Christmas Quizz for Young and Old
Q What do people usually place on top of their Christmas tree:a)
a) flower, b) A star, c) A present, d) An angel?
Q Who delivers presents to children who have been good on Christmas Eve:
a) Jesus, b) Santa, c) Scrooge?
Q What is Boxing day also known as:
a) St Martin’s Day, b) St Joseph’s Day, c) St Stephen’s Day?
Q Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer
Q In the song ‘Jingle Bells’, what was it fun to ride in:
a) A car, b) A sleigh, c) A van
Q Which vegetable do people leave by the fireplace on Christmas Eve for Santa’s Reindeer:
a) Carrot, b) Beetroot, c) Onion?
Q What was the name of Jesus’ father:
a) James, b) Peter, c) Joseph?
Q What brought Frosty the Snowman back to life:
a) A hug, b) A scarf, c) A silk hat?
Q In the story of ‘A Christmas Carol’, what is Scrooge’s first name:
a) Charles, b) Ebenezer, c)John?
Q What type of pie do people traditionally eat at Christmas time:
a) Cherry pie, b) Apple pie, c) Mince pie?
Q In the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ song, what did the true love send on the first day:
a) A turtle dove, b) A partridge in a pear tree, c) A French hen?
Q Where was Jesus born:
a) Bethlehem, b) London, c) Washington d) Oxford
Q What present did Harry Potter receive for his first Christmas at Hogwarts:
a) An invisibility cloak, b) A wand, c) A broom stick?
Q What might you find hanging at the end of your bed on Christmas morning:
a) A snowflake, b) A bauble, c) A stocking?
Q What food item might your parents set fire to at Christmas:
a) The turkey, b) The Christmas pudding, c) The sprouts?
Q Which reindeer had a very shiny red nose:
a) Rudolph, b) Dasher, c) Prancer?
Q What type of calendar do children across the world use to countdown to December 25th:
a) A countdown calendar, b) A desk calendar, c) An advent calendar?
Q In the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ song, what did the true love give on the 6th day:
a) Geese a laying, b) Lords a leaping, c) Swans a swimming?
Q What type of tree do you decorate at Christmas:
a) Pine tree, b) Oak tree, c) Chestnut tree?
Q What is the name of the actor who plays the lead character in the movie Elf:
a) Leon Redbone, b) Kyle Gass, c) Will Ferrell?
Q When Jesus was born in the stable, what did his Mother place him in to sleep:
a) A basket, b) A manger, c) A buggy?
Q What is the missing word from this famous Christmas song – O Little Town of… :
a) Jerusalem, b) Nazareth, c) Bethlehem?
Q What do people usually decorate their Christmas tree with:
a) Tinsel, b) String, c) Wool?
Q What type of animals does Santa use to pull his sleigh:
a) Horses, b) Donkeys, c) Reindeers?
Q How many days are there in December:
a) 28 days, b) 31 days, c) 30 days?
Q What date is St Stephen’s Day?
Q In Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol, who was Scrooge’s dead business partner?
Q The song White Christmas was first performed in which 1942 film?
Q London’s Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is traditionally given by which country?
Q. In the song The Twelve Days of Christmas, ‘…my true love brought to me nine…’ what?
Q Name the original eight reindeer from the ‘Twas the night Before Christmas’ poem.
Q Which Christmas carol includes the lyrics ‘…To save us all from Satan’s power, when we were gone astray..’?
Q The character Jack Skellington appears in which 1993 Tim Burton film?
Q What colour are the berries of the mistletoe plant?
Q In the inspirational 1946 film, It’s a Wonderful Life, what’s the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel?
Q What are the names of the three wise men said to have brought gifts to the baby Jesus?
Q What is New Year’s Eve called in Scotland?
Q What Christmas item was invented by London baker and wedding-cake specialist Tom Smith in 1847?
Q 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)?
Q In which modern country is St Nicholas’s birthplace and hometown?
Q Who wrote How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
Q From which country does the poinsettia plant originate?
Q Who is officially credited as the author of Auld Lang Syne?
Q How many points does a snowflake have?
Q What is the name of the cake traditionally eaten in Italy at Christmas?
and finally which Cratchit said “and God bless Us, Every One”
Answers will be posted onto the website in January