Wrapping Up Christmas With Trivia

Christmas will be here on just a few days, so as I wrap up the Christmas blog series for this year, let’s have a little fun and play some Christmas trivia. Some of these questions are harder than others, but there’s nothing here designed to hurt your brain. You can use these questions to quiz your family on Christmas, test your own knowledge, or scour the internet to try and prove me wrong. Which you can probably do because I am totally not double checking these answers. I’m way too busy for that. After all, there’s presents to be wrapped, carols to be sung, cookies to bake, and nog to be ignored in favor of pretty much any other drink.

Anyway, have a very Merry Christmas. Enjoy the quiz. Answers appear after the quiz.

DAVE’S BIG JOLLY CHRISTMAS QUIZ

  1. What country is traditionally credited with starting Christmas trees?
  2. What color Christmas will Elvis Presley be likely to have?
  3. What is Ralphie’s little brother’s name in the movie “A Christmas Story?”
  4. Which of Santa’s reindeer has the same name as another holiday mascot?
  5. According to the song, what did my true love give me for the 8th day of Christmas?
  6. What popular Christmas song was originally written for Thanksgiving (regular readers should know this one)?
  7. What was the first company to use Santa Claus in advertising?
  8. What was the original title of “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”?
  9. Christmas became a federal holiday in what year?
  10. Who created the first electric light Christmas display?
  11. What country is the Poinsetta native to?
  12. What is the most popular meal for Christmas in Japan?
  13. Which country is to blame for Eggnog?
  14. How many candles are on an Advent wreath?
  15. What is the best selling Christmas song of all time?
  16. Which 3 words best describe The Grinch?
  17. Three of Santa’s reindeer have names starting with the letter “D”. What are those names?
  18. Who got run over by a reindeer?
  19. What is the Dutch name for Santa Claus?
  20. What is Frosty’s nose made out of?
  21. How many wise men were present at Jesus’ birth?
  22. What gets put in the stocking of a naughty child?
  23. How many ghosts visit Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol?”
  24. What was the name of Rudolph’s best friend (hint: he wanted to be a dentist)?
  25. In the movie “Christmas Vacation”, how many lights were on the Griswold house?

ANSWERS TO DAVE’S BIG JOLLY CHRISTMAS QUIZ

  1. Germany
  2. Blue
  3. Randy
  4. Cupid
  5. 8 Maids A Milking
  6. Jingle Bells
  7. Coca Cola
  8. “A Visit From St. Nicholas”
  9. 1870
  10. Thomas Edison
  11. Mexico
  12. KFC
  13. England
  14. Four
  15. White Christmas
  16. The words are as follows, and I quote: “Stink, Stank, Stunk”
  17. Dasher, Dancer, Donner
  18. Grandma
  19. Sinter Klaas
  20. A Button
  21. None
  22. Coal
  23. Four
  24. Hermey (The Elf)
  25. 25,000

See you next week!


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