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Christmas Trivia Cheat Sheet 2023 (optimised for discrete reading on your mobile device during a Christmas Trivia Battle!)

It's beginning to look a lot like that time of year when you're sometimes stuck for conversation starters and trivia answers at the Christmas BBQ with family and friends.

Here's 31 of the Best Christmas Trivia questions and answers to have up your sleeve for 2023.

31 Christmas Trivia Questions

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  1. Question: In what Australian state is the town of Christmas Creek located?
  2. Question: What is the name of the Australian Christmas beetle, known for its metallic appearance?
  3. Question: Which Australian city boasts the largest floating Christmas tree in the Southern Hemisphere?
  4. Question: What is the traditional Australian term for a Christmas wreath?
  5. Question: In the 1930s, what Australian department store introduced the concept of Santa arriving by helicopter instead of sleigh?
  6. Question: What is the name of the Christmas-themed dessert that combines a traditional Australian pavlova with summer fruits?
  7. Question: In Australian slang, what is a "Chrissie present"?
  8. Question: What is the name of the famous rock formation in Western Australia that transforms into a natural Christmas Tree due to its reddish colour?
  9. Question: Which famous Australian actor played the role of Santa Claus in the film "Santa's Apprentice"?
  10. Question: What traditional Christmas dish is often served cold in Australia due to the summer heat?
  11. Question: What is the name of the Australian Christmas tradition where people dress up in festive swimwear and gather on the beach on Christmas Day?
  12. Question: In Australian slang, what does the term "Chrissie crackers" refer to?
  13. Question: What Australian animal is associated with a popular Christmas carol called "Six White Boomers"?
  14. Question: What is the name of the outdoor cinema event held during the Christmas season in some Australian cities?
  15. Question: In what year did Australia issue its first Christmas postage stamp?
  16. Question: What Australian island, famous for its wildlife, hosts a unique Christmas event called "Carols by Candlelight with the Penguins"?
  17. Question: Which Australian botanical garden is known for its spectacular Christmas light displays?
  18. Question: What is the name of the annual race held on Christmas Day at Sydney's famous Bondi Beach?
  19. Question: In Australian folklore, what creature is said to accompany Santa Claus and have a penchant for lamingtons?
  20. Question: What is the traditional Aboriginal name for the Christmas Bush plant?
  21. Question: In the 1970s, which Australian city started the tradition of a "Christmas in July" celebration?
  22. Question: What Australian bird, known for its distinctive call, is sometimes referred to as the "Christmas bird"?
  23. Question: Which iconic Australian landmark featured a giant inflatable Santa Claus on its premises during the Christmas season in 2014?
  24. Question: What traditional Australian bush plant is often used for Christmas decorations due to its red and green foliage?
  25. Question: Which Australian cricket ground hosts the annual "Boxing Day Test" match?
  26. Question: What is the name of the town in New South Wales that hosts an annual event called "The Great Yabbie Races" on Christmas Day?
  27. Question: What Australian animal is known for stealing Christmas decorations, especially shiny objects?
  28. Question: Which famous Australian actress starred in the 2006 film "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey"?
  29. Question: In what year did the city of Sydney hold its first official New Year's Eve fireworks display?
  30. Question: What is the Australian term for a festive gathering with friends and family, often involving a picnic or barbecue?
  31. Question: Which famous Australian children's band released a Christmas album titled "Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas"?

31 Christmas Trivia Answers


  1. Answer Queensland.
  2. Answer: Jewel Beetle or Christmas Beetle.
  3. Answer: Sydney.
  4. Answer: Christmas Bush.
  5. Answer: David Jones.
  6. Answer: Christmas Pavlova Wreath.
  7. Answer: Christmas present.
  8. Answer: Wave Rock.
  9. Answer: Delta Goodrem.
  10. Answer: Christmas Pudding.
  11. Answer: Christmas Day Swim.
  12. Answer: Christmas crackers.
  13. Answer: Kangaroos.
  14. Answer: Moonlight Cinema.
  15. Answer: 1957.
  16. Answer: Phillip Island.
  17. Answer: Hunter Valley Gardens.
  18. Answer: Bondi Christmas Day Races.
  19. Answer: Yowie.
  20. Answer: Ceratopetalum gummiferum.
  21. Answer: Sydney.
  22. Answer: Bell Miner.
  23. Answer: Uluru (Ayers Rock).
  24. Answer: Christmas Bush.
  25. Answer: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
  26. Answer: Ballina.
  27. Answer: Magpie.
  28. Answer: Cate Blanchett.
  29. Answer: 1996.
  30. Answer: Christmas Shindig.
  31. Answer: The Wiggles.

So how many questions did you know the answers to?

When you get to hang out with friends or family this holiday season, whatever your faith, your focus or your tradition, why don't you put your smartphone down and enjoy the opportunity to just connect, enjoy the moment and be with others.

From our family to yours, whatever that looks like for you, Merry Christmas from the people behind Sapience Financial

author pic drew browneDrew Browne is a specialty Financial Risk Advisor working with Small Business Owners & their Families, Dual Income Professional Couples, and diverse families. He's an award-winning writer, speaker, financial adviser and business strategy mentor. His business Sapience Financial Group is committed to using business solutions for good in the community. In 2015 he was certified as a B Corp., and in 2017 was recognised in the inaugural Australian National Businesses of Tomorrow Awards. Today he advises Small Business Owners and their families, on how to protect themselves, from their businesses.  He writes for successful Small Business Owners and Industry publications. You can read his Modern Small Business Leadership Blog here. You can connect with him on LinkedIn Any information provided is general advice only and we have not considered your personal circumstances. Before making any decision on the basis of this advice you should consider if the advice is appropriate for you based on your particular circumstance.

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