250+ Funny Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers (Easiest to Hardest)

Funny Christmas Trivia Questions

Christmas is a time for laughter and joy, and what better way to bring some fun to the holiday season than with a round of Christmas trivia? Whether you’re hosting a Christmas party or simply looking for some entertainment during the festive season, these funny Christmas trivia questions and answers are sure to keep everyone entertained.

From easy to challenging, we’ve compiled a list of 250 funny Christmas trivia questions that cover a wide range of topics related to the holiday season. So, gather your friends and family, and let the laughter begin!

250+ Funny Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

Here are funny Christmas trivia questions and their answers:

Easy Funny Christmas Trivia Questions

1. What was the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time?
Answer: Home Alone.

2. How long does it take for a tree to reach the average, ideal “Christmas tree” height?
Answer: 15 years.

3. What animated 2004 film is about a train that carries kids to the North Pole on Christmas Eve?

Answer: The Polar Express.

4. How do you say Merry Christmas in Hawaiian?
Answer: Mele Kalikimaka.

5. What did the other reindeer not let Rudolph do because of his shiny red nose?
Answer: Join in any reindeer games.

6. Which popular holiday plant is known to be an aphrodisiac?
Answer: Mistletoe

7. One of Santa’s reindeer shares a name with a famous symbol of Valentine’s Day. Which reindeer is that?

Answer: Cupid.

8. What are the two other most popular names for Santa Claus?
Answer: Kris Kringle and Saint Nick.

9. How many ghosts show up in A Christmas Carol?
Answer: Four.

10. In Home Alone, where are the McCallisters going on vacation when they leave Kevin behind?
Answer: Paris.

11. What do people traditionally put on top of a Christmas tree?
Answer: An angel.

12. Name the animatronic cassette-playing bear toy that every kid wanted for Christmas in the mid-80s.

Answer: Teddy Ruxpin.

13. In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, what was the first name of Scrooge?
Answer: Ebenezer.

14. The movie Miracle on 34th Street is based on a real-life department store. What is it?
Answer: Macy’s.

15. What does Santa say at the end of “A Visit from St. Nicholas” book?
Answer: Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!

16. Which U.S. state was the first to declare Christmas an official holiday?
Answer: Oklahoma.

17. Whose eyes are all aglow in “The Christmas Song?”
Answer: Tiny tots.

18. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer started off as a marketing gimmick for what store?
Answer: Montgomery Ward.

19. According to legend, what holiday goodies were shaped to resemble a shepherd’s staff? This was a way to remind children of the shepherds who visited baby Jesus?
Answer: Candy canes.

20. Which Hollywood actor played six different roles in The Polar Express?
Answer: Tom Hanks.

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Christmas trivia questions and answers for the whole family:

21. What’s the most popular kind of tree to use for a Christmas tree?
Answer: Nordmann Fir.

22. In the classic Christmas movie, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch was described with three words. What are they?
Answer: Stink, stank, stunk.

23. What did Frosty The Snowman do when a magic hat was placed on his head?
Answer: He began to dance around.

24. Which country has a tradition of a witch dropping gifts for children through the chimney at Christmas?
Answer: Italy.

25. In which modern-day country was St. Nicholas born in?
Answer: Turkey (originally Patara, a city in the ancient district of Lycia, in Asia Minor).

26. What words follow “Silent Night” in the song?
Answer: Holy night.

27. What is Ralphie’s little brother’s name in the movie A Christmas Story?
Answer: Randy.

28. What is the best-selling Christmas song ever?
Answer: “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby.

29. What was the real name of the character Tim Allen plays in The Santa Clause?
Answer: Scott Calvin.

30. What is the most recorded Christmas song of all time?
Answer: “Silent Night”.

31. In the song “Winter Wonderland,” what do we call the snowman?
Answer: Parson Brown.

32. In the song Twelve Days of Christmas, what is given on the 7th day?
Answer: Swans a-swimming.

33. What figure from English folklore came to be associated with Santa Claus?
Answer: Father Christmas.

34. What gift did the Little Drummer Boy give to the newborn Christ?
Answer: He played a song for him on his drums.

35. Which scene in White Christmas wasn’t originally slated to be in the film?
Answer: Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye singing, “Sisters”.

36. Who wrote, “Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more?”
Answer: Dr. Seuss.

37. “The Muppet Christmas Carol,” who played Scrooge? Hint: It wasn’t a muppet.
Answer: Michael Caine.

38. As the clock chimes midnight to ring in the New Year, a Spanish tradition involves eating twelve of what? You’re supposed to have one for each chime?
Answer: Grapes.

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Christmas trivia questions to break the ice at parties:

39. What well-known Christmas carol became the first song ever broadcast from space in 1965?
Answer: Jingle Bells.

40. Three of Santa’s reindeer’s names begin with the letter “D.” What are those names?
Answer: Dancer, Dasher, and Donner.

41. Elvis isn’t going to have a white Christmas he’s going to have a….
Answer: Blue Christmas.

42. Who invented electric Christmas lights?
Answer: Thomas Edison in 1880.

43. Where was baby Jesus born?
Answer: In Bethlehem.

44. How many Americans celebrate Christmas?
Answer: Nine in 10 Americans.

45. What entrepreneur was the first person to dress up as Santa in his department store? He started the tradition of department store/mall Santas.
Answer: James Edgar.

46. In the movie Elf, what was the first rule of The Code of Elves?
Answer: Treat every day like Christmas.

47. Which real-life person is Santa Claus based on?
Answer: The Christian bishop St. Nicholas.

48. What much-reviled Christmas edible is known for its long shelf life?

Answer: Fruitcake.

49. “And on every street corner you hear,” what?
Answer: Silver bells.

50. What would you stick into an onion when following a traditional bread sauce recipe?
Answer: Cloves.

51. When gold was dropped down the chimney of the home of three poor sisters, it created what Christmas tradition?
Answer: Stockings by the fireplace! (The gold was dropped down to help the sisters fulfill their dowry.)

52. Who tries to stop Christmas from coming, by stealing all things of Christmas from “the Who’s”?
Answer: The Grinch.

53. What Christmas decoration was originally made from strands of silver?
Answer: Tinsel.

54. What political cartoonist is largely responsible for defining what the modern Santa Claus looks like?
Answer: Thomas Nast.

55. What was the original title for The Little Drummer Boy?
Answer: Carol of the Drum.

56. In the movie It’s A Wonderful Life, what happened every time a bell rang?
Answer: An angel got his wings.

57. What’s the name of the main villain in The Nightmare Before Christmas?
Answer: Oogie Boogie.

58. What Christmas-themed ballet premiered in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1892?
Answer: The Nutcracker.

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The hardest Christmas trivia questions:

59. Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?
Answer: Germany.

60. How many gifts in total were given in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” song?
Answer: 364.

61. Which fairy tale was the first gingerbread houses inspired by?
Answer: Hansel and Gretel.

62. In the movie A Christmas Story, what was the name of the neighbor whose dog ate the Christmas turkey?
Answer: The Bumpuses.

63. What are Christmas trees also called?
Answer: Yule-Tree.

64. What was Frosty the Snowman’s nose made out?
Answer: A button.

65. How many lights were on the Griswold’s house in Christmas Vacation?
Answer: 25,000.

66. What is the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel in It’s A Wonderful Life?
Answer: Clarence Odbody.

67. Which famous choreographer went uncredited on “White Christmas?”
Answer: Bob Fosse.

68. What are the most common sides for Christmas dinner?
Answer: Green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked ham.

69. According to the song, what did my true love give to me on the eighth day of Christmas?
Answer: Eight maids a milking.

70. What Christmas beverage is also known as “milk punch?”
Answer: Eggnog.

71. Which Christmas song contains the lyric “Everyone dancing merrily in the new old-fashioned way?”
Answer: “Rocking Around The Christmas Tree”.

72. What are you supposed to do when you find yourself under the mistletoe?
Answer: Kiss.

73. What is the significance of a Yule Log?
Answer: The popular cake symbolizes the log you should burn on Christmas Eve. If the log goes out before the morning, it is believed you will face bad luck in the new year.

74. In the song “Frosty the Snowman,” what made Frosty come to life?
Answer: An old silk hat.

75. What would you be drinking if you had ‘Glühwein?’
Answer: Mulled wine.

76. Which spirit is traditionally added to butter and served with Christmas pudding?
Answer: Brandy.

77. What bad guy did Rudolph have to avoid?
Answer: The Abominable Snowman.

78. How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish?
Answer: Feliz Navidad.

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Christmas trivia questions for the holiday season:

79.  Where did the word and idea “Christmukkah” come from?
Answer: The O.C.

80. In 1981, Bob and Doug McKenzie released their own version of a classic Christmas song. Which song is that?

Answer: The Twelve Days of Christmas.

81. In the 1964 movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, what was the name of Rudolph’s elf friend?
Answer: Hermey.

82. To get enough frames to make the entire Nightmare Before Christmas film, how many frames were needed?
Answer: 110,000 (that’s 24 frames per second).

83. What popular Christmas song was written for Thanksgiving?
Answer: “Jingle Bells”.

84. What was the first company that used Santa Claus in advertising?
Answer: Coca-Cola.

85. Finish this line from How the Grinch Stole Christmas: “It came without packages, boxes or ___.”
Answer: Bags.

86. How much do Americans spend on holiday shopping?
Answer: Americans spend an average of $942 per person on holiday gifts.

87. In which direction should you stir mincemeat for good luck?
Answer: Clockwise.

88. Why couldn’t Ralphie have a BB gun in A Christmas Story?
Answer: “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!”

89. In “The Christmas Song,” who did the narrator see kissing Santa Claus under the mistletoe?
Answer: Mommy.

90. In the movie Elf, how does Buddy get to the North Pole?
Answer: He hides in Santa’s sack.

91. Where did there arise such a clatter?
Answer: On the lawn.

92. According to the folklore of Austria and other countries, what horned figure punishes naughty children at Christmastime?
Answer: Krampus.

93. When was the first Christmas card sent?
Answer: In 1843. It was designed by John Horsley.

94. How many Americans buy artificial Christmas trees?
Answer: More than 80 percent, according to the American Christmas Tree Association.

95. What is the name of the last ghost that visits Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?
Answer: The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come.

96. Who came up with the Elf on the Shelf game?
Answer: Carol Aebersold and her daughters, Chanda Bell and Christa Pitts.

97. What traditional Christmas decoration is actually a parasitic plant?
Answer: Mistletoe.

The greatest Christmas trivia questions:

98. Which country did eggnog come from?
Answer: England.

99. In A Christmas Story, what gift does Ralphie receive from his aunt?
Answer: A pink bunny suit.

100. Which one of Santa’s reindeer has the same name as another holiday mascot?
Answer: Cupid.

101. Visions of which food danced in children’s heads as they slept in the poem “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas?”
Answer: Sugarplums.

102. Which president had his own special recipe for eggnog?
Answer: George Washington.

103. Who played George Bailey in the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life?
Answer: Jimmy Stewart.

104. In what decade did NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command, formerly CONAD) start tracking Santa on Christmas Eve?
Answer: The 1950’s (specifically 1955).

105. What sparks roughly 100 accidental fires each holiday season?
Answer: Dried out Christmas trees.

106. What country has the tradition of filling children’s clogs with candy and treats on December 5?
Answer: The Netherlands.

107. What alcohol is used to “spike” eggnog?
Answer: Rum.

108. How many reindeer were in the story Twas the Night Before Christmas?
Answer: Eight. Rudolph wasn’t in the story.

109. Stolen is the traditional fruit cake of which country?
Answer: Germany.

110. Per a recent holiday fad, what “spy” hides around the house, reporting back to Santa on who has been naughty and nice?
Answer: The Elf on the Shelf.

111. What does the Peanuts gang sing at the end of “A Charlie Brown Christmas?”
Answer: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.

112. What song does Lucy ask Schroeder to play on his piano in “A Charlie Brown Christmas”?
Answer: Jingle Bells.

113. What country is the Poinsettia, with its red and green foliage, native to?
Answer: Mexico.

114. What is the number of children who celebrate Christmas around the world?
Answer: Around 700 million.

115. Why are Christmas candy canes red and white in color?
Answer: The white of the cane can represent the purity of Jesus Christ. The red stripes are for the blood he shed when he died on the cross. 

116. In what modern-day country was Saint Nicholas born?
Answer: Turkey.

117. Santa Claus is mainly a mix of what two figures?
Answer: Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas in dutch) and Father Christmas.

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Christmas Food Trivia

118. What is the traditional meat served for Christmas dinner in many countries, including the United States and United Kingdom?

Answer: Roast turkey

119. What is the main ingredient in a classic Christmas dessert known as Yule log or Bûche de Noël?

Answer: Chocolate

120. In which country is it traditional to serve a Christmas pudding with a hidden coin or charm inside?

Answer: United Kingdom

121. What is the traditional Christmas drink made with beaten eggs, milk, sugar, and spices such as nutmeg and cinnamon?

Answer: Eggnog

122. What are the small, round, fruit-filled pastries traditionally eaten during the Christmas season called?

Answer: Mince pies

123. Which fruit is often included in Christmas fruitcakes and symbolizes good luck and prosperity?

Answer: Dried cherries

124. In Italian cuisine, what type of seafood dish is commonly served as part of the Christmas Eve feast, known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes?

Answer: Baccalà (salted cod)

125. What is the name of the traditional German Christmas bread made with candied fruit, nuts, and spices?

Answer: Stollen

126. Which type of nut is commonly associated with the holiday season and often used in various Christmas recipes?

Answer: Chestnuts

127. What popular Christmas candy is made from peppermint-flavored hard candy that is crushed and mixed with sugar syrup, then formed into small sticks or shapes?

Answer: Candy canes

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Christmas Songs Trivia

128.  In the song “Jingle Bells,” what type of sleigh is mentioned?

Answer: One-horse open sleigh

129.  Which famous Christmas song begins with the lyrics “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire”?

Answer: “The Christmas Song” (commonly known as “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire”)

130. In the song “Deck the Halls,” what is the traditional way to “deck the halls”?

Answer: With boughs of holly

131. Which classic Christmas song asks, “Do you hear what I hear?”

Answer: “Do You Hear What I Hear?”

132. What is the title of the song that begins with the lyrics “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas”?

Answer: “White Christmas”

133. In the song “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” what makes Rudolph different from other reindeer?

Answer: His shiny red nose

134. Which song encourages listeners to “Have a holly jolly Christmas”?

Answer: “Holly Jolly Christmas”

135. What song includes the line “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”?

Answer: “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

136. Which Christmas song goes “Last Christmas, I gave you my heart”?

Answer: “Last Christmas” by Wham!

137. In the song “Feliz Navidad,” which two languages are used to wish listeners a merry Christmas?

Answer: English and Spanish

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Miracle on 34th Street

138. What real-life store was “Miracle on 34th Street” based on?

Answer: Macy’s
139. What is the name of the actress that played Susan in the movie’s 1994 version?
Answer: Mara Wilson
140. At the movie’s end, what did Susan give the judge?
Answer: A dollar bill

141. What date was the movie initially released in the United States?
Answer: May 2nd, 1947

142. Who was the attorney that defended Kris Kringle?
Answer: Fred Gailey

Frosty The Snowman

143. What is the magician in the movie called?
Answer: Professor Hinkle

144. What is the name of the magician’s bunny?
Answer: Hocus Pocus

145. What brought Frosty to life?
Answer: The magic tophat

146. How did the movie characters try to get to the North Pole?
Answer: Through a frozen train car holding ice cream

147. What is the name of the child that helped Santa get to the North Pole?
Answer: Karen

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Deck the Halls

148. What is Steve Finch’s profession?
Answer: An Optometrist

149. Why were Steve and Buddy fighting in the movie?
Answer: For the title of “The Christmas Guy”

150. What light did the crowd use when the lights on Buddy’s house did not work?
Answer: The crowds used the lights from their cellphones

151. Why did Buddy Hall decorate his house with so many lights?
Answer: Because he believed decorating with many lights would make his house visible from space

White Christmas

152. What was the release year of White Christmas?
Answer: 1954

153. What was the name of Rudolph’s elf friend?
Answer: Hermey

154. What actress played the role of Betty?
Answer: Rosemary Clooney

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

155. In the animated version of “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” what was the name of Rudolph’s girlfriend?
Answer: Clarice

156. What was the name of Rudolph’s dad?
Answer: Donner

157. Why did Santa want to cancel Christmas?
Answer: The weather was too foggy

158. Why did other reminders stop Rudolph from joining any reindeer games?
Answer: Because Rudolph has a shiny red nose

159. When traveling to the Island of Misfit Toys, which character is Rudolph scared of?
Answer: The Abominable Snowman

Hard Christmas trivia questions

160. What country is the largest exporter of Christmas trees?
Answer: Canada

161. What is the capital city of Christmas Island?
Answer: Flying Fish Cove

162. What is the name of the country where people believe that a witch drops gifts from a chimney on Christmas?
Answer: Italy

163. Which country first started putting up Christmas trees?
Answer: Germany

164. Who invented electric Christmas lights?
Answer: Thomas Edison

165. What Christmas song has the lyrics “Say hello to friends you know and everyone you meet?”
Answer: Holly Jolly Christmas

166. What tradition does caroling originate from?
Answer: English custom of wassailing

167. What year was the first Christmas card sent?
Answer: 1843

168. What popular book has these words, “Christmas doesn’t come from a store; maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more?”
Answer: How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

169. Oklahoma was the first state in the US to officially declare Christmas as a holiday, true or false?
Answer: False

170. KFC is a favorite Christmas meal in what country?
Answer: Japan

171. Theodore Roosevelt was the US president known for having his own eggnog recipe, true or false?
Answer: False. The president was George Washington

172. Who sang the song “White Christmas?”
Answer: Bing Crosby

173. What was the original title of the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas?”
Answer: A Visit from St. Nicholas

174. England once banned the celebration of Christmas. True or false?
Answer: True

175. Who was the political cartoonist to draw the visual prototype of Santa popular today?
Answer: Thomas Nast

176. Between 1659 and 1681 in Boston, what Christian group banned Christmas?
Answer: The Puritans

177. What were the first artificial Christmas trees made from?
Answer: Goose feathers dyed greens and fixed to wire branches

178. Which state in the US first declared Christmas as an official holiday?
Answer: Alabama

179. What store first initiated Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer as a marketing gimmick?
Answer: Montgomery Ward

180. What is the most featured bird on Christmas cards?
Answer: Robin

181. Who designed the first Christmas Card?
Answer: John Horsley

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Christmas movie trivia questions

A Christmas Carol

182.  What is the name of Scrooge’s fiance?
Answer: Belle

183.  What are the names of the three ghosts that visited Scrooge?
Answer: Ghost of Christmas Present, Ghost of Christmas Past, and Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

184. How many ghosts appeared in the movie?
Answer: Four ghosts

185. Who is the author of “A Christmas Carol?”
Answer: Charles Dickens

186. Why was Jacob Marley’s ghost chained and tormented?
Answer: Because of Jacob’s cruel, greedy, and uncaring attitude

187. What is the name of Bob Cratchit’s Son?
Answer: Tiny Tim

188. In the movie, what step did Scrooge take to improve Cratchit’s life?
Answer: Scrooge gave Cratchit a raise

189. Who was the first ghost that appeared to Scrooge?
Answer: Jacob Marley, Scrooge’s deceased business partner

Miscellaneous Christmas Trivia

190.  In the 1990 film “Home Alone,” where are the McCallisters planning to go for Christmas vacation?

Answer: Paris, France

191. What plant is associated with Christmas and is often hung above doorways as a symbol of goodwill?

Answer: Mistletoe

192. In what country did the tradition of exchanging Christmas gifts originate?

Answer: Ancient Rome

193. Who wrote the famous Christmas novella “A Christmas Carol”?

Answer: Charles Dickens

194. In the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” how many total gifts are given?

Answer: 364

195. What popular holiday drink is made from fermented apple juice?

Answer: Apple cider

196. What is the name of the Grinch’s loyal dog in Dr. Seuss’ book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”?

Answer: Max

197. Which famous ballet features a young girl named Clara and her magical Christmas adventure?

Answer: “The Nutcracker”

198. What is the traditional color of Santa Claus’ suit?

Answer: Red

199.  What is the name of the famous reindeer whose name starts with the letter “D”?

Answer: Dasher

Christmas trivia questions for adults

200. What is the name of the US president that banned Christmas trees from the White House?
Answer: Theodore Roosevelt

201. The dessert called “White Christmas,” made from dried fruit and coconut oil, originated from which country?
Answer: Australia

202. Snowball cocktails contain which alcoholic ingredient?
Answer: Advocaat

203. What is Santa Claus known as in Dutch?
Answer: Sinterklaas

204. What is the most popular Christmas-themed ballet of all time?
Answer: The Nutcracker

205. Traditionally, what do Ukrainians put on their Christmas tree to attract good luck?
Answer: Spider’s web

206. To make Christmas trifles, what alcohol should you add as the base?
Answer: Sherry

207. What plant prompts people to share a smooch during Christmas?
Answer: Mistletoe

208. What are the ingredients for mulled wine?
Answer: Red wine, herbs, spices, and sugar

209. Which country decorates Christmas trees with spiderwebs?
Answer: Ukraine

210. What would be your Zodiac star sign if you were born on Christmas?
Answer: Capricorn

211. What is the average number of years a tree takes to reach the average “Christmas tree?”
Answer: 15 years

Fun family Christmas trivia questions

212. Where was baby Jesus born?
Answer: Bethlehem

213. What was the original title of the song “The Little Drummer Boy?”
Answer: Carol of the Drum

214. How many days are there between Christmas and Epiphany?
Answer: 12 days

215. How do you say “Merry Xmas” in Spanish?
Answer: Feliz Navidad

216. What do the French call Santa?
Answer: Père Noel

217. Who are Santa’s little helpers?
Answer: Elves

218. On Christmas Eve, what piece of clothing do people hang near a fireplace?
Answer: Stocking

219. Who wrote the famous song “Frosty the Snowman?”
Answer: Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson

220. Where was Saint Nicholas born?
Answer: Turkey

221. Which of Santa’s reindeer is the most famous?
Answer: Rudolph

222. Candy canes originated from which country?
Answer: Germany

223. Who spies on kids and reports to Santa children that are naughty or nice?
Answer: An Elf on the Shelf

224. Where did the Nativity occur?
Answer: Bethlehem

225. What is another name for Christmas trees?
Answer: Yule-tree

226. What was the gift on the seventh day in the popular song “12 days of Christmas?”
Answer: Seven swans a-swimming

227. What animal pulls Santa’s sleigh?
Answer: Reindeer

228. What Christmas food do kids leave for Santa?
Answer: Milk and cookies

229. What three gifts did Baby Jesus receive at birth?
Answer: Gold, frankincense, and myrrh

230. What does the word “Noel” mean in Latin?
Answer: Birth

231. What is the total number of “la’s” in three verses of “Deck the Halls?”
Answer: 96

232. What holiday goodies have a staff shape to remind children of the Shepherds who visited Jesus?
Answer: Candy canes

233. How many ladies are dancing in the “12 Days of Christmas” song?
Answer: Nine ladies

234. What gift would Santa put inside a naughty child’s stocking?
Answer: A lump of coal

235. What are the names of the kings that visited baby Jesus?
Answer: Casper, Melchior, and Balthazar

236. In “Winter Wonderland,” what was the snowman called?
Answer: Pearson Brown

237. Which character is famous for stealing Christmas presents and decorations?
Answer: The Grinch

238. Who first started the Elf on the Shelf tradition?
Answer: Carol Aebersold and her two daughters

239. What are the two traditional Christmas colors?
Answer: Red and green

240. Where does Santa live?
Answer: North Pole

241. Name two of Santa’s reindeer whose names start with “C?”
Answer: Cupid and Comet

242. What was the Christmas tree decor once made of silver color?
Answer: Tinsel

243. What is the chemical formula of snow?
Answer: H2O

244. What company first introduced Santa Claus’ red and white costume in an advertisement?
Answer: Coca-Cola

245. What fairy tale was the inspiration for the first gingerbread houses?
Answer: Hansel and Gretel

246. What do you call a female turkey?
Answer: A hen

247. What was the traditional English Christmas dinner before turkey prevailed?
Answer: Pig’s head with mustard

248. What are two other popular names for Santa Claus?
Answer: Saint Nick and Kris Kringle

249. What is the total number of gifts given in the song “12 Days of Christmas” song?
Answer: 64 gifts

250. Santa Claus initially dressed up in purple, blue, or green, true or false?
Answer: True


What is Christmas trivia?

Christmas trivia refers to fun and interesting facts related to the holiday season, such as historical events, traditions, and popular customs.

Why should I play Christmas trivia games?

Playing Christmas trivia games can add joy and laughter to your holiday gatherings while also testing your knowledge of Christmas traditions.

Is there a limit on how many times I can use these trivia questions?

There are no limits! Feel free to revisit and reuse these entertaining Christmas trivia questions as often as you like.

How can I access the answers to the trivia questions?

The answers are conveniently provided alongside each question, allowing you quick access without any hassle.

Will these trivia questions make me laugh?

Yes, many of these questions are designed to bring a smile to your face with humorous and quirky facts about Christmas traditions and history.


Christmas trivia is a great way to bring some laughter and entertainment to the holiday season. Whether you’re playing with friends, and family, or even hosting a virtual trivia night, these funny Christmas trivia questions and answers are sure to keep everyone entertained. So, gather your loved ones, test your knowledge, and have a jolly good time this Christmas!


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