120 Christmas Trivia Questions | Movie, Holiday, GK, Bible, Songs 2023

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If you looking for Christmas trivia questions to impress everyone you know this holiday season then this is the right place.

Here I have compiled some of the funny and best trivia questions-answer to make your Christmas eve party or get-together exciting.

Moreover, these questions include trivia questions on Christmas songs, movies, the bible, and holiday-related.

Some of them are easy but some are hard, hopefully, they’ll help you have a fun time at Christmas eve dinner!

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Christmas Trivia Questions On Holiday 2023

Christmas Holiday Trivia Questions

Which popular Christmas beverage is also called “milk punch?”

What did the other reindeer not let Rudolph do because of his shiny red nose?
“Join in any reindeer games”

How many ghosts show up in A Christmas Carol?

Where was baby Jesus born?
“In Bethlehem”

The movie Miracle on 34th Street is based on a real-life department store. What is it?

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What are the two other most popular names for Santa Claus?
“Kris Kringle and Saint Nick”

Elvis isn’t going to have a white Christmas he’s going to have a….
“Blue Christmas”

What do people traditionally put on top of a Christmas tree?
“An angel”

In Home Alone, where are the McCallisters going on vacation when they leave Kevin behind?

In the classic Christmas movie, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch was described with three words. What are they?
“Stink, stank, stunk”

In which modern-day country was St. Nicholas born in?

In the movie, It’s A Wonderful Life, what happened every time a bell rang?
“An angel got his wings”

What words follow “Silent Night” in the song?
“Holy night”

Which Hollywood actor played six different roles in The Polar Express?
“Tom Hanks”

In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, what was the first name of Scrooge?

Which country did eggnog come from?

Which real-life person is Santa Claus based on?
“The Christian bishop St. Nicholas”

What did Frosty The Snowman do when a magic hat was placed on his head?
“He began to dance around”

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What is Ralphie’s little brother’s name in the movie A Christmas Story?

Which Christmas song contains the lyric, Everyone dancing merrily in the new old-fashioned way?
“Rocking Around The Christmas Tree

What are you supposed to do when you find yourself under the mistletoe?

Which one of Santa’s reindeer has the same name as another holiday mascot?

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

In the song “Winter Wonderland,” what do we call the snowman?
“Parson Brown”

In the movie Elf, what was the first rule of The Code of Elves?
“Treat every day like Christmas”

What’s the name of the main villain in The Nightmare Before Christmas?
“Oogie Boogie”

According to the song, what did my true love give to me on the eighth day of Christmas?
“Eight maids a milking”

What was the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time?
Home Alone

Whose eyes are all aglow in The Christmas Song?
“Tiny tots”

What was the real name of the character Tim Allen plays in The Santa Clause?
“Scott Calvin”

How many gifts in total were given in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” song?

Which fairy tale was the first gingerbread houses inspired by?
“Hansel and Gretel”

In the movie A Christmas Story, what was the name of the neighbors whose dog ate the Christmas turkey?
“The Bumpuses”

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

Where did the word and idea “Christmukkah” come from?
“The O.C.”

What is the name of the last ghost that visits Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?
“The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come”

Visions of which food danced in children’s heads as they slept in the poem “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas?”
“Sugar plums”

What gift did the Little Drummer Boy give to the newborn Christ?
“He played a song for him on his drums”

What is the best-selling Christmas song ever?
“White Christmas” by Bing Crosby

Who wrote, “Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more?”
“Dr. Seuss”

Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names begin with the letter “D.” What are those names?
“Dancer, Dasher, and Donner”

What was Frosty the Snowman’s nose made out?
“A button”

What is the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel in It’s A Wonderful Life?
“Clarence Odbody”

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In the 1964 movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, what was the name of Rudolph’s elf friend?

What popular Christmas song was actually written for Thanksgiving?
“Jingle Bells”

What was the first company that used Santa Claus in advertising?

In “The Christmas Song,” who did the narrator see kissing Santa Claus under the mistletoe?

In the movie Elf, how does Buddy get to the North Pole?
“He hides in Santa’s sack”

Where did there arise such a clatter?
“On the lawn”

What are Christmas trees also called?

General Knowledge Questions About Christmas 2023

General Knowledge Questions About Christmas

Name the famous Christmas ballet?
“The Nutcracker”

How many Scrabble points for the word ‘Christmas’?

What should you do under the mistletoe?

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

How many candles should go on an advent wreath?

Which president was the first to decorate the White House Christmas tree?
“Franklin Pierce”

Which ocean is Christmas Island situated in?
“Indian Ocean”

Which continent does Christmas dinner favorite, the turkey, originate from?
“North America”

If you were born on Christmas Day, what’s your star sign?

What country has the tradition of filling children’s clogs with candy and treats on December 5th?
“The Netherlands”

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In which Pacific Ocean island nation is Father Christmas known as Santa-san?

Which country is the largest exporter of Christmas trees?

What is the chemical formula of snow?

What is Santa called in France?
“Pere Noel”

What is the capital city of Christmas Island?

What do traditional Ukrainians put on their Christmas tree for good luck?
“A spider’s web”

What color are mistletoe berries?

What ornaments do elves have on their shoes?

Which country donates the Christmas tree for London’s Trafalgar Square?

Christmas Bible Trivia Questions 2023

Christmas Bible Trivia Questions

Where in the Bible do we read about the Birth of Jesus?
“Luke 2.”

Who gave birth to Jesus?

Which city did Mary and Joseph travel to for the census?

What city was Jesus born in?

Who appeared to tell Mary that she was with child?
“The angel Gabriel.”

How many miles did Mary and Joseph have to travel to get to Bethlehem?
“80 miles.”

How many angels spoke to the shepherds?

Who followed a star to find baby Jesus?
“The wise men.”

Where was Jesus laid after he was born?
“In a manger.”

What is a manger?
“A feeding trough.”

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What gifts did the wise men bring to baby Jesus?
“Gold, incense, and myrrh.”

Where was Joseph originally from?

Who was the one trying to kill Baby Jesus?
“King Herod.”

Which direction did the wise men travel to, going to Jerusalem?

Where did Jesus’ family flee to from Bethlehem?

What else did the wise men do aside from giving Jesus gifts?
“They kneeled down and worshipped him.”

What does the name Immanuel mean?
“God with us.”

Christmas Song Trivia Questions And Answers 2023

Christmas Song Trivia Questions

What year was “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” first recorded?

What beverage does the singer tell the audience to have a cup of in “A Holly Jolly Christmas?”
“Have a Cup of Cheer”

What movie from popular culture references “Jingle Bell Rock” in the opening scene?
“Lethal Weapon”

Who first recorded the Frank Sinatra hit song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas?”
“Judy Garland”

How old was singer Brenda Lee when she recorded the classic Christmas hit “Rockin Around the Christmas Tree?”

What pop singer has been named the Queen of Christmas? (All I Want for Christmas is You)
“Mariah Carey”

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What pop Christmas hit was released in 1984 but did not rank in the charts until 2017?
“Last Christmas” by Wham!

What country music icon wrote Roy Orbison’s hit “Pretty Paper?”
“Willie Nelson”

What kind of bird has gone away in Ella Fitzgerald’s “Winter Wonderland?”
“A Bluebird”

What Beach Boys song features Santa’s sleigh as a Nordic hot rod?
“Little Saint Nick” by the Beach Boys

Christmas Movie Trivia Questions 2023

Christmas Movie Trivia Questions

Which department store has the item in its window that Ralphie wants? (A Christmas Story)
“The gift Ralphie wants is in Higbee’s.”

What TV station runs A Christmas Story for 48 hours straight from Christmas Eve to Christmas day?

In what state does A Christmas Story take place?

Who gets their tongue stuck to the iced pole? (A Christmas Story)

Which two actors play the movie’s leads, Mrs. and Mr. Krank?
“Jamie Lee Curtis and Tim Allen.”

What do the Kranks decide to do instead of having a traditional Christmas?
“A ten-day Caribbean cruise.”

Which adjective best describes the Christmas tree in Christmas with the Kranks: verdant, scraggly, or dying?

Why are Buddy and Steve fighting? (Deck the Halls)
“Buddy contends for Steve’s “the Christmas Guy” title.”

When the lights on Buddy’s house appear not to work, what gets used instead? (Deck the Halls)
“The crowd uses their cellphones as lights.”

How old does Santa claim that he is? (Ernest Saves Christmas)
“151 years old.”

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Which actor plays Ernest P. Worrell? (Ernest Saves Christmas)
“Jim Varney.”

Who is the villain in Ernest Saves Christmas?
“Unlike the other movies in the series, Ernest Saves Christmas has no villain.”

In what year did the film Ernest Saves Christmas come out?

What is one of the two other names that Four Christmases is known as? (Four Christmases)
“Anywhere but Home and Four Holidays.”

On which day is Brad and Kate’s child born? (Four Christmases)
“New Year’s Day.”

Where do Brad and Kate get trapped while traveling? (Four Christmases)
“At the San Francisco International Airport.”

Besides being a Christmas movie, what genre does Holiday Inn fall under?
“A musical.”

On which days is the Holiday Inn open?
“It’s only open on holidays.”

What song from Holiday Inn was the number one Christmas song until 1997?
“White Christmas”

Where does How the Grinch Stole Christmas take place?
“Inside of a snowflake.”

How many sizes does the Grinch’s heart grow once he gets feelings?
“His heart grows three sizes.”

What does Cindy Lou Who give Max, the Grinch’s dog?
“She passes him a plate of green eggs and ham.”

Who directed the 1946 classic Christmas film It’s a Wonderful Life?
“Frank Capra.”

In the 1946 film It’s a Wonderful Life, what is the name of the town that George Bailey lives in?
“Bedford Falls.”

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Who plays George Bailey? (It’s a Wonderful Life)
“James Stewart.”

What is the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel? (It’s a Wonderful Life)
“Clearance Odbody.”

What is the name of the actor who portrays the movie’s male lead? (Jingle All the Way)
“Arnold Schwarzenegger.”

In what famous mall was Jingle All the Way filmed in?
“Minnesota’s Mall of America.”

In what city did the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street take place?
“New York City.”

In what month was the 1947 Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street released?

Christmas Trivia Questions For Adults 2023

What was the first Christmas movie ever made?
“Santa Claus (1898).”

Christmas took the place of which pagan holiday?
“Yule or Yuletide.”

When is National Candy Cane Day?
December 26th.”

Who popularized the Christmas tree tradition?
“Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.”

When do Armenian people celebrate Christmas?
“January 6th.”

How many ghosts appear in A Christmas Carol?
“Four ghosts.”

What do people traditionally place at the top of Christmas trees?
“An angel ornament.”

When and where was eggnog invented?
“13th century Britain.”

What country is Krampus from?

What are the origins of the word and idea of “Christmukkah”?
“The O.C.”

What are the three traditional colors of Christmas?
“Red, green, and gold.”

What do many Japanese people eat for Christmas?
“KFC fried chicken.”

When and where were Christmas cards first sold?
“London, 1843.”

True Or False Christmas Questions And Answers 2023

Jingle Bells was originally a Thanksgiving song

Christmas was not always celebrated on December 25th.

Decorating with evergreen plants dates back to the 16th century.

All Christmas trees in the US are now grown on Christmas tree farms.

Candy canes were invented at the North Pole

The average American spends $3000 on gifts.

Santa Claus has always been depicted as a jolly fella in a red suit.

Rudolph is an original reindeer name.

Christmas wreaths are a religious symbol

Jingle Bells is the most recorded song.

Tinsel was originally made from spun silver.

Mistletoe in German means ‘dung on a twig’.

Santa has his own Canadian postal code.

The term ‘Xmas’ is a modern shorthand version of Christmas.

Iceland celebrates the coming 13 Santa’s at Christmas.

Christmas Trivia Questions Hard 2023

What carol shares a title with a 1984 Mickey Rooney film?
“It Came Upon A Midnight Clear”

How many ghosts visited Scrooge?

Every child wanted what Wham-O toy for Christmas in 1957?
“Hula Hoop”

In what direction does the star lead the three kings?

In “The Most Wonderful Day of the Year” what is Sue getting for Christmas
“A dolly”

What is the famous Christmas story written by O. Henry?
“The Gift of the Magi”

Who wrote the mystery “The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding”?
“Agatha Christie”

In what movie was “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” introduced?
“Meet Me in St. Louis”

What was the name of the company that was the first to produce electric tree lights?
“Edison General Electric Company”

In what film did Doris Day sing “Christmas Story”?
“On Moonlight Bay”

Who did Santa Claus conquer in a 1964 space thriller: Russians or Martians?
“The Martians”

Who, while serving as Lord Protector of England, banned Christmas?
“Oliver Cromwell”

How many times is the name Santa Claus used in “The Night Before Christmas”?

What other title is “O Come, All Ye Faithful” known by?
“Adeste Fideles”

What country started “Carols By Candlelight”?

Christmas Trivia Questions Multiple Choice 2023

What is the song of the 2021 Christmas song by Ed Sheeran & Elton John?
Happy Christmas
Merry Christmas
It’s Christmas
Holly Jolly Christmas

How many windows are on an Advent calendar?

What is usually served for Christmas dinner?
Nut Roast

How are Christmas ornaments called in the UK?

Who is Santa Clause based on?
St Nicholas
The Grinch
La Befana

Which one of Santa’s reindeers is the ‘Red-Nosed Reindeer’?

Which band sang “Last Christmas”?
The Who
Culture Club

In which city were the Christmas crackers first invented?

What wouldn’t you find in a Mince pie?
Dried fruit

When did the Beatles NOT have a Christmas number One?

What time is the Queen’s Speech on Christmas Day?
11:00 GMT
15:00 GMT
18:00 GMT
20:00 GMT

How old is the average Christmas tree?
1 year
5 years
10 years
15 years

Which country gifts the UK the Christmas tree places on Trafalgar Square?

What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time?
A Christmas Carol
Love Actually
The Grinch
Home Alone

Which actress has the lead role in “The Princess Switch”?
Vanessa Hudgens
Selena Gomez
Jennifer Lawrence
Scarlett Johansson

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