UK Christmas Trivia: Festive Cheer and British Traditions!
Get ready to deck the halls with our UK Christmas Trivia! This quiz invites you to test your knowledge of British festive traditions, from the legendary Christmas markets to the ceremonial royal festivities. Are you prepared to unwrap the secrets of a UK Christmas?
- In the UK, what name is given to the day after Christmas?Boxing DayBoxing DayChristmas BoxingSecond Christmas
- What are the small, cracker-shaped gifts that make a snapping sound when pulled apart, often found at Christmas dinner tables in the UK?Pop BangsChristmas CrackersSnap GiftsFestive Poppers
- What is the traditional British dessert served at Christmas, often decorated with holly and flaming with brandy?Christmas CakeChristmas PuddingMince PiesYule Log
- Which British monarch delivered the first Christmas Day broadcast over the radio?Queen VictoriaKing George VQueen Elizabeth IIKing Edward VIII
- What is the popular name for the evening before Christmas in the UK?Christmas Eve NightChristmas EvePre-Christmas NightNight Before Christmas
- In the UK, what do children traditionally leave out for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve?Cookies and TeaMince Pie and SherryMilk and CookiesGingerbread and Milk
- Which British animated film about a young boy's adventure to the North Pole has become a modern Christmas classic?Frozen ChristmasThe SnowmanPolar AdventureArctic Holiday
- What is the name of the famous UK department store known for its extravagant Christmas window displays?Marks & SpencerHarrodsJohn LewisSelfridges
- In the UK, who is traditionally supposed to open the last door of the Advent calendar?The youngest childThe youngest childThe motherThe father
- What UK lottery is known for its large jackpot draw on Christmas Day?EuroMillionsThe National Lottery Christmas DrawThe Big GameChristmas Jackpot
- Which British colony was the first to celebrate Christmas, marking the beginning of the holiday's observance in what would become the Commonwealth?Jamestown, VirginiaJamestown, VirginiaPlymouth, MassachusettsNewfoundland
- What is the typical main dish for Christmas dinner in the UK?Roast BeefRoast TurkeyHamGoose
- Which charity single by Band Aid, intended to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia, became a Christmas hit in the UK?We Are the WorldDo They Know It's Christmas?Feed the WorldChristmas Time
- What is the name of the traditional Christmas folk play featuring St. George, common in the UK?The Christmas CarolThe Mummers' PlayThe Yuletide DramaSt. George's Festive Quest
- In the UK, what is the name given to the second full moon in December, which is rare and considered auspicious?Blue MoonBlue MoonHoliday MoonChristmas Moon
- What is the popular British tradition of pantomime, often performed around Christmas?A silent mime showA theatrical comedy productionA musical performanceA dance recital
- What British author is often referred to as "the man who invented Christmas" due to his famous holiday story?J.R.R. TolkienCharles DickensWilliam ShakespeareJane Austen
- In the UK, which bird was traditionally used to predict the weather for the coming year on St. Stephen's Day, December 26th?The robinThe wrenThe swallowThe sparrow
- Which charity's single "Another Rock and Roll Christmas" became a festive favorite in the UK?Live AidGary GlitterThe Salvation ArmyThe Red Cross
- In the UK, what is traditionally done with mistletoe during the Christmas season?It is burned on the first day of Christmas.It is hung up, and people kiss underneath it.It is used to decorate the Christmas tree.It is planted in the garden for good luck.