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Ho Ho No! Try This True or False Christmas Quiz!

Can you tell the festive facts from the ho-ho-hogwash? Take this tricky true or false quiz and see how much you really know about Christmas!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  December 21st 2023

It's everyone's favourite time of year! But like anything popular, when it comes to Christmas there are a lot of myths, stories, and even plain old made up nonsense! So to get into the Christmas spirit we're testing you on 10 true or false quiz questions! Can you tell the difference between these festive facts and fictions? Test yourself now!

Ready? Here we go!

1/10 A Xmas calendar

Let's start off easy! Christmas Eve is on the 24th December. True or false?

2/10 A shooting star

Christmas was originally to celebrate Jesus' birthday. True or false?


Traditionally, Father Christmas wore green. True or false?


And traditionally, the elves were all allergic to tinsel. True or false?

5/10 Some xmas crackers

Crackers used to actually explode, and were very dangerous. True or false?


A Spanish Xmas tradition involves a wooden log that poos out sweets. True or false?

7/10 A grumpy turkey

In the UK, goose is more traditional than turkey for a Christmas feast. True or false?

8/10 Some mince pies

In France, it is illegal to make mince pies. True or false?

9/10 Secret Santa holding a collection of shopping bags

If you sing "Silent Night" backwards, it is a secret instruction manual for how to find Father Christmas and steal all his stuff. True or false?

10/10 A distant planet

Astronomers think the Holy Star of Bethlehem that appeared in the Bible before Jesus' birth... was actually Uranus. True or false?

Bah! Unlucky! Looks like some Christmas knowledge slipped past! Never mind though, this quiz was hard! You'd better have another go and see if you can score a bit higher. And make it snappy - Christmas depends on it! (Not really, that was another lie!).

Pretty good! You're no Christmas noob! You definitely know how to tell the difference between fact and fiction, but a few still managed to get past you. Fancy having another go and seeing if you can score a bit higher? Go ooooon!

Wow! Great score! You know loads of Christmas traditions, and clearly know how to spot the nonsense! You almost got full marks - a very impressive score! Do you know where you went wrong? Let's see if you can beat this score on a different Christmas quiz!

Amazing! Well done! Full marks! This is an incredible score - you didn't fall for any of our nonsense or trick questions! Great work! Now, do you think you can match this score on a different Christmas quiz? We have lots more!