The Ultimate Family Christmas Quiz

Perfect for Festive family gatherings, from the history of Christmas to the modern-day trends like Elf on the shelf. Think Santa, Christmas films, and festive tunes for inspiration to ace our free Christmas quiz.

You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather the family around for some yuletide quizzing.

Round 1 – For the Adults

1 – Who wrote ‘A Christmas Carol’?

2 – What was the first ever Christmas song to be played from space?

3 – In Ukraine, which insects are considered symbols of good luck at Christmas?

4 – ‘Milk Punch’ is another name for which Christmas drink?

5 – Name another popular name for Father Christmas beginning with K?

6 – Which actor played the conductor in ‘The Polar Express’?

7 – Which fruit is used to make a Christingle?

8 – Which author wrote ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’?

9 – What is broadcast on BBC One at 3pm on Christmas Day?

10 – What is the famous ballet performed at Christmas time?

Round 2 – For the Kids

1 – Which one of Santa’s reindeer has a red nose?

2 – How many ghosts are in Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’?

3 – Name another popular name for Father Christmas beginning with S?

4 – Which Christmas film features an adopted human Elf called buddy?

5 – Which one of Santa’s reindeer has a name beginning with V?

6 – How many wise men brought gifts to baby Jesus?

7 – Which green grump stole Christmas?

8 – What colour are the berries on holly?

9 – In what month is Christmas celebrated?

10 – What are the red & white sweets, shaped like a crook that you find hanging on Christmas trees?

Round 3 – For the Adults

1 – Which red plants are with Christmas?

2 – Feliz Navidad means Merry Christmas in which language?

3 – If you were born on Christmas Day, what would be your star sign?

4  – Where is the birthplace of Jesus?

5 – Name Slade’s 1973 Christmas number one?

6 – Who wrote the song ‘I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas’?

7 – What gifts did The Three Wise Men give to baby Jesus?

8 – On Christmas day in 1066, which king was crowned?

9 – Which TV series featured a ‘Holiday Armadillo’?

10 – Name Wizzard’s popular 1973 hit Christmas song?

Round 4 – For the Kids

1 – Where is Santa’s workshop located?

2 – What is the name of the snowman that Elsa brings to life in Frozen?

3 – What red-breasted birds are often seen on Christmas cards?

4 – What is the day before Christmas called?

5 – What were baby Jesus’ parent’s names?

6 – Which vegetable is usually used for a snowman’s nose?

7 – Which bird is traditionally eaten for Christmas dinner?

8 – What is a yule log?

9 – What is the day after Christmas called?

10 – Which one of Santa’s reindeer has a name beginning with P?

Round 5 – True or False

1 – Tinsel was once made of real silver – True or False?

2 – The Statue of Liberty is the largest Christmas gift ever given – True or False?

3 – Thomas Edison invented Christmas lights – True or False?

4 – The first known Christmas card was sent in 1743 – True or False?

5 – There is a Christmas card so small it’s invisible to the human eye – True or False?

6 – Christmas Day has the highest number of relationship breakups – True or False?

7 – In Texas, there was a gingerbread house made as big as a real house – True or False?

8 – ‘Elf’ is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time – True or False?

9 – The tradition of putting up Christmas trees only 50 years old – True or False?

10 – People in Japan eat KFC on Christmas – True or False?




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Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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