Christmas Quiz questions and Answers

Christmas Quiz questions and Answers 2024. Christmas is now just one day away and many people will be settling in for the festivities, especially now that night’s out have changed.

To kick off your Christmas Eve, we’ve got a set of quiz questions for you to try, to test your festive knowledge from song lyrics to film trivia.

Whether you’re planning on having a quiz tonight or saving it for Christmas Day, this quiz is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Christmas Quiz questions and Answers

There’s a fair chance you have taken more quizzes this year than you have over the course of your entire life.

The Zoom quiz was a staple of the first lockdown, but has largely been shunned since July (basically when the pubs opened up again). But with families coming together at Christmas – whether in person or virtually – it might be time to break out the brain teasers again.

Here is a festive-themed quiz to try out on your loved ones. All questions are related to the holiday season, and split into four rounds; TV, music, film and general knowledge.

Family christmas quiz questions

During Friends‘ seventh season, what does Ross dress up as to teach his son about Hanukkah? (The holiday armadillo)

What does Tim buy Dawn for Secret Santa in The Office Christmas special? (An oil painting set)

In Peep Show, which part of Christmas dinner does Jeremy pretend to forget to buy, sending Mark into a fit of rage? (The turkey)

Who won last year’s Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special? (Debbie McGee)

In EastEnders, what did Den Watts famously give his wife Angie for Christmas in 1986? (Divorce papers)

In which year’s Doctor Who Christmas special did David Tennant make his debut as The Doctor? (2005)

Who got killed off in Downton Abbey‘s 2012 Christmas special? (Matthew Crawley)

Which long-running cartoon kicked off with a Christmas special in 1989? (The Simpsons)

“Sleepless in Peckham” was the name of a Christmas special for which British sitcom? (Only Fools and Horses)

In what year did Raymond Briggs’ classic The Snowman first appear on TV in the UK? (1982)

Christmas music quiz questions

Which Rage Against the Machine song became Christmas number one in 2009, as a result of an anti X-Factor campaign? (“Killing in the Name”)

What is the best-selling Christmas song of all time? (“White Christmas” by Bing Cosby)

Finish the lyric to Mariah Carey’s classic, “All I Want for Christmas is You”: “Oh I won’t ask for much this Christmas, I won’t even wish for…” (Snow)

Who sings “Fairytale of New York” with The Pogues? (Kirsty MacColl)

Which band had three consecutive UK Christmas number one singles in the 1990s? (Spice Girls)

Who wrote “Do They Know it’s Christmas” with Bob Geldof? (Midge Ure)

Which record reached the Christmas number one spot in both 1975 and 1991? (“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen)

Who covered Elton John’s “Your Song” for the 2010 John Lewis Christmas advert? (Ellie Goulding)

Finish the lyric to Wham!’s classic, “Last Christmas”: “A face on a lover with a fire in his heart, a man under cover but you…” (Tore him apart)

How many gifts, in total, are given during the “Twelve Days of Christmas” carol? (364)

Christmas films / movie quiz

In The Muppet Christmas Carol, who plays Ebenezer Scrooge? (Michael Caine)

Zooey Deschanel and Peter Dinklage both appear in which 2003 Christmas comedy? (Elf)

How many feature length Home Alone films are there? (Five)

On which day is Die Hard set? (Christmas Eve)

Which classic was remade in 1994, starring Richard Attenborough? (Miracle on 34th Street)

Who produced the 1993 animated film The Nightmare Before Christmas? (Tim Burton)

What is the name of Alan Rickman’s character in Love Actually? (Harry)

Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black star together in which Christmas movie? (The Holiday)

Which singer released a film called Christmas on the Square on Netflix this year? (Dolly Parton)

In which classic Christmas film does Tiny Tim appear? (A Christmas Carol)

Christmas general knowledge quiz

Which country does the popular Christmas dessert panettone originate from? (Italy)

Which takeaway chain do Japanese people often order from at Christmas? (KFC)

What is your star sign if you are born on Christmas Day? (Capricorn)

What time is the Queen’s speech traditionally broadcast on Christmas Day? (3pm)

Which Christmas-themed ballet premiered in St Petersburg, Russia in 1892? (The Nutcracker)

Which of Santa’s reindeer does not feature in the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas”? (Rudolph)

In which modern-day country was St Nicholas born? (Turkey)

What was Frosty the Snowman’s nose made out of? (A button)

What is a female turkey called? (A hen)

Which plant popular around Christmas has bright red leaves? (Poinsettia)

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