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Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

Christmas Trivia Questions and Quizzes

Christmas celebrations vary in different parts of the world, and these differences and similarities present a great source of trivia questions. Use these quizzes for team competitions among diverse age groups. There is something of interest whether you are four or 94. Everyone knows just enough Christmas trivia to keep the ball rolling and the discussions alive. Friends and family can gather around the cozy fireplace for tales of past Christmases and a game of trivia. Christmas-themed quizzes are perfect car games on those long road trips as you travel for the holidays. Whether you plan to hand out toys, candies or smiles, you will learn something new with every Christmas trivia question you answer.

In the movie “Love Actually” who plays Juliet?

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Love Actually who plays Juliet
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Keira Knightley.
The movie “Love Actually” is a 2003 romantic, Christmas-themed comedy film, written and directed by Richard Curtis, that follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives during a month before Christmas in London, England.

How many reindeer drive Santa Claus’ sleigh?

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How many reindeer drive Santa Claus’ sleigh?
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Incorrect.
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Correct!
Santa Claus’s sleigh is led by 9 reindeer: Vixen, Prancer, Comet, Cupid, Dunder, Blixem, Dasher, Dancer, and Rudolph. Their names first appeared in 1823 at the poem “The Night Before Christmas” and Rudolf was added later in the 20th century.
11.
Incorrect.

Name a few other names for Santa Claus?

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Name a few other names for Santa Claus?
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Santa Claus is also known as Kris Kringle, Saint Nicholas or Father Christmas.
The names Santa Claus and Saint Nicholas come from the Dutch who settled in New York. The Dutch used the name “Sinterklaas” that sounded like Santa Claus. Here are some Santa Names in various countries around the World: Brazil: Papai Noel, China: Shengdan Laoren, Chile: Viejo Pascuero, Dutch: Sinter Klaas, England: Father Christmas, Finland: Joulupukki, France: Pere Noel, Germany: Saint Nikolaus, Greece: Agios Vassilis, Holland: De Kerstman, India: Santa Claus or Baba, Italy: Babbo Natale, Japan: Hoteiosho, Norway: Julenissen, Peru: Papa Noel, Spain: El Nino Jesus.

How many species of birds are mentioned in the Twelve Days of Christmas song?

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Christmas Trivia Questions Card birds Twelve Days of Christmas song
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6 species of birds: Partridge, Turtle Doves, French Hens, Calling Birds, Geese, and Swans.
The version of the “Twelve Days of Christmas” that we know today dates back only as far as 1909 when Frederic Austin’s transcription of the words and his own tune were published in London. The lyrics of the “Twelve Days of Christmas” sound jolly, but the light-heartedness obscures a mixture of astronomical mnemonics, numerology, and pagan cosmology. There are a total of 184 birds in the 12 Days of Christmas.

In which 1942 musical film starring Bing Crosby, Virginia Dale and Fred Astair has originally featured the famous song “White Christmas”?

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Christmas Trivia Questions Card musical song White Christmas
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Holiday Inn.
“Holiday Inn” features 13 Christmas songs by famous composer Irving Berlin, including “White Christmas” one of the biggest-selling recordings in music history! It is an American musical comedy directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. It is nominated for 3 Academy Awards.

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