The Ultimate Christmas Music Quiz!

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The Ultimate Christmas Music Quiz!

Know enough about Christmas Music? Take this quiz to learn more about Christmas Music, different singers, and their beautiful compositions. Take it and score correctly! Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "I Believe in Father Christmas" incorporates a tune by which classical composer?
    • A. 

      Mozart

    • B. 

      Rachmaninoff

    • C. 

      Prokofiev

    • D. 

      Tchaikovsky

  • 2. 
    What is the festive musical link between "Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine" and "KT Tunstall"?
    • A. 

      They have both played a gig on Christmas Island

    • B. 

      They have both covered Mud's "Lonely This Christmas"

    • C. 

      They have both had a single in the top ten in the UK Christmas chart

    • D. 

      They both have a manager called Rudolph

  • 3. 
    Which song did Eric and Ernie sing while Glenda Jackson danced in the 1971 Morecombe and Wise Christmas special?
    • A. 

      Let's Face the Music and Dance - Irving Berlin

    • B. 

      Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head - B.J. Thomas

    • C. 

      Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum

    • D. 

      Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A description of the traditional way of celebrating Christmas by French royalty in the 18th Century

    • B. 

      A list of suggested clay or paper gifts a suitor should present to his potential wife, dependent on the day of Christmas, at the Fira de Santa Llucia (a Christmas Fair held since 1786 in Barcelona)

    • C. 

      It is believed to be the list of gifts that King George II presented to his wife-to-be, Caroline of Ansbach in the 12 days of courting leading up to his marriage proposal

    • D. 

      A memory aid to help young children learn the important tenets of the Christian faith

  • 5. 
    First it was Paul Young, then it was Kylie Minogue. Who was next?
    • A. 

      Will Young

    • B. 

      Katie Melua

    • C. 

      Chris Martin

    • D. 

      Estelle

  • 6. 
    Which Christmas number one of the '70s stayed at the top of the charts until February?
    • A. 

      Mull of Kintyre - Wings

    • B. 

      Another Brick in the Wall - Pink Floyd

    • C. 

      Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West) - Benny Hill

    • D. 

      When a Child is Born - Johnny Mathis

  • 7. 
    When Scrooge hears this song in Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," he grabs a ruler and the singer flees in terror. Which carol is it?
    • A. 

      Silent Night

    • B. 

      Away in a Manger

    • C. 

      God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

    • D. 

      We Three Kings

  • 8. 
    The lead singer of which Christmas chart-toppers, appeared in Dr. Who, Emmerdale & Coronation Street?
    • A. 

      The Human League

    • B. 

      The Pet Shop Boys

    • C. 

      St Winifred's School Choir

    • D. 

      The Flying Pickets

  • 9. 
    Which Christmas number one was also a Christmas number two?
    • A. 

      Two little Boys- Rolf Harris

    • B. 

      I am the Walrus-The Beatles

    • C. 

      Mistletoe and Wine- Cliff Richard

    • D. 

      Stay Another Day- East 17

  • 10. 
    Which 1984 Christmas single sold over a million copies in the UK alone, but failed to reach number one?
    • A. 

      Last Christmas- Wham

    • B. 

      Another Rock n' Roll Christmas- Gary Glitter

    • C. 

      Thank God It's Christmas- Queen

    • D. 

      Do They Know It's Christmas- Band Aid

  • 11. 
    How many gifts in total were given in the song "12 days of Christmas"?
    • A. 

      362

    • B. 

      363

    • C. 

      364

    • D. 

      365

  • 12. 
    Who was the first person to record cover versions of "Merry Xmas Everybody" and "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day"?
    • A. 

      Frankie Howerd

    • B. 

      Spike Milligan

    • C. 

      Harry Secombe

    • D. 

      Max Bygraves

  • 13. 
    How many 'las' are after the 'fa' in "Deck the Halls?"
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      10

  • 14. 
    Since 1952 only two groups have had three consecutive Christmas number ones. The Beatles did it in 1963, '64 and '65. Who was the other group to achieve the same distinction?
  • 15. 
    Which Christmas number one included in the lyrics the title of the song that replaced it at the top of the charts?