Christmas pub quiz questions

It’s almost that time of year and pretty soon almost every pub quiz in the world will have a round or two of Christmas Questions. Here are 15 to get you started, but there are a whole lot more free Christmas quiz questions for you to browse on our main site, as well as thousands of questions in over 40 categories.

Q: Which corporation invented the Santa Claus character (i.e the red coat)?
A: Coca Cola

Q: In the book, A Christmas Carol, who visits Scrooge on Xmas Eve?
A: The ghost of Marley (his late business partner)

Q: Which Christmas carol contains the lines “Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by”?
A: Little Town of Bethlehem

Q: Which old English Christmas tradition discriminated against flat footed and bare footed women, and people who squinted?
A: Burning the Yule Log (they weren’t allowed to enter the room)

Q: Who popularised the Christmas tree in England in the 19th century?
A: Prince Albert

Q: In A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, who was the clerk to Ebeneezer Scrooge?
A: Bob Cratchett

Q: Who wrote the Bing Crosby hit White Christmas?
A: Irving Berlin

Q: Which family is the center of interest in Dicken’s A Christmas carol?
A: The Cratchits

Q: What line follows “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house”?
A: Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse

Q: In which Ocean is Christmas island?
A: Indian

Q: Which record was both a Christmas Number 1 in 1975 and 1991?
A: Bohemian Rhapsody

Q: At Christmas, nativity plays are performed. What sort of plays used to be performed on Good Friday throughout medieval Europe?
A: Passion plays