( No Cheating)

1. As long as Christmas has been celebrated, it has been on December 25th. (True or False)

2. Joseph was from:
A. Bethlehem
B. Jerusalem
C. Nazareth
D. Egypt
E. Minnesota
F. None of the Above

3.How did Mary & Joseph travel to Bethlehem?
A. Camel
B. Donkey
C. Walked
D. Volkswagen
E. Joseph walked, Mary rode a donkey
F. Who knows?

4. Mary & Joseph were married when Mary became Pregnant. (True or False)

5.Mary & Joseph were married when Jesus was born. (True or False)

6.What did the innkeeper tell Mary & Joseph?
A. Come back after the Christmas rush and I should have some vacancies.
B. I have a stable you can use.
C. There is no room at the inn.
D. Both B & C
E. None of the above

7. Jesus was delivered in:
A. Stable
B. Manger
C. Cave
D. Barn
E. Unknown

8. A “manger” is:
A. A stable for domestic animals
B. Wooden hay storage bin
C. Feeding trough
D. Barn

9. Which animals does the Bible say were present at Jesus’ birth?
A. Cows, sheep & goats
B. Cows, donkeys, sheep
C. Sheep & goats
D. Misc. barnyard animals
E. Lions, tigers, elephants
F. None of the above

10. Who saw the “star in the East?”
A. Shepherds
B. Mary & Joseph
C. Three Kings
D. Both A & C
E. None of the above

11. How many angels spoke to the shepherds?
A. One
B. Three
C. A “Multitude”
D. None of the above

12. What “sign” did the angels tell the shepherds to look for?
A. This way to Baby Jesus
B. A star over Bethlehem
C. A baby that doesn’t cry
D. A house with a Christmas tree
E. A baby in a stable
F. None of the above

13. What did the angels sing?
A. “Joy to the World”
B. “Alleluia”
C. “Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given”
D. “Glory to God in the highest…”
E. “Glory to the Newborn King”
F. “My Sweet Lord”

14. What is a “Heavenly Host?”
A. Angel at the gate to heaven
B. Angel who invites people to heaven
C. Angel who serves refreshments in heaven
D. An angel choir
E. An angel army
F. None of the Above

15. There was snow that first Christmas:
A. Only in Bethlehem
B. All over Israel
C. Nowhere in Israel
D. Somewhere in Israel
E. Mary & Joseph only dreamed of a white Christmas

16. The baby Jesus cried:
A. When the doctor slapped him on his behind
B. Just like other babies cried
C. When the little drummer boy started banging on his drum.
D. He never cried.

17. What is Frankincense?
A. A precious metal
B. A precious fabric
C. A precious perfume
D. An eastern monster story
E. None of the above

18. What is Myrrh?
A. An easily shaped metal
B. A spice for burying people
C. A drink
D. After-shave lotion
E. None of the above

19. How many wise men came to see Jesus?

20. What does “wise men” refer to?
A. Men of the educated class
B. They were eastern kings
C. They were astrologers
D. They were smart enough to follow the star
E. They were “sages”

21. The wise men found Jesus in a:
A. Manger
B. Stable
C. House
D. Holiday Inn
E. Good Mood

22. The wise men stopped in Jerusalem:
A. To inform Herod about Jesus
B. To find out where Jesus was
C. To ask about the star they saw
D. For gas
E. To buy presents for Jesus

23. Where do we find the Christmas story in order to check up on all these ridiculous questions?
A. Matthew
B. Mark
C. Luke
D. John
E. All the above
F. Only A & B
G. Only A & C
H. Only A, B & C
I. Only X, Y & Z
J. Aesops Fables

24. When Joseph & Mary found out that Mary was pregnant with Jesus, what happened?
A. They got married.
B. Joseph wanted to break the engagement
C. Mary left town for 3 months
D. An Angel told them to go to Bethlehem
E. A & D
F. B & C

25. Who told Mary & Joseph to go to Bethlehem?
A. The Angel
B. Mary’s mother
C. Herod
D. Caesar Augustus
E. Alexander the Great
F. No one told them to go

26. Joseph took the baby to Egypt:
A. To show him the pyramids
B. To teach him the wisdom of the Pharaohs
C. To put him in a basket in the reeds by the river
D. Because he dreamed about it
E. To be taxed
F. Joseph did not take Jesus to Egypt
G. None of the above

27. I think this test was:
A. Super
B. Great
C. Fantastic
D. All of the above









1. False. Not until the 4th century did it settle on the 25th. Other dates were accepted before then.

2. A. See Luke 2:3, 4.

3. F. The bible doesn’t say.

4. False. See Matthew 1:18.

5. False. See Luke 2:5.

6. E. No word about the Innkeeper. See Luke 2:7.

7. E. No word about it. See Luke 2:7.

8. C

9. F. The bible doesn’t specify.

10. E The wise men. They were not kings. See Matthew 2:2.

11. A. See Luke 2:9.

12. F. See Luke 2:12.

13. D. See Luke 2:14.

14. E. Definition is an “army.” See Living Bible.

15. D. Mt. Hermon is snow covered.

16. C. We have no reason to believe he wouldn’t.

17. B. By definition.

18. B. See John 19:39

19. No one knows. See Matthew 2:1.

20. C. They were astrologers or “star gazers.”

21. C. See Matthew 2:11.

22. B. See Matthew 2:1-20.

23. G. Mark begins with John the Baptist, John with “The word.”

24. F. See Matthew 1:19, Luke 1:39, 56.

25. D. See Luke 2:1,4,

26. D. See Matthew 2:13.

27. D, of course!

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