3 Fun Quizzes You Can Steal for Your Christmas Party

Katy Mrvova
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Did I just hear a Christmas song playing in the mall? Yep, the Christmas season is officially here. And with it comes another merry gathering: The office Christmas party.

If you’re currently organizing one, why not spice it up with a quiz?

Everybody loves a little competition, especially in the corporate environment. Quizzes are also nice opportunities to reward your employees with some prizes.

The best thing? Even remote people who can’t attend the party in person can join in, and be included in the fun.

We’ve put together these three amazingly engaging quizzes you can set up in Slido and use at your Christmas party. Each has a different objective, so pick one that best suits your goals:

  1. Christmas trivia quiz
    Engage your employees with a fun Christmas-themed quiz.
  2. Yearly recap quiz
    Present your yearly company numbers in a more gripping way.
  3. Company knowledge quiz
    Find out how well your teammates know your company.

Whichever of these quizzes you decide to go for, feel free to copy and paste it or adjust it however you see fit.

1. Christmas trivia quiz

The Christmas party is a once-in-a-year opportunity to allow employees to have unbridled fun in the company environment. Hence, you might want to spark up your event with a bit more of it.

This Christmas trivia quiz is nothing but laughs and competition. Enhance that warm, Christmassy mood and don’t forget to get a sweet prize ready for the winner!

In case more people get the same number of correct answers, the ‘Timer’ feature in Slido will pick out the fastest one.

You can find this quiz in our Slido templates library and copy it to your event in two clicks. Just go to your Slido account, create a new event or enter your existing one, click the ‘Live polls’ tab, and navigate to ‘Browse templates’.

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What zodiac sign would you be, if you were born on Christmas Day?
A: Sagittarius
B: Cancer
C: Capricorn*
D: Virgo

In what decade did Coca-Cola start using Santa Claus in advertisements?
A: 1920s*
B: 1930s
C: 1950s
D: 1980s

Discovered on December 25, 1643, Christmas Island is an external territory of which country?
A: Australia*
B: Denmark
C: Thailand
D: UK

Which sports league has played a game on Christmas Day almost every year since its inception in 1946?
A: NHL
B: NBA*
C: NFL
D: Premier League

In what modern-day country was Saint Nicholas born?
A: Finland
B: Turkey*
C: Austria
D: Norway

What is the most popular meal for Christmas in Japan?
A: McDonalds Big Mac
B: Pizza Hut
C: KFC Fried Chicken*
D: Burger King: Whopper

Joe Pesci stars as ‘Harry’ and Daniel Stern is ‘Marv’ in which 1990 Christmas comedy?
A: Home Alone*
B: Jingle All the Way
C: Ernest Saves Christmas
D: The Nightmare Before Christmas

“Jingle Bells” was originally supposed to be:
A: A New Year’s Day song
B: An Independence Day song
C: A National Anthem
D: A Thanksgiving song*

*Correct answer

2. Yearly recap quiz

‘Tis the season to round up the year. Why not try a different way to summarize the key numbers and company stats?

Letting your employees guess how well your company did in 2019 is much more fun than a top-down recap from the stage. Besides, you can perk up your quiz with fun stats related to your company culture and team activities.

Every year, we at Slido run an all-hands meeting before we officially kick off the Christmas bash.

Here are some quiz questions from our own kitchen for your inspiration.

What do you think our final sales numbers are for the year?
A: 1.7 mil
B: 5.7 mil
C: 10.2 mil
D: 14.8 mil

What was our average NPS this year?
A: 69.2
B: 70.3
C: 71.9
D: 72.6

How many months did it actually take for us to rebrand?
A: 6
B: 7
C: 12
D: 22

How many air miles has the team traveled this year?
A: 600,000
B: 900,000
C: 1,400,000
D: 1,800,000

How many minutes did we spend on video calls?
A: 1,200
B: 12,000
C: 120,000
D: 1,200,000

How many Slack messages have we sent one another?
A: 520,300
B: 750,800
C: 990,900
D: 1,260,700

How many babies did we welcome last year?
A: 11
B: 14
C: 17
D: 19

How many kilograms of coffee beans did we gobble up in 2019?
A: 138
B: 185
C: 213
D: 235

3. Company knowledge quiz

The Christmas season is a great time for a company pulse check. Learn about how well your employees understand your company, its values, and organizational structure, in a more amusing way than a standard email survey – a quiz!

This quiz provides heaps of valuable data for the internal comms team. For example, with the ‘Hardest question’ feature in Slido Quizzes, you can see which questions got the smallest percentage of correct answers and therefore were the most difficult for the participants to answer.

This helps you to identify where there’s room for improvement in the company communications, and take action. As a little tip, you can re-run this quiz the following year to check for progress.

Take inspiration from these questions and adjust them as you see fit.

In what year was Slido founded?
A: 2010
B: 2011
C: 2012

How many people currently work at Slido?
A: 146
B: 149
C: 152

Which one of these four things is not the responsibility of the people ops team?
A: Perks and benefits
B: Remote work experience
C: Inclusion and diversity
D: Work expenses

What would you do if a client asked for a privacy statement?
A: I’d contact the legal department
B: I’d send them a link to our security page
C: I’d send them the PDF document of our privacy policy

In which Slack channel would you report a bug?
A: #bugs
B: #bugs_critical
C: #alerts

If Slido were a person, which four words would best describe them?
A: Smart, caring, humble, friendly
B: Humble, smart, innovative, caring
C: Bold, innovative, smart, brave
D: Clever, fun, creative, kind

Which of these people isn’t part of a product development team?
A: UX designer
B: Data analyst
C: QA specialist
D: Brand manager

Who would you contact should you want to start a new team project?
A: The PMO office
B: Product manager
C: Your go-to person
D: No one, I would just get on with the project

We hope that one of these quizzes will help you throw an amazing Christmas party.

Here are some more ideas on how to use Slido to make your Christmas party fun. And here’s a step-by-step guide on how to run a live quiz with Slido. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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