Test your Christmas Trivia Skills!

Test your Christmas Trivia Skills Test your Christmas Trivia Skills

Christmas Trivia Cheat Sheet (optimised for discrete reading on your phone 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 25 of the best Christmas Trivia questions and answers to have up your sleeve.

26 Christmas Trivia Questions

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  1. After leaving Bethlehem, to which country did Joseph, Mary, and Jesus travel?
  2. Christmas is celebrated on the 25th of December. Who is the patron saint remembered on the 26th of December?
  3. Each of Santas Elves has an ornament on the tip of their shoes. Which ornament are we talking about?
  4. Everyone is familiar with the mistletoe tradition. What is the colour of the berries of that plant?
  5. How does Santa Claus get back up the chimney to continue his job of delivering presents?
  6. How many points does a snowflake traditionally have?
  7. Name the 8 Original Reindeer.
  8. Which international soft drink company used to have ads featuring a happy, smiling Santa Claus?
  9. Red and green are the two colours most associated with Christmas. Which other 2 colours are also extremely popular in this season?
  10. Traditionally, kids leave out snacks for Santa Claus. What are they?
  11. Christmas traditions around the world will tell you that Santa Claus is known by many names. What is the French name for Santa Claus?
  12. Two of the reindeers are named after weather phenomenon. Name those reindeer.
  13. What gifts did the Three Wise Men give baby Jesus, according to Christmas history?
  14. What is the name of Ebenezer Scrooge’s partner, from the play, A Christmas Carol?
  15. What two phrases will you almost always find on Christmas gift tags?
  16. When does the Russian Orthodox Church celebrate Christmas?
  17. Which country can be credited with the creation of the Christmas beverage, eggnog?
  18. Which country does St. Nicholas originally belong to?
  19. The Christmas tree that's placed at the Trafalgar Square in London every year is gifted by which country?
  20. Which is the most popular Christmas decoration placed at the top of the Christmas tree?
  21. Which Christmas song, other than “Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer,” is based on children?
  22. Who was the star of the Christmas movie Jingle All the Way?
  23. On the tenth day of Christmas, what does my true love give to me?
  24. Which Christmas hymn’s second verse begins with “O sing, choirs of angels”?
  25. What is the first name of Scrooge, the principal character of the novel, A Christmas Carol
  26. What Christmas did cyclone Tracy come to Darwin Australia?

26 Christmas Trivia Answers


  1. Egypt
  2. Stephen
  3. Bells
  4. White
  5. He places his finger on the side of his nose, gives a smile and a nod.
  6. Six
  7. Blitzen, Comet, Cupid, Dasher, Prancer, Vixen, Dancer, and Donner
  8. Coca-Cola
  9. Gold and Silver
  10. Cookies and milk
  11. Pere Noel
  12. Donner, which means thunder in German, and Blitzen, which means lightning
  13. Gold, Myrrh, and Frankincense
  14. Jacob Marley
  15. To and From
  16. January 7th
  17. England
  18. Turkey
  19. Norway
  20. Angel
  21. Frosty the Snowman
  22. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  23. Ten Lords a-leaping
  24. O Come All Ye Faithful
  25. Ebenezer
  26. The 25th December 1974

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 be with others.

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

Drew specialises in helping people protect and provide for what matters most in their lives. He's an award-winning writer, speaker, financial adviser and business strategy mentor. His company Sapience Financial is committed to using business solutions for good in the community, and in 2015 certified as a B Corp. In 2017 Drew was recognised in the inaugural Australian Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow National Awards. Drew writes for successful Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs at Smallville, his blogs can be read on Amazon.com and 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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