Festive Trivia > check it now!

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been naughty or nice, just take this quiz and check it twice.

1. What is Santa Claus’ name in Italy?
 A. Pere Noel
 B. Kanakaloka
 C. Babbo Natale
 D. Ded Moroz

2. Which holiday is known as the Festival of Lights?
 A. Christmas
 B. Winter solstice
 C. St. Lucia Day
 D. Hanukkah

3. Jim sold his watch so that he could buy Della what in “The Gift of the Magi?”
 A. Set of combs
 B. Diamond ring
 C. Earrings
 D. Puppy

4. In what year was Kwanzaa founded?
 A. 1965
 B. 1966
 C. 1975
 D. 1976

5. Who sings “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer?”
 A. Elmo & Patsy
 B. Adam Sandler
 C. Al Yankovic
 D. Elvis

6. What is the name of The Grinch’s dog?
 A. Spot
 B. Max
 C. Crunch
 D. Fluffy

7. Why can’t Ralphie have a Red Ryder BB gun in “A Christmas Story?”
 A. He’ll shoot his eye out.
 B. Randy would be jealous.
 C. It’s too expensive.
 D. He’s getting a decoder ring instead.

8. In “Christmas Vacation,” what does Clark receive in place of his Christmas bonus?
 A. A promotion
 B. An invitation to the holiday party
 C. A knitted sweater
 D. Enrollment in the “Jelly of the Month” club

9. Who directed “Home for the Holidays?”
 A. John Hughes
 B. Holly Hunter
 C. Jodie Foster
 D. Ron Howard

10. What year were electric tree lights introduced as an alternative to candles?
 A. 1880
 B. 1881
 C. 1882
 D. 1883

11. What do The Chipmunks want for Christmas?
 A. Red Ryder BB gun
 B. Recording contract
 C. Two front teeth
 D. Lots of nuts

12. Which character does Kevin Pollack play in “The Santa Clause 2?”
 A. Santa Claus
 B. Father Time
 C. Tooth Fairy
 D. Cupid

13. Who wrote “The Nutcracker?”
 A. E.T.A. Hoffmann
 B. J.R.R. Tolkein
 C. Maurice Sendak
 D. A.A. Milne

14. In what department store did David Sedaris work as an elf in “Santa Land Diaries?”
 A. Bloomingdale’s
 B. Alexander’s
 C. Lord & Taylor
 D. Macy’s

15. According to Dutch tradition, how does Sinterklaas deliver gifts?
 A. He delivers by horse-drawn carriage.
 B. He rides in a sleigh and flies to all the houses.
 C. He sends out a UPS truck on Christmas Eve.
 D. He travels by ship on Dec. 6th.

16. How many ghosts are there in “A Christmas Carol?”
 A. 1
 B. 2
 C. 3
 D. 4

17. Which of the following is not a principle of Kwanzaa?
 A. Unity
 B. Creativity
 C. Responsibility
 D. Honesty

18. Which reindeer is not mentioned in the poem “The Night Before Christmas?”
 A. Cupid
 B. Rudolph
 C. Vixen
 D. Blitzen

19. For how many characters does Adam Sandler provide the voice in “8 Crazy Nights?”
 A. 0
 B. 2
 C. 3
 D. 4

20. Instead of putting out cookies and milk for Santa, what do German children do?
 A. Leave out shoes to be filled with candy
 B. Leave a present under the tree for Santa
 C. Put out carrots for the reindeers
 D. Write a thank you note to Santa for the gifts

One Response to “Festive Trivia > check it now!”

  1. grhomeboy

    Now, don’t be naughty! Be nice! Take the quiz first and then compare your answers, OK?

    1 C. Babbo Natale
    2 D. Hanukkah
    3 A. Set of combs
    4 B. 1966
    5 A. Elmo & Patsy
    6 B. Max
    7 A. He’ll shoot his eye out
    8 D. Enrollment in the “Jelly of the Month” club
    9 C. Jodie Foster
    10 C. 1882
    11 C. Two front teeth
    12 D. Cupid
    13 A. E.T.A. Hoffmann
    14 D. Macy’s
    15 D. He travels by ship on Dec. 6th
    16 D. 4
    17 D. Honesty
    18 B. Rudolph
    19 C. 3
    20 A. Leave out shoes to be filled with candy