To get you in the festive mood here are 100 Christmas themed questions.
1 “Attaboy Clarence” are the last words spoken in which classic Christmas film?
2 “They sold me a dream of Christmas They sold me a silent night” is from which Christmas song?
3 “Top to toe in tail backs, I got red lights all around” is from which Christmas song?
4 According to the 12 days of Christmas, how many of the 12 presents given were definitely female?
5 An orange is used to make a Christingle – what does it represent?
6 At Christmas in 1814, the last Frost Fair was held in London – but precisely where?
7 At which city’s airport was the film Die Hard 2 set on Christmas Eve?
8 Baron Hardup is the biological father of how many children?
9 Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean is administered by which country?
10 Cliff Richard’s last 3 number ones were all at or near Christmas (1988 1990 & 1999) – name them
11 Fe Fi Fo Fum I smell the blood of an Englishman is a line from which panto?
12 From which Judy Garland musical does the song Have Yourselves a Merry Little Christmas come?
13 From which town did the Grinch steal Christmas?
14 Has a song with the words Santa Claus in the title ever been a No 1 single in the UK?
15 How many official white Christmases were there in the 20th century – 9, 12 or 15?
16 How many points are there on every snowflake?
17 How many times do you sing Jingle in one chorus of Jingle Bells?
18 In America what kind of canned pie filling is the biggest seller at Christmas?
19 In Jack & the Beanstalk, Jack receives beans in exchange for what?
20 In my all-time favourite film “It’s a Wonderful Life” what happens “Every Time a Bell Rings”?
21 In the film Babe, which Christmas song does Babe sing?
22 In the Snowman & the Snowdog shown at Christmas, which article of clothing were the Snowdog’s ears made from?
23 In the Snowman what is the name of the little boy?
24 In the song Let It Snow what is the weather described as?
25 In the story of Cinderella what was transformed into a coach & which creatures were turned into the horses?
26 In which century was the first panto produced in the UK?
27 In which fictional land is it always winter but never Christmas?
28 In which film did Jim Carrey play Lloyd Christmas?
29 In which film was the song White Christmas first heard?
30 In which panto does the character King Rat appear?
31 In which traditional panto does Maid Marion appear?
32 In which TV comedy was Christmas cancelled due to Tommy Slocombe’s tunneling?
33 Mary’s Boy Child was number one in the UK twice – once by Harry Belafonte and then by who in 1978?
34 Olibanum is an alternative name for which Christmas gift?
35 On which type of tree does mistletoe commonly grow in the UK?
36 “Room is swaying, records playing, all the songs we love to hear” is from which song?
37 Scrooge never celebrated Christmas – what was his clerk called in A Christmas carol by Dickens?
38 “She didn’t see me creep, downstairs to have a peep” is from which song?
39 The druids believed which Christmas plant was sacred?
40 The Twelve Days of Christmas feature which comedy chat show host?
41 The Twelve Days of Christmas features the surname of which character from Crossroads?
42 The Twelve Days of Christmas features the surname of which female comedian?
43 The Twelve Days of Christmas features which brand of soap and beauty products?
44 The Twelve Days of Christmas features which sports ground?
45 “They’ve got cars big as bars, they’ve got rivers of gold” is from which Christmas hit?
46 “To save us all from Satan’s powe”r is a line from which carol?
47 What 2 spices (both start with C) are used to give mulled wine its distinctive flavour?
48 What 2 words are normally pre-printed on Christmas gift tags?
49 What 3 ingredients do you need to make a snowball for your gran at Christmas?
50 What are all farmyard animals supposed to be able to do on Christmas Eve?
51 What are the names of the 3 Santa’s reindeer starting with the letter D?
52 What did Dirty Den give Angie on Christmas Day 1986 in EastEnders?
53 What did Harry Potter get for his first Christmas at Hogwarts?
54 What did Santa Claus win in 1964?
55 What do Americans call an ice lolly?
56 What English title to we know the hymn Adeste Fidelis?
57 What is Aladdin’s surname?
58 What is Babycham made from?
59 What is the name of Cinderella’s father in the pantomime?
60 What is the name of Jack’s cow in Jack & the Beanstalk?
61 What is the name of Prince Charming’s best friend?
62 What kind of Merry Christmas did a cute group of environmentalists want us to have in 1974?
63 What nationality is Ali Baba in the pantomime?
64 What nationality is Jack in Jack & the Beanstalk?
65 What nationality was Aladdin?
66 What nickname for Hollywood sounds Christmassy?
67 What sort of animal is Snowball in George Orwell’s Animal farm?
68 What toy was Arnold Schwartzenegger searching for in Jingle All the Way?
69 What was Bill Murray’s profession in the film Scrooged?
70 What was Mr. Bean looking for when he got his head stuck in the turkey?
71 What was the full name of the Christmas Shrek TV special?
72 What was the name of the character played by Robbie Coltrane in the TV series Cracker?
73 What was the weather like on Christmas Eve when Rudolph has to help Santa out?
74 When I Marry Mr. Snow is from which Rodgers & Hammerstein musical?
75 When was the Queen’s 1st Christmas broadcast 1953 1955 or 1957?
76 Where does snow have to fall to be an official white Christmas?
77 Which 1980 Christmas top 10 hit begins Hey Mr. Churchill comes over here?
78 Which actor called off Christmas in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves?
79 Which actress won an Oscar for her role in the 1993 film The Piano?
80 Which Apollo mission spent Christmas Day orbiting the moon in 1968?
81 Which Christmas carol mentions figgy pudding?
82 Which Christmas decoration was originally designed for French soldiers?
83 Which Christmas dish originates from a Celtic recipe called fromarty?
84 Which Christmas song is heard at the end of the film Die Hard2?
85 Which country calls Christmas NADOLIG?
86 Which country traditionally supplies the Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square?
87 Which European capital city presents a Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square every year?
88 Which famous Christmas film is set in a town called Bedford Falls?
89 Which fictional character was so mean at Christmas because his heart was 2 sizes too small?
90 Which politician appeared on the 2010 Strictly Christmas show?
91 Which singer appeared in the 1983 film Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence?
92 Which song was the first Christmas song to be sung from space in 1965?
93 Who banned Christmas in the UK in 1649?
94 Who played Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street in 1994?
95 Who played Santa Claus in The Santa Clause in 1994?
96 Who took When a Child is Born to number one at Christmas 1976?
97 Who was the male co-star with Bing Crosby in White Christmas
98 Who wrote the Christmas story The Grinch?
99 Who, with a 118-inch waist, topped the UK charts @ Christmas 1993?
100 Would an icicle be classed as a stalagmite or a stalactite?
1 It’s A Wonderful Life
2 I Believe in Father Christmas
3 Driving Home for Christmas
4 4 – French Hens Geese a laying Maids Milking Ladies Dancing
6 On the frozen Thames
7 Washington (Dulles)
8 One (Ugly sisters are adopted)
10 Mistletoe & Wine/Saviour’s Day/Millennium Prayer
11 Jack & the Beanstalk
12 Meet Me in St Louis
19 His Mother’s cow
20 An angel gets its wings
21 Jingle Bells
25 Pumpkin & mice
26 18th (1717)
28 Dumb and Dumber
29 Holiday Inn
30 Dick Whittington
31 Babes in the Wood
33 Boney M
36 Merry Christmas Everyone
37 Bob Cratchitt
38 I Saw Mommy Kissing SC
45 Fairytale of New York
46 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
47 Cinnamon & Cloves
48 To and From
49 Advocaat Lemonade Lime Juice
51 Donner, Dancer, Dasher
52 Divorce papers
53 Invisibility Cloak
54 The Derby
56 O Come All Ye Faithful
59 Baron Hardup
60 Buttercup or Daisy depending on which version
63 Iraqi (Arab)
66 Tinsel Town
69 TV Executive
70 His watch
71 Shrek the Halls
76 On the roof of the London Met office
77 Stop The Cavalry – Jona Lewie
78 Alan Rickman
79 Holly Hunter
80 Apollo 8
81 We Wish You a Merry Christmas
83 Christmas Pudding
84 Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
88 It’s a Wonderful Life
89 The Grinch
90 Vince Cable
91 David Bowie
92 Jingle Bells
93 Oliver Cromwell
94 Richard Attenborough
95 Tim Allen
96 Johnny Mathis
97 Danny Kaye
98 Dr. Seuss
99 Mr. Blobby