was it?
A deck of cards in which escape routes were printed and could be uncovered by soaking the cards in water.
Q: How many states in America can Christmas trees be grown in?
All of them!
Q: What unusual midnight mass tradition is still practiced by Bolivians?
Bringing a rooster to mass to symbolize their belief that this animal announced the birth of Jesus first.
Q: Blizem and Duner are the German words for lightning and thunder, but what reindeer names did they eventually evolve into?
Blitzen and Donner
Q: Why were apples the earliest known Christmas tree decorations?
Medieval times actors use them during “Paradise Plays,” at Christmastime, which often portrayed Adam and Eve’s fall from grace.
Q: How high was the tallest Christmas tree?
According to the Guinness world record, 221 feet.
Q: Who invented the Christmas cracker in 1847?
London sweet shop owner, Tom Smith.
Q: Who created the first Christmas card, and in what year?
John Horsley in 1843.
Q: What is the name of the choreographer who did not receive credits for his work in, “A White Christmas?”
Q: In which ancient country did fruitcake originate in?
Q: Who made Christmas illegal from 1647-1660 in England?
Q: Where is roasted goat the most common Christmas feast?
Q: In which country would you find an all-night market beginning on Christmas Eve?
Q: Which direction should you stir the mincemeat for good luck?
30 Multiple Choice Christmas Trivia Questions & Answers
Q: Who brought the first written stories about Santa Claus to America?
A. Greek sailors
B. Italian chefs
C. Dutch immigrants
Q: What is the most popular American main course for Christmas dinner?
Q: Where and when did the Nutcracker Ballet first Premier?
A. Vienna, Austria in 1843
B. Brussels, Belgium in 1790
C. Leningrad, Soviet Union, in 1892
D. The North Pole, 1700
Leningrad, Soviet Union, in 1892
Q: What year was the first Christmas card made?
Q: Which United States president banned Christmas trees from the White House?
A. James Madison
B. Theodore Roosevelt
C. Benjamin Harrison
D. George W. Bush
Q: Elves have something at the tip of their shoes. What is it?
Q: In ancient illustrations of Saint Nick, what is he holding?
A. A riding crop
B. A candy cane
C. His hat
D. A birch rod
A birch rod
Q: What sometimes unpopular Christmas treat is renowned for an extraordinarily long shelf life?
A. Christmas pudding
B. Sugar cookies
Q: What American president established Christmas as a national holiday?
A. Zachary Taylor
B. John Adams
C. Martin Van Buren
D. Ulysses S Grant
Ulysses S. Grant
Q: What do Swedish children leave for Santa instead of cookies?
B. Chocolate cake
Q: What causes more than 100 accidental fires each year throughout the world?
A. Stove accidents
B. Overheated Christmas Lights
C. Dried out Christmas trees
Dried out Christmas trees
Q: “Christ by highest heaven adored” is the beginning of the second verse of which Christmas Carol?
A. Silent Night
B. Hark the Herald Angels sing
C. Away in a Manger
D. Joy to the World
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Q: How fast must Santa’s sleigh travel to reach the entire world on Christmas Eve?
A. 4000 miles an hour
B. 70 million miles anhour
C. 140,000 miles an hour
D. 6 million miles an hour
6 million miles an hour
Q: In the first scene of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” the characters are:
B. Playing ball
D. Decorating the Christmas tree
Q: On what street did a miracle occur in a popular movie?
A. 52nd St
B. 29th St
C. 34th St.
D. 16th St.
Q: Traditionally, who opens presents first on Christmas?
Q: Christmas in the Middle East was originally celebrated by Christians on what date?
A. March 4th
B. September 17th
C. January 6th
D. May 29th
Q: What is found at the bottom of many Christmas trees?
A. The Invisibility Cloak
C. Magic candy
Q: What does the Christmas color green signify?
Q: The first Christmas stamp was issued in what year?
Q: he star leads the wisemen in which direction?
Q: How heavy was the largest fruitcake?
A. 7500 pounds
B. 9596 pounds
C. 3412 pounds
D. 6170 pounds
Q: Which Chef made the highest standing candy cane?
A. Wesley Cole
B. Alain Roby
C. Stanley Dunner
D. Lionel West
Q: How many sizes larger did the Grinch’s heart grow at Christmastime?
Q: What American state broke the record for the largest snowman?
A. Rhode Island
Q: What is a Christmas turkey’s average weight?
A. 16 pounds
B. 10 pounds
C. 12 pounds
D. 20 pounds
Q: Who spies misbehaving children and reports to Saint Nick?
A. Chirstmas Gremlin
C. Elf on the Shelf
Elf on the Shelf
Q: What is the earliest known object used for decorating a Christmas tree?
B. Candy canes
Q: What’s the average number of calories consumed at Christmas dinner?
C. 10 000
30 True or False Christmas Trivia Questions
Q: Rudolph the reindeer’s son is named Robbie.
Q: Blitzen the reindeer is named after the German word for thunder?
False. It’s Donner
Q: Australia invented a dessert called “White Christmas.”
True. It’s made from dried fruit and coconut oil.
Q: St. Stephen is celebrated on December 26th.
Q: The Teddy Bear is a popular Christmas toy inspired by brown bears.
False. It was created based on a political satire comic strip
Q: Oklahoma was the last state to make an official holiday out of Christmas.
Q: The wise men followed a star to find the newborn Jesus.
False. Most experts claim it was the planet Uranus.
Q: Franklin Pierce was the first US president to decorate a Christmas tree at the White House.
False. This is said frequently, but it was actually Benjamin Harrison.
Q: Ivy and Holly are 20th-century Christmas decorations.
False. They have been commonly used at holidays since the 9th century.
Q: Male reindeer shed their antlers around the Christmas season.
Q: A white Christmas in the UK is very common.
False. During the entire 20th century, only seven official white Christmases have occurred.
Q: Santa Claus must travel 650 miles every second to make his Christmas Eve gift deliveries on time.
Q: Christmas is actually not regarded as a Biblical holy day.
Q: Mistletoe is a parasitic plant.
Q: Poinsettia plants are poisonous to children and animals.
False. This is a popular belief, but it’s not true.
Q: Christmas pudding is not actually pudding, but rather a soup made from raisins and wine.
Q: The three kings were mentioned by name in the Bible.
Q: Rudolph’s Sleigh team coach is Dasher.
False. It’s Donner.
Q: In 1996, “O Holy Night” was the first Christmas Carol played on the radio.
Q: The song “Feed the World” was recorded by “Bandaid” in 1984, and it took two weeks.
False. The group actually recorded the song in 24 hours!
Q: It took 25 years for Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You,” to hit number one.
Q: “Away in a Manger” is also considered a lullaby.
Q: Carrots and oats are the foods you should leave out for Santa’s reindeer the night before Christmas.
Q: Christmas colors are red and green only.
False. Traditional Christmas colors are red, green, and gold.
Q: Approximately hundred and 75,000 live Christmas trees are sold through catalogs or online and shipped to their destinations.
Q: An exact replica of the Cleveland house seen in “A Christmas Story” was sold on eBay for $240,000 in 2004.
Q: Christmas tree lights were mass-produced for the first time in 1801.
False. It was the year 1890.
Q: The White House Lawn Tree Lighting Ceremony was a tradition started by President John F. Kennedy.
False. This tradition was started by President Calvin Coolidge.
Q: The United States government asked manufacturers to stop making tree tinsel containing lead in 1971 because it was a health risk.
Q: The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Christmas tradition involving eating specific foods on certain days.