Trivia > Take The Christmas Song Quiz

1) What great Scottish poet penned “Auld Lang Syne?”

John Ashbery
William Shakespeare
Robert Burns
Sir Walter Scott
Robert Louis Stevenson

2) In what Christmas carol do these lines appear? “I don’t know just who to blame for this catastrophe! But my one wish on Christmas Eve is as plain as it can be!”

“All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth”
“White Christmas”
“Frosty The Snow Man”
“Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer”
“Greensleeves”

3) In “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” all of the other reindeer shouted out with glee that Rudolph will go down in what?

Mystery.
A fiery blaze.
A sleigh full of toys.
History.
A chimney.

4) In “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” what did your true love give to you on the eleventh day?

Eleven Pipers Pipin’
Eleven Lords a-Leapin’
Eleven Maids a-Milkin’
Eleven Ladies Dancing
Eleven Partridges in a Pear Tree

5) In which Christmas carol do we build a snowman and pretend that he is Parson Brown?

“Deck the Halls”
“Winter Wonderland”
“Feliz Navidad”
“Frosty the Snowman”
“Here Comes Santa Claus”

6) What is the traditional translation of the lines “Alles schlaft, Einsam Wacht” from the original German version of “Silent Night.”

“Silent Night, Holy Night”
“Holy infant so tender and mild”
“All is calm, all is bright”
“Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child”

7) What great 18th Century composer wrote “Joy to the World”?

Georg Friedrich Handel
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludvig van Beethoven
Franz Peter Schubert
Franz Joseph Hayden

8 ) Which song is a traditional Old Welsh diddy?

“Auld Lang Syne”
“Deck the Halls”
“The First Noel”
“The Little Drummer Boy”
“O Come All Ye Faithful”

9) Who wrote “White Christmas” in 1942?

Rogers and Hammerstein
Leonard Bernstein
Irving Berlin
Henry Mancini
Cole Porter

10) Deck that halls with _______ of Holly?

Bunches
Vowels
Bowls
Boughs
Bowels

11) Musicologists speculate that what English hymn, better known as “Greensleeves,” was probably introduced to the residents of the Ivory Coast of Africa by Christian missionaries in the early part of the 19th century.

“Greensleeves”
“What Child Is This?”
“Jingle Bells”
“Silent Night”
“Joy To The World”

Correct Answers to be posted later!

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One Response to “Trivia > Take The Christmas Song Quiz”

  1. grhomeboy

    Trivia > Take The Christmas Song Quiz

    CORRECT ANSWERS >

    1) Robert Burns
    2) “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth”
    3) History
    4) Eleven Pipers Pipin’
    5) “Winter Wonderland”
    6) “All is calm, all is bright”
    7) Georg Friedrich Handel
    8 ) “Deck the Halls”
    9) Irving Berlin
    10) Boughs
    11) “What Child Is This?”

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you the Christmas fans!