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The following is a list of Christmas trivia questions with the answers. We hope you did well!

  1. What happened on 34th Street?… a miracle
  2. In Holiday Inn, what color did Bing Crosby paint Marjorie Reynold’s face: red or black?… Black
  3. What was the name of the parish in Going My Way?… St. Dominic’s
  4. What Wizard of Oz star portrayed the villain in the 1961 version of Babes in Toyland?… Ray Bolger
  5. In what two movies did Bing Crosby sine “White Christmas?”… Holiday Inn and White Christmas
  6. What was the first holiday the inn was open in Holiday Inn?… New Year’s Eve
  7. Name one of the two actors who turned down the role Danny Kaye had in White Christmas?… Donald O’Connor and Fred Astaire
  8. Who portrayed the angel in It’s a Wonderful Life?Henry Travers
  9. In Miracle on 34th Street, what amazing advice did Kris Kringle give to customers?… He sent them to other stores to buy gifts.
  10. What legendary figure on a horse did Rosemary Clooney give to Bing Crosby in White Christmas?… A knight on a horse
  11. In Holiday, on what holiday did Cary Grant and his fiance announce their engagement?… New Year’s Eve
  12. In what state does most of White Christmas take place: Vermont or New York?…Vermont
  13. How many Academy Awards did White Christmas win: zero or two?… zero
  14. Whom did Gene Lockhart portray in the 1938 version of A Christmas Carol?… Bob Cratchit
  15. Who portrayed the spinster writer in Christmas in Connecticut? Barbara Stanwyck
  16. What did George Bailey call “our song” in It’s a Wonderful Life?… “Buffalo Gals”
  17. What permanent injury did George Bailey suffer as a boy?… a deaf ear.
  18. In Holiday Inn, what was the name of the Turkey: Mr. Jones or Tom?… Mr. Jones
  19. What was the main character’s name in Home Alone?… Kevin
  20. What was Mary’s Last name in Babes in Toyland?… Contrary
  21. What Christmas bribe does Ralph give his teacher in The Christmas Story? A fruit basket
  22. In It’s a Wonderful Life, who starred as George Bailey?… Jimmy Stewart
  23. In Miracle on 34th Street, what toy did Santa Claus promise to the son of a bewildered mom: a doll or firetruck?… Firetruck
  24. Who directed White Christmas?… Michael Curtiz
  25. In It’s a Wonderful Life, what would have the town been called if George wa never born?… Potterville

International Christmas Trivia

  1. Is chicken or pork served as the main course for a Colombian Christmas?… Pig (Pork Roast)
  2. In what clothing article do Sicilian children expect to find their presents: knit cap or their stocking?… In their stockings
  3. What kind of tree do Yugoslavians burn as their yule log: oak or maple?… the oak
  4. Do Brazilian children expect to find their shoes or stockings filled with presents?… Their Shoes
  5. What European country popularized ‘Carol of the Birds?”… Spain
  6. In what communist country is St. Barbara’s Day used as a barometer of Christmas weather?… Poland
  7. What Iberian nation’s favorite sweet Christmas nougat is turron?… Spain
  8. What plant enables you to kiss people at Christmas time?… mistletoe
  9. In Ireland, what must your name be to snuff out the Church Christmas candles?… Mary
  10. In England, does finding a coin in the the plum pudding mean wealth or pregnancy to the finder?… wealth
  11. In what country does reveillon occur after midnight Mass: Austria or France?… France
  12. What European country features the “smoke blessing?”… Austria
  13. What Iberian country performs the Seasonal dance of Six?… Spain
  14. Who leaps out on New Year’s Eve, vigorously kisses Austrian women, and shares a name with Stallone?… Sylvester
  15. Paintings of whom do the Chinese hang on their wall on New Year’s Eve: samurai or ancestors?… Ancestors
  16. In Pakistan, what holiday is Bara Din?… Christmas (Big Day)
  17. In Bulgaria, what is Nova Godina?… New Year’s Day
  18. What door-to-door singers do the English call waits?… Carolers
  19. What sport do English indulge in on Boxer’s Day: parlor games or fox hunting?… Fox Hunting
  20. Because of the German population in Guatemala, what tradition has become quite popular?… The Christmas Tree
  21. What time does mass begin in Greece for the Christmas celebration?… 4 a.m. Christmas Day
  22. In Spain, what midnight event is called Misa del Galla?… Midnight Mass
  23. What trio are the gift bearers in Spain?… The Wise Men
  24. Admired by the Swedes, what nationality was St. Lucia?… Italian (Sicilian)
  25. What neutral nation’s traditions are influenced by no less than four other nations? … Switzerland
  26. In Iraq, what rank of clergymen ends the Christmas Service: Priest of Bishop?… Bishop
  27. Traditionally, does the oldest or youngest family member open the 1st present?… The youngest child
  28. Walrus tusks or sealskin mitts are typical gifts on what cold Danish Island?… Greenland
  29. According to Welch tradition, Mari Lwyd was turned out of the stable of whom?… Baby Jesus
  30. What continent country started “Carols by Candlelight?”… Australia
  31. What day is Noche-beuna in Spain?… Christmas Eve
  32. During church service in Germany, what stands on each side of the alter?… Christmas Trees
  33. In what country does the Mayor of Helsinki announce at the start of Christmas?… Finland
  34. In Austria, is the evil spirit Klaubauf a demon or troll?… A demon
  35. Through what opening in a house does Old Man Christmas enter a home in Chile, chimney or window?… Window
  36. Is the church of the Nativity located in Nazareth or Bethlehem?… Bethlehem
  37. What is the last Sunday before Christmas called in Norway: Dirty Sunday or Holy Sunday?… Dirty Sunday
  38. What takes the place of the Christmas Tree in Italy?… A Yule Log
  39. What does Jelesvann bring in Norway: good luck or gifts?… Gifts
  40. Who is Austria’s gift bringer?… St. Nicholis or Christ Kind
  41. The Grotto of the Nativity is considered the location of what event?… The Birthplace of Jesus Christ
  42. In what boot-like country is the manger scene called pesepio?… Italy
  43. What does Meri Kurisumasu mean in Japan?… Merry Christmas
  44. What country at one time banned Christmas?… France, England, or Italy
  45. What nut do Danish children look for in the rice pudding, walnut or almond?… an almond
  46. What South Pacific country features the Christmas bell and Christmas bush?… Australia
  47. What tundra dwellers enjoy Kiviak, decomposed auks, as Christmas treat?… Eskimos
  48. On what Mid-December date does the Christmas celebration in the Philippines begin?… December 16
  49. What number is considered lucky in Armenia on New Year’s Day?… Seven
  50. What Canadian island celebrates “Fish for the Church” during Christmas?… Newfoundland

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1.  In Frosty the Snowman, who brought Frosty back to life?  Santa Claus
2. Who lost $8,000 in It’s a Wonderful Life? Uncle Billy
3.  In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, what biological shortcoming made the Grinch so mean? His heart was two sizes too small
4. Who tells you she’s in town by tap, tap, tappin’ at your windowpane? Suzy Snowflake
5.  What is the biggest selling Christmas single of all time? “White Christmas”
6.  What was Scrooge’s first name? Ebenezer
7.  Where was I when I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus? On the Stairs
8.  What was the name of Rudolph’s dogsled driving friend? Yukon Cornelius
9.  Who said “God Bless Us, Every One!”? Tiny Tim
10. What carol contains the line “O tidings of comfort and joy”? “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”
11. In The Night Before Christmas I sprang from my bed to see what? What was the matter
12. Name the three reindeer whose names begin with a “D”?  Dasher, Donder, Dancer
13. In the song “Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer” what did Grandma go to get? Her medication
14. What was the first gift my true love sent on the sixth day of Christmas? Six geese a-laying
15. In what city did Miracle on 34th Street take place? New York
16. In It’s a Wonderful Life, how did Clarence cleverly save George’s life? He jumped into the river first
17 .Who kept time with the Little Drummer Boy? The ox and the lamb
18. In The Night Before Christmas, where were the stockings hung? By the chimney
19. What is the name of the little girl in most versions of The Nutcracker? Clara
20. What is the last ghost called in A Christmas Carol? The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
21. What color is the Grinch? Green
22. How many pipers piping did my true love give to me? Eleven
23. In the movie The Santa Clause, who starred as the substitute Santa Claus? Tim Allen
24. What was Rudolph’s punishment for his red nose? Could not play in reindeer games
25. In A Charlie Brown Christmas, who plays the dusty innkeeper in the Christmas play? Pigpen
26. What did the traffic cop holler to Frosty? “Stop”
27. What holiday drink contains sugar, milk, and eggs? Eggnog
28. What popular bite-sized chocolate candy comes wrapped in red and green foil at Christmas? Hershey’s Kisses
29. What Saturday Evening Post artist was known for his whimsical pictures of Santa Claus? Norman Rockwell
30. What one reindeer is never mentioned in “The Night Before Christmas”? Rudolph
31. St. Nick’s beard is like what feature of winter? Snow
32. Name the two reindeer whose name begins with a “C”? Comet and Cupid
33. In It’s a Wonderful Life, what did Clarence receive for accomplishing his mission: wings or a halo? His Wings
34. What carol contains the word “Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la”? “Deck the Halls”
35. In the “Nutcracker” section of Fantasia, what fungi dance the Chinese dance? Mushrooms
36. What did the Grinch use as a substitute for reindeer? His dog
37. Who were nestled snug in their beds? The children
38. What 1990 movie told of a boy’s experience when two men break into his house during Christmas? Home Alone
39. What fruit is St. Nick’s nose like? A cherry
40. What glittery bits of metal are hung on a Christmas tree? Tinsel
41. In It’s a Wonderful Life, what kind of spirit is Clarence? An angel
42. What were Frosty’s last words? “I’ll be back again someday”
43. What piece of heavenly apparel does the Littlest Angel not wear correctly? His halo
44. What is Charlie Brown’s complaint about Christmas? It is too commercialized
45. What instrument does Amahl play as he leads the procession in Amahl and the Night Visitors? His reed pipe
46. On what street did a Santa Claus miracle occur? 34th
47. Counting Rudolph, how many reindeer are there? Nine
48. What happened to the drummer boy’s lamb when he played his song for the Baby Jesus? He came back to life
49. What did Rudolph never get to join in? Reindeer games
50. What Emmy Award winning cartoon was based on a newspaper editorial? Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus
51. What carol is known as the counting song? “The Twelve Days of Christmas”
52. Where did there arise such a clatter? On the lawn
53. What type of canned pie filling is a big seller at Christmastime? Pumpkin
54. What three characters sing “The Chipmunk Song”? Alvin, Theodore, and Simon
55. What gift did Caspar bring? Myrrh
56. In It’s a Wonderful Life, what part of George’s house is always broken? The bannister
57. Traditionally, does the oldest or youngest family member open the first present? The youngest child
58. What carol demands figgy pudding? “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”
59. What flower does Moore compare St. Nick’s cheeks to? A rose
60. Whose eyes were made of coal? Frosty’s
61. What song was originally titled “One Horse Open Sleigh”? “Jingle Bells”
62. What holiday film annually appears on television more than 300 times? It’s a Wonderful Life
63. In It’s A Wonderful Life, what two friends share their names with two Sesame Street characters? Bert and Ernie
64. What is Frosty’s nose made of? A button
65. How does Scrooge improve Cratchit’s life the day after Christmas? He gives him a raise
66. What country started the tradition of exchanging gifts? Italy (Romans)
67. In A Charlie Brown Christmas, what winter recreation is the cast of characters doing in the opening scene? Ice Skating
68. What are tiny, inexpensive gifts usually called? Stocking Stuffers
69. Name the reindeer whose name begins with a “B”? Blitzen
70. What W.W.II First Lady wrote a Christmas story about a girl named Marta? Elinor Roosevelt
71. What non-smoking association sponsors Christmas seals? American Lung Association
72. Visions of what dance in children’s heads? Sugarplums
73. How many times is the name of Santa Claus used in “The Night Before Christmas”?   None
74. What is the most popular tree topper? Angel
75. What song contains the line “Although, it’s been said, many times, many ways”? “The Christmas Song”
76. What did the Little Drummer Boy give to the Christ Child?  A song on his drum
77. What snack is often left out for Santa? Cookies
78. In It’s a Wonderful Life, who starred as George Bailey? Jimmy Stewart
79. What cola company was known for its ads featuring a big, smiling Santa? Coca-Cola
80. What does Alvin want for Christmas? A hula-hoop
81. Who wrote “The Night Before Christmas? Clement C. Moore
82. What does the nutcracker become after killing the Mouse King? A handsome prince
83. What men’s grooming appliance became a sled for Santa in commercials of the sixties? Norelco Electric Shaver
84. What do most elves wear on the tips of their shoes? Bells
85. After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colors? Silver and gold
86. What song contains the line “Somebody waits for you, kiss her once for me”? “A Holly Jolly Christmas”
87. What popular Christmas toy is based on a 1903 political caricature? The Teddy Bear
88. Who first recorded “Here Comes Santa Claus”? Gene Autry
89. What song does a caroler sing outside Scrooge’s office? “God Rest You Merry Gentlemen”
90. What two words are normally pre-printed on gift tags?  To, From
91. Where was Mommy when she was kissing Santa Claus?    Underneath the mistletoe
92. What film told the plight of a poor mountain family during the days of the Depression? The Homecoming
93. On every street corner you hear what song? “Silver Bells”
94. What was Brenda Lee doing around the Christmas Tree? Rockin’
95. In A Charlie Brown Christmas, how many cents does Lucy charge for her psychiatric services? 5 cents
96. Elvis Presley recorded what sad song in the fifties? “Blue Christmas”
97. In “Winter Wonderland” the lovestruck couple pretends a snowman is who? Parson Brown
98. What parade was first held January 1, 1886? Tournament of Roses
99. What song is full of threats and warnings about Santa Claus? “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town”
100. Where did Santa land his sleigh in “The Night Before Christmas”? Upon the roof
101. Who yelled “Stop” to Frosty? The traffic cop
102. In It’s A Wonderful Life, what did George dream of becoming?  An engineer/architect
103. What is the name of the first reindeer Santa calls in The Night Before Christmas? Dasher
104.What is the name of the most famous Christmas ballet? Nutcracker
105. What is the theme or essence of “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”? Peace on earth, goodwill to men
106. Who wrote A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens