24 ‘Elf’ Movie Trivia Questions To Help Spread Christmas Cheer

Who does not enjoy the lovable human-sized Buddy the Elf? Whether it is singing in a store, spreading Christmas cheer for all to hear, or giving out hugs, he is the epitome of Christmas cheer! Share in the fun by hosting a watch party and playing Elf-themed games, including this awesome Elf quiz! 

With these Elf trivia questions and answers, you can bet that your family and friends will love playing along while testing their knowledge of the iconic Christmas movie! Spend time together cutting out paper snowflakes and drinking coffee (with or without the alcohol)! 

Bring everyone together to share in the joy of Christmas by learning more about the movie and its beloved characters this holiday season. 

Looking for another Christmas quiz like this one? Check out our A Christmas Story, Polar Express, or our Nightmare Before Christmas trivia for your next holiday get-together!

What does Buddy say to his dad when he first sees him?

Dad! I walked all day and night to find you!

Dad! I travelled all the way from the North Pole to find you!

Dad! I so glad I finally found you!

Dad! I’ve finally found you!

Where did Buddy’s dad work?

Madison Square Garden

The Empire State Building

The Flatiron Building

The Chrysler Building

Which actor plays Buddy?

Arnold Schwarznegger

Tim Allen

Jim Carey

Will Ferrell

Who raised Buddy the Elf?

Papa Elf

Santa Claus

The Easter Bunny

The Snowman

Where did Santa’s sleigh break down in “Elf”?

Times Square

Rockefeller Center

Brooklyn Bridge

Central Park

What surprising fact does Santa reveal to Buddy about his biological dad?

He’s on the Naughty List

He doesn’t believe in Santa

He’s a famous children’s book author

He lives at the North Pole

The elves have a pitcher in their break room, what is in it?




Pink Lemonade

Finish the quote: “Buddy, I’ve been around the world many times when I was a young cumulus nimbus cloud. It’s a wonderful place, filled with wondrous creatures – except …”

Yellow snow




What did Buddy use to travel from the North Pole to New York?

An iceberg

A plane

Santa’s sleigh

Magic dust

What is the first code of the elves?

There isn’t room for everyone on the nice list

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is to eat candy canes

Treat every day like Christmas

It’s gotta be ready by Christmas Eve

What is the snowman called?





After fighting with the department store Santa, Buddy is placed in a holding cell, what does the sign on the wall say?

No Smoking, No Fighting

No Biting, No Spitting

No Smoking, No Spitting

No Fighting, No Biting

What animal attacks Buddy in the park?

A coyote

A squirrel

A chipmunk

A raccoon

What gift does Buddy give his father?


Boxer shorts

A coffee mug

A tie

Why is Buddy bigger than the other elves?

His parents were tall

He was stretched in a toy making incident

He ate too many candy canes

He is human

What is Buddy’s least favourite toy?

Jack in the box

Mr Potato Head



What store does Buddy work at?



FAO Schwarz


When Buddy failed to meet his quota, what toy was he making?

Baseball bat

Mr Potato Head


Jackhammer Bob

What is Buddy’s full name?

Buddy Hobbs

Buddy Buddy

Buddy the Elf

Buddy Finch

Why did Buddy go to New York City?

To see a Broadway play

To find his father

To see the FAO Schwarz toy store

To find a missing elf

How many levels of the Candy Cane Forest did Buddy have to walk through to get to New York City?





What did Buddy eat in New York City?





Which Christmas song was Jovie singing in the shower?

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Everything’s Gonna Be Cool This Christmas

Winter Wonderland

All I Want For Christmas Is You

Buddy says the department store Santa Claus smells like?

Sugar and spice and all things nice

Old Spice

Beef and Cheese

Candy canes

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