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Christmas Trivia

Strike up some competition at your Christmas party.

Amy Jackson  |  posted 12/17/2012



A great way to spread holiday cheer (and a healthy sense of competition) is a holiday trivia game. Use the questions below to see which team of group members knows the most.

Split your group into two or three teams. Print and cut out the following questions, folding them in half and placing them in a bowl. Pull a question out, asking it of one team. Give the team up to 15 seconds to discuss the answer. When the time is up, they must give an answer. If correct, award one point. Then move to the next team.

Play for a designated amount of time or until one team wins by three points. If the teams are tied for an extended amount of time, consider ending with a tie breaker. Have each team select one team member to answer the final question. Hand each designated person a piece of paper and a pen. Have them wager the amount of points they would like. Then ask the question and have the designated team members write down their answers. When the time is up, have the designated members share their answers and the number of points they wagered.

Questions:

How many geese-a-laying did my true love give to me?

6

What is Frosty's nose made of?

A Button

What holiday drink contains sugar, milk, and eggs?

Egg Nog

Including Rudolph, how many reindeer hooves are there?

36

Who wrote "White Christmas"?

Irving Berlin

Name the 3 reindeer whose names begin with a D.

Donner, Dasher, Dancer

Which Christmas movie has been played more than any other?

It's a Wonderful Life

There are 365 days in a year. What day number is Christmas day?

359

What novel opens with "Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents"?

Little Women

What Christmas food is made of "marsh-whorts"?

Cranberry Sauce

Which department store created 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer'?

Montgomery Ward

How many drummers drum in "The 12 Days of Christmas"?

12

From which country did the gingerbread house originate?

Germany

What Christmas plant belongs to the genus "viscum"?

Mistletoe

Which reindeer is Rudolph's dad?

Donner

The Nutcracker Ballet is based on what fairy tale?

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

John Denver sang "The Twelve Days of Christmas" with the Muppets in the Muppet Christmas special. Who sings the line "five gold rings"?

Miss Piggy

Finish this line from "Silver Bells": Strings of streetlights, Even stoplights, _______________ of bright red and green

Blink

Finish this line from "Sleigh Ride": Our cheeks are nice and rosy and comfy ________ are we.

Cozy

Finish this line from "Christmas Time Is Here" Olden times and _________ rhymes Of love and dreams to share

Ancient

Finish this line from "Baby, It's Cold Outside": The neighbors might _______ (Baby, it's bad out there)

Think

Finish this line from "Joy to the World": No more will sin and sorrow grow, Nor _________ infest the ground; He'll come and make the blessings flow Far as the curse was found

Thorns

Finish this line from "Deck the Halls": Follow me in merry measure. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la While I tell of _________ treasure Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Yuletide

Finish this line from "Frosty the Snowman": Down to the village, With a _____________ in his hand

Broomstick



Topics:Christmas, Creativity, Fun, Holidays, Icebreakers
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Date Added:December 17, 2012

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