Christmas Themed Team Battle Quiz Game

Clay Gibney

Here’s a fun game to do with your staff or department during the Christmas Holidays! Play a team battle quiz game featuring Christmas-related quiz questions!

Below, you’ll find an assortment of trivia questions (correct answers are in bold). You decide how many teams fit the best for your game, but 4 teams is a good place to start. You might even go with some Christmas-related team names like shown here:


For full details on our Team Battle Quiz Game, see our help articles listed here. What follows are suggested trivia questions, and we’d suggest using our example scoring of 5, 3, 1, 0 when you create each question below.

In the song “Frosty the Snowman,” what made Frosty come to life?

  • An old silk hat
  • A kiss from the little girl
  • The first snowfall in December

Who played George Bailey in the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life?”

  • Jimmy Stewart
  • Cary Grant
  • Fred Astaire
  • Clark Gable

Per a recent holiday fad, what “spy” hides around the house, reporting back to Santa on who has been naughty and nice?

  • Ms. Claus
  • Rudolph the Reindeer
  • The Elf on the Shelf

One of Santa’s reindeer shares a name with a famous symbol of Valentine’s Day. Which reindeer is that?

  • Vixen
  • Comet
  • Cupid
  • Dancer

What Christmas-themed ballet premiered in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1892?

  • Swan Lake
  • The Sleeping Beauty
  • The Nutcracker
  • Eugene Onegin

What much-reviled Christmas edible is known for its long shelf life?

  • Cheesecake
  • Sugar Cookies
  • Fruitcake
  • Christmas Pudding

In Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” what was Mr. Scrooge’s first name?

  • Jacob
  • Ebenezer
  • John
  • Fezziwig

What song is the best-selling Christmas single ever?

  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
  • White Christmas
  • Jingle Bell Rock
  • Last Christmas

“Miracle on 34th Street” centers on what real-life department store?

  • Belk
  • Walmart
  • Macy’s
  • Spencers

What traditional Christmas decoration is actually a parasitic plant?

  • Poinsettia
  • Holly
  • Mistletoe
  • Schlumbergera

What beverage company has been using Santa Claus in its advertising since 1931?

  • Coca-Cola
  • Pepsi
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Jack Daniels

According to the folklore of Austria and other countries, what horned figure punishes naughty children at Christmastime?

  • The Grinch
  • Krampus
  • Beelzebub
  • Henry the Mean Elf

In the TV special “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” what three words best describe the Grinch?

  • Stink, stank, stunk
  • Green, mean and lean
  • Heartless, gutless and useless
  • Tall Green Meanie

(TIE BREAKER IF NEEDED)
What holiday movie sequel includes a cameo by Donald Trump?

  • Home Alone
  • Jingle All the Way
  • Home Alone 2
  • It Happened on 5th Avenue