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145 Fun Christmas Trivia Questions For A Festive Holiday Quiz

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November 10, 2023

Are red and green your favorite colors? Do you wear ugly sweaters in 90-degree weather? Are your halls constantly decked and your grin always jolly? Do you answer your phone with, β€œBuddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color?” If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might just be a Christmas super-fan.Β 

But like any super-fan, you know there’s only one way to prove it: with a Christmas quiz, of course! Do you know who wrote the Nutcracker? You must have all the words to the greatest Christmas songs ever memorized. And what’s the deal with all those elves, anyway?Β 

Christmas may only come around once a year, but lovers of the holiday season know how to extend this time and really make it last. After all, we’ve all seen the malls right after Halloween. This holiday is no joke, and neither are these Christmas trivia questions and answers.Β 

Keeping it festive? Check out our Christmas movie, Christmas food, Santa Claus, and our Christmas trivia for kids.

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1. Including Rudolph, how many reindeer pull Santa’s sleigh?

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2. How many ghosts are there in β€˜A Christmas Carol’?

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3. In the song β€œRudolph the red nosed reindeer”, what didn’t the other reindeer let Rudolph do?

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4. In the movie β€œ Polar Express” what is the name of the magical train that takes kids to the North Pole?

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5. Which ingredient is NOT in a Mince Pie?

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6. On which day does the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation end?

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1. In a β€˜Holly Jolly Christmas’ what should we have a cup of?

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2. Which country started the tradition of putting up Christmas trees?

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3. What is figgy pudding?

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4. What colour is Rudolph’s nose?

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5. In the movie β€˜Home Alone’ where is the McCallister family planning to spend Christmas?

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6. Who helps Santa make toys?

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1. Other than a star, which ornament is traditionally placed on the top of Christmas trees?

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2. What is roasting on an open fire in β€˜The Christmas Song’?

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3. Complete this line by Jack Skellington in β€˜Nightmare Before Christmas’: β€œChristmas time is buzzing in….”

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4. Traditionally, what is the name of Santa’s sidekick?

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5. Who sings β€˜All I Want for Christmas Is You’?

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6. What was traditionally done on Boxing Day?

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1. In the song β€˜The Twelve Days of Christmas’ how many gifts are given?

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2. What speed does Santa’s sleigh travel at?

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3. What kind of pie will we have later according to the song β€˜Rockin around the Christmas Tree’?

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4. Finish the song: Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle ____.

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5. Tinsel was originally made from what?

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6. In the movie 'Elf', why is Buddy bigger than the other elves?

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1. What colour Christmas is Bing Crosby dreaming of?

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2. Which fairy tale inspired ginger bread houses?

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3. Which country has the largest Christmas tree in the world?

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4. In β€˜The Nutcracker’ who does Clara receive a Nutcracker from?

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5. What country was the original Santa Claus from?

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6. In the movie β€˜Polar Express’, what is the the first gift of Christmas?

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1. Candy canes are shaped to resemble what?

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2. How many times does Santa say Ho?

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3. In 'A Christmas Story', what does Ralphie want for Christmas?

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4. In the nativity scene where does Jesus lay?

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5. Which red and green plant is used to decorate home at Christmas?

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6. What is the name of the toy that everyone is after in β€˜Jingle all the Way’?

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1. What pulls Santa’s sleigh in Australia instead of reindeer?

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2. How many times is Santa checking his list?

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3. Who is the Rudolph’s father?

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4. What did Bernard give Charlie in the movie 'The Santa Claus'?

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5. Who tries to stop Christmas by stealing things from the Whos?

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6. What is the most common Christmas tree?

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1. Sauce made from which small fruits is always found on the Christmas dinner table?

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2. Which alcohol is often added to butter to serve with a traditional Christmas pudding or mince pies?

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3. What is the name of the tradition where you are randomly assigned someone to buy a gift for?

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4. Which singer was going to have a blue Christmas without you in the 1950s?

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5. Which saint is the basis for the tradition of Santa Claus?

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6. Famous carol "Silent Night" was composed and originally sung in which language?

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1. Where are Kevin's family going on holiday when they mistakenly leave him "Home Alone" in the classic 1990 movie?

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2. In which language would someone wish you "Feliz Navidad" at Christmas?

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3. Which country gives London the large tree which stands in Trafalgar Square each Christmas?

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4. Gingerbread biscuits called lebkuchen are a Christmas tradition in which country?

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5. Which red-feathered garden bird is commonly associated with Christmas?

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6. Which girl band had UK Christmas number one singles for three years in a row from 1996 to 1998?

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1. In the Bible, which angel appeared to Mary to tell her she was having a baby?

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2. What is found on a shelf in a more recent Christmas tradition for children?

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3. What is the surname of Irving, who wrote "White Christmas"?

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4. Dancer, Donner and which of Santa's other reindeer have names beginning with D?

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5. In the Christmas food of pigs in blankets, what is used to make the blanket?

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6. Which Christmas cocktail is made with Advocaat and lemonade?

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1. Which Good King looked out on the feast of Stephen in the Christmas song?

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2. What are the eight maids doing in the song about the 12 Days of Christmas?

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3. Which of Santa Claus' reindeer shares its name with a female animal?

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4. Which word describes the period leading up to Christmas, often marked by opening a door on a calendar each day?

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5. In the popular Christmas song, what is the name of the snowman with the very shiny nose?

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6. What is Scrooge's first name in the book "A Christmas Carol"?

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1. On the fifth day of Christmas, what did my true love give to me, according to the song?

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2. Which green plant is often used to "deck the halls" at Christmas?

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3. In which European language does "Nadolig Llawen" mean Merry Christmas?

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4. In the Christmas bible story, what was the occupation of Joseph?

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5. 80s movie "Die Hard" was set on Christmas Eve in which US city?

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6. "Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents" is the opening line of which famous novel?

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1. Who stars as several characters in Netflix festive movies "The Princess Switch"?

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2. In the Friends episode "The One with the Holiday Armadillo", who dresses up as the armadillo?

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3. If you’re born on Christmas day, what’s your star sign?

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4. Who is the last ghost to visit Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?

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5. An Icelandic tradition sees people exchanging which gifts on Christmas Eve?

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6. An angel called Clarence is a central character in which classic festive movie?

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1. A modern American tradition involves hiding a decoration in the shape of which food item in your tree?

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2. Who composed the ballet "The Nutcracker", set on Christmas Eve?

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3. What is the name of the Christmas drink made with eggs, milk, rum and sugar, garnished with nutmeg?

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4. The three wise men are Balthazar, Melchior and which other king?

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5. Christmas Island is a territory of which country?

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6. Which expensive spice is used to flavor buns eaten in Scandinavia at Christmas?

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1. Which word describes 6th January, also known as Twelfth Night?

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2. Which English leader banned Christmas in 1647?

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3. Which Christmas essential takes its name from the French "etincelle", meaning spark?

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4. Before the introduction of turkey, what was most commonly eaten for Christmas dinner in the UK?

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5. The first artificial Christmas trees produced used which items instead of needles?

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6. Poinsettia plants, a popular Christmas gift, are native to which country?

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1. Doll kids from which "patch" were the must-have toys for Christmas 1983?

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2. In which Asian country is fried chicken from KFC the most popular choice on Christmas Day?

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3. Christmas cake usually contains what?

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4. What is the day before Christmas Day known as?

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5. Which girl shares her name with a Christmas song?

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6. Tirggel Christmas biscuits that are made from flour and what else?

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1. Which nursery rhyme features a Christmas Pie?

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2. Which of these historical events took place just before Christmas?

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3. Which of these is a traditional Christmas cake?

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4. Which of these is NOT an ingredient of a traditional Christmas cake?

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5. Which of these is NOT traditionally served up with roast turkey at Christmas?

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6. Which of these meats is traditionally served in Britain for Christmas lunch?

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1. Which of these was a 2003 Christmas Themed release?

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2. Which singer released the song 'White Christmas' in 1942?

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3. Who had a Christmas hit with β€œMoon River” in 1961?

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4. Who was the author of "A Christmas Carol"?

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5. In which of these countries does Christmas fall in the summer?

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6. At school, which Christmas carol on occasion could be heard with the line 'One on a scooter, blowing his hooter'?

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1. Benny Hill had a Christmas No.1 in 1970 with 'Ernie'. What was Ernie?

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2. Greg Lake, of 'I Believe in Father Christmas' fame, was once in which band?

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3. In Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol', what is the name of Scrooge's nephew and only living relative?

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4. In the Christmas hit 'Fairytale of New York', what are the odds of the horse that makes the singer a 'lucky one'?

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5. In the film 'I'll Be Home For Christmas', what car does Jake's dad offer him if he gets home for dinner on Christmas Eve?

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6. In which year did Mr. Blobby occupy the Christmas No.1 spot?

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1. Into what does Santa's sleigh crash in the movie 'Elf'?

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2. The cover of which Christmas single features a Subbuteo figure wearing an army uniform?

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3. The instrumental riff in 'I Believe in Father Christmas' is taken from a classical piece by which composer?

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4. Though set at Christmas, what is Billy Ray's surname in the movie 'Trading Places'?

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5. What are the names of the 'Two Little Boys' from Rolf Harris's Christmas UK No.1 ?

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6. What is the name of Scrooge's former business partner in 'A Christmas Carol'?

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1. Which David took 'A Winter's Tale' into the Christmas charts?

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2. Which of these vegetables is particularly associated in the UK with Christmas dinner?

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3. Which of these was a Christmas No.1 hit in the 80s?

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4. Which of these wine based drinks is traditionally served at Christmas?

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5. Which track was on the double A-side with Wham's 'Last Christmas'?

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6. Which word is missing from the title of the Christmas Carol 'Once in ... David's City'?

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1. Who delayed the release of his Christmas song for a year so as not to clash with the original Band Aid single?

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2. Who is the main star of the 2009 film Disney's 'A Christmas Carol'?

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3. Who originally charted with 'Mad World', a UK No.1 at Christmas 2003 for Michael Andrews and Gary Jules?

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4. Who teamed up with Bing Crosby to record 'Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy'?

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5. Who wrote the song 'Hallelujah' that gave Alexandra Burke a UK Christmas No.1 in 2008?

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6. Who wrote the story on which the movie 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' is based?

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1. Which of these is traditionally associated with Christmas?

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2. Which of these is another name for Christmas pudding?

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3. Which of these breads is traditionally eaten on Christmas Eve?

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4. What type of bread is christopsomo, a traditional Greek Christmas bread?

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5. Which of these biscuits is traditionally eaten at Christmas in Eastern Europe?

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6. In 'The Greatest Story Ever Told', who played the Roman centurion at the crucifixion?

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1. In the 1985 film 'Santa Claus :The Movie', who played the crooked toy manufacturing factory owner?

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2. What are the 40 days before Easter known as?

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3. What color was the cloak that Jesus wore when he went to the cross?

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4. What was the last UK Christmas No.1 of the 70s?

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5. What did Clement Clarke Moore originally title his famous festive poem 'The Night Before Christmas'?

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6. Which tune reigns at the top of Billboard's Greatest of All Time Holiday 100 Songs?

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1. In which location was the Christmas classic "Home Alone" filmed?

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