Christmas Trivia Quiz Questions #7Xmas Trivia Questions
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What popular Christmas song warns that "You better watch out, you better not cry"?
a. Christmas Day Is Come
b. Santa's on His Way
c. Must Be Santa
d. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - Making its debut in 1934, 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' was written by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie.
What is another name for a "Yule log"?
a. Christmas Cake
c. Christmas Ham
d. Christmas Block
Christmas Block - A Yule log is a specially selected log burnt on a hearth during Christmas.
What horned "half-goat, half-demon" entity punishes children who have misbehaved during the Christmas season?
c. Knecht Ruprecht
Krampus - It is customary to offer a Krampus schnapps.
Written by George Michael, what English pop duo released the song "Last Christmas" in December, 1984?
a. Hall and Oates
d. Swallow and the Wolf
Wham! - Wham! donated all of the 'Last Christmas' royalties to help combat Ethiopian famine.
The Salvation Army's "Christmas Kettle" annual donation drive made its debut in San Francisco in what year?
1891 - The tradition was started by Salvation Army officer Captain Joseph McFee in 1891.
What Grammy Award winning actor plays the role of Philip in the 1994 Christmas film "Mixed Nuts"?
a. Bill Murray
b. Chevy Chase
c. Steve Martin
d. Adam Sandler
Steve Martin - Adam Sandler plays the role of Louie Capshaw in the film.
The underwater mountain range "Christmas Ridge" can be found in what ocean?
Pacific - Christmas Ridge is located on the southwestern side of Tampa Bay.
Often hung on a Christmas tree, what is the name of the ornamental material that simulates the visual effect of ice?
Tinsel - Tinsel was invented in Nuremberg sometime around 1610.
What Christmas song includes the lyrics, "Children laughing, people passing, meeting smile after smile. And on every street corner you hear"?
a. Silver Bells
b. Christmas Bells
c. Carol of the Bells
d. Jingle Bells
Silver Bells - Silver Bells was first performed by Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell.
First published in December of 1845, who wrote the short story, "The Little Match Girl"?
a. Charles Dickens
b. Lewis Carroll
c. Charles Perrault
d. Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen - Hans Christian Andersen also wrote The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling and The Emperor's New Clothes.
The creation of Edward H. Johnson, the first known electrically illuminated Christmas tree made its debut in what decade?
1880s - Johnson was an associate of Thomas Edison.
What jolly happy soul's eyes are made of coal?
a. Frosty the Snowman
b. Father Christmas
c. Jack Skellington
Frosty the Snowman - Frosty the Snowman was written by Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson.
In the 1988 film "Die Hard", who is John McClane hoping to see for Christmas before he comes across the terrorists?
Wife - Bruce Willis plays the role of John McClane in the film.
Actors Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen star in what Christmas comedy film?
a. Miracle on 34th Street
b. White Christmas
c. Holiday Inn
d. A Christmas Story
White Christmas - White Christmas was released in 1954.
In the English Christmas carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas", what did my true love send to me on the eighth day?
a. Turtle Doves
b. Maids a-Milking
c. Pipers Piping
d. Ladies Dancing
Maids a-Milking - The Twelve Days of Christmas was first published in 1780.
Who does the voice of Rudolph in the 1964 animated TV special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"?
a. Stan Francis
b. Billie Mae Richards
c. Paul Soles
d. Paul Kligman
Billie Mae Richards - Stan Francis voices Santa Claus in the film.
What Muppet narrates the 1992 film, "The Muppet Christmas Carol"?
a. Fozzie Bear
b. The Great Gonzo
c. Miss Piggy
d. Kermit the Frog
The Great Gonzo - Michael Caine plays the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the film.
Which of the following names is another name for Santa Claus?
b. Bob Cratchit
d. Kris Kringle
Kris Kringle - Santa is also known as Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick and Father Christmas.
In what year was Nintendo's Game Boy the number-one selling toy for Christmas?
1991 - The Game Boy was Nintendo's first handheld game console.
Complete the title to this well-known Christmas film - "???????? All The Way".
Jingle - Jingle All The Way stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad.
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