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Christmas Trivia - The Ultimate Work Christmas Quiz

14 Nov 2022 by Liz Tod

Looking for holiday fun to bring to a festive Friday afternoon in the office or a round of Christmas trivia for the work Christmas party?

Then this is the Christmas quiz for you!

You’ll find all the festive quiz questions below and the answers at the bottom of this page to make it simple - whether you’re hosting a virtual Christmas quiz or challenging your team in person!

And if you're looking for a prize for the winner, check out our range of luxury Christmas hampers - perfect for sharing amongst the winning team or for gorging on alone!

So divide yourselves up into teams, nominate a quiz master and get ready for some festive fun.

Let’s get started...

 

  1. What were the first names of the four members of ABBA?
     
  2. Arctic King, Saladin and Tom Thumb are which types of what?
     
  3. Which animal can deliver a kick capable of killing a lion and also attacked singer Johnny Cash leaving him addicted to painkillers?
     
  4. According to the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland, what kind of food is eaten tomorrow, yesterday, but never today?
     
  5. What name is given to a cage or box filled with rocks, concrete, or sometimes sand and soil for use in civil engineering?

     
  6. How far can you hear a blue whale’s heartbeat?
     
  7. What is the name of the newspaper where Peter Parker works in Spiderman?
     
  8. Name Alvin’s chipmunk co-stars in Alvin and the chipmunks
     
  9. Which hospital is the oldest in Britain? Above its entrance is the only public statue of King Henry VIII in London.
     
  10. Which British-born Norwegian DJ sings the song ‘Faded’?

     
  11. What was the final request of the inventor of the Frisbee after he died?
     
  12. "When You Wish Upon a Star" is a song written for which 1940 film?
     
  13. Including its claws, how many legs does a crab have?
     
  14. Which city's cathedral is the largest cathedral and religious building in Britain?
     
  15. How many stars are on the American flag?

     
  16. Who was the last player to captain England before David Beckham?
     
  17. Relating to the sea, what is a ‘cookie–cutter’?
     
  18. In which year were TV licences introduced in the UK?
     
  19. Which Harry Potter word is now in the Oxford English Dictionary?
     
  20. The original version of “Beauty and the Beast” was a 1740 story by a French novelist and was written in order to encourage what?

     
  21. Who succeeded Sir Clive Woodward as England's rugby union coach?
     
  22. What is a baby oyster called?
     
  23. In order of birth, who are the seven Weasley siblings?
     
  24. In which country are the Sutherland Falls?
     
  25. Who wrote The Railway Children?

 

That’s all the questions… who thinks their team are the winners?

 

Who will be crowned the winner of the office Christmas quiz? Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash.

 

Shall we find out?

 

 

Ready?

 

 

Here are our Christmas quiz answers…

 

  1. What were the first names of the four members of ABBA? Agnetha, Anni-Frid, Björn and Benny
     
  2. Arctic King, Saladin and Tom Thumb are which types of what? Lettuce
     
  3. Which animal can deliver a kick capable of killing a lion and also attacked singer Johnny Cash leaving him addicted to painkillers? An Ostrich
     
  4. According to the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland, what kind of food is eaten tomorrow, yesterday, but never today? Jam
     
  5. What name is given to a cage or box filled with rocks, concrete, or sometimes sand and soil for use in civil engineering? Gabion

     
  6. How far can you hear a blue whale’s heartbeat? From two miles away
     
  7. What is the name of the newspaper where Peter Parker works in Spiderman? The Daily Bugle
     
  8. Name Alvin’s chipmunk co-stars in Alvin and the chipmunks. Simon and Theodore
     
  9. Which hospital is the oldest in Britain? Above its entrance is the only public statue of King Henry VIII in London. St Bartholomew's Hospital, commonly known as Barts
     
  10. Which British-born Norwegian DJ sings the song ‘Faded’? Alan Walker

     
  11. What was the final request of the inventor of the Frisbee after he died? His final wish was for his ashes to be turned into a Frisbee
     
  12. "When You Wish Upon a Star" is a song written for which 1940 film? Pinocchio
     
  13. Including its claws, how many legs does a crab have? 10
     
  14. Which city's cathedral is the largest cathedral and religious building in Britain? Liverpool (Lincoln is 4th largest)
     
  15. How many stars are on the American flag? Fifty

     
  16. Who was the last player to captain England before David Beckham? Martin Keown
     
  17. Relating to the sea, what is a ‘cookie–cutter’? Shark
     
  18. In which year were TV licences introduced in the UK? 1946
     
  19. Which Harry Potter word is now in the Oxford English Dictionary? Muggle
     
  20. The original version of “Beauty and the Beast” was a 1740 story by a French novelist and was written in order to encourage what? To encourage girls to accept arranged marriages

     
  21. Who succeeded Sir Clive Woodward as England's rugby union coach?  Andy Robinson
     
  22. What is a baby oyster called? Spat
     
  23. In order of birth, who are the seven Weasley siblings? Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, Ron, Ginny
     
  24. In which country are the Sutherland Falls? New Zealand
     
  25. Who wrote The Railway Children? Edith Nesbit

 

Looking for some more festive fun for the office? Check out our guide for the best ways to celebrate Christmas with your team.

 

Or perhaps you’d like to play another round? 

 

And if you’re looking for some last minute Christmas gifts for staff, take a look at our corporate Christmas gifts range.