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Festivus Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

It's the second most wonderful time of the year. How much do you know about the traditions of Festivus?

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  December 9th 2022

Festivus is an alternative to Christmas celebrations, and is acknowledged by a handful of people in Queens, New York. How much do you know about this serious December get-together? Take this quiz and you'll be saying 'Festivus for the rest of us' in no time at all!

1/10 A dog and a calendar

Daniel O’Keefe invented Festivus, but in which year?

2/10 People celebrating Festivus

Which day is Festivus celebrated?

3/10 A Christmas tree being decorated

Instead of a Christmas tree, what might be placed in a living room instead?

4/10 People celebrating Festivus

What was used originally?

5/10 A Festivus meal

What is served during a Festivus dinner?

6/10 People celebrating Festivus

What happens right after dinner is served?

7/10 Pointing fingers

What happens during the 'airing of grievances'?

8/10 Festivus arm wrestling

How might be 'feats of strength' be displayed during Festivus?

9/10 Pointing at a watch

When does Festivus end?

10/10 A Festivus party

What counts as a Festivus miracle?

Result: Oh no

Oh no! Someone's going to learn about the 'airing of grievances' on December 23 with a score like this! Quick, have another go and see if you can get a bigger score!

Result: Good try

Good try! You know a reasonable amount about this strange annual event. Not the result you were expecting? Have another go!

Result: Great work

Great work! You know quite a lot about Festivus and your score is admirable. Would you care for an extra slice of meat loaf as a reward?

Result: Wow

Wow! Not only do you know everything about Festivus, you'd probably be impressive during traditions like 'feats of strength' thanks to your impressive knowledge on the subject. No grievances to be aired here... well done!