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Two Christmas Trivia Quizzes for the Whole Family

I love Christmas and I enjoy sharing facts about the holidays.

Test your Christmas knowledge below!

Test your Christmas knowledge below!

How Much Do You Know About Christmas?

These free Christmas trivia quizzes are a great way to learn more about Christmas with your family. You can also incorporate them into your office party and award a prize to the top scorer.

Without further ado, answer the questions below to test your Christmas knowledge! Let us know how you did in the comments.

Christmas Trivia Quiz 1

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. 1. Who wrote the story "A Christmas Carol"?
    • Alexander Pope
    • Charles Dickens
    • William Shakespeare
  2. 2. "Buon Natale" is the Christmas greeting in which country?
    • Greece
    • Italy
    • France
  3. 3. Which organization produced the first charity Christmas card?
    • UNICEF
    • Salvation Army
    • St Vincent de Paul
  4. 4. According to the Bible, how many gifts did the Magi give Jesus Christ after his birth?
    • Two
    • Three
    • Five
  5. 5. December 26th, also known as Boxing Day, is the feast day of which saint?
    • St. Nicholas
    • St. Stephen
    • St Francis
  6. 6. Saint Nicholas was the bishop of Myra in Lycia.
    • True
    • False
    • Don't Know
  7. 7. Joseph Mohr wrote a poem in 1816, and it became one of the best-loved Christmas carols. What is it?
    • "Joy to the world"
    • "Silent Night"
    • "Away in a Manger"
  8. 8. In which town was Jesus born?
    • Bethlehem
    • Jerusalem
    • Nazareth
  9. 9. What is the most famous Christmas ballet?
    • "A Christmas Carol"
    • "Les Miserables"
    • "The Nutcracker"
  10. 10. What is the name of the popular red Christmas flower?
    • Chrysanthemum
    • Rose
    • Poinsettia

Answer Key

  1. Charles Dickens
  2. Italy
  4. Three
  5. St. Stephen
  6. True
  7. "Silent Night"
  8. Bethlehem
  9. "The Nutcracker"
  10. Poinsettia

Interpreting Your Score

If you got between 4 and 6 correct answers: Not Bad

If you got 9 correct answers: Well Done

If you got 10 correct answers: Congratulations

Ho ho ho . . . Merry Christmas!

Ho ho ho . . . Merry Christmas!

Christmas Trivia Quiz 2

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. 1. Name the reindeer whose name begins with a "V"
    • Vixen
    • Voldo
    • Vander
  2. 2. Which carol contains the words "Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la"?
    • "Joy to the World"
    • "Jingle Bells Rock"
    • "Deck the halls"
  3. 3. In the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," what did my true love send me on the eleventh day?
    • Pipers Piping
    • Ladies Dancing
    • Lords a leaping
  4. 4. Where was the first commercial Christmas card designed and printed in 1843?
    • London
    • New York
    • Rome
  5. 5. In December of 1897, an 8-year old girl wrote a letter to the editor of "The Sun" asking "Is there a Santa Claus? "
    • True
    • False
  6. 6. At 7 years old, Jitka Samkova designed the first UNICEF charity Christmas card in 1949.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Vixen
  2. "Deck the halls"
  3. Pipers Piping
  4. London
  5. True
  6. True
December 12th was set aside as National Poinsettia Day to mark the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, who was credited with introducing the plant to the USA.

December 12th was set aside as National Poinsettia Day to mark the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, who was credited with introducing the plant to the USA.

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Elizabeth on December 10, 2012:

There's an error in your quiz. December 26 is, indeed, the feast of St. Stephen. :) December 6th is the feast of St. Nicholas.

je-ru on January 15, 2012:

i gain something new....

janetrodriguez on October 29, 2011:

I shared those informations to my students.

AD zurc on November 21, 2010:

it was never mentioned in the bible how many magi visited jesus.. but they did bring 3 types of gift offerings.. gold, incense, and myrhh

Jeannie on May 27, 2010:

Very easy!

STELLAH on October 20, 2009:


lil wayne2 on December 23, 2008:

I knew all of them. How could you people not know any of them!

Nathaniel Stalling Jr from Detroit, MI on December 23, 2007:

Great hub MM Del Rosario. I am a fan.

dakotabramer on December 21, 2007:

sader... i knew less then half of them

Whitney from Georgia on December 19, 2007:

Sad... I knew only about half of them..

MM Del Rosario (author) from NSW, Australia on December 15, 2007:

Well done Patty !!!!

Patty Inglish MS from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on December 15, 2007:

I cna do the first one>

1. Charles Dickens, 2. Italy, 3 UNICEF 4. three, except some version of scriputre on;t mention a number, 5. Good King Wensis-Slushy (LOL) says Feast of STEPHEN, 6.  True true true   7. The Slient Night Chapel replica in Frankenmuth Michigan is fantastic! It has the song in dozens of languages.  8.  Bethlehem  9. Nutcracker; also Chocoloate Nutcracker and Nutty Nutcracker versions in Ohio 10. Poinsettia, red and white one.

And now I am out of answers. 

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