The Ultimate Christmas Office Quiz To Test Your Team

Who doesn’t love an office quiz at Christmas time! Here’s our favourite quiz questions for you to challenge your team. You’ll find answers at the end of each round so the Quizmaster can play too! 

We’ve also picked the easier ones because we all like to feel intelligent in a quiz! 

Round 1 – General Knowledge 

  1. What’s the world’s largest land mammal?
  2. What is the biggest fish in the sea?
  3. Which country won the first ever world cup?
  4. How many bones are in the human body?
  5. Which country had the first female Prime Minister?
  6. What is Prince William’s second name? 
  7. How many of Henry VIII’s wives were called Anne?
  8. Which Japanese city was the first atomic bomb dropped on?
  9. What is Wolfgang Mozart’s middle name?
  10. Which European Country has the largest population?
  11. What is the most northern capital City in the world? 
  12. Which player has scored the most points during Rugby World Cup matches?
  13. What part of the body produces insulin?
  14. What is the most common blood type in the UK?

  1. Elephant
  2. Whale Shark
  3. Uruguay 
  4. 206
  5. Sri Lanka 
  6. Arthur 
  7. 2
  8. Hiroshima
  9. Amadeus 
  10. Russia 
  11. Reykjavik (Iceland)
  12. Jonny Wilkinson
  13. Pancreas 
  14. Type O

Round 2 – Geography 

  1. What is the capital of Australia?
  2. How many countries make up the United Nations?
  3. What is the world’s smallest country based on landmass?
  4. What is the word’s longest mountain range?
  5. What is the largest country in the world?
  6. How many states make up the USA? 
  7. What is the most spoken language in the world?
  8. What is the world population in 2019?
  9. What is the newest nation in the world?
  10. Czech Republic & Slovakia were formed after which country was dissolved?
  11. In which mountain range would you find Mount Everest?
  12. In which ocean would you find Mariana’s Trench?
  13. What is the worlds largest freshwater lake called?
  14. The Bering Strait separates which two countries?

  1. Canberra
  2. 193
  3. Vatican City
  4. Andes (South America)
  5. Russia
  6. 50
  7. Chinese (specifically Mandarin) 
  8. 7.8 billion 
  9. South Sudan (suceded Sudan in 2011)
  10. Czechoslovakia
  11. Himalayas 
  12. Pacific Ocean
  13. Lake Baikal
  14. Russia & USA

Round 3 – History

  1. In 1990, which neighbouring stage did Iraq invade starting the first Gulf War?
  2. What year did WW2 start?
  3. What year was Queen Elizabeth II born?
  4. Which country became the first to give women the vote in 1893?
  5. Who did Gavrilo Princip assassinate on 28th June 1914?
  6. What was the population of the British Empire at it’s peak?
  7. The Tower of London was first built by which ruler?
  8. Who was the first person to drive an automobile over 300mph?
  9. When was the United States founded? 
  10. What year did Neil Armstrong land on the moon?

  1. Kuwait
  2. 1939
  3. 1926
  4. New Zealand
  5. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
  6. 458 million people 
  7. William The Conqueror
  8. Sir Malcolm Campbell
  9. 4 July 1776
  10. 1969

Round 4 – TV & Film 

  1. How many episodes of ‘Friends’ are there? (155, 208 or 236)
  2. What is the name of the elf played by Will Ferrell in the 2003 film Elf?
  3. Which 2006 Christmas film stars Kate Winslett, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law & Jack Black?
  4. In ‘Downton Abbey’, Robert Crawley is the Earl of where? 
  5. In ‘Harry Potter’, what are the three Deathly Hallows?
  6. Who won ‘I’m A Celebrity 2019’?
  7. In which city is the 2011 Channel 4 Series ‘Fresh Meat’ based?
  8. Which actor played the title role in ‘The Godfather’ released in 1972
  9. Who played James Bond in ‘For Your Eyes Only’?
  10. In ‘Game of Thrones’, Daenerys has 3 dragons. What are they called? (Three Points)
  11. In which seaside town is ‘Fawlty Towers’ set?
  12. What is the name of Alan Partidge’s Personal Assistant?

  1. 236
  2. Buddy
  3. The Holiday 
  4. Grantham
  5. Invisibility Cloak, Resurrection Stone, Elder Wand
  6. Jacqueline Jossa
  7. Manchester
  8. Marlon Brando
  9. Roger Moore
  10. Drogon, Rhaegal, Vision 
  11. Torquay
  12. Lynn Benfield 

Round 5 – 2019

  1. Which country hosted this years’ Rugby World Cup?
  2. Which horse won this year’s Grand National?
  3. What is the name of the child born to the Duke & Duchess of Sussex in April?
  4. Which country is the happiest in the world according the World Happiness Report 2019?
  5. Which city was the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest held in?
  6. Which iconic French building was damaged by a major fire in April?
  7. The FIFA Women’s World Cup was held in which country?
  8. What is Boris Johnson’s political constituency? 
  9. What was the most watched UK TV moment in 2019?
  10. Name the song & artist of the UK’s most streamed song on Spotify in 2019? (Two Points)
  11. What was the highest grossing global Box Office film of 2019?
  12. Who won this year’s London Marathon and which country are they from? (Two Points)

  1. Japan
  2. Tiger Roll
  3. Archie Mountbatten-Windsor
  4. Finland 
  5. Tel Aviv
  6. Notre Dame
  7. France
  8. Uxbridge & South Ruislip 
  9. Rugby world cup final (England vs South Africa)
  10. Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi
  11. Avengers: Endgame 
  12. Eliud Kipchoge. Kenya 

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