Christmas Potpourri IIPrintable Christmas Trivia Questions
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Which Christmas character is known for saying the line "God bless us everyone"?
c. The Grinch
d. Tiny Tim
Tiny Tim - Tiny Tim says this line in the story 'A Christmas Carol'.
In which country does Kaledu Senelis deliver gifts?
Lithuania - Children who want to receive a gift from Kaledu must perform a song or poem.
What was the name of the prospector in the made for TV film, "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"?
b. Yukon Cornelius
Yukon Cornelius - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer first aired Sunday, December 6, 1964.
Which band created the hit Christmas song, "Little Saint Nick"?
c. The Beach Boys
d. The Who
The Beach Boys - The song was released in 1963.
What is the name of the elf in the movie "ELF"?
Buddy - This 2003 Christmas movie stars Will Ferrell.
According to the song, "Deck the Halls," what kind of instrument should you strike?
Harp - The song says to strike the harp and join the chorus.
For many years, the enormous tree found during Christmas at "Trafalgar Square" has been given to London by which country?
Norway - The people of Oslo have been giving the tree since 1947.
In the Christmas movie "Gremlins," where does the family live?
a. Kingston Falls
b. Niagara Falls
c. Hoover River
Kingston Falls - In this film, Randal Peltzer buys a Mogwai for his son for Christmas.
Widely used in Christmas floral displays, which nation does the poinsettia flower originally come from?
Mexico - The flower has been associated with Christmas since the 16th century.
Who plays the role of Scrooge in the hit movie "Scrooged"?
a. Bill Murray
b. Johnny Depp
c. Jim Carey
d. Chevy Chase
Bill Murray - The movie was released in 1988.
In the song "Let It Snow," what was the couple making?
b. Candy Canes
d. Christmas pudding
Popcorn - The song Let It Snow was written by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne.
Released in October 2001, which group recorded the song, "8 Days of Christmas"?
a. Paul McCartney and Wings
b. Destiny's Child
Destiny's Child - The song has sold over two million copies worldwide.
If you were born on the 25th of December, what would your zodiac sign be?
Capricorn - Capricorn starts on the 21st of December.
When did the first Christmas tree appear in the White House?
1856 - The tree was introduced by President Franklin Pierce.
Who is the narrator in the 2000 movie "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?
a. Anthony Hopkins
b. Sean Connery
c. Patrick Stewart
d. George Earl Jones
Anthony Hopkins - How the Grinch Stole Christmas was directed by Ron Howard.
Released in 1983, who featured a music video showing a World War I Christmas truce between Germany and Britain?
a. Paul McCartney
b. Led Zeppelin
c. Elton John
d. The Police
Paul McCartney - The clip was featured on his music video Pipes of Peace.
Where is the first inhabited place to experience the New Year?
c. New Zealand
Kiritimati - Kiritimati is also known as Christmas Island.
The Julbukk (a Swedish Christmas goat) is traditionally made of what material?
Straw - The Julbukk is also called the Yule Goat.
The Irish tradition of "feeding the wren" involves doing what?
a. Singing carols at your neighbor's door
b. Making Christmas pudding and sharing it with strangers
c. Making bird feeders out of pine boughs
d. Carrying a wren door to door and collecting money for charity
Carrying a wren door to door and collecting money for charity - The tradition is carried out on the 26th of December each year.
Which of these characters is the villain in the Christmas film, "Santa Claus III - The Escape Claus"?
a. The Easter Bunny
b. The Tooth Fairy
c. Jack Frost
d. The Sandman
Jack Frost - The part of Jack is played by Martin Short.
What is the name of the little girl in the ballet "The Nutcracker"?
Clara - Clara is the most commonly used name, however, Marie has also been used.
In years past, "Lambswool" could be found in the homes of wealthy English people. What was it?
a. A plant
b. A kind of fake decorating snow
c. A drink
d. A candy
A drink - Lambswool was made of ale, eggs and spices. Apples would be floated on the top.
What is the name of the family found in the hit Christmas film "Home Alone"?
McCallister - The role of Kevin is played by Macaulay Culkin.
Found in Icelandic folklore, who are the Yule Lads?
a. Gift giving goblins
b. The boys who cut the Yule log
c. A group of singers
d. A rock band
Gift giving goblins - The goblins first appear on the 12th of December.
Written in 1741, who composed "The Messiah"?
Handel - This oratorio (similar to an opera) was first performed in 1742.
Who wrote the first Christmas radio speech done by the King of England?
a. Jonathon Swift
b. Rudyard Kipling
c. Charles Dickens
d. The King
Rudyard Kipling - The speech was broadcasted in 1932.
In which country would Befana deliver gifts?
Italy - Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to good children.
What is the setting for the 2006 Christmas film "Deck the Halls"?
a. Cloverdale, Massachusetts
b. Atlanta, Georgia
c. Tallahassee, Florida
d. Springfield, Illinois
Cloverdale, Massachusetts - The movie features two neighbors who are fighting over decorating their houses.
The line "the ox and lamb kept time" is from which Christmas carol?
a. Snoopy's Christmas
b. The Little Drummer Boy
c. The Friendly Beasts
d. Away in a Manger
The Little Drummer Boy - The original name of the song was 'The Carol of the Drum'.
Charles Dickens mentions a "smoking bishop" in his novel, "A Christmas Carol". What is it?
a. A drink
b. A pipe
c. A game of cards
d. A song
A drink - In the story, Scrooge asks bob to join him for a smoking bishop.
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