How well do you know the story of Christmas? Try our children's trivia test!

  • December 20, 2011

Do you think you or your children really know the story of Christmas? Tackle our children's trivia test and see how you get on!

1) Jesus was born during the reign of which king?
a) Herod
b) Samuel
c) Solomon
d) David

2) How many wise men were there?
a) Ten
b) Three
c) Seven
d) Four

3) What did the wise men follow to find baby Jesus?
a) Google maps
b) A comet
c) A GPS
d) A star

4) What sort of “bed” did baby Jesus sleep in?
a) A cot
b) A futon
c) A manger
d) A crib

5) What gifts did the wise men bring Jesus?
a) Gold, frankincense and myrrh
b) Gold, silver and bronze
c) Gold, frankincense and diamonds
d) Amulets

6) How did the wise men reach Jesus?
a) By foot
b) By camel
c) By donkey
d) By bus

7) In what city was Jesus born?
a) Nazareth
b) Jerusalem
c) Caesarea
d) Bethlehem

8) Why was Jesus born in a stable?
a) There was no more room at the inn
b) Mary and Joseph wanted humble beginnings for Jesus
c) There’s more space for visitors in a stable
d) Joseph owned the stable and wanted to put it to use

9) Who appeared to the shepherds announcing the birth of Jesus?
a) Mary
b) Joseph
c) An angel
d) Shepherds from a different city

10) What did Mary wrap Jesus in?
a) Swaddling clothes
b) A Snuggie
c) Hay
d) Linens

11) The wise men saw the star shining in the…
a) north
b) west
c) south
d) east

12) What is the name of the angel who appeared to tell Mary she would give birth to baby Jesus?
a) Gabriel
b) Matthew
c) Isaiah
d) Barnabus



1a, 2b, 3d, 4c, 5a, 6b, 7d, 8a, 9c, 10 a, 11d, 12a

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