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A Christmas Movie Trivia Quiz -
 Do You Know Your Christmas Movies?

Christmas movie trivia - an inflatable santa Enjoy this Christmas movie trivia quiz and start thinking about Christmas movies in a whole new way.

For the most part, Christmas movies often contain an uplifting or traditional story related to the season. But movies set in Christmas – but not as seasonal films – don’t often get included on the Top 10 Christmas movie list.

That’s what this Christmas movie trivia quiz is all about.

You can also play it, by mixing it up with other trivia games on Partycurrent.

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Here are your Christmas movie trivia questions.

1. In the 1995 movie, Babe, what was the first name of the farmer, who was Babe’s owner?

a. Bentley
b. Richard
c. Samuel
d. Arthur

2. Which Christmas movie featured the line:

“Ho, ho, but no matter. Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolved”

a. How The Grinch Stole Christmas
b. Home Alone
c. A Christmas Story
d. Bad Santa

3. Bill Murray had the fortune of acting with his three brothers in the movie Scrooged. Which of the following was not his brother?

a. Brian-Doyle Murray
b. Joel Murray
c. David Murray
d. John Murray

4. Directed by Tim Burton, the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas was adapted from what?

a. A poem
b. A play
c. A game
d. A TV ad

5. What was the name of the famous song from the animation The Snowman?

a. Do You Hear What I Hear
b. Walking in the Air
c. If It Doesn’t Snow on Christmas
d. Parade of the Wooden Soldiers

6. In the movie Cast Away, Chuck’s family Christmas was interrupted by needing to go on an urgent business trip. Where was he being sent?

a. Thailand
b. Vietnam
c. Malaysia
d. Indonesia

7. In Elf, Will Ferrell starred in the lead role. But the role was originally intended for someone else. Who?

a. Steve Carell
b. Jim Carrey
c. Tim Allen
d. Chris Rock

8. Why was Charlie Brown feeling so depressed in A Charlie Brown Christmas?

a. Felt Christmas was being commercialized
b. His friend was still in the psychiatric ward
c. Felt left out of a play he’d been asked to direct
d. Upset that his dog had been decorating without him

9. In the Finnish movie Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, how was their Santa Claus different from the more traditional Santa?

a. His sleigh was pulled by wolves
b. He was better known by his real name
c. He punished naughty children
d. He was the marketing ploy of a food company

10. Santa Claus also appeared in which obscure science fiction movie?

a. Explorers
b. Zardoz
c. Alphaville
d. Brazil

11. Edward Scissorhands was set in which time period?

a. The 1960s
b. The 1970s
c. The 1950s
d. The 1980s

12. Which Christmas song opened the movie Lethal Weapon?

a. Jingle Bell Rock
b. Santa Claus is Coming to Town
c. Winter Wonderland
d. Merry Christmas Darling

13. How many separate stories appeared in the British Christmas romantic comedy Love Actually?

a. 5
b. 3
c. 7
d. 10

14. In White Christmas, what was the name of Rosemary Clooney’s character?

a. Susan Waverly
b. Doris Lenz
c. Betty Haynes
d. Emma Allen

15. Set over Christmas, the movie Trading Places had been likened to which Mark Twain novel?

a. A Horse’s Tale
b. The Prince and the Pauper
c. The American Claimant
d. The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today

16. Who directed The Polar Express?

a. Robert Zemeckis
b. Jon Favreau
c. Chris Columbus
d. Ron Howard

17. Which Santa-centric movie featured the line:

“All Neil told him was that Santa was more of a feeling. More of a state of mind than an actual person”

a. Fred Claus
b. Like Father, Like Santa
c. Santa Baby
d. The Santa Clause

18. Which best-selling Christmas toy partly inspired the movie Jingle All the Way?

a. Hot Wheels
b. Power Rangers
c. Tickle Me Elmo
d. Bratz

19. Mogwai, the cute fluffy animal in the movie Gremlins, was a Christmas present found in which type of store?

a. An antique store
b. A book store
c. A delicatessen
d. A hardware store

20. In The Muppet Christmas Carol, which character sang the song ‘Chairman of the Board’?

a. Lew Zealand
b. Dr Bunsen Honeydew
c. Sam the Eagle
d. Rizzo the Rat

Christmas movie trivia – the answers:

1. d. Arthur / 2. c. A Christmas Story / 3. c. David Murray / 4. a. A poem / 5. b. Walking in the Air / 6. c. Malaysia / 7. b. Jim Carrey / 8. a. Felt Christmas was being commercialized / 9. c. He punished naughty children / 10. d. Brazil / 11. c. The 1950s / 12. a. Jingle Bell Rock / 13. d. 10 / 14. c. Betty Haynes / 15. b. The Prince and the Pauper / 16. a. Robert Zemeckis / 17. d. The Santa Clause / 18. b. Power Rangers / 19. a. An antique store / 20. c. Sam the Eagle.

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A Cool Geography Trivia Quiz -
 How Well Do You Know Your World?

Geography trivia - olde worlde world map Add this geography trivia quiz to your night’s entertainment – and you’ll be bringing an educational touch to your quiz night.

The Planet Earth is a strange and wild place. But it gets even stranger, when you do what human beings do: create countries out of the land, name them, add dates to them.

When you play this geography trivia quiz, you’ll be learning something new. Discover which country has the longest name (63 letters). Find out when Brazil has its Independence Day. And don’t forget to play these trivia quizzes when you’re done.

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Geography Trivia Questions 1-7

1. The Atlantic Ocean is one of the world’s five main oceans. Can you name the other four?

2. Which is the youngest American city?

a. Killeen, TX
b. Jacksonville, NC
c. Paramount, CA
d. Layton, UT

3. The Nile River is the longest river in the world (at 4,160 miles). Which one’s the next longest?

a. Yangtze River
b. Congo River
c. Amazon River
d. Hunang He

4. What is the 10th most spoken language worldwide?

a. German
b. Bengali
c. Russian
d. Portuguese

5. What do Grenada and Costa Rica have in common?

a. They have no army
b. They sit on the Equator
c. Voted world’s best place to live
d. Countries with the least crime

6. Vancouver has the SkyTrain, London has the London Underground. What’s the name of Hong Kong’s metro system?

a. Metrorail
b. RTA Rapid Transit
c. Docklands Light Railway
d. MTR

7. Ouagadougou is the capital city of which African country?

a. Chad
b. Burkina Faso
c. Eritrea
d. Djibouti

Geography Trivia Questions 8-14

8. The 4th of July is known worldwide as the Independence Day for the United States. Can you match the next eight countries to the date of their own independence:

a. Brazil / b. Venezuela / c. Norway / d. India / e. Ghana / f. Lithuania / g. United Arab Emirates / h. Singapore

Mar. 6, 1957 / Nov. 2, 1971 / Sept. 7, 1822 / Aug. 9, 1965 / Mar. 11, 1990 / Jul. 5, 1811 / Jun. 7, 1905 / Aug. 15, 1947

9. As of July 2011, Kosovo and the Vatican City are still not members of the United Nations. Who else isn’t?

a. Rwanda
b. Taiwan
c. Afghanistan
d. El Salvador

10. Completed in 2012, The Shard (based in London) is Europe’s tallest building. How many floors does it have?

a. 94
b. 68
c. 72
d. 81

11. The second longest coastline, after Canada, is where?

a. Chile
b. Australia
c. Russia
d. Indonesia

12. Soekarno-Hatta, Guangzhou Baiyun and Madrid Barajas are all names for what?

a. Airports
b. Bridges
c. Race courses
d. Coastal resorts

13. Which country actually has the world’s longest official name (except it’s known by a shortened version)?

a. Libya
b. Tajikistan
c. Guatemala
d. Mongolia

14. Trabzon is a coastal city in north-eastern Turkey. Which sea does it border?

a. The Mediterranean Sea
b. The Black Sea
c. The Thracian Sea
d. The Balearic Sea

Geography Trivia Questions 15-22

15. Approximately how many people live in Greenland (to the closest thousand)?

a. 44,000
b. 32,000
c. 85,000
d. 57,000

16. You can drive on the left in which four countries on this list?

a. Ireland
b. Nepal
c. Italy
d. Malaysia
e. Fiji

17. The USA is known for giving its different states their own nickname. Can you match these eight US states to theirs:

a. Indiana / b. Missouri / c. North Dakota / d. Wisconsin / e. South Carolina / f. Maryland / g. Connecticut / h. Michigan

The Provisions State / Old Line State / The Wolverine State / The Hoosier State / The Show Me State / The Flickertail State / America’s Dairyland / The Palmetto State

18. The Prime Meridian runs through which three continents?

a. Europe
b. Africa
c. Antarctica
d. South America

19. Which is the second largest city in New Zealand, after Auckland?

a. Christchurch
b. Wellington
c. Hamilton
d. Napier-Hastings

20. One of these countries isn’t landlocked. Which is it?

a. Zambia
b. Paraguay
c. Slovakia
d. Croatia

21. In 2012, which one of the following was not the name of a hurricane?

a. Patty
b. Humberto
c. Julian
d. Valerie

22. Which country contains the most languages?

a. Papua New Guinea
b. China
c. Australia
d. Jamaica

Geography trivia quiz – the answers:

1. Pacific Ocean-Indian Ocean-Southern Ocean-Arctic Ocean / 2. b. Jacksonville, NC (22.8 years old) / 3. c. Amazon River (4,049 miles long) / 4. a. German / 5. a. They have no army / 6. d. MTR / 7. b. Burkina Faso / 8. a. Sept. 7, 1822 – b. July 5, 1811 – c. June 7, 1905 – d. Aug. 15, 1947 – e. Mar. 6, 1957 – f. Mar. 11, 1990 – g. Nov. 2, 1971 – h. Aug. 9, 1965 / 9. b. Taiwan / 10. c. 72 / 11. d. Indonesia / 12. a. Airports / 13. a. Libya (its full name is: Al Jumahiriyah al Arabiyah al Libiyah ash Shabiyah al Ishtirakiyah al Uzma) / 14. b. The Black Sea / 15. d. 57,000 (actually 56,370) / 16. Ireland-Nepal-Malaysia-Fiji / 17. a. The Hoosier State – b. The Show Me State – c. The Flickertail State – d. America’s Dairyland – e. The Palmetto State – f. Old Line State – g. The Provisions State – h. The Wolverine State / 18. Europe-Africa-Antarctica / 19. b. Wellington / 20. d. Croatia / 21. c. Julian / 22. a. Papua New Guinea (820 languages, out of the world’s 6912).

A Chocolate Trivia Quiz: 
Know Your Ghirardelli From Your Cadbury?

Got chocolate trivia on the brain?

Love chocolate so much, it’s in your heart and soul?

This chocolate trivia quiz has been written for the chocolate fanatic in mind.

Even if you’re only half a chocolate lover, that’s okay. By the time you’re done with these mouthwatering questions, you might find yourself becoming a 100% chocolate fan.

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Here are your chocolate trivia questions.

1. The word ‘chocolate’ originates from the word ‘xocolātl’ which means what?

a. Bitter seed
b. Bitter plant
c. Bitter earth
d. Bitter water

2. What is Hershey Sidekick (in Canada) known as in the US?

a. Dagoba Chocolate
b. Reese’s Fast Break
c. Hershey’s Symphony
d. Almond Joy Bar

3. Which type of chocolate is considered good for your health?

a. Dark
b. Milk
c. Semisweet
d. White

4. In Belgium, which form of chocolate is added to steamed milk to make ‘chocolat chaud’?

a. Chocolate liquor
b. Chocolate powder
c. Chocolate squares
d. Chocolate chips

5. Which Cadbury’s brand of chocolate had the famous slogan ‘A glass and a half in every half pound’?

a. Milk Tray
b. Dairy Milk
c. Eclairs
d. Bournville

6. What is ‘Closeup Flavalicious’?

a. Chocolate flavored lipbalm
b. Chocolate flavored floss
c. Chocolate flavored toothpaste
d. Chocolate flavored mouthwash

7. Which character was the second to be disqualified in ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’?

a. Augustus Gloop
b. Violet Beauregarde
c. Mike Teavee
d. Veruca Salt

8. ‘Long flakes of milk chocolate covered in chocolate coating’ describes which chocolate bar?

a. Twirl
b. Whip
c. Flake
d. Wispa

9. Which other ingredient is added to Delafee Chocolates?

a. Pepper
b. Caviar
c. Gold
d. Hemp

10. Thanks to its distinct regional flavors, chocolate is often likened to what?

a. Coffee
b. Wine
c. Cigars
d. Whiskey

11. Who was the main actress in the film ‘Chocolat’?

a. Juliette Binoche
b. Audrey Tautou
c. Sophie Marceau
d. Catherine Deneuve

12. Which country is the 2nd largest producer of cocoa beans after Ivory Coast?

a. Indonesia
b. Ecuador
c. Brazil
d. Ghana

13. In what year was Godiva Chocolatier founded?

a. 1906
b. 1916
c. 1926
d. 1936

14. In 2010, New York set a world record for what?

a. Largest cup of hot chocolate
b. Largest chocolate sculpture
c. Largest chocolate cookie
d. Largest chocolate rabbit

15. Which chocolate bar is famous for its fingers?

a. Crunchie
b. Pinky
c. Double Decker
d. Kit Kat

16. Crowded House’s chocolate-titled song was called what?

a. Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk
b. Chocolate Cake
c. The Land of Chocolate
d. The Chocolate Soldier

17. Frozen Haute Chocolate sells for how much per order?

a. $2,000
b. $10,000
c. $25,000
d. $50,000

18. Products labelled ‘Milk Chocolate’ in the UK are labelled as what in mainland Europe?

a. Flavored Milk Chocolate
b. Family Milk Chocolate
c. Factory Milk Chocolate
d. Sweet Milk Chocolate

19. Which chocolate maker won the title of ‘biggest Easter Egg of all time’ in 2005?

a. Guylian
b. Sucré Chocolates
c. Ghirardelli
d. Thorton’s

20. ‘Suklaa’ is the word for chocolate in which language?

a. Swedish
b. Estonian
c. Finnish
d. Belarusian

Chocolate trivia – the answers:

1. d. Bitter water / 2. b. Reese’s Fast Break / 3. a. Dark (70% cocoa+ is best) / 4. d. Chocolate chips / 5. b. Dairy Milk / 6. c. Chocolate flavored toothpaste / 7. b. Violet Beauregarde / 8. a. Twirl / 9. c. Gold / 10. b. Wine / 11. a. Juliette Binoche / 12. d. Ghana / 13. c. 1926 / 14. a. Largest cup of hot chocolate (almost 500 gallons) / 15. d. Kit Kat / 16. b. Chocolate Cake / 17. c. $25,000 / 18. b. Family Milk Chocolate / 19. a. Guylian / 20. c. Finnish.

Calling All Word Trivia Fiends

This fun word trivia quiz is a perfect timeout for a party in need of chilled activities.

Maybe you love word trivia so much, you’re always springing the latest vocabulary on your friends. Or perhaps you enjoy working out the crossword.

Either way, this quiz has been created with all word lovers in mind.

Get ready to transform your players into verbivores (a person who devours words) or logomaniacs (person obsessed with words).

None of you will (hopefully) be logophobic (have a fear of words) after playing.

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Here are your word trivia questions.

1. When you’re capernoited, what are you?

a. Slighty afraid
b. Slightly drunk
c. Slightly embarrassed
d. Slightly out of tune

2. Cleromancy is divination involving what?

a. Dice
b. Glass
c. Twigs
d. Ink

3. What does a nuxodeltiologist prefer postcard scenes of?

a. The road
b. The trees
c. The ocean
d. The night

4. What do you have when you’re sciapodous?

a. Huge nose
b. Huge chin
c. Huge feet
d. Huge ears

5. What are you full of when you’re gambrinous?

a. Beer
b. Joy
c. Chicken
d. Sweat

6. Tropoclastics is actually the science of

a. House keeping?
b. Ancient writing?
c. Breaking habits?
d. Eavesdropping?

7. What do you most fear in hormephobia?

a. Saliva
b. Shock
c. Static
d. Silence

8. What does ponophobia mean?

a. The fear of overheating
b. The fear of oversleeping
c. The fear of overthinking
d. The fear of overworking

9. Iatrapistia is the lack of faith in what?

a. The medical system
b. The judicial system
c. The educational system
d. The legal system

10. Where is the dactylion?

a. Thumb
b. Forefinger
c. Middle finger
d. Ring finger

11. Presbycusis is the loss of what at old age?

a. Smelling
b. Hearing
c. Tasting
d. Feeling

12. An icononmicar writes about what?

a. Illness
b. Religion
c. Farming
d. Desserts

13. When you’re a stagiary, what are you a student of?

a. Medicine
b. Law
c. Geology
d. Philosophy

14. What do you love eating as a pagophagiac?

a. Fingernails
b. Ash
c. Pips
d. Ice

15. What does napiform mean?

a. Turnip-shaped
b. Car-shaped
c. Hinge-shaped
d. Arch-shaped

16. What’s another word for chirotonsor?

a. A masseur
b. A carpenter
c. A barber
d. A dentist

17. What’s limerance the initial thrill of?

a. Getting a job
b. Falling in love
c. Learning to write
d. Buying a house

18. What is a wheeple?

a. A poor attempt at whistling
b. A poor attempt at listening
c. A poor attempt at sneezing
d. A poor attempt at hugging

19. What does psithurism describe the sound of?

a. Flowing water
b. Rustling leaves
c. Keyboard typing
d. Hammer nailing

20. A person who’s a fysigunkus lacks what?

a. Humor
b. Wisdom
c. Curiosity
d. Temper

Word trivia quiz – the answers:

1. b. Slightly drunk / 2. a. Dice / 3. d. The night / 4. c. Huge feet / 5. a. Beer / 6. c. Breaking habits / 7. b. Shock / 8. d. The fear of overworking / 9. a. The medical system / 10. c. The middle finger / 11. b. Hearing / 12. c. Farming / 13. b. Law / 14. d. Ice / 15. a. Turnip-shaped / 16. c. A barber / 17. b. Falling in love / 18. a. A poor attempt at whistling / 19. b. Rustling leaves / 20. c. Curiosity.

An Awesome Art Trivia Quiz

Art Trivia - art pots Test what you know about art with this art trivia quiz.

Art is everywhere in our lives. From famous works like ‘The Mona Lisa’, to well-known names like Pablo Picasso, art has become so embedded in our culture. Its very existence inspires us, moves us, helps us make sense of the world.

By practicing their craft, an artist can nudge our emotions, and wow us with their creativity.

This art trivia quiz challenges you, by mixing together historical names with contemporary ones.

Make sure to drop by an art gallery afterwards, or view art works on the web. Let your appreciation for art flow.

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Here are your art trivia questions.

1. Pablo Picasso’s real name is actually how many words long?

a. 5
b. 12
c. 23
d. 19

2. English artist Andy Brown created a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II used what?

a. Used bras
b. Used tea bags
c. Used handkerchiefs
d. Used wigs

3. How many paintings did Vincent Van Gogh sell in his lifetime?

a. 1
b. 3
c. 5
d. 7

4. Which architect was responsible for the glass Pyramid at the Lourve?

a. Louis Le Vau
b. Ieoh M Pei
c. François Mansart
d. Henri Labrouste

5. Pop Art originated in which city?

a. Amsterdam
b. New York
c. Frankfurt
d. London

6. How many times has the Mona Lisa been stolen?

a. 8
b. 10
c. 1
d. 5

7. Whose art style became known as Surrealism?

a. Francisco de Goya
b. Edgar Degas
c. Peter Paul Rubens
d. Salvador Dali

8. In which year was the Bahaus School of Design closed?

a. 1914
b. 1933
c. 1952
d. 1969

9. Michelangelo considered himself a sculptor first. Which was his favorite rock?

a. Quartz
b. Granite
c. Marble
d. Onyx

10. ‘Fall of Man’ was painted by who?

a. Durer
b. Delacroix
c. Hockney
d. Gris

11. Leonardi Da Vinci invented which one of these items?

a. Kites
b. High heels
c. Gunpowder
d. Wine cork

12. Marvel Comics artist Jack Kirby was affectionately known by which nickname?

a. The Founder
b. The Artist
c. The Prophet
d. The King

13. How long was the original shark used in Damian Hirst’s iconic work ‘The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living’?

a. 14 feet
b. 19 feet
c. 23 feet
d. 30 feet

14. Which types of paint does NOT use the color white?

a. Acrylic
b. Casein
c. Gouache
d. Watercolor

15. Who once declared “Art is anything you can get away with"?

a. Tracy Enim
b. Andy Warhol
c. Cornelia Parker
d. Claude Monet

16. Which artist created the concrete cast of the interior of an entire Victorian house?

a. Antony Gormley
b. Mona Hatoum
c. Rachel Whiteread
d. Edward Allington

17. Rousseau’s ‘The Repast of the Lion’ is an example of what type of art?

a. Color Field
b. Institutional Gothic
c. Maximalism
d. Naïve Art

18. Which art movement claimed to be anti-art?

a. Dada
b. Cubism
c. Art Nouveau
d. Fauvism

19. Who painted ‘The Conversion of St. Paul’?

a. Constable
b. Caravaggio
c. El Greco
d. Van Gogh

20. Name the technique that places lines closely side by side

a. Hatching
b. Screentone
c. Whittling
d. Pholage

Art trivia quiz – answers:

1. c. 23 (Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso) / 2. b. Used tea bags / 3. a. 1 / 4. b. Ieoh M Pei / 5. d. London / 6. c. 1 (in August 21, 1911) / 7. d. Salvador Dali / 8. b. 1933 (closed by the Nazis) / 9. c. Marble / 10. a. Durer / 11. b. High heels / 12. d. The King / 13. a. 14 feet / 14. d. Watercolor / 15. b. Andy Warhol / 16. c. Rachel Whiteread / 17. d. Naïve Art / 18. a. Dada / 19. b. Caravaggio / 20. a. Hatching.

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