Christmas Traditions
Christmas Movies
Christmas Songs
Christmas Characters
Christian Christmas
100

This holiday, observed in the U.K. on the day after Christmas, originated as a way for the rich to give their servants boxes of items to share with their families.

What is Boxing Day?

100

When the Grinch discovers the true meaning of Christmas, his heart grows this number of sizes.


What is three?

100

On which day in the “Twelve Days of Christmas” are gold rings given as a gift?


What is five?

100

In folklore and popular culture, this jolly and generous figure is known for delivering presents to children around the world on Christmas Eve.


 Who is Santa?

100

This woman, venerated for her role as the mother of Jesus, is often referred to as the "Mother of God." 

Who is Mary?

200

Popping tubes used in the U.K. to hold gifts and small treats go by this explosive name.

What is Christmas Crackers?

200

 Will Ferrell played the oversized North Pole adoptee who sets off to find his father in this 2003 Christmas classic.


What is “Elf”?

200

Which 1990 film is credited with popularizing “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”?


What is "Home Alone"?

200

This magical household figure moves from room to room, helping Santa by making sure the children are being good.


Who/What is the Elf on the Shelf?

200

The wise men brought these three gifts for the baby Jesus, not the most useful items to give a newborn.


What is gold, frankincense, and myrrh?


300

In the 16th century, a now very common tradition involving decorating a tree started, what is the most common species of tree people decorate?

What is cedar?

300

In the movie “Home Alone,” how is Kevin punished after getting into a fight with his older brother Buzz?


What is being sent to the attic?

300

What Christmas carol do the Peanuts characters sing at the end of the show?


What is “Hark the Herald Angel Sing”?


300

In Dr. Seuss's narrative, this green antagonist, residing high above Whoville on Mount Crumpit, plots to escape with the Yuletide festivities but experiences a profound change of heart by the story's conclusion.

Who is the Grinch?

300

This celestial phenomenon, often associated with the birth of Jesus, guided the Magi to Bethlehem, symbolizing the location of the nativity.


What is the Star of Bethlehem?

400

In Mexico, children break open these hanging papier mache sculptures to release the gifts inside.

What are Piñatas?

400

What is the nickname of the pair of burglars who try to break into the McCallisters’ home?


What are the “Wet Bandits”?


400

What is the most published Christmas hymn?


What is “Joy to the World”?


400

In Germany, this frightening anti-Santa Claus with goat’s hooves and horns punish children who misbehave instead of bringing them gifts.


Who/What is Krampus?

400

In Christian Advent traditions, what colors are typically associated with the candles lit on the Advent wreath, symbolizing hope, peace, joy, and love during the four weeks leading up to Christmas?


What is Purple/blue, pink, and white?

500

What well-known restaurant attracted crowds in Japan starting in 1974, as people adopted a unique Christmas tradition known as "Kurisumasu ni wa Kentakkii"?


What is KFC?

500

This 2004 animated Christmas feature was an adaptation of an illustrated storybook by Chris Van Allsburg, the same author who created “Jumanji.”


 What is “The Polar Express”?


500

This familiar sleighing song was the first Earth tune played in outer space.


What is “Jingle Bells"?


500

In Dickensian literature, this miserly character, known for his disdain for Christmas and eventual transformation after spectral visits, learns the true meaning of the season.


Who is Ebenezer Scrooge?

500

At Jesus’ birth, who was the king who attempted to murder Jesus by killing all the children in the area?

 Who is Herod The Great?

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