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There are 65 questions that are easy to difficult.
(For pre-teens to adults!)


1.  In "The Polar Express", Tom Hanks played more than one character. Which of the following characters did he play?

(a) Hero Boy and Santa Claus
(b) The train Conductor and the Hobo
(c) The Father and Scrooge
(d) He played all of these characters.

D: He played all of them


2. There is a term called, "Seeing red."  This term means:

(a) That you saw Santa Claus when he was putting gifts under your tree
(b) That you are color blind and only see red
(c)  That you are very upset and losing your temper

C:  Losing your temper


3. When you see someone standing under a mistletoe, what is it that you are suppose to do?

(a) Kiss them.
(b) Blow on them.
(c) Tickle them.

A - Kiss them.


4.  In "The Garfield Christmas Special" what does Garfield give to Grandma Arbuckle?

(a) Cat Nip
(b) Lasagna
(c) Some old letters

C - Old Letters


5. In "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" there is an elf named Hermey who really wants to be what?

(a) Dentist
(b) Toymaker
(c)  Singer and Dancer

A - Dentist


6. In the nursery rhyme, "Little Jack Horner", when he stuck his thumb in the Christmas pie, what came out?

(a) Piece of Gold
(b) A plum
(c)  A Key

B - A Plumb


7.  Will Ferrell plays an elf in the movie, "Elf."  What is his name in the movie?

(a) Bobby
(b) Buddy
(c)  Benny

B: Buddy


8. The first artificial Christmas tree was made in Germany towards the end of the 19th century.  What was this tree made of?

(a) Feathers
(b) Ceramic and Glass
(c) Tin

A - Feathers


9. This well-known television star has played a private investigator as well as a Major in the Marine Corp.  He also had a Christmas movie called "A Hobo's Christmas" in 1987. Who is he?

(a) Robert Conrad
(b) George Peppard
(c) Gerald McRaney

C: Gerald McRaney.   "A Hobo's Christmas"


10. The first Christmas Eve mass was conducted by which person?

(a) The Pope
(b) John the Baptist
(c)  One of the Apostles

A - The Pope


11. In "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," the Grinch lives where?

(a) In Grumpy Cave
(b) On Mount Crumpit
(c)  In Fretful Forest

B - Mount Crumpit


12.  Santa Claus is fat.  He is also described as?

(a) Jolly
(b) Egomaniac
(c)  Quiet

A- Jolly


13. In the song, "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" what are the children told NOT to do?

(a) Pout and Cry
(b) Whine and Sigh
(c)  Wave Bye Bye

A - Pout and Cry


14.  In the movie, "Santa Claus: The Movie" who played an elf?

(a) Henry Gibson
(b) Dudley Moore
(c)  Danny Devito

B: Dudley Moore


15. A Christmas pageant is?

(a) A play about the nativity
(b) A poem about the nativity
(c) A parade celebrating the nativity

A - A play about the Nativity.  Often times, it also include the church choir singing etc.


16.  Traditionally, every year the Salvation Army stands out in front of stores and collects donations. They do this by making noise in what way?

(a) Banging drums
(b) Ringing a bell
(c) Yelling at people as they walk by

B - Ringing a bell or bells if there is more than one person.


17. Santa Claus really has a bad habit of smoking.  What does he smoke?

(a) Cigarettes
(b) Cigars
(c) Pipes

C - He is seen smoking a black pipe


18.  Who wrote, "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus?"

(a) Mark Twain
(b) L. Frank Baum
(c) Theodore Geisel (Dr. Suess)

B: Frank Baum -- He also wrote The Wizard of Oz


19. Noël means this in French?

(a) Night
(b) Peace
(c) Christmas

C: Christmas


20. What is "The Nutcracker"?

(a) A book
(b) A play
(c)  A ballet

C: A ballet


21. When this person ruled England, he/she abolished Christmas.  

(a) Queen Elizabeth
(b) Oliver Cromwell
(c)  Henry VIII

B - Oliver Cromwell


22.  In "A Charlie Brown Christmas," Charlie Brown complains that Christmas has turned into what?

(a) Being too commercial.
(b) Being too over-rated.
(c) Being too religious.

A: Too commercial.


23. In the movie "Elf" which of the following comedians played PaPa Elf?

(a) Ray Romano
(b) Bob Newhart
(c) Jim Belushi

B: Bob Newhart


24.  If the Grinch stole Christmas, then in 1988, which character in a movie saved Christmas?

(a) Ernest
(b) Ernie
(c) Eddie

A: "Ernest Saves Christmas"; staring Jim Varney


25. The first midnight mass was held where?

(a) In a church in Nazareth
(b) In the Church of St. Mary
(c)  In the Vatican at St. Paul's Cathedral

B: Church of St. Mary


26. Which of the following dogs had his own Christmas movie?

(a) Benji
(b) Lassie
(c) Rin Tin Tin

A - Benji   it was "Benji's Very Own Christmas Movie."

27.  Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger starred in which Christmas movie?

(a) The Santa Claus
(b) Jingle All the Way
(c)  The Night They Saved Christmas

B: Jingle All The Way


28.  Santa's favorite jacket is red with what kind of trim?

(a) Green fur trim
(b) White fur trim
(c)  Black fur trim

B = White fur trim.


29. In the movie, "Home Alone," Kevin does what right before Christmas?

(a) Fights with the kids next door.
(b) Fights with a Salvation Army Bell Ringer on the corner.
(c) Fights with burglars at his house.

C - Fights with burglars who broke into his house.


30.  In the movie, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," which actor played the Grinch?

(a) Mike Myers
(b) Jim Carey
(c)  Tim Allen

(B)  Jim Carey


31. Back in 1551, Great Britain passed a law banning all sports on December 25, except this one:

(a) Darts
(b) Fox Hunting
(c) Archery

C - Archery


32. Baby Jesus was given gifts by a lot of people. But, which group was the first to give Him gifts?

(a) Shepherds
(b) Wise Men
(c)  Angels on High

B - The 3 Wise Men


33.  In the movie, "Elf",  the story begins when a baby crawls into Santa's bag when Santa is doing what?

(a) Delivering toys at an orphanage
(b) Delivering toys at a hospital
(c) Delivering toys at a day care center

A: At an orphange


34.  The nativity story is in the bible in a few different gospels. Which of the following gospels is the one that is most often read or used in church services at Christmas time?

(a) The Gospel of Mark
(b) The Gospel of John
(c) The Gospel of Luke

C - Luke


35. In the Christmas carol, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" those carolers are pretty insistent that they get what before they will leave?

(a) Hot Cider
(b) Figgy Pudding
(c) Christmas pie

B - Figgy Pudding


36.  Which of the following magazines is the one that first depicted a more modern-looking Santa Claus?

(a) McCalls
(b) Time
(c) Harper's Weekly

C: Harper's Weekly


37. In "The Muppet Christmas Carol" which muppet plays Charles Dickens?

(a) Kermit
(b) The Critic
(c) Gonzo

C - Gonzo


38.  The town of Bethlehem was once part of which empire?

(a) The Roman Empire
(b) The Ottoman Empire
(c)  The Greek Empire

A: Roman Empire


39. In the Christmas song, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus", besides kiss him, what else was mommy seen doing with Santa?

(a) Hugging him
(b) Tickling him
(c)  Whispering in his ear

B: Tickled him


40. Because it is believed that the baby Jesus was born at midnight, what Christmas Eve tradition was started?

(a) Attending midnight mass
(b) Opening presents on Christmas Eve
(c)  That Santa doesn't start going on his trip  to delivery presents from the N. Pole until midnight.

A - Midnight Mass


41. In 2003, this toy store filed for bankruptcy?

(a) FAO Schwartz
(b) Toys R Us
(c)  KB Toys

A: FAO Schwartz


42. In the song, "Go Tell it on the Mountain" what is it that we are suppose to go tell everyone?

(a) That Santa Claus might be late
(b) That Jesus Christ has been born
(c) That it's time for midnight mass to begin

B - That Jesus Christ is Born


43. What is it that we are suppose to leave out for Santa Claus?

(a) Cookies and Milk
(b) A Veggie Platter
(c)  The Nicotine Patch

A: Cookies and Milk  --- Although Santa could use the nicotine patch to help him stop smoking!


44. Which group in 1970 recorded, "Merry Christmas Darling?"

(a) The Mamas & The PaPas
(b) Sonny and Cher
(c) The Carpenters

C: The Carpenters


45. In the animation, "A Mickey's Christmas Carol" which one of the following cartoon characters plays Ebenezer Scrooge?

(a) Scrooge McDuck
(b) Porky Pig as "Pig Scrooge"
(c)  Elmer Fudd as "Fuddy Duddy Scrooge"

A: Scrooge McDuck


46.  The baby Jesus was born in which town?

(a) Nazareth
(b) Bethlehem
(c) Jerusalem

B - Bethlehem


47.  In which year did the Salvation Army begin their tradition of sending it's members out on the streets dressed as Santa Claus, ringing a bell and a donation kettle?

(a) 1890's
(b) 1900's
(c) 1920's

A: 1890's


48. Rudolph stands out amongst the other reindeers that Santa has because of what feature?

(a) He has big feet
(b) His fur is a different color than the others
(c) He has a red nose

C - His red glowy nose


49. The custom of gift-giving using a Secret Santa has a few rules. Which of the following IS NOT a rule for a Secret Santa Giver?

(a) That you can't tell the person you're their Secret Santa.
(b) That you can't tell the person what the gift is.
(c) That you can't tell the person how much you spent on the gift.

C:  You can tell them how much you spent if you want to.  It's tacky, but you can.


50.  Of all of the following children's characters, which one has had a movie version of "A Christmas Carol"?

(a) The Muppets
(b) Barney the Dinosaur
(c)  The Teletubbies

A: The Muppets


51.  In "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", the reason the Grinch is so mean is because:

(a) Because he is ugly and green
(b) Because his heart is two sizes to small
(c) Because his girlfriend left him

B - His heart is 2 sizes too small.


52. In "The Polar Express", what time is on the clock when the train comes to take the boy to the N. Pole?

(a) Midnight on Christmas Eve
(b) 11:55 pm on Christmas Eve
(c) 12:01 am Christmas Day

B: 11:55 pm


53. Which of the following television families had a  TV Christmas movie special in 1988?
(a) The Brady Bunch
(b) The Partridge Family
(c)  The Jeffersons

A: The Brady Bunch  =  "A Very Brady Christmas."


54. In the movie "Elf" , Buddy goes back to search for his real father in which town?

(a) Los Angeles
(b) Chicago
(c) New York

C: New York


55. This soap opera star in 1995 had a television Christmas movie.

(a) Genie Francis
(b) Susan Lucci
(c)  Deidre Hall

B: Susan Lucci starred in "Ebbie" in 1995


56.  The City of Bethlehem is also called?

(a) The City of Christ
(b) The City of David
(c)  The City of Moses

B: City of David


57.  In "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" what is the  last name of the family that tried to have a very Merry Christmas with their relatives?

(a) Clark
(b) Griswold
(c) Bentley

B: Griswold.  Chevy Chase played Clark Griswold


58. Which book has been made into more Christmas movies, and specials than any other?

(a) The Bible
(b) "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
(c)  Both of the above

B:  Charles Dicken's "A Christmas Carol" has had more versions  in movies, tv specials and animations than the bible.


59.  In the Chipmunk's "Christmas Song" what kind of plane do they want?

(a) One that loops the loops
(b) One that swirls and soars
(c) One that zooms and glides

A: Loops the loop


60. In "The Polar Express" who else is on the train to go to the North Pole?

(a) Santa's Elves
(b) Other children
(c)  No one. He's the only passenger

B: Other children who need to reaffirm there is a Santa Claus


61. In the movie, "Elf" Buddy's real father does what for a living?

(a) Publisher of Children's Games
(b) Publisher of Children's Books
(c) Makes baby food

B: Publishes childrens books


62. The Christmas carol, "Silent Night" was first played on which musical instrument?

(a) Organ
(b) Harpsichord
(c) Guitar
C - Guitar


63. In the song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," what is the one item that is given daily?

(a) Love
(b) A partridge
(c)  A Christmas Card

B: Partridge


64. In the movie, "Elf" it became apparent that Buddy wasn't really an elf when what happened?

(a) He didn't have the ability to make toys.
(b) He was allergic to reindeers.
(c) He grew three times as big as other North Pole elves.

C: He was 3 sizes larger than the others.


65. In order to keep a Christmas tree fresh, which of the following should you do?

(a) Make a 1" cut in the butt of the tree, especially if it's clogged by sap.
(b) Put it in a tree stand that holds at least 1 gallon of water.
(c) Never use just fresh water. Put some aspirin or sugar in the water.
(d) All of the above

A and B are correct.  If possible do both A and B.  C has not proven to be better than simply using fresh water.


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