5 Bar Trivia Questions about Classic Christmas Movies

In case you couldn’t make it to my Beers and Cheers holiday Trivia Night at Ventnor Sports Cafe, here’s a little taste of what you missed.

Round 1 was all about classic Christmas movies. Now, normally, Round 1 is stuffed with “easy” questions. But I’d like to think I cranked it up a notch or two for this special occasion. For one, these are “classic” Christmas movies. Ones you’ve seen a hundred times. So there’s already not a lot that you don’t know about them.  Secondly, I ran the risk of people actually studying up for this quiz. So I dialed it up just a bit.

Feel free to use these at your family gathering, or just shame you cocky uncle about how little he knows about Christmas movies.

Answers are below. Good luck and Merry Christmas!

  1. (A Charlie Brown Christmas) What Christmas Carol do the Peanuts gang sing at the end of the classic TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas?

  2. (Frosty The Snowman) In the classic Frosty the Snowman TV special, what historical figure does one of the children suggest they name the snowman, before they settled on Frosty?

  3. (The Grinch Who Stole Christmas) In the classic The Grinch Who Stole Christmas TV special, The Grinch lived 10,000 feet up on the side of what fictional mountain?

  4. (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer) In the classic stop animation TV special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, what type of animal rules over the Island of Misfit Toys?

  5. (Elf) When Will Ferrell’s Buddy the Elf character first encounters the department store Santa Claus, he says that he couldn’t possibly be the real Santa because he smells like what food(s)?


a.     Who plays the British Prime Minister?

b.     Who plays the US President?

c.     What instrument does Liam Neeson’s son learn to play?

d.     Emma Thompson receives a CD of what artist from Alan Rickman?

e.     What country is Aurelia from?

f.      What animal did Emma Thompson’s daughter portray in the Christmas pageant?  

g.     When Colin goes to America, what state does he fly into?

h.     The role of Mark, played by Andrew Lincoln, is the lead in what current TV series?

i.       Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman all starred in what 1995 film together?

j.       What disparaging nickname does Aurelia’s father call her overweight sister?


(Hark! The Herald Angels Sing)(Christopher Columbus) (Mount Crumpet)([winged] lion])(Beef and Cheese)

(Hugh Grant)(Billy Bob Thornton)(Drums)(Joni Mitchell)(Portugal)(Lobster)(Wisconsin)(The Walking Dead)(Sense and Sensibility)(Miss Dunkin Donuts 2003)

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