Christmas Trivia

50 Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers – Everything Trivia

Dive into the festive season with this collection of intriguing Christmas trivia questions! Whether you’re a holiday enthusiast eager to test your yuletide knowledge or simply looking for some fun facts to share at the dinner table, this list has got you covered. From age-old traditions to beloved carols, discover the stories and secrets behind the most magical time of the year. Are you ready to jingle all the way to some fascinating insights? Let’s begin!

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

2. What does the word ‘Noel’ mean in Latin?

3. In which ocean is Christmas Island located?

4. What are the two other names for Santa Claus?

5. Which plant is known as the Christmas Flower?

6. Which country sends the UK a Christmas tree every year?

7. Which popular holiday song was originally written for Thanksgiving?

8. Who wrote ‘A Christmas Carol’?

9. Which soft drink company popularized the red suit of Santa Claus in its advertisements?

10. How many ghosts visit Scrooge in ‘A Christmas Carol’?

11. In ‘O Holy Night’, what is the thrill of hope?

12. What was Frosty the Snowman’s nose made of?

13. What should you never give a reindeer?

14. Which reindeer shares its name with a famous symbol of love?

15. Which country is credited with the creation of the Christmas beverage, eggnog?

16. What is the main color of the Grinch?

17. In the song ’12 Days of Christmas’, what was given on the seventh day?

18. Which Christmas item was invented in 1847 by Tom Smith?

19. What do children in Spain receive gifts on?

20. What is the best-selling Christmas song ever?

21. What is the name of the angel in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’?

22. What type of tree was the partridge sitting in?

23. Which Christmas carol includes the lyrics ‘To save us all from Satan’s power, when we were gone astray’?

24. What Christmas-themed ballet premiered in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1892?

25. Which spice is used for making gingerbread?

26. What is traditionally hidden inside a Christmas pudding?

27. In the song ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’, what had Grandma been drinking?

28. Which Christmas carol was the first song ever broadcast from space?

29. Who wants to steal Christmas in Dr. Seuss’ book?

30. Which Christmas decoration is made from strands of silver?

31. Which festive plant was once so revered by early Celts that it had to be cut with a golden sickle?

32. What is the name of the main villain in ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’?

33. In which country is it a tradition to hide all brooms in the house on Christmas Eve?

34. What animated film tells the story of a young boy who sees a train called the Polar Express?

35. Which Christmas carol contains the line ‘Star with royal beauty bright’?

36. Which European country began the tradition of exchanging gifts on December 6th instead of Christmas Day?

37. What is the name of Santa Claus’s wife?

38. Which popular Christmas song was composed by James Lord Pierpont in 1857?

39. How many reindeer does Santa have?

40. Which Christmas carol begins with ‘Joy to the World, the Lord has come’?

41. What two phrases will you almost always find on Christmas gift tags?

42. In the early 1800s, the first gingerbread houses were reportedly inspired by what famous fairytale?

43. Which Saint’s day is celebrated on December 26th?

44. What name is given to the period leading up to Christmas?

45. In which modern-day country was Saint Nicholas born?

46. What is the French word for Christmas?

47. From which language does the term ‘Yule’ related to Christmas come from?

48. Which classic Christmas song was written during a heatwave?

49. What is the more common name for the plant, Euphorbia pulcherrima?

50. What is Scrooge’s first name in ‘A Christmas Carol’?

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