25 funny and fiendishly difficult Christmas pub quiz questions for all the family

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The Christmas Quiz is a staple of many people’s Christmas Day, so help your family games night to go with a bang we have created a pub-style quiz which will be fun for all the family.

Here are 25 fun and fiendishly difficult pieces of trivia to include in your Christmas themed pub quiz. (Answers are at the bottom)


  1. Astronauts broadcast which Christmas song from space in 1965?
  2. Doing which Christmas activity sends roughly 14,700 American to A and E every year?
  3. Mistletoe literally translates from Anglo Saxon as what on a stick?
  4. Which country has donated a Christmas tree to the people of Scotland every year since 1949?
  5. What Christmas decoration was originally made from strands of silver?
  6. Who played Scrooge in ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’?
  7. According to the folklore of Austria what horned figure punishes naughty children at Christmastime?
  8. In which modern-day country was Saint Nicholas born?
  9. Donald Trump makes a cameo appearance in which Christmas film?
  10. In Christmas carol the 12 days of Christmas, what gift is offered on the seventh day?
  11. Name the Youtube personality who won five consecutive UK Christmas number 1s since 2018?
  12. Which Christmas beverage is also known as ‘Milk Punch’?
  13. In the movie It’s A Wonderful Life, what happened every time a bell rang?
  14. What’s the name of the main villain in The Nightmare Before Christmas?
  15. In which popular American TV series does the idea of Christmukkah originate?
  16. Which royal first delivered the Royal Christmas Message?
  17. What does Noel mean in Latin?
  18. A Roman holiday held between December 17th to the 23rd had an influence on how Christmas was celebrated. Which God did it celebrate?
  19. The German Nazi regime replaced Santa Claus with which figure?
  20. The custom of erecting a Christmas tree originated from which country?
  21. The official record for the tallest snowman is held by the US town of Bethel, Maine. To the nearest 10ft how tall was it?
  22. In Catalonia, the Caga Tio, a cheery festive log, is fed treats until it does what?
  23. Swedes traditionally celebrate Christmas Eve by watching which famous cartoon?
  24. Which pop song has won the Christmas Singles Chart Number One twice?
  25. And finally, the residents of which country are known to enjoy the popular fast food KFC on Christmas Day?
Having a Christmas quiz this year? You'll need a team name.Having a Christmas quiz this year? You'll need a team name.
Having a Christmas quiz this year? You'll need a team name.

Christmas quiz answers

  1. Jingle Bells
  2. Christmas decorating
  3. Dung
  4. Norway
  5. Tinsel
  6. Michael Caine
  7. Krampus
  8. Turkey
  9. Home Alone 2
  10. Seven swans-a-swimming
  11. LadBaby
  12. Eggnog
  13. An angel gets their wings
  14. Oogie boogie
  15. The OC
  16. George V
  17. Birth
  18. Saturn
  19. Odin
  20. Germany
  21. 120ft
  22. Poos gifts or chocolate.
  23. Donald Duck
  24. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
  25. Japan
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