The Christmas Light Tour Christmas Trivia Quiz

1. In the 1938 version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ which performer plays one of the Cratchit children? A. Roddy McDowell; D.  Elizabeth Taylor; C. Margaret O’Brien; B. June Lockhart.

2. What wily old veteran actor played Santa Claus in ‘Elf’? D. Carroll O’Conner; A.. Edmund Gwynn; C. Walter Brennan; B. Ed Asner.

3. What Christmas song contains the following verse: ‘’to Pennsylvania and some home made pumpkin pie’? A. I’ll Be home For Christmas; B. There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays; C. The Christmas Song; D. Christmas in My Town.

4. In ‘The Honeymooner’s’ famous Christmas episode, what did Alice give Ralph for Christmas? D. A weight loss program; B. A new electric razor;  A. A book; B. A bowling ball bag.

5. In ‘Jingle All The Way’,  the movie, what famous actor has a  wife who played Arnold’s wife? A. Michael Douglas; C. Bruce Dern; B. Tom Hanks; D. Warren Beatty,

6. How many pipers are piping in ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’? A, 9; C. 10; B.11; D. 8.

7. In the movie ‘White Christmas’ when do the best things happen? C. Christmas morning; D. In the snow; A. Christmas Eve; B. while your dancing.

8. Which of the following ‘Santa Clause 3’  actors had John Lennon as his best man at this wedding? B. Peter Boyle; A. Tim Allen; C. Alan Arkin; D. Kevin Pollack.

9. In ‘Christmas With The Kranks’, what was Tim Allen’s movie daughter’s fiancée's name? D. Edwardo; A. Hector; B. Enrique; C. Roberto.

10. In ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’,  what was the name of the character who owned the cocktail lounge? A. Brandy B. Martini ; C. Nick; D. George.

11. What famous bandleader put out a Mariachi sounding Chirstmas album under the name of ‘The Christmas Trumpets? A. Herb Alpert; B. Ray Anthony; C. Harry James; D. Miles Davis.

12. In ‘Nuttin For Christmas’ what did I make Tommy eat? A. A green bean; B. A bug; C. used gum; D. an asparagus.

13. In ‘A Very Brady Christmas’ what Brady was not portrayed by its original actor? A. Marcia; B. Cindy; C. Jan; D. Peter.

14. What is the name of Scrooge’s girlfriend in the past? A. Fran; B. Fan; C. Margaret; D. Elizabeth.

15.. The Chicago Christmas icon, Uncle Mistletoe, was married to a wonderful lady. Her name was? A. Aunt Holly; B. Aunt Jenny; C. Aunt Tinsel; D. The Blue Fairy.

16.. Who did not play Scrooge in a movie? A. Bill Murray; B. Reginald Owen; C. George C. Scott; D. Seymour Hicks.

17.. The song, “Silver Bells” originated in what movie? A. Lemon Drop Kid; B. Meet me In St, Louis; C. Holiday Inn; D. Easter Parade.

18. In ‘A Christmas Memory’, Buddy made tin foil angels from what candy bar? D. Nestle Crunch; B. Kit Kat; C. Cadbury; A. Hershey Bar.

19. Montgomery Ward finally got a downtown department store when, one Christmas season, it took over the space of what now defunct department store?  B. Mandell Brothers; C. Wieboldt’s; A. The Fair; D. Goldbladt’s.

20. In ‘Olive The Other Reindeer’, what kind of animal is Olive? A. A dog; B. a donkey; C.  a horse.; D. a mule.

21. In ‘Christmas Vacation’ what does Eddie tell Clark where his son has been working? A. Hot dog stand; B. Worm factory; C. Circus; D. Carnival.

22. What song earned the movie ‘White Christmas’ an Oscar? (duh) A. White Christmas; B. Snow; C. Sisters; D. Count Your Blessings.

23. The wise men found Jesus and Mary at Bethlehem in a house. They worshipped Jesus, and offered gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.  What is myrrh? A. Ash amounts scented with flowers;  B. An aromatic scent from flowers; C. A song to be sung in times of gaiety; D. A spice from tree sap used in making perfume.                                                                                                                          24. How many white Christmases did England experience throughout the 20th Century? A. 17; B. 34; C. 25; D. 7.

 

 

 

 

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25. In which author's novel is it "always winter but never Christmas": A. Emily Dickensen; B. John Masefield, C. Sherlock Holmes; D. C.S.  Lewis

26. Celebrating the season is a month-long event in Germany, with festivities culminating on Christmas Eve, when the Christmas tree is unveiled. Children are not allowed to see the tree until a bell rings to signify that who has been there. A. Father Christmas; B. Santa Claus; C. Saint Nicholas; D. The Christ Child.

27. In 1933, the current tradition began with a tree decorated with 700 lights placed in front of the newly completed RCA Building. The Rockefeller Plaza Outdoor Ice-Skating Pond opened in what year? A. 1931; B. 1944; C. 1945; D. 1936.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28. Figgy pudding is an English dish similar to bread pudding. Made from figs, bread crumbs, cinnamon, nutmeg, and milk, the pudding is baked, then topped with what? A. brandied hard sauce; B. custard icing: C. powdered sugar; D. All of the above!

29. Barnum's animal crackers in the circus-themed box were designed with a string handle, why?   A. So kids could carry the box easy; B. So Santa could hold lots of them to hand out to kids; C. So they could be used as little toy boxes; D. So they could hang from a Christmas tree.

30. Q: How much does the average American family spend on Christmas gifts? A: $200; B. $1200; C. $1500; D. $800.

31. How many fresh Christmas trees are sold each year? A. 18 million; B. 46 million; C. 7 million; D. 37 million.

32. In England, what holiday takes place the day after Christmas? A. St. Stephan ay; B. Lions Day; C. Saint Lucia Day; D. Boxing Day.

33. What state produces most of our nation’s Christmas trees? A. Maine; B. Washington; C. Wisconsin; D. Oregon.

34. Johnny Marks has written many fine Christmas songs, which of the following was not his song? A. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer; B. Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree; C. Holly Jolly Christmas; D. Winter Wonderland.

35. In 1953, ten-year-old Gayla Peevey performed a song in which she wants what animal for Christmas? A. Donkey; B. dog; C. horse; D. hippopotamus.

36. What poet wrote these words?                  

Out of the bosom of the Air.
Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken,
Over the woodlands brown and bare,
Over the harvest-fields forsaken,
Silent and soft and slow
Descends the snow.                                       

 A. Longfellow; B. Milton; C. Poe; D. Robert Browning.

37. What is the dog’s name in Christmas Vacation? A. Snots; B. Spike; C. Rocky; D. Leghound.

38. In the original ‘Miracle on 34th Street’, when Kris Kringle speaks to the young girl in another language, what language are they speaking? A, Dutch; B. French; C. Spanish; D. Italian.

39. At what time on December 24 do the people of Poland eat their special festive meal termed Wigilia? A. When the first star appears in the sky; B. At 7pm; C. At their normal time; D. at 12 noon.

40. Why does Christmas come on December 25th? A. Because that is the date the church decided upon. B. That was the date Christ was born. C. That  was when the census in Bethlehem was taken; D. That’s the date the Angel Gabriel said Jesus was born.

41. In England, what does finding a button in the plum pudding mean to an unmarried man? A. He will have many children; B. Bachelorhood; C. He will find his true love in the next year; D. a rush to the hospital for choking.

42. Before turkey was introduced into England to take its place as the bird served for the bulk of Christmas dinners, there, what bird was the most popular for Christmas dinner? A. Chicken; B. Peacock; C. Ostrich; D. Duck.

43. When you stir your Christmas pudding, which way should you stir it? A. North to south; B. East to west; C. West to East; D. South to North.

44. In the movie ‘White Christmas’, what was the name of the lodge owned by General Waverly? A. Vermont Inn; B. Pine Tree Inn; C. Holiday Inn; D. Westerfield Inn.

45. What was the name of the company that made the first artificial Christmas tree? A. Regal Manufacturing Company; B. Addis Brush Company; C. Sears; D. Edison Company.                                            

46. Who played George Billings in the made-for-TV movie ’The Christmas Gift’? A. Hugh Jackman; B. John Denver; C. Ed Asner; D. Michael Landon.                                        

47. What song never mentions Christmas, but does mention a party? A. Jingle Bells; B. Sleigh Ride; C. Deck The Halls; D. Count Your Blessings.

48. Who played the Angel in ‘The Bishop‘s Wife’? A. David Niven; B. Cary Grant; C. Jimmy Durante; D. Monte Wooley.

 

 

 

 

 

49. After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colors? A. Blue and yellow; B. silver and gold; C. orange and purple; D. white and pink.

50. What instrument does Amahl play as he leads the procession in ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’? A. drum; C. flute; B. reed pipe; D. harmonica.

51. In the song, ‘Grandma Got Run Over By A reindeer’,  what did Grandma go to get? A. Medicine; B. Presents; C. Food; D. a Christmas tree.

52, What First Lady wrote a story about a girl named Marta? A. Jackie Kennedy; B. Eleanor Roosevelt; C. Betty Ford; D. Rosalind Carter.

53. In Sweden, on what saint’s day does the Christmas season begin? A. St. Nicholas; B. St. Lucia; C. St. Steven; D. St Mary.

54. What song does a man sing outside of the office of Scrooge? A. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear; B. Adeste Fidelis; C. Silent Night; D. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.

55. In the movie, ‘Fred Claus’, who played Fred’s mother? A. Ann Margaret; B. Joanne Woodward; C. Kathy Bates; D. Kathy Baker.

56. How many bags of mail are carried in, in the courtroom scene of the original ‘Miracle on 34th Street” movie? A. 12; B. 3; C.17; D. 21.

57. What does a Christmas tree remind James of in “The House Without A Christmas Tree’? A; long ago Christmas time; B. Santa Claus; C. His dead wife; D. His now grown up children.

58, Who wrote ‘Holiday In Your Heart’ in 1997? A. Reba McIntire; B. LeAnn Rimes; C. Dolly Parton; D. Trisha Yearwood.

59. Christmas trees grow naturally in how many United States states? A. 50; B. 58 (for President Obama fans); C. 46; D. 44.

60. In ‘Santa Claus Is Coming To Town’ what is Jessica’s occupation? A. Druggist; B. playground supervisor; C. Vet; D. School teacher.

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