25 fun Christmas quiz questions with answers

Get competitive this Christmas day with this fun Christmas quiz you can do with family.

Christmas quiz

by Lorna White |

There's nothing like a festive quiz to bring out your competitive side on Christmas day. From questions about Christmas food to the best festive films, a Christmas quiz is a great way of bringing the whole family together after you've enjoyed your dinner.

To make life easier for you and give you one less thing to worry about on Christmas day, we've put together a list of Christmas quiz questions with answers, with something in there for the whole family.

Christmas quiz questions

Round 1 - food

  1. What item is traditionally hidden in a Christmas pudding?
  1. In which tin of chocolates would you find ‘The Green Triangle’?
  1. What's the name of a female turkey?
  1. Which direction should you stir mince meat for good luck?
  1. In which country is it tradition to eat KFC for Christmas dinner?

Round 2 - songs

  1. In total, how many Christmas gifts are given in the Christmas carol ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’?
  1. How many ‘la’s follow the ‘fa’ in the chorus of Deck the Halls?
  1. Which Christmas song contains the lyric “Everyone dancing merrily in the new old-fashioned way?”
  1. Elvis isn’t going to have a white Christmas he’s going to have a….
  1. What year was Mariah Carey's iconic Christmas hit All I Want for Christmas released?

Round 3 - films

  1. In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, what was the first name of Scrooge?
  1. In the movie Elf, what was the first rule of The Code of Elves?
  1. Which famous US political figure and celebrity makes a cameo in Home Alone 2?
  1. In Love Actually, name the British boy band Billy Mack is competing against for Christmas Number One?
  1. How many siblings does Kevin have in Home Alone?

Round 4 - history

  1. Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?
  1. Which British monarch delivered the first ever Christmas message?
  1. Who was the first English king to have turkey for Christmas?
  1. What date in January should all your Christmas decorations come down by, according to tradition?
  1. Who was crowned King of England on December 25, 1066

Round 5 - general Christmas knowledge

  1. How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish?
  1. Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names begin with the letter “D.” What are those names?
  1. If you are born on Christmas Day, what is your star sign?
  1. Which country donates the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square?
  1. What gifts did The Three Wise Men give Jesus on his birthday?
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Answers

Round 1 - food

  1. A coin
  1. Quality Street
  1. A hen
  1. Clockwise
  1. Japan

Round 2 - songs

  1. 364
  1. Eight: Falalalalalalalala….
  1. “Rocking Around The Christmas Tree”
  1. Blue Christmas
  1. 1994

Round 3 - films

  1. Ebenezer
  1. Treat every day like Christmas
  1. Donald Trump
  1. Blue
  1. 4

Round 4 - history

  1. Germany
  1. George V in 1932
  1. Henry VIII
  1. January 5
  1. William the Conqueror

Round 5 - general Christmas knowledge

  1. Feliz Navidad
  1. Dancer, Dasher, and Donner
  1. Capricorn
  1. Norway
  1. Gold, Myrrh, and Frankincense

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