This year the office Christmas party is well and truly back in business – but there will still be many virtual parties happening across the globe for teams that work remote, or hybrid.
A virtual party is a great chance to wrap up the year on a positive note, connect with your coworkers, and celebrate the year together – one way or another.
If you’re in need of an engaging, end-of-the-year quiz, then look no further! They’re truly remote-friendly activities and your colleagues can join in from all round the world.
So, get prizes for the winners ready and get inspired by these four quizzes that you can easily set up using Slido Quizzes and run during your holiday party.
🟢 Christmas trivia quiz
Engage your employees with a fun Christmas-themed quiz.
🟢 Yearly recap quiz
Present your yearly company numbers in a more gripping way.
🟢 Company knowledge quiz
Find out how well your teammates know your company.
🟢 Winter holidays of the world quiz
Learn about holiday traditions in different corners of the world.
#1. Christmas trivia quiz
A holiday party classic, this trivia quiz is nothing but laughs and competition. 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 Slido 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?
In what decade did Coca-Cola start using Santa Claus in advertisements?
Discovered on December 25, 1643, Christmas Island is an external territory of which country?
Which sports league has played a game on Christmas Day almost every year since its inception in 1946?
D: Premier League
In what modern-day country was Saint Nicholas born?
What is the most popular meal for Christmas in Japan?
A: McDonald’s 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
Which famous US political figure has a cameo in Home Alone 2?
A: George W. Bush
B: Donald Trump*
C: Bill Clinton
How many ghosts show up in the Charles Dickens’ classic ‘A Christmas Carol’?
“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*
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#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 2022 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 party.
Here are some example quiz questions 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?
How many months did it actually take for us to rebrand?
How many air miles has the team traveled this year?
How many minutes did we spend on video calls?
How many Slack messages have we sent one another?
How many babies did we welcome last year?
How many new colleagues have we hired this year?
How many kilograms of coffee beans did we gobble up in 2022?
#3. Company knowledge quiz
Gather some company stats, internal knowledge, or inside jokes and turn them into a quiz! You’ll have plenty of fun and you’ll also find out how well your employees know the company.
Tip: 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! As a little tip, you can re-run a similar quiz the following year to check for progress.
Here’s some inspiration for your quiz questions.
In what year was Slido founded?
In which Slack channel would you report a bug?
How many people called ‘Michael’ work at Slido?
In which room in the HQ does our CEO usually leave his famous slippers?
A: Customer care room
B: People ops room
C: Data room
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 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
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
#4. Winter holidays of the world quiz
Wintertime is festive for many different cultures.
With this enlightening quiz, you’ll find out more about holiday traditions in different corners of the world.
Which country does the tradition of putting up a Christmas Tree come from?
Playing Dreidel, the lighting of the Menorah, or exchanging foil-wrapped chocolate gold coins, are all traditions associated with:
A: Winter Solstice
One of the winter holidays has a relatively short history, being celebrated only since 1966. Of which holiday do we speak?
Why does the Hanukkah menorah have nine branches?
A: Because the Hanukkah is a nine-day-long celebration
B: The number represents Judah and his eight closest followers
C: 8 candles represent each night of the festivities and there is one more candle used to light the others.*
Which color, believed to chase away evil spirits, is associated with the Chinese New Year traditions?
What does Hanukkah mean in Hebrew?
Which historical figure is believed to have started the tradition of decorating an evergreen tree?
A: Francis of Assisi
B: Martin Luther*
C: Henry VIII
The name Kwanzaa is inspired by the Swahili word ‘kwanza’ that means ‘first’. What does the name symbolize?
A: The first full moon of the year
B: The celebration of harvest also called “first fruit”*
C: The first of the seven principles celebrated during Kwanzaa
‘Festival of Lights’, celebrated in Sweden and Norway on December 13, is a feast celebrated in honor of which Christian martyr?
A: St. Lucia*
B: St. Stephen
C: St. Cecilia
In many European countries, December 6th is celebrates the saint who was known for his compassion for children and all those in need. What is the name of the holiday?
A: St. Vitus Day
B: St. Stephen Day
C: St. Nicholas Day*
We wish you a successful wrap-up of the year 2022!
We hope that one of these quizzes will help you throw an amazing holiday party. Whether you and your colleagues meet in person or in an online space – just have fun!
And if you need tips on how to facilitate a memorable quiz activity, find 13 of them here.
Happy holidays! 🎉