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Christmas Trivia Questions

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In It's a Wonderful Life, what did Clarence receive for accomplishing his mission: wings or a halo? His Wings

What color is the Grinch? Green

What cola company was known for its ads featuring a big, smiling Santa? Coca-Cola

The song White Christmas was first performed in which 1942 film? Holiday Inn

What two words are normally pre­printed on gift tags? To, From

What was Brenda Lee doing around the Christmas Tree? Rocking'

What animal is Snowball in George Orwell's book Animal Farm? A pig

What fruit is St. Nick's nose like? A cherry

St. Nick's beard is like what feature of winter? Snow

What is the last ghost called in A Christmas Carol? The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

Who banned Christmas in England between 1647 and 1660? Oliver Cromwell

What did Rudolph never get to join in? Reindeer games

What film told the plight of a poor mountain family during the days of the Depression? The Homecoming

Who kept time with the Little Drummer Boy? The ox and the lamb

What non-smoking association sponsors Christmas seals? American Lung Association

What snack is often left out for Santa? Cookies

Which Christmas carol includes the lyrics '...To save us all from Satan's power, when we were gone astray..'? God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

In It's a Wonderful Life, what part of George's house is always broken? The bannister

Traditional in Germany at Christmas, what sort of food is stollen? Cake

What is New Year's Eve called in Scotland? Hogmanay

What is Charlie Brown's complaint about Christmas? It is too commercialized

How many gifts are given in total in the song The Twelve Days of Christmas? 364

In Frosty the Snowman, who brought Frosty back to life? Santa Glaus

What men's grooming appliance became a sled for Santa in commercials of the sixties? Norelco Electric Shaver

After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colors? Silver and gold

What song is full of threats and warn­ings about Santa Claus Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

What country started the tradition of exchanging gifts? Italy (Romans)

What popular Christmas toy is based on a 1903 political caricature? The Teddy Bear

Which river did George Washington cross on Christmas night in 1776 in the American Revolutionary War? Delaware

What is the popular name for little baked sausages wrapped in rashers of streaky bacon? Pigs in blankets

What date is St Stephen's Day? 26th December

In It's A Wonderful Life, what two friends share their names with two Sesame Street characters? Bert and Ernie

In Winter Wonderland the lovestruck couple pretends a snowman is who? Parson Brown

What holiday film annually appears on television more than 300 times? It's a Wonderful Life

What type of canned pie filling is a big seller at Christmastime? Pumpkin

In How the Grinch StoleChristmas, what biological shortcoming made the Grinch so mean? His heart was two sizes too small

What Emmy Award winning cartoon was based on a newspaper editorial? Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Glaus

How many pipers piping did my true love give to me? Eleven

In A Charlie Brown Christmas, how many cents does Lucy charge for her psychiatric services? 5 cents

What song contains the line Although, it's been said, many times, many ways? The Christmas Song

In It's A Wonderful Life, what did George dream of becoming? An engineer/architect

In Victorian England what people were popularly called robins because of their red uniforms? Postmen

According to the UK National Meteorological Office what year (prior to 2007) was the last White Christmas in Britain? 2004

What does Alvin want for Christmas? A hula-hoop

In the movie The Santa Clause, who starred as the sub­stitute Santa Claus? Tim Allen

On what street did a Santa Claus miracle occur? 34th

What WWII First Lady wrote a Christmas story about a girl named Marta? Elinor Roosevelt

What did the Grinch use as a substitute for reindeer? His dog

What Colour is the Grinch? Green

The USA's official National Christmas Tree is in which National Park? King's Canyon National Park, California(a giant sequoia called The General Grant)

What song does a caroler sing outside Scrooge's office? God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

What were Frosty's last words? I'll be back again someday

The 1954 movie White Christmas was the first to be made using what new Paramount film format? VistaVision

What are tiny, inexpensive gifts usually called? Stocking Suffers

What did the Little Drummer Boy give to the Christ Child? A song on his drum

What fruit is St A cherry

In A Charlie Brown Christmas, what winter recreation is the cast of characters doing in the opening scene? Ice Skating

Child star Jimmy Boyd sang which hugely popular 1950's Christmas song, which was initially banned by the Catholic Church in Boston because it supposedly mixed sex and Christmas? I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus

What was the name of Rudolph's dog-sled driving friend? Yukon Cornelius

What song does a caroler sing out­side Scrooge's office? God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

Who wrote The Night Before Christmas? Clement C. Moore

Name the two reindeer whose name begins with a C? Comet and Cupid

In the inspirational 1946 film, It's a Wonderful Life, what's the name of George Bailey's guardian angel? Clarence(Oddbody)

Counting Rudolph, how many reindeer are there? Nine

In which modern country is St Nicholas's birthplace and hometown? Turkey (St Nicholas, bishop 'Nikolaos of Myra', 270-343AD, was born a Greek, i.e., of Greek parents in Patara, Lycia. He lived in and was bishop of Myra, Lycia. Patara and nearby Myra, in Lycia, or fully Lycia et Pamphylia, were then technically provincial territory of the Roman Empire with no specific country name. Patara became ruins centuries ago. Where the ancient town of Myra stood, now stands the Turkish town/district of Demre, Antalya Province, Turkey)

In what city did Miracle on 34th Street take place? New York

Name the reindeer whose name begins with a B? Blitzen

Yorkshireman William Strickland is believed to have brought the first what to Britain from North America in 1526? Turkey

What changed in 1752 which caused England to have a White Christmas less frequently thereafter? The calendar (the English adoption of the Gregorian calendar, replacing the Julian calendar, shifted Christmas day back 12 days - and all the other days too of course - 11 days were skipped in 1752 and a further day in 1800.)

What was Scrooge's first name? Ebenezer

What gift did Caspar bring? Myrrh

What song is full of threats and warnings about Santa Claus? Santa Claus is coming' to Town

What holiday drink contains sugar, milk, and eggs? Eggnog

What was Rudolph's punishment for his red nose? Could not play in reindeer games

What song contains the line Although, it's been said, many times, many ways?The Christmas Song

What carol demands foggy pudding? We Wish You a Merry Christmas

In It's a Wonderful Life, how did Clarence cleverly save George's life? He jumped into the river first

Who lost $8,000 in It's a Wonderful Life! Uncle Billy

The words Myrrh is mine, its bitter perfume breathes of life, of gathering gloom... come from which Christmas carol? We Three Kings of Orient Are (composed by Rev John Henry Hopkins, 1857)

In It s a Wonderful Life, who starred as George Bailey? Jimmy Stewart

What carol contains the word Fa-la-la-Ia-Ia-Ia-la-la-la? Deck the Halls

Which token vegetable is often included in the ingredients of a Christmas pudding? Carrot (vegetables were in earlier times used in making Christmas puddings)

What piece of heavenly apparel does the Littlest Angel not wear correctly? His halo

Where did there arise such a clatter? On the lawn

What song contains the line Somebody waits for you, kiss her once for me?A Holly Jolly Christmas

What are tiny, inexpensive gifts usually called? Stocking Stuffers

Who yelled Stop to Frosty? The traffic cop

What instrument does Amahl play as he leads the pro­cession in Amahl and the Night Visitors? His reed pipe

Who lost $8,000 in It's a Wonderful Life! Ans- Uncle Billy

In Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol, who was Scrooge's dead business partner? Jacob Marley

What was the first gift my true love sent on the sixth day of Christmas? Six geese a-laying

In the Nutcracker section of Fantasia, what fungi dance the Chinese dance? Mushrooms

In what year was Band-Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas the UK Christmas chart-topping record (bonus point each for the years of reissue success by Band Aid II and Band Aid 20)? 1984 (bonus points - Band Aid II was 1989, Band Aid 20 was 2004)

What popular bite-sized chocolate candy comes wrapped in red and green foil at Christmas? Hershey's Kisses

What is the name of the little girl in most versions of The Nutcracker? Clara

Who was the first British monarch to broadcast a Christmas message to the nation? George the Fifth (in 1932)

Visions of what dance in children's heads? Sugarplums

Who tells you she's in town by tap, tap, tappin' at your windowpane? Suzy Snowflake

Who said God Bless Us, Every One!? Tiny Tim

What is the English title of the carol written in 1818 by Austrian priest Josef Mohr originally called Stille Nacht? Silent Night

Who is officially credited as the author of Auld Lang Syne? Robert Burns

How many times is the name of Santa Claus used in The Night Before Christmas? None

Name the three reindeer whose names begin with a D? Dasher, Donder, Dancer

What parade was first held January 1, 1886? Tournament of Roses

Who were nestled snug in their beds? The children

In The Night Before Christmas I sprang from my bed to see what? What was the matter

Who tells you she's in town by tap, tap, tapping' at your windowpane? Ans- Suzy Snowflake

What was the name of Rudolph's dogsled driving friend? Yukon Cornelius

In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, what biological shortcoming made the Grinch so mean? Ans- His heart was two sizes too small

Who are the four ghosts in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol? Christmas Past, Christmas Present, Christmas Yet to Come, and Jacob Marley (one point for each correctly named ghost, and a bonus point for all four)

What is the name of the cake traditionally eaten in Italy at Christmas? Panettone

Whose eyes were made of coal? Frosty's

Presepe in Italy refers to what Christmas tradition? Nativity scene (literally meaning crib)

What Emmy Award winning cartoon was based on a newspaper editorial? Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus

The character Jack Skellington appears in which 1993 Tim Burton film? The Nightmare before Christmas

What non-smoking association sponsors Christmas seals? American Lung Associa­tion

From which country does the poinsettia plant originate? Mexico

What is the theme or essence of I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day? Peace on earth, goodwill to men

Where was I when I saw Mommy kissing Santa Glaus? On the Stairs

What carol demands figgy pudding? We Wish You a Merry Christmas

In A Charlie Brown Christmas, who plays the dusty innkeeper in the Christmas play? Pigpen

On every street corner you hear what song? Silver Bells

What two words are normally pre-printed on gift tags? To, From

What three characters sing The Chipmunk Song? Alvin, Theodore, and Simon

In the song Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer what did Grandma go to get? Her medication

Christmas Crackers is cockney rhyming slang for which part of the male anatomy? Testicles (see knacker origins- related to the very old word for a horse slaughterer.)

In A Charlie Brown Christmas, how many cents does Lucy charge for her psychi­atric services? 5 cents

What did the traffic cop holler to Frosty? Stop

Who wrote A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens

What carol is known as the counting song? The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Christmas period of 1813-14 saw the last what in London? Christmas Fair on a frozen River Thames(known as a Frost Fair)

k2pubquizzes.co.uk Traditionally, does the oldest or youngest family member open the first present? The youngest child

Which of the Wise Men was said to have brought the gift of gold for the baby Jesus? Melchior

What song was originally titled One Horse Open Sleigh? Jingle Bells

What is the biggest selling Christmas single of all time? White Christmas

Where was Mommy when she was kissing Santa Claus? Underneath the mistletoe

Traditionally, does the oldest or youngest family mem­ber open the first present? The youngest child

What liqueur goes into making a 'snowball' cocktail? Advocaat (or advokatt, pronounced 'advocar' - normally a blend of brandy, egg yolks, vanilla and sometimes other ingredients - award yourself a bonus point if you dare order one next time you go to the bar.)

In the movie The Santa Clause, who starred as the substitute Santa Claus? Tim Allen

Who first recorded Here Comes Santa Claus? Gene Autry

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What is the name of the first reindeer Santa calls in The Night Before Christmas? Dasher

Which diarist noted on 25th December 1662, (Christmas Day). Had a pleasant walk to White Hall, where I intended to have received the communion with the family, but I have come too late... Samuel Pepys (pronounced 'peeps')

What does the nutcracker become after killing the Mouse King? A handsome prince

What colour are the berries of the mistletoe plant? White

Elvis Presley recorded what sad song in the fifties? Blue Christmas

Who wrote How the Grinch Stole Christmas? Dr Seuss

What carol contains the line O tidings of comfort and joy? God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

What do most elves wear on the tips of their shoes? Bells

What Saturday Evening Post artist was known for his whimsical pictures of Santa Claus? Norman Rockwell

Where did Santa land his sleigh in The Night Before Christmas? Up on the rooftop

Which US state in 1907 was the last to declare Christmas a legal holiday? Oklahoma

What is Frosty's nose made of? A button

How many points does a snowflake have? Six

In The Night Before Christmas, where were the stock­ings hung? By the chimney

What instrument does Amahl play as he leads the procession in Amahl and the Night Visitors? His reed pipe

In the song The Twelve Days of Christmas, '...my true love brought to me nine...' what? Ladies dancing

What Christmas item was invented by London baker and wedding-cake specialist Tom Smith in 1847? Christmas cracker

What is the most popular tree topper? Angel

After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colours? Silver and gold

What was Brenda Lee doing around the Christmas Tree? Rockin'

What were Frosty's last words? I'll be back again some­day

The Nordic countries (Denmark, Sweden, Norway notably) tend to celebrate Christmas chiefly on which date? 24th December

What flower does Moore compare St. Nick's cheeks to? A rose

What one reindeer is never mentioned in The Night Before Christmas? Rudolph

What 1990 movie told of a boy's experience when two men break into his house during Christmas? Home Alone

Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean is a territory of which country? Australia

What song contains the line Some­body waits for you, kiss her once for me? A Holly Jolly Christmas

What happened to the drummer boy's lamb when he played his song for the Baby Jesus? He came back to life

What does Alvin want for Christ­mas? A hula-hoop

What is the name of the most famous Christmas ballet? Nutcracker

How does Scrooge improve Cratchit's life the day after Christmas? He gives him a raise

John Callcott Horsley designed what first commercial Christmas item in 1843? Christmas card

On which date is Epiphany celebrated in the traditional Western calendar? 6th January

What flower does Moore compare St A rose

In lt's a Wonderful Life, what kind of spirit is Clarence? An angel

In The Night Before Christmas, where were the stockings hung? By the chimney

London's Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is traditionally given by which country? Norway

What glittery bits of metal are hung on a Christmas tree? Tinsel

In Frosty the Snowman, who brought Frosty back to life? Ans- Santa Clause

In It's a Wonderful Life, what kind of spirit is Clarence? An angel