40 Fascinating Christmas Bible Trivia Questions For Kids

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The magic of Christmas is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with a joyful journey through the heartwarming stories of the Bible? We invite you to join us in a festive adventure where learning meets fun – introducing our Christmas Bible Trivia Questions For Kids!

As twinkling lights and joyous carols fill the air, we’ve prepared a special treat to engage young minds and bring the true meaning of Christmas to the forefront. Our trivia quiz is tailor-made for young ones, offering a captivating blend of knowledge and entertainment that will have them excited to uncover the mysteries of the nativity scene, the birth of Jesus, and the timeless stories that shape this magical season.

Whether you’re a parent, a teacher, or a young enthusiast eager to learn, our Christmas Bible trivia promises a delightful experience that’s both educational and enjoyable.

Continue reading to immerse yourself in a world of wonder, where biblical tales come to life through engaging questions that will challenge your knowledge, inspire curiosity, and remind us all of the true reason for the season.

Adults, we’ve got something for you too! Try your hand at our set of 60+ Christmas bible trivia questions for adults!

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Christmas Bible Trivia Questions For Kids

Nativity Scene - Christmas Bible Trivia

On what day do Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus?

Answer: 25th of December

What is the term for the special person that was promised in the Bible to save us and bring us hope?

Answer: The Messiah, who is Jesus.

What was the name of the baby born in Bethlehem?

Answer: Jesus.

What does the name “Jesus” mean?

Answer: “The Lord saves” or “God is salvation.”

Who was the mother of Jesus?

Answer: Mary.

What was the profession of Mary’s husband, Joseph?

Answer: He was a carpenter.

In what modern country would you find the town of Bethlehem?

Answer: Israel.

A prophet foretold the birth of Jesus, what was his name?

  • a) Matthew
  • b) David
  • c) Isaiah
  • d) Enoch

Answer: Isaiah.

The events surrounding Jesus’ birth are taken from which two Gospels?

Answer: Matthew and Luke.

Which song’s lyrics include the line “Hallelujah, He is born, Christ the Savior is born” and celebrate the joy of Jesus’ birth?

Answer: “Born Is the King (It’s Christmas)”

How was baby Jesus wrapped when he was born, like a regular baby or something different?

Answer: Baby Jesus was wrapped in special swaddling clothes to keep him warm and cozy.

Where was baby Jesus born — in a house, a hospital, a school, or a stable?

Answer: Baby Jesus was born in a stable, a special place for animals.

Nativity - Christmas Bible Trivia Questions

Where was baby Jesus placed when he was born, in a bed, crib, or something else?

Answer: Baby Jesus was placed in a manger, which is like a special animal bed.

How was baby Jesus born? Was it a regular way or something very unique?

Answer: Baby Jesus was born in a very special way called the virgin birth, which means his mom, Mary, had him without a regular father.

What name means “God is with us”?

Answer: Immanuel. It tells us that Jesus is God with us.

What do we call the special story about Jesus’ birth that we often see in pictures with Mary, Joseph, and the animals?

Answer: We call it the nativity, and it tells us about the first Christmas.

Who was King when Jesus was born?

Answer: King Herod.

Who were the special visitors who followed a bright star to see baby Jesus?

Answer: The special visitors were the Magi, also known as wise men, who followed the star to find baby Jesus.

Three Wise Men - Christmas Bible Trivia Questions

How many gifts did the Wise Men bring to Jesus?

Answer: Three.

Who were the first to hear the good news about Jesus’ birth from the angels?

Answer: The shepherds were the first to hear the good news from the angels about Jesus’ birth.

Where was Joseph originally from?

Answer: Bethlehem.

What special star guided the wise men to baby Jesus?

Answer: The Star of Bethlehem.

Who visited Mary to share some amazing news about a new baby boy (who would become Jesus)?

Answer: The angel Gabriel.

What did the angel tell Mary she would have?

Answer: The angel told Mary she would have a baby boy named Jesus.

Who else did the angel tell Mary was going to have a baby?

Answer: The angel also told Mary that her relative Elizabeth was going to have a baby named John.

How are Mary and Elizabeth related?

Answer: They are cousins.

What did the Magi do when they found baby Jesus, to show how special he was?

Answer: The Magi worshipped baby Jesus and gave him gifts to show how special he was.

What special presents did the Magi bring for baby Jesus when they found him? Can you name them all?

Answer: The Magi brought gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh for baby Jesus.

What is myrrh?

  • a) A type of fat for cooking
  • b) A glue from a plant
  • c) A spice used in perfumes and oils
  • d) An animal for eating

Answer: c) A spice used in perfumes and oils. It’s used as a fragrance in cosmetics and as a flavoring agent in foods and beverages.

Which animal carried Mary before she gave birth to Jesus?

Answer: A donkey.

What’s the name of Jesus’ cousin, son of Elizabeth and Zechariah?

Answer: John the Baptist. He helped get everything ready for Jesus to come and teach people about love, kindness, and being close to God. John told everyone that Jesus was coming and encouraged them to be good and ready to learn from Jesus.

Who was the one trying to kill Baby Jesus?

Answer: King Herod.

What does baby Jesus’ birth bring to us, like a special gift from God?

Answer: Baby Jesus’ birth brings us salvation, which means he came to save us and make things right.

What do we call Jesus because he came to save us and be our special helper?

Answer: We call Jesus our Savior, because he saves us and helps us.

What did Jesus bring to the world, like a bright light shining in the dark?

Answer: Jesus is the Light of the World, bringing hope and goodness to everyone.

What song’s lyrics declare “Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright” in celebration of Jesus’ peaceful birth?

Answer: “Silent Night”

Christmas Music - Bible Christmas Trivia Questions

Which song’s lyrics ask the question “Mary, did you know that your baby boy will give sight to a blind man?”

Answer: “Mary, Did You Know?”

In which animated Christmas movie does a brave donkey named Bo help Mary and Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem?

Answer: “The Star” (2017).

True or false: Jesus was born on the 25th of December.

Answer: False! Even though we celebrate the birth of Jesus on the 25th, Jesus’ birthday isn’t known exactly. It’s generally accepted that it wasn’t December 25.

True or false: The Three Kings traveled east to find Jesus.

Answer: False. Since they came from the East, that means they traveled west to find Jesus.


Best Bible Trivia Games of 2024

Can’t get enough of the trivia goodness? Neither can we. If you’re looking for trivia games to play with friends/family, here are our favorite trivia board games on the market this year!

Bible Trivia by Pressman – The Game of Knowledge & Divine Inspiration

Best for GAME NIGHT

700 questions covering different categories

Covers both the Old and New Testaments

For 2-4 players | ages 7 and up

So You Think You Know The Bible

Best for Large Groups

With 300 cards and over 500 questions, you can replay again and again

Play with as many teams as you’d like – perfect for families, friends or even large church groups

2+ players | Ages 10+

Ideal Children’s Bible Trivia Game

Best for Kids

Questions and answers are simplified for children

Over 1000 questions and answers based on the King James Version of the Bible

Players 2-6 | Ages 6+

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