This Culture primary resource is a fun, festive quiz for children, covering a range of Christmas themes and topics. How did Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem? What was Ebenezer Scrooge’s catchphrase? Which country is the Christmas tree a gift from?

Pupils will be asked 24 questions about Christmas in our National Geographic Kids’ Christmas quiz primary resource, divided into six rounds: festive trivia, films & books, music, food, Christmas around the world and the Nativity story.

The teaching resource can be used either as a printed handout for each pupil, or for display on the interactive whiteboard for a group/class activity.

Answers to the quiz can be found at the bottom of this page.

 

N.B. The following information for mapping the resource documents to the school curriculum is specifically tailored to the English National Curriculum and Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. We are currently working to bring specifically tailored curriculum resource links for our other territories; including South AfricaAustralia and New Zealand. If you have any queries about our upcoming curriculum resource links, please email: schools@ngkids.co.uk

 

This Christmas primary resource assists with teaching the following Early and First level Religious Education in Roman Catholic Schools objectives from the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence:

  • I am familiar with the Christmas story and I know that at Christmas we celebrate the birth of Jesus the Son of God and Son of Mary.
  • I can recognise Easter and Christmas as special times for the Christian Community.

 

Christmas Quiz Answers

Round 1: 1) c, 2) b, 3) b, 4) a – it is a gift to say thanks for Britain’s support during World War 2.
Round 2: 1) a, 2) c, 3) a – King Herod wanted to kill him, 4) c – Frankincense is also a type of resin. Gold is, well, gold.
Round 3: 1) a, 2) a, 3) b, 4) c
Round 4: 1) b, 2) a, 3) c, 4) a.
Round 5: 1) a, 2) b , 3) a, 4) c,
Round 6: 1) TRUE  2) TRUE 3) FALSE  4) TRUE 5) FALSE  – it’s ‘Feliz Navidad’

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