A Christmas Quiz

A Christmas Quiz

In A Charlie Brown Christmas, who explains the meaning of Christmas?

In Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, who is determined to find out how Santa fits down chimneys?

Who wrote the music for White Christmas?

In Amahl and the Night Visitor, what walking aid it Amahl’s gift to the Christ child?

What movie tells the story of an angel sent to earth to aid a bishop and his parish?

What reindeer name is the same as a Valentine archer?

How is Merry Christmas wished in Mexico?

What army do you associate with a kettle?

What novelty song did Spike Jones record in 1948 describing a child’s desire for something missing in his mouth?

Who college professor did not wish to admit that he wrote The Night Before Christmas?

What Twilight Zone host was born on Christmas Day 1924?

In the novel Miracle on 34th Street, what meat does Kris Kringle refuse to eat?

In It’s A Wonderful Life, what did Clarence the angel receive for accomplishing his mission?

Name two of the stars in the 1940s classic Miracle on 34th Street.

Who played Mary Bailey in It’s A Wonderful Life? Who did she play on TV?

In 1863, Thomas Nast of Harper’s Weekly began a series of drawings introducing the American version of what character?

Who is the gift bringer in Holland?

What country started the tradition of exchanging gifts?

In Joy to the World, who sang?

What Christmas song was written by a Montgomery Ward and Company employee and 2.4 million copies were given away by the store in 1939?

In 1809, novelist Washington Irving’s St. Nicholas rode through the skies in what?

In The Gift or a Magi, what does Jim sell so that he can buy Della a gift for Christmas?

What saint brought Christmas to Ireland in the fifth century?

During the American Revolution, German Hessian soldiers introduced to America what Christmas symbol?

What kind of pie contains rabbit, apples, molasses, peacock, pheasant, raisins, partridges, venison and spices?

What saint popularized the nativity scene?

What was the first gift my true love sent on the eighth day of Christmas?

What Christmas gift began as a free-will gift (first introduced by Woolworth’s in 1899 to avert a strike), but now has often become a contractual bargaining tool?

What author first gave names to St. Nick’s reindeers?

What Little Tramp died on December 25, 1977?

What famous hotel magnate was born December 25, 1887?

Name the three reindeer whose names begin with a “D”.

What human commodity does Scrooge feel could be decreased?

According to legend, a broken organ forced the minister to write what song acappella?

Who were the male leads in the film Holiday Inn?

Which monster character actor is voice of the Grinch?

How many times is the name Santa Claus used in The Night Before Christmas?

In Miracle on 34th Street how did Susan know that her dream house was from Santa?

What debonair actor portrayed the angel in The Bishop’s Wife? What played the bishop and his wife?

Who first recorded Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer?

What Wizard of Oz star portrayed the villian in the 1961 version of Babes In Toyland?

What pie was outlawed when Christmas was banned in England?

Who wrote A Holiday for Murder?

Who were the male leads in the film White Christmas?

On Christmas Eve, Rumanian husbands threaten to do what to fruitless trees?

In It’s A Wonderful Life, what part of George Bailey’s home is always broken?

What was Clement Moore’s gift to his children in 1822?

When was the first Christmas celebrated in the New World?

What three characters sing The Chipmunk Song?

What did General Washington do on December 25, 1776?

What plant enables you to kiss people at Christmas time?

In The Gift of the Magi, what gifts do Jim & Della buy each other?

Who created A Charlie Brown Christmas?

What Wizard of Oz star introduced Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas?

What popular Christmas toy is based on a 1903 political cartoon?

Where was Mommy when she was kissing Santa Claus?

Recorded in 1952, what song could make Daddy suspicious?

Who said, “Don’t you cry. I’ll be back again some day”?

What meat is typically served as he main course for a Colombian Christmas dinner?

What English mathematician and physicist known for his work with gravity was born December 25, 1642?

Based on Spanish legend, who crowed at midnight to announce the birth of Jesus?

What should we do with Grandma’s presents in Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer?

In what country did the manger scene debut?

What is the name of the first reindeer Santa calls in The Night Before Christmas?

What USO comedian could hardly ever claim “I’ll be home for Christmas”?

What Legend of Sleepy Hollow author was the first to describe Santa Claus as fat and jolly?

According to the Gospels, how many Wise Men were there?

1949 saw this recording not only at the top of the charts, but also going down in history?

Name the two reindeer whose name begins with a “C”.

In The Night Before Christmas, what is St. Nick’s quivering belly compared to?

What animator’s first venture into television was sponsored by Coca-Cola on December 25, 1950?

What popular Christmas toy was named after President Theodore Roosevelt?

Why did Joseph and Mary go from Nazareth to Bethlehem?

What Christmas classical music by Handel made its debut in 1742?

Who directed It’s A Wonderful Life?

No two of these 1983-85 most popular Christmas toys were exactly alike. What were they?

What star of Babes in Toyland had sung hits such as Tall Paul, O Dio Mio, and Pineapple Princess?

What country is credited with creating eggnog?

What does Marley drag up the stairs of Scrooge’s home?

What battle occurred during the Christmas at Bastogne in World War II?

What is the godfather’s gift to Clara in Tchaikovsky’s Christmas ballet?

In The Night Before Christmas, where were the stockings hung?

Who wrote the short story A Gift of a Magi?

On every street corner, what do you hear?

How many days did it take Handel to write The Messiah?

Who wrote the music for The Nutcracker?

In It’s A Wonderful Life, what two friends share their names with two Sesame Street characters?

Who wrote A Christmas Carol?

What is Scrooge’s favorite two-word phrase?


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