'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation' Quiz
by Staff
Think you know the Griswolds' holiday routine better than anyone? Test your knowledge of the quintessential Christmas film by taking this quiz — and it's best you don't expect a Christmas bonus, even if you ace it.

John Hughes wrote the script for "Christmas Vacation." What other holiday classic did he pen?

  • "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
  • "Home Alone"
  • "A Christmas Story"

There are always new actors playing the kids in every "Vacation" iteration. Who played Audrey in "Christmas Vacation"?

  • Dana Hill
  • Juliette Lewis
  • Dana Barron

How many "National Lampoon's Vacation" films were made before "Christmas Vacation"?

  • one
  • two
  • none

Who plays Rusty in "Christmas Vacation"?

  • Jason Lively
  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Johnny Galecki

What "Seinfeld" alum makes an appearance in the film?

  • Jason Alexander
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Michael Richards

What does the trusty Griswold station wagon get stuck under when the family is on its way to pick up a tree?

  • a snowbank
  • a bridge
  • a logging truck

What does Clark forget to bring to cut a Christmas tree?

  • gloves
  • a saw
  • ropes

What hat does Clark wear?

  • a Chicago Bears cap
  • a Chicago Cub cap
  • a Chicago Blackhawks cap

What's Clark's nickname?

  • Wally
  • Chuckles
  • Sparky

What does Clark hope to buy with his Christmas bonus?

  • new lawn furniture
  • a vacation
  • a pool

What is Clark browsing when he gets tongue-tied in front of the busty saleswoman?

  • underwear
  • candy
  • hats

Who does Audrey have to share a bed with, since all the family is in town?

  • her mom
  • her grandma
  • her brother

How many lights does Clark claim decorate the house?

  • 950
  • 2,000
  • 25,000

Where does Clark hide his Christmas presents?

  • in the basement
  • in the attic
  • in the oven

What does Clark discover in the attic?

  • rats
  • home movies
  • a can of peanuts

Who shows up right after Clark lights up the house?

  • Clark's cousin Eddie
  • Rusty's teacher
  • Audrey's boyfriend

What's the name of Eddie's dog?

  • Snot
  • Snuffles
  • Scooter

Eddie borrowed his recreational vehicle from a friend, and the friend borrowed what from him in return?

  • his oldest son
  • his house
  • his retirement savings

What winter activity do Clark and Eddie take the kids to do one night?

  • snowman building
  • ice skating
  • sledding

Why does Ruby Sue love staying at the Griswolds' home?

  • She doesn't have to wear her coat to the bathroom.
  • The house is always parked in the same place.
  • both

What does Eddie keep adding to Clark's shopping cart?

  • beer
  • cigars
  • dog food

Who wears a toupee?

  • Clark
  • Uncle Lewis
  • Clark's dad

What does Aunt Bethany wrap for Christmas?

  • a cat
  • Jell-O mold
  • both

What does Aunt Bethany recite over the meal instead of a blessing?

  • "The Star-Spangled Banner"
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"

Who does Clark accidentally fry?

  • the cat
  • the dog
  • himself

What does Clark receive as his Christmas bonus?

  • $10,000
  • a one-year subscription to the Jelly of the Month club
  • a festive tie

How does Clark find a replacement tree after the first one is burned to a crisp?

  • He decorates a fern.
  • He goes to a u-pick farm.
  • He cuts down a tree in the yard.

What lives in said replacement tree?

  • a pigeon
  • a raccoon
  • a squirrel

What does Eddie deliver to Clark as a Christmas surprise?

  • a check
  • Clark's boss
  • another dog

What does the family end up singing as Santa flies through the air?

  • "Silent Night"
  • "Jingle Bells"
  • "The Star-Spangled Banner"