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Are you looking for a fun and festive way to keep your kids entertained during the holiday season?

Look no further than Christmas trivia questions!

Whether you’re hosting a Christmas party, family gathering, or want to add extra cheer to your day, Christmas trivia is a great way to test your knowledge of all things holiday-related.

From easy holiday questions for kids to more challenging ones for adults, there are endless possibilities for Christmas trivia games and quizzes.

So, grab your Santa hat and get ready for some fun with Christmas trivia questions and answers, Christmas quiz games, holiday trivia, and more!

101 Christmas Trivia Questions And Answers

Asking fun Christmas and holiday trivia is an excellent way for families to bond and have fun during the holidays.

It encourages friendly competition and helps to create a festive atmosphere.

It also allows family members to learn more about holiday traditions and history.


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Easy Christmas Trivia For Kids

Use these Christmas trivia questions and answers to organize a holiday trivia game!

1. Q: What is Santa’s favorite animal?

A: Reindeer


2. Q: Who is Santa’s forever girlfriend?

A: Mrs. Clause


3. Q: Where is Santa’s house?

A: North Pole


4. Q: How many reindeer does Santa have to guide the sleigh?

A: 9


5. Q: If you are naughty, what will Santa leave in your stocking?

A: A lump of coal.


6. Q: How does Santa see to guide his sleigh?

A: Rudolph’s red nose


7. Q: What is Santa’s most famous three words?

A: “Ho, Ho, Ho”


8. Q: What are two popular names for Santa Claus?

A: Kris Kringle and Saint Nick


9. Q: What is the name of the most famous Christmas ballet of all time?

A: The Nutcracker


10. Q: If you stand under this with someone else during the Christmas season, you have to kiss them.

A: mistletoe


11. Q: How does baby Buddy the Elf reach the North Pole?

A: By crawling in Santa’s sack.


12. Q: In the, “Twelve Days of Christmas” song, what is the partridge sitting on?

A: pear tree


13. Q: What red and green plant is used to decorate during Christmas?

A: poinsettias


14. Q: What is the name of the train that you would need to take to get to the North Pole on Christmas Eve?

A: The Polar Express


15. Q: What reindeer has a red nose?

A: Rudolph


16. Q: What did Cindy Lou Who see The Grinch stealing in, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas?

A: the Christmas tree


17. Q: Name the Christmas decoration made of strands of silver?

A: tinsel


18. Q: Name 2 food items people sometimes hang on their Christmas tree.

A: candy canes and popcorn


19. Q: Who are Santa’s “employees” at the North Pole?

A: the elves

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20. Q: What did the reindeers stop Rudolph from doing?

A: joining any reindeer games


21. Q: What famous city did Buddy the Elf travel to in order to find his dad?

A: New York City


22. Q: What are the traditional Christmas colors?

A: red and green


23. Q: What food and drink do you leave Santa on Christmas Eve?

A: milk and cookies


24. Q: Where are most stockings hung?

A: Over the fireplace


25. Q: What is fun to ride in the song, “Jingle-Bells”?

A: A one-horse open sleigh


26. Q: In, “The Christmas Song,” who is kissing Santa?

A: Mommy


27. Q: What Christmas carol is also called, “The Counting Song?”

A: The Twelve Days of Christmas


28. Q: Where was Jesus laid after he was born?

A: In a manger.


29. Q: What is Santa’s mode of transportation?

A: the sleigh


30. Q: In, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” what is the name of the Grinch’s dog?

A: Max


31. Q: Where did Kevin’s family go for Christmas in the movie, “Home Alone?”

A: Paris, France


32. Q: What gift is given on the 5th day of Christmas in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” song?

A: 5 Golden Rings


33. Q: According to Buddy the Elf, what is the best way to spread Christmas Cheer?

A: “Singing loud for all to hear.”


34. Q: Who brought Frosty back to life in the movie, “Frosty the Snowman?”

A: Santa


35. Q: How often does Santa check his list to see who has been naughty or nice?

A: 2 times


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36. Q: What causes Frosty to dance around?

A: When a magic hat is placed on his head.


37. Q: What three words describe The Grinch in, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”?

A: stink, stank, stunk


38. Q: Who’s birthday is celebrated at Christmas?

A: Jesus


39. Q: What do most people use for the nose on a snowman?

A: A carrot or a button


40. Q: What are the 4 main food groups according to Buddy the Elf?

A: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup


41. Q: What is the name given to December 24th, the day before Christmas?

A: Christmas Eve


42. Q: What color is Santa’s belt?

A: Black


43. Q: What food do you leave for the reindeer?

A: carrots


44. Q: What kind of cookie house are fun to make and decorate?

A: Gingerbread Houses


45. Q: Do Christmas trees wear skirts or dresses?

A: A Christmas skirt


46. Q: What plant is The Grinch, “as cuddly as”?

A: a cactus


47. Q: What is Scrooge’s first name in, “A Christmas Carol”?

A: Ebenezer


48. Q: In the song, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” what kind of pudding do we ask for?

A: figgy pudding


49. Q: What does my true love give me on the 5 th day of Christmas?

A: 5 golden rings


50. Q: What does it mean to say, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas”?

A: You are wishing for a Christmas with snow!


51. Q: What color is associated with the shopping day to start the Christmas season which is the day after Thanksgiving?

A: “Black” Friday


52. Q: What type of meat is usually served for Christmas dinner?

A: turkey or ham


53. Q: What are Frosty the Snowman’s eyes usually made out of?

A: coal


54. Q: What is the last line in the story, “Twas the Night Before Christmas?”

A: “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.”


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Christmas Trivia For Adults and Teens

1. Q: Name Santa’s nine reindeer.

A: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolph


2. Q: What is the most-recorded Christmas carol of all time?

A: “Silent Night”


3. Q: What three gifts did the wise men bring baby Jesus?

A: Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh


4. Q: What is the name of the day after Christmas Day?

A: Boxing Day


5. Q: When was St. Nicolas born?

A: Around 280 A.D.


6. Q: Where did candy canes originate from?

A: Germany


7. Q: Where is Santa’s house?

A: North Pole


8. Q: Which company first used Santa Clause in their advertisements?

A: Coca Cola


9. Q: In which country is a witch believed to drop gifts for kids through chimneys at Christmas?

A: Italy


10. Q: What is the name of the reindeer that is also used for another holiday mascot?

A: Cupid


11. Q: Where did Mary, Joseph, and Jesus travel after leaving Bethlehem?

A: Egypt


12. Q: Who was the person that invented the first strand of Christmas lights?

A: Thomas Edison


13. Q: What two things do most people put on top of a Christmas tree?

A: a star or an angel


14. Q: When do the people who live in Australia celebrate Christmas?

A: In the summer.


15. Q: Who wrote The Christmas Carol?

A: Charles Dickens


16. Q: In what country did the custom of putting up a Christmas tree start?

A: Germany


17. Q: What is another name for eggnog?

A: Milk punch


18. Q: What are the 3 most famous classic Christmas movies?

A: Miracle on 34 th Street, The Christmas story, It’s a Wonderful Life


19. Q: Which toy invented in 1903 is derived from a US President?

A: teddy bear


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20. Q: What department store is, “Miracle on 34 th Street” based on?

A: Macy’s


21. Q: What was the 1st Christmas carol to broadcast on the radio in 1906?

A: “O Holy Night”


22. Q: Where was Home Alone filmed?

A: Winnetka, Illinois


23. Q: What famous story was inspired by gingerbread?

A: Hansel and Gretel


24. Q: What is the most popular kind of tree to use as a Christmas tree?

A: Nordamm Fir


25. Q: What Christmas carol was the first broadcast on TV?

A: Jingle Bells


26. Q: What type of Christmas did Elvis have?

A: A blue Christmas


27. Q: Who is Ralphie’s little brother in, “A Christmas Story”?

A: Randy


28. Q: Which Christmas song is the most published?

A: Joy to the World


29. Q: How many gifts would you receive if you were given all the gifts in, “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?

A: 364 gifts


30. Q: What year was the 1st Rockefeller Center Christmas tree displayed in New York City?

A: 1931


31. Q: How many ghosts show up in a Christmas Carol?

A: four


32. Q: What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time?

A: Home Alone


33. Q: When did Christmas become a national holiday?

A: June 28, 1870


34. Q: What ornament is considered lucky if found in the Christmas tree?

A: a pickle ornament


35. Q: What is Santa’s Spanish name?

A: Papa Noel


36. Q: What song does the Peanuts gang sing in, “A Charlie Brown Christmas?”

A: Hark the Herald Angels Sing


37. Q: In what year did Christmas become a holiday?

A: 1870


38. Q: What latin word means, “birth?”

A: Noel


39. Q: In what country was Saint Nicholas born?

A: Turkey


40. Q: What classic Christmas movie inspired the television show, “The Wonder Years”?

A: “A Christmas Story”


41. Q: Who is the actor to play Santa in the movie, “The Santa Claus”?

A: Tim Allen


42. Q: What type of calendar is used to countdown to Christmas Day?

A: Advent calendar

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43. Q: How many Christmas trees are sold in the United States each year?

A: About 25-30 million


44. Q: What type of bird is most associated with Christmas and usually found on Christmas cards?

A: robin


45. Q: How many lights were on the Griswold’s house in “Christmas Vacation”?

A: 25,000


46. Q: Which US state was the first to declare Christmas an official holiday?

A: Oklahoma


47. Q: Which department store 1st used Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in their ads?

A: Montgomery Ward


48. Q: How many Americans celebrate Christmas?

A: 9 in 10


49. Q: In the movie, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” what was the name of Rudolph’s elf friend?

A: Hermey


50. Q: What state produces the most Christmas trees?

A: Oregon


51. Q: How much should you cut off the bottom of the Christmas tree before placing it in the stand of water?

A: About ½ of an inch


52. Q: What is the most disliked Christmas song among Americans?

A: “Santa Baby”


53. Q: Which US president signed a proclamation to declare Christmas a national holiday?

A: Ulysses S. Grant


54. Q: What are the five greatest Christmas songs of all time?

A: “All I Want for Christmas is You”

“Jingle Bell Rock”

“The Christmas Song”

“A Holly Jolly Christmas”

“Feliz Navidad”


55. Q: What percentage of people return at least 1 of their holiday gifts?

A: At least 66%


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Christmas Quiz

Playing a Christmas quiz is a fun and engaging activity that people of all ages can enjoy.

It is a great way to break the ice and get everyone involved in the holiday spirit.

Teachers can use these fun Christmas questions to ask kids Christmas trivia in school before the holiday break! 

At home, parents can ask their kids holiday questions during family gatherings or meals or even create a fun holiday-themed quiz night.

Playing Christmas trivia is not only fun for kids, but it is also a great activity for adults and families to enjoy together.

Use this as one of your meaningful holiday traditions to bond with your family!

So, make some memories and ask some questions about Christmas this holiday season!

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