The Impossible Christmas Quiz

This Christmas quiz is so hard that Santa himself wouldn’t stand a chance!  The impossible quizmas questions can only be answered by a certified, Christmas crazy genius! So good luck, you’re going to need it…

This Quiz has 50 ridiculously hard Christmas questions that you can answer online as the answers are hidden, alternatively, you can print off our free PDF from the bottom of this page.

Round 1

1 – Who started the ‘Service of Nine Lessons and Carols’ in 1880?

2 – What do the 4 candles of Advent represent?

3 – Who is credited for being the inventor of the first printed Advent calendar?

4 – Magi are more commonly known as what?

5 – Who is best known as the designer of the first Christmas card?

6 – Which Christmas carol is listed as number 209 in the Roud Folk Song Index?

7 – St. Nicholas was the Bishop of where?

8 – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ poem was published anonymously in the Troy (New York) Sentinel on what date?

9 – The Armenian Apostolic Church honours which date as Christmas?

10 – Olibanum is more commonly known as what?

Round 2

1 – Name the three wise men?

2 – Which process was used to make multi-color Christmas cards in the 1880s?

3 – Which illustrator brought to life the Coca-Cola Company Santa Claus in 1931?

4 – Who uses birch rods to punish children?

5 – The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church celebrates Christmas on what date?

6 – What is observed by Western churches on December 28th and in Eastern churches on December 29th?

7 – Fir trees decorated with what were first known in Strasbourg in 1605?

8 – Name the world’s largest Christmas lighting company (until 1965)?

9 – Who invented scotch tape?

10 – In which year did Robert May create Rudolph?

Round 3

1 – Who was born in the ancient Lycian seaport city of Patara?

2 – Which actor played Ralphie Parker in the film ‘A Christmas Story’?

3 – What NYSNC Christmas song was released in 1998?

4 – What is the Old Engish word for Yule?

5 – In Finland, Santa Claus is called what?

6 – The book A New-year’s present, to the little ones from five to twelve was published in New York in which year?

7 – Which Christmas song was written as a plea for peace during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962?

8 – Which Christmas hymn was translated into English by John Mason Neale in 1851?

9 – Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney directed which Christmas film?

10 – Dunder and Blixem came from the old Dutch words for what?

Round 4

1 – Which Christmas song was composed in Latin by St. Hilary of Poitiers?

2 – Which actor played Mr. Potter in the 1946 film ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’?

3 – “Santa Claus and His Works” was a poem by who?

4 – Ded Moroz emerged as a Santa Claus figure around the late 19th century in which country?

5 – Who wrote the 1902 book ‘The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus’?

6 – Which drinks company depicted an image of Santa wearing red before Coca-Cola?

7 – Which actor played Kris Kringle in the 1947 film ‘Miracle on 34th Street’?

8 – Who founded the oldest continuously-run Santa school in the world?

9 – Who is the first actor to be identified as having played Santa Claus in a film?

10 – Božiček is Santa / Christmas Man in which language?

Round 5

1 – On what date did Home Alone premiere in Chicago?

2 – Santa Bot was voiced by who in the Futurama episode ‘Xmas Story’?

3 – Which 1823 poem related that relates that Santa has “a little round belly, That shook when he laugh’d, like a bowl full of jelly”?

4 – The US Postal Service uses what ZIP code for Santa Claus?

5 – Who narrated the film ‘Elf’?

6 – Who declared Santa to be a “heathen goblin” in 1958?

7 – Bud Light was banned from dressing up which mascot in a Santa Claus outfit for an ad campaign?

8 – What species are sprouts?

9 – In France, Santa is believed to reside as what address?

10 – Which Christmas song was written by Ron Miller and Bryan Wells?




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