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Holiday & Christmas trivia for seniors

Written by BK Low, Digital Marketing Partner with integratedliving

It’s the season to be merry and with the holidays coming around, it’s a great opportunity to spend time with your older loved ones and enjoy each other’s company, whether in-person or online.

Here is a set of holiday-themed trivia questions and answers to help everyone get together for some fun activities!

1. Whose birthday is celebrated on Christmas Day? 

[A] Jesus Christ

2. What colour of Christmas am I dreaming of? 

[A] A white Christmas

3. Name three items contained in eggnog. 

[A] Sugar, milk, eggs

4. What is the night before Christmas? 

[A] Christmas Eve

5. In the song, how many days of Christmas are there? 

[A] 12

6. What is the name of the day after Christmas? 

[A] Boxing Day

7. What are you supposed to do when you find yourself under the mistletoe? 

[A] Kiss

8. Which Christmas reindeer has a shiny nose? 

[A] Rudolph

9. What is the main course for a traditional Christmas dinner? 

[A] Turkey and stuffing

10. Who once stole Christmas? 

[A] The Grinch

11. What snack is traditionally left out for Santa Claus? 

[A] Cookies

12. What spirit is traditionally added to Christmas pudding? 

[A] Brandy

13. What food is good luck to eat on each of the 12 days of Christmas? 

[A] Mince Pies

14. Which two famous sporting events begin on Boxing Day? 

[A] The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and test cricket at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

15. What Christmas decoration was originally made from strands of silver? 

[A] Tinsel

16. Who sang “All I Want for Christmas is You”? 

[A] Mariah Carey

17. In what country did the tradition of putting up Christmas trees originate? 

[A] Germany

18. What do people traditionally put on top of a Christmas tree? 

[A] An angel

19. Elvis isn’t going to have a white Christmas, he’s going to have a……..? 

[A] Blue Christmas

20. What popular Christmas song was actually written for Thanksgiving? 

[A] Jingle Bells

21. Who monitors the behaviour of children and reports back to Santa? 

[A] Elf on a Shelf

22. Christmas Island has an annual migration of which animal? 

[A] Crabs

23. What Christmas tradition began in Melbourne in 1938? 

[A] Carols by Candlelight

24. What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie? 

[A] Home Alone

25. Who created the very first Christmas lights display? 

[A] Thomas Edison

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