Whether you are travelling around these holidays, or spending time with family and friends – enjoy some fun trivia on us!
The tradition of putting up a Christmas tree originated in what country?
In what Australian state is the town of Christmas Creek located?
Saint Nicholas, whom Santa Claus is based on, is from what country?
In Japan, it has become a popular tradition to eat what American fast food on Christmas?
Which famous Australian children’s band released a Christmas album titled “Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas”?
Which brand was the first company to use Santa Claus in its advertising?
In Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, what popular city does Kevin’s family travel to for Christmas?
What was the first song played in space?
“Jingle Bells,” played on spaceflight Gemini 6A in December 1965
What is the name of the Australian Christmas beetle, known for its metallic appearance?
Jewel Beetle or Christmas Beetle
Which Christmas song has the most movie appearances?
In The Nightmare Before Christmas, what does Jack Skellington call Santa?
What Australian animal is associated with a popular Christmas carol called “Six White Boomers”?
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, what is the bestselling Christmas song of all time?
“White Christmas” by Bing Crosby, with an estimated 50 million copies sold
Based off a Dutch tradition, what two food items should be left for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve?
Milk and cookies
In National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, how many lights are on the Griswold house?
What traditional Christmas dish is often served cold in Australia due to the summer heat?
What Australian bird, known for its distinctive call, is sometimes referred to as the “Christmas bird”?
What are the names of Santa’s nine reindeer?
Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and, of course, Rudolph
In Elf, what are the four main elf food groups?
Candy, candy corn, candy canes, and syrup
What is the name of the famous rock formation in Western Australia that transforms into a natural Christmas Tree due to its reddish colour?
What do the Beach Boys call Santa Claus in their popular 1963 Christmas single? Little Saint Nick
Which favorite Christmas tree decoration was once made of silver?
Which Australian city boasts the largest floating Christmas tree in the Southern Hemisphere?
Candy canes came from which country?
What are the three ghosts featured in A Christmas Carol?
The Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
What beloved Christmas drink is also referred to as “milk punch”?
What is the traditional Australian term for a Christmas wreath?
What is another name for a Christmas tree?
A Yule tree
In the 1930s, what Australian department store introduced the concept of Santa arriving by helicopter instead of sleigh?
How many sizes does the Grinch’s heart grow in How the Grinch Stole Christmas? Three
What is the name of the Christmas-themed dessert that combines a traditional Australian pavlova with summer fruits?
Christmas Pavlova Wreath
In A Christmas Story, what toy does Ralphie desperately want?
A Red Ryder BB Gun
What are two of the most popular Christmas tree toppers?
A star and an angel
In Australian slang, what is a “Chrissie present”?
If you find yourself under the mistletoe with another person, what are you supposed to do?
If you gave all the gifts listed in “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” how many would you give?
Which famous Australian actor played the role of Santa Claus in the film “Santa’s Apprentice”?
What is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time?
In Elf, what is the name of Santa’s super sled?
The Kringle 3000
What is the name of the Australian Christmas tradition where people dress up in festive swimwear and gather on the beach on Christmas Day?
Christmas Day Swim
Instead of a white Christmas, Elvis sings he is going to have a sadder holiday in which 1964 hit?
In Australian slang, what does the term “Chrissie crackers” refer to?
How long did it take Mariah Carey to write her hit “All I Want For Christmas Is You”?
What is the name of the outdoor cinema event held during the Christmas season in some Australian cities?
Which famous pop singer has been crowned the Queen of Christmas?
In The Polar Express, what popular hot beverage is served to the children on the train?
In what year did Australia issue its first Christmas postage stamp?
During the Christmas season, which popular toy brand sells 28 sets every second? Lego
What Australian island, famous for its wildlife, hosts a unique Christmas event called “Carols by Candlelight with the Penguins”?
In Jingle All the Way, what is the name of the sought-out action figure that the lead character is trying to get?
In The Santa Clause, why does Scott Calvin assume the role of Santa Claus?
A startled Santa Claus accidentally falls off Scott’s roof and dies
Which Australian botanical garden is known for its spectacular Christmas light displays? Hunter Valley Gardens
The Band Aid song “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” sought to raise money for what issue?
Famine in Ethiopia
What is the name of the annual race held on Christmas Day at Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach?
Bondi Christmas Day Races.
In It’s a Wonderful Life, what is the name of the angel who saves George Bailey? Clarence Odbody
In Australian folklore, what creature is said to accompany Santa Claus and have a penchant for lamingtons?
Which singer is known for her Christmas classic “Santa Baby”?
What is the traditional Aboriginal name for the Christmas Bush plant?
In Miracle on 34th Street, why is Kris Kringle hired to play Santa in the Macy’s store on 34th Street?
The man who was supposed to play Santa is drunk
In the 1970s, which Australian city started the tradition of a “Christmas in July” celebration?
In A Charlie Brown Christmas, what color is the ornament Charlie Brown puts on his Christmas tree?
Which iconic Australian landmark featured a giant inflatable Santa Claus on its premises during the Christmas season in 2014?
Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Which well-known Christmas song was originally a Thanksgiving song?
What traditional Australian bush plant is often used for Christmas decorations due to its red and green foliage?
Puerto Rican singer José Feliciano sang which popular 1970 Christmas song?
Which Australian cricket ground hosts the annual “Boxing Day Test” match? Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
In Christmas With the Kranks, what precious item does Nora end up fighting over at the grocery store?
Mel’s Hickory Honey Ham
What is the name of the town in New South Wales that hosts an annual event called “The Great Yabbie Races” on Christmas Day?
In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, what is the name of the Grinch’s dog?
What Australian animal is known for stealing Christmas decorations, especially shiny objects?
How old was Brenda Lee when she recorded Christmas classic “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”?
13 years old
Which famous Australian actress starred in the 2006 film “The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey”?
In Elf, what delicious concoction does Buddy make for his stepmom, Emily?
Spaghetti with Pop-Tarts, M&Ms, chocolate syrup, maple syrup, and mini marshmallows
In what year did the city of Sydney hold its first official New Year’s Eve fireworks display? 1996
Which 1984 pop ballad ranked on the charts for the first time in 2017?
“Last Christmas” by Wham!
What is the Australian term for a festive gathering with friends and family, often involving a picnic or barbecue?