How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To "Jingle Bells"?

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How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To "Jingle Bells"? - Quiz

"Jingle Bells" is one of the most well known American Christmas songs in the world. It was published in 1857 and was originally written for American Thanksgiving instead of the Christmas and holiday season. Do you love Christmas carols? If so, then this quiz is the perfect way for you to test your knowledge on the lyrics to the popular "Jingle Bells" song!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    "_____________ through the snow, in a one horse open sleigh."

    • A.

      Flying

    • B.

      Smashing

    • C.

      Dashing

    • D.

      Rushing

    Correct Answer
    C. Dashing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Dashing" because it fits the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the song "Jingle Bells." The line is part of the chorus and the word "Dashing" maintains the flow and adds a sense of excitement and speed to the image of riding in a sleigh through the snow.

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  • 2. 

    "O'er the fields we go, _____________ all the way."

    • A.

      Laughing

    • B.

      Having fun

    • C.

      Singing

    • D.

      Dancing

    Correct Answer
    A. Laughing
    Explanation
    In this line from a song or poem, the missing phrase needs to complete the rhyme and rhythm of the sentence. The phrase "O'er the fields we go" suggests a joyful and carefree atmosphere, which is further emphasized by the word "laughing." This phrase fits well with the overall theme of having a good time and enjoying oneself while traveling through the fields.

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  • 3. 

    "Bells on bob tails _____________, making spirits bright."

    • A.

      Ring

    • B.

      Sting

    • C.

      Sing

    • D.

      Ding

    Correct Answer
    A. Ring
    Explanation
    In the popular Christmas song "Jingle Bells," the line "Bells on bob tails ring" is a reference to the sound of bells ringing on the harnesses of horses pulling a sleigh. This line is repeated throughout the song and is meant to create a festive and joyful atmosphere, as the sound of bells ringing is often associated with celebration and merriment during the holiday season.

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  • 4. 

    "What fun it is to _____________ and sing a sleighing song tonight."

    • A.

      Smile

    • B.

      Dance

    • C.

      Laugh

    • D.

      Celebrate

    Correct Answer
    C. Laugh
    Explanation
    The given line is from the popular Christmas song "Jingle Bells." In this line, the speaker expresses their excitement and joy about sleighing and singing a song tonight. To match the tone and theme of the song, the most appropriate word would be "Laugh." Laughing is associated with fun and happiness, which aligns with the overall mood of the song.

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  • 5. 

    "Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the _____________. Oh, what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh."

    • A.

      Lay

    • B.

      Way

    • C.

      Play

    • D.

      Day

    Correct Answer
    B. Way
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Way" because it completes the rhyme and maintains the rhythm of the song. The phrase "jingle all the way" is a well-known line from the popular Christmas song "Jingle Bells."

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  • 6. 

    "A day or two ago, I thought I'd take a _____________."

    • A.

      Ride

    • B.

      Bite

    • C.

      Break

    • D.

      Rest

    Correct Answer
    A. Ride
    Explanation
    The phrase "A day or two ago" suggests that the speaker is referring to a recent past event. The word "take" implies an action or activity. Considering the options, "Ride" is the most suitable choice as it fits the context of taking an activity or action.

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  • 7. 

    "And soon Miss Fanny Bright was _____________ by my side."

    • A.

      Lying

    • B.

      Smiling

    • C.

      Seated

    • D.

      Riding

    Correct Answer
    C. Seated
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Seated". This can be inferred from the phrase "by my side", which suggests that the person mentioned in the sentence is sitting next to the speaker.

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  • 8. 

    "And soon Miss Fanny Bright was seated by my side. The horse was lean and _______________."

    • A.

      Slight

    • B.

      Lank

    • C.

      Low

    • D.

      Trim

    Correct Answer
    B. Lank
    Explanation
    The word "lean" in the sentence suggests that the horse is thin or skinny. Therefore, the word that best completes the sentence is "lank," which means long and slender, further emphasizing the horse's thinness.

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  • 9. 

    "The horse was lean and lank, ______________ seemed his lot."

    • A.

      Sorrow

    • B.

      Difficulty

    • C.

      Trouble

    • D.

      Misfortune

    Correct Answer
    D. Misfortune
    Explanation
    The given line suggests that the horse was thin and gaunt, which indicates that it had experienced misfortune. The word "lean and lank" implies that the horse was not well-fed or healthy, further supporting the idea that it had faced difficulties or unfortunate circumstances. Therefore, "Misfortune" is the most suitable choice to complete the sentence.

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  • 10. 

    "Misfortune seemed his lot, we got into a ______________ bank."

    • A.

      Coasted

    • B.

      Drifted

    • C.

      Wandered

    • D.

      Strayed

    Correct Answer
    B. Drifted
    Explanation
    The word "misfortune" suggests that something negative has happened to the person mentioned in the sentence. The word "drifted" fits well in this context as it implies a lack of control or direction. Therefore, it can be inferred that the person ended up in a bank without any specific intention or purpose, possibly due to unfortunate circumstances.

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