The Ultimate Kids Christmas Quiz

It’s beginning to look a lot like quizmas! From the origins of Christmas to modern-day trends like Elf on the Shelf. Think Santa, Mince Pies, and Christmas traditions for inspiration to ace our free Festive quiz.

You’ll find 50 questions divided into 4 rounds, so gather the children for some yuletide quizzing.

Round 1 – Christmas Trivia

1 – Which City in Jerusalem was baby Jesus born?

2 – Which reindeer was not allowed to ‘Join in any reindeer games’?

3 – Name one of the two things traditionally put on top of a Christmas tree?

4 – What is the name of the popular festive plant that has red berries?

5 – What is the name of the popular festive plant that has white berries?

6 – Germany started the tradition of putting up Christmas trees – True or false?

7 – What items are hung on fireplaces on Christmas Eve?

8 – What is the name of the day after Christmas Day?

9 – What item is used on December 1st to count the days down until Christmas?

10 – Which red-breasted bird is often seen on Christmas cards?

Round 2 – Christmas TV & Films

1 – Which mischievous green grump stole Christmas?

2 – In the film ‘Home Alone’ which member of the McCallister family is left behind?

3 – Which film features a boy getting picked up by a train on Christmas eve, on a journey to see Santa?

4 – What is the name of the snowman who is brought to life by a magical hat?

5 – What is Olaf the Snowman’s nose made out?

6 – Which cartoon family has a pet dog called Santa’s Little Helper?

7 – What is the name of the honorary elf in the film ‘Elf’?

8 – Ebenezer Scrooge loved Christmas – True or False?

9 – In the film ‘Deck the Halls’ where Buddy Hall did want his lights to be seen from?

10 – Which film sees a father fighting to get his son a Turbo Man figure for Christmas?

Round 3 – Name that Christmas Song

Adults MUST sing these to the kids – it’s only fair!

1 – “Dashing through the snow, In a one horse open sleigh”?

2 – “Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful”?

3 – In the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ song, how many gold rings are there?

4  – “Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, in the lane, snow is glistening”?

5 – “Good tidings we bring to you and your kin”?

6 – “Round yon virgin Mother and Child, Holy infant so tender and mild”?

7 – “Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la “?

8 – “What a bright time, it’s the right time, To rock the night away”?

9 – “With a corncob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made out of coal”?

10 – “My beard is black, There’s soot in my sack”?

Round 4 – Santa Claus

1 – What item does Santa leave for naughty children?

2 – In which chilly part of the world does Father Christmas live?

3 – What is the main colour of Santa’s suit?

4 – What 3 words does Santa use to laugh?

5 – Santa Claus is also known as Saint who?

6 – What small magical creatures are Santa’s helpers?

7 – What mode of transport does Santa use to deliver the presents at Christmas?

8 – Which one of Santa’s reindeer has the same name as a cosmic snowball?

9 – Santa & Mrs Claus have no children of their own – True or False?

10 – Which one of Santa’s reindeer’s names begins with P?

Round 5 – Festive food & Drink

1 – What type of pie does Santa LOVE to be left out for him on Christmas Eve?

2 – What two colours are traditional candy canes?

3 – Sausages wrapped in bacon are better known as what?

4 – Which meat is traditionally eaten for Christmas dinner?

5 – During your Christmas lunch, what item would you find a joke inside of?

6 – Which fruit is traditionally put inside a Christmas stocking?

7 – Eggnog is a Christmas dessert – True or False?

8 – Which sauce is traditionally served with roast pork?

9 – What sauce is poured over a Christmas dinner?

10 – Which sauce is traditionally served with roast turkey?




If you liked these Kids Christmas Quiz Questions, have any quiz requests, spotted a mistake, or would like to let us know how you got on, please let us know in the comments below…

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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