Try Our Free Christmas Quiz For All The Family

Our free printable Christmas quiz sheets

Looking for a fun, family-friendly activity for everyone to enjoy over the festive season? Try our free Christmas quiz!

We’ve put together a brilliant list of printable questions that’ll appeal to your whole family, from children to grandparents. You’ll find 10 ‘easy’ questions and 10 ‘hard’ questions, so there’s plenty here to test your Yuletide knowledge.

How well do you know your Christmas number 1s? Have you been paying attention during classic Christmas films? And how much does your family really know about the most wonderful time of the year? We’re about to put your Christmas trivia skills to the test!

How to Play

  • Choose someone to be Question Master. They’ll be in charge of printing off the question sheets and keeping the answers secret from the rest of the family!
  • Split everyone else into teams of two or more people. Try and get a range of ages across each team, to give everyone the best chance of knowing the answers.
  • The Question Master reads out each question and the teams writes down their answers.
  • Each team should pass their answer sheet to another team for marking. The Question Master will then go through the answers.
  • As you’ve probably guessed by now, the team with the most points wins!

Easy Questions

Question Masterprint this sheet for you to use during the quiz.

Easy Christmas quiz questions

  1. Who played Buddy in the 2003 Christmas classic Elf? 
  1. Complete the lyrics: “On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…” 
  1. Which author wrote How the Grinch Stole Christmas in 1957?
  1. How many of Santa’s reindeer begin with the letter D? 
  1. What is Scrooge’s first name in the Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol? 
  1. The song ‘Walking In The Air’ features in which classic Christmas film?
  1. In which decade did Slade have a Christmas number 1 with ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’? 
  1. What is the name of the singing snowman in Frozen?
  1. London’s annual Winter Wonderland celebration is found in which park? 
  1. What time is the Queen’s speech traditionally broadcast on Christmas Day?

Find the answers here.

Hard Questions

Question Master, print this sheet for you to use during the quiz.

Hard Christmas quiz questions

  1. On Christmas Eve 1990, a film called A Grand Day Out introduced us to which iconic British duo? 
  1. Which of these festive classics is the only one to have been a UK Christmas number 1?

A: Last Christmas – Wham!

B: All I Want For Christmas is You – Mariah Carey

C: Merry Christmas Everyone – Shakin’ Stevens

D: I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day – Wizzard 

  1. Which Australian pop megastar appeared in a Doctor Who Christmas special in 2007?
  1. In 1996, a record 24.3 million people watched the Trotters finally become millionaires in the Christmas special of which TV comedy? 
  1. In 2008, which country set the current record for the world’s tallest snowman?

A: Germany

B: Canada

C: USA 

  1. Widow Twankey traditionally appears as a character in which Christmas pantomime?

A: Aladdin

B: Dick Whittington

C: Jack and the Beanstalk

  1. In which fictional world, created by CS Lewis, is it always winter but never Christmas?
  1. The Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square is traditionally given by which Scandinavian country each year?
  1. In which language is Father Christmas known as Père Noël?
  1. By what name is St Stephen’s Day better known in the UK?

Find the answers here.

Answer sheet

Print as many answer sheets as you need and hand one out to each team.

Easy Answers

  1. Will Ferrell
  1. Ten Lords-a-leaping
  1. Dr Seuss
  1. Three – Dasher, Dancer and Donner
  1. Ebenezer
  1. The Snowman
  1. 1970s
  1. Olaf
  1. Hyde Park
  1. 3pm

Hard Answers

  1. Wallace & Gromit
  1. Shakin’ Stevens. Wham! and Mariah Carey got to number 2, while Wizzard only reached number 4.
  1. Kylie Minogue
  1. Only Fools & Horses
  1. The USA. It took one month to build and measured 122ft 1in tall.
  1. Aladdin
  1. Narnia
  1. Norway, who have donated the tree every year since 1947 as a gesture of thanks for Britain’s help during the Second World War.
  1. French
  1. Boxing Day

 Merry Quizmas, everyone! Remember, if you’re looking for inspiration, we’ve got loads of festive ideas that’ll help you enjoy a cool Yule!

Originally published: December 2015

Updated: November 2018

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