The Ultimate Trivia On Christmas

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Dive into the holiday spirit with our 'Christmas Quiz,' the ultimate test of yuletide knowledge! Explore the enchanting world of festive traditions, historical tidbits, and seasonal delights. From timeless classics to quirky facts, this quiz is designed to challenge and delight both casual celebrants and Christmas aficionados.

Unwrap the joy of the season as you answer questions that span the breadth of holiday cheer. Are you a Christmas connoisseur or a festive novice? Find out with this entertaining and enlightening quiz that captures the magic of the season. Gather your jingle bells and discover just how merry your Christmas trivia Read moremastery can be!


Christmas Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    In what state in the USA will you find a town named Christmas?

    • A.

      There Is No Town Called Christmas

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Alaska

    Correct Answer
    B. Florida
    Explanation
    Florida is the correct answer because it is the state in the USA where you will not find a town named Christmas. The question implies that there is a town called Christmas in some state, but the correct answer states that there is no such town.

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  • 2. 

    Which holiday is preceded by Advent?

    • A.

      Ramadan

    • B.

      Christmas

    • C.

      Easter

    • D.

      Passover

    Correct Answer
    B. Christmas
    Explanation
    Advent is a period of preparation and anticipation observed by Christians before Christmas. It begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. During Advent, Christians reflect on the coming of Jesus Christ and prepare for his birth. Therefore, the correct answer is Christmas.

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  • 3. 

    What is the traditional pudding eaten after your Christmas feast?

    • A.

      Tapioca Pudding

    • B.

      Figgy Pudding

    • C.

      Christmas Pudding

    • D.

      Bread Pudding

    Correct Answer
    B. Figgy Pudding
    Explanation
    Figgy pudding is the traditional pudding eaten after a Christmas feast. It is a rich and dense dessert made with dried fruits, spices, and suet. It is often steamed or boiled and served warm. The name "figgy pudding" comes from the fact that it traditionally contained figs, although modern recipes may use a variety of dried fruits. Figgy pudding has been a popular Christmas dessert in England since the 16th century and is often served with a sauce or custard.

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  • 4. 

    When are the "12 Days of Christmas"?

    • A.

      December 21 To January 1

    • B.

      Christmas Eve To January 4

    • C.

      December 14 To December 25

    • D.

      December 26 To January 6

    Correct Answer
    D. December 26 To January 6
    Explanation
    The "12 Days of Christmas" are traditionally celebrated from December 26 to January 6. This period starts on the day after Christmas, which is known as Boxing Day, and ends on the Feast of the Epiphany. The celebration of the "12 Days of Christmas" is based on the Christian tradition and represents the time between the birth of Jesus (Christmas Day) and the arrival of the three wise men (Epiphany). During this time, various festivities and religious observances take place, including exchanging gifts and singing traditional carols.

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  • 5. 

    How many reindeer does Santa have?

    • A.

      Six Reindeer

    • B.

      Twelve Reindeer

    • C.

      Nine Reindeer

    • D.

      Seven Reindeer

    Correct Answer
    C. Nine Reindeer
    Explanation
    Santa has nine reindeer. This is a well-known fact in popular culture and folklore. According to the traditional Christmas story, Santa Claus is said to be pulled by a team of nine reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolph. These reindeer help Santa deliver presents to children around the world on Christmas Eve.

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  • 6. 

    Gene "The Singing Cowboy" Autry wrote what classic Christmas song?

    • A.

      White Christmas

    • B.

      Here Comes Santa Claus

    • C.

      Frosty The Snowman

    • D.

      Holy Night

    Correct Answer
    B. Here Comes Santa Claus
    Explanation
    Gene "The Singing Cowboy" Autry is known for writing and performing the classic Christmas song "Here Comes Santa Claus." Autry's version of the song was released in 1947 and has since become a beloved holiday favorite. Autry's catchy tune and joyful lyrics perfectly capture the excitement and anticipation of Santa's arrival, making it a timeless Christmas classic.

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  • 7. 

    On the "eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me..."?

    • A.

      Ladies

    • B.

      Drummers

    • C.

      Maids

    • D.

      Pipers

    Correct Answer
    D. Pipers
    Explanation
    On the "eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me..." refers to the popular Christmas carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas." Each day, the true love sends a new gift. In this case, on the eleventh day, the gift is "eleven Pipers piping." This answer aligns with the traditional lyrics of the song, where each day introduces a new gift, and "Pipers" is the correct gift for the eleventh day.

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  • 8. 

    How many gifts are there in "The Twelve Days of Christmas"?

    • A.

      98 Gifts

    • B.

      48 Gifts

    • C.

      78 Gifts

    • D.

      144 Gifts

    Correct Answer
    C. 78 Gifts
    Explanation
    "The Twelve Days of Christmas" is a popular Christmas carol that describes the gifts given on each of the twelve days. The song mentions a total of 78 gifts. Each day, a new gift is added, starting with one gift on the first day and increasing by one each day. The gifts are cumulative, meaning that on the twelfth day, the recipient receives all the gifts from the previous days, resulting in a total of 78 gifts.

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  • 9. 

    What is the straw goat used in Sweden for Christmas celebrations called?

    • A.

      Jimballa

    • B.

      Julbukk

    • C.

      Bukkwall

    • D.

      Krakbukk

    Correct Answer
    B. Julbukk
    Explanation
    The straw goat used in Sweden for Christmas celebrations is called Julbukk.

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  • 10. 

    The day after Christmas is called Boxing Day, but its also the holy day for what saint?

    • A.

      Matthew

    • B.

      Paul

    • C.

      Peter

    • D.

      Stephen

    Correct Answer
    D. Stephen
    Explanation
    Boxing Day, which falls on December 26th, is traditionally celebrated in many countries as a day to give gifts to the less fortunate. However, it is also the feast day of Saint Stephen, who was the first Christian martyr. Saint Stephen's feast day is observed by the Catholic Church and other Christian denominations, honoring his dedication to spreading the message of Christianity and his ultimate sacrifice. Therefore, the correct answer is Stephen.

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  • 11. 

    When and where did the Salvation Army Christmas collection kettle originate?

    • A.

      San Francisco 1891

    • B.

      New York City 1928

    • C.

      London 1937

    • D.

      Chicago 1944

    Correct Answer
    A. San Francisco 1891
    Explanation
    The Salvation Army Christmas collection kettle originated in San Francisco in 1891.

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  • 12. 

    What day of the week did Christmas fall on in 2006?

    • A.

      Sunday

    • B.

      Saturday

    • C.

      Monday

    • D.

      Wednesday

    Correct Answer
    C. Monday
    Explanation
    In 2006, Christmas fell on a Monday.

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  • 13. 

    Where does the X in "Xmas" come from?

    • A.

      Cross

    • B.

      English Translation

    • C.

      Latin Alphabet

    • D.

      Greek Letter "Chi"

    Correct Answer
    D. Greek Letter "Chi"
    Explanation
    The X in "Xmas" comes from the Greek letter "Chi". In Greek, the letter "Chi" is written as "Χ" and is the first letter in the Greek word for Christ, which is "Χριστός" (Christos). Over time, the abbreviation "Xmas" became popular as a shorthand way of writing Christmas, with the "X" representing the "Chi" sound. Despite some misconceptions, the use of "Xmas" is not intended to remove Christ from Christmas but rather to represent the Greek origins of the word.

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  • 14. 

    When was "Silent Night" written?

    • A.

      1850

    • B.

      1818

    • C.

      1923

    • D.

      1907

    Correct Answer
    B. 1818
    Explanation
    "Silent Night" was written in 1818. This is evident from the fact that it is the only option provided that falls within the given time frame. The other options, 1850, 1923, and 1907, are all outside the specified period. Therefore, 1818 is the correct answer.

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  • 15. 

    What is "Hot Cockles"?

    • A.

      A Type Of Tree

    • B.

      A Curse Word

    • C.

      A Christmas Game

    • D.

      A Christmas Dish

    Correct Answer
    C. A Christmas Game
    Explanation
    "Hot Cockles" is a Christmas game. It is a traditional party game played during the holiday season. In this game, one person is blindfolded and sits in a chair while other participants take turns lightly slapping or tapping their back. The blindfolded person must guess who is touching them. It is a fun and interactive game often played at Christmas gatherings and parties.

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