Quiz: Test Your Knowledge On Popular Christmas Carols!

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Explore your love for Christmas Carols in our "Popular Christmas Carols Quiz"! Delve into the festive melodies by testing your knowledge of classic lyrics. Challenge yourself with questions about beloved Christmas songs and see how well you remember the heartwarming verses. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit as you recall the tunes that define the Christmas season.

This quiz is tailored for carol enthusiasts who appreciate the joyous melodies of the season. Ready to put your Christmas Carol knowledge to the test? Let the festive fun begin, and may your holiday season be filled with the joyous sounds of your Read morefavorite carols!


Popular Christmas Carols Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    “All caroling / One seems to hear / Words of good cheer / From ev’rywhere.” Which Christmas carol is this?

    • A.

      The Cherry Tree Carol  

    • B.

      Carol of the Bells  

    • C.

      Christians Awake  

    • D.

      Ding Ding Merrily On High  

    Correct Answer
    B. Carol of the Bells  
    Explanation
    This question is asking for the title of the Christmas carol that includes the lyrics "All caroling / One seems to hear / Words of good cheer / From ev'rywhere." The correct answer is "Carol of the Bells" because these lyrics are from that particular carol.

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  • 2. 

    How many swans are swimming in ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      Twelve

    Correct Answer
    B. Seven
    Explanation
    In the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," the line "Seven Swans a-swimming" indicates that there are seven swans swimming. This line refers to the seventh day of Christmas, where the gift is seven swans. Therefore, the correct answer is seven.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following are Advent carols?

    • A.

      O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.

    • B.

      Wachet auf!

    • C.

      Of the Father's Heart Begotten.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the given options, "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," "Wachet auf!," and "Of the Father's Heart Begotten," are Advent carols. Advent carols are hymns or songs that are traditionally sung during the Advent season, which is the period of preparation and anticipation leading up to Christmas. These carols often focus on themes of hope, longing, and the coming of Christ. Therefore, all three options listed in the question are correct answers as they are all Advent carols.

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  • 4. 

    “From God our Heavenly Father / A blessed Angel came / And unto certain Shepherds / Brought tidings of the same.” Which Christmas carol is this?

    • A.

      Love Came Down at Christmas  

    • B.

      Joy to the World  

    • C.

      Hark! The Herald Angels Sing  

    • D.

      God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen  

    Correct Answer
    D. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen  
    Explanation
    This is the correct answer because the given lyrics are from the Christmas carol "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen". The lyrics mention a blessed angel bringing tidings to certain shepherds, which is a reference to the biblical story of the angel announcing the birth of Jesus to the shepherds.

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  • 5. 

    Song: Little Drummer Boy. Fill in the blank: “Don’t let them tell you, you’re not ____________ enough. Don’t let them tell you you’re not strong enough.”

    • A.

      Good  

    • B.

      Smart  

    • C.

      Bright  

    • D.

      Nice  

    Correct Answer
    A. Good  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Good" because the phrase "Don't let them tell you, you're not good enough" is a common expression used to encourage someone to believe in themselves and not let others bring them down. It implies that the person is capable and deserving of success and should not let negative opinions or criticism deter them.

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  • 6. 

    “Pray you, dutifully prime. Your matin chime, ye ringers. May you beautifully rhyme, your evetime song, ye singers.” Which Christmas carol is this?

    • A.

      I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day  

    • B.

      Ding Dong Merrily On High  

    • C.

      Hark! The Herald Angels Sing  

    • D.

      Down in Yon Forest  

    Correct Answer
    B. Ding Dong Merrily On High  
    Explanation
    The given passage contains the phrase "Your matin chime, ye ringers" which refers to the sound of bells ringing in the morning. This is a clear reference to the title of the Christmas carol "Ding Dong Merrily On High," which is known for its joyful and festive bell-like melody.

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  • 7. 

    Song: Away In A Manger. Fill in the blank: “The stars in the ___________ sky looked down where He lay.”

    • A.

      Light  

    • B.

      Night  

    • C.

      White  

    • D.

      Bright  

    Correct Answer
    D. Bright  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Bright" because it fits the context of the sentence. The phrase "The stars in the bright sky looked down where He lay" suggests that the stars were shining brightly in the sky and illuminating the place where He was lying. This choice creates a vivid image of a clear and luminous night sky.

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  • 8. 

    “Led by the light of faith serenely beaming, with glowing hearts by His cradle we stand.” Which Christmas carol is this?

    • A.

      O Holy Night  

    • B.

      Away In a Manger  

    • C.

      O Little Town of Bethlehem  

    • D.

      Mother Mary  

    Correct Answer
    A. O Holy Night  
    Explanation
    This question is asking to identify the Christmas carol that includes the lyrics "Led by the light of faith serenely beaming, with glowing hearts by His cradle we stand." The correct answer is "O Holy Night" as this carol includes these specific lyrics.

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  • 9. 

    “No more let sins and sorrows grow / Nor thorns infest the ground / He comes to make His blessings flow.” Which Christmas carol is this?  

    • A.

      Deck the Hall  

    • B.

      Joy To The World  

    • C.

      Candlelight Carol  

    • D.

      Sweet Little Jesus Boy  

    Correct Answer
    B. Joy To The World  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Joy To The World" because the lyrics mentioned in the question are from this Christmas carol. The lines "No more let sins and sorrows grow / Nor thorns infest the ground / He comes to make His blessings flow" are a well-known part of the song.

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  • 10. 

    Song: Do You Hear What I Hear? Fill in the blank: “Said the shepherd boy to the ___________ king.”

    • A.

      Great  

    • B.

      Large  

    • C.

      Mighty  

    • D.

      Giant             

    Correct Answer
    C. Mighty  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mighty" because in the song "Do You Hear What I Hear?", the shepherd boy is speaking to a powerful and important figure, which is often associated with the word "mighty".

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  • 11. 

    “Shepherds why this Jubilee / Why your joyous strains prolong / What that gladsome tidings be / Which inspire your heavenly son.” Which Christmas carol is this?

    • A.

      Star of the East  

    • B.

      God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen  

    • C.

      Angels We Have Heard On High  

    • D.

      Jesus Christ the Apple Tree  

    Correct Answer
    C. Angels We Have Heard On High  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Angels We Have Heard On High." The lyrics provided in the question match the opening lines of this Christmas carol. The shepherds are being asked why they are celebrating and singing joyful songs, and the lyrics suggest that they have heard the glad tidings from heavenly angels.

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  • 12. 

    “Son of God, love’s pure light / Radiant beams from thy holy face.” Which Christmas carol is this?

    • A.

      Silent Night  

    • B.

      The Little Drummer Boy  

    • C.

      What Child Is This?  

    • D.

      Sweet Little Jesus Boy  

    Correct Answer
    A. Silent Night  
    Explanation
    This question is asking for the Christmas carol that includes the lyrics "Son of God, love's pure light / Radiant beams from thy holy face." The correct answer is Silent Night because these lyrics are from the song Silent Night.

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  • 13. 

    Which Christmas carol includes the lyrics “Peace on Earth and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled”?

    • A.

      Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

    • B.

      O Holy Night

    • C.

      Joy to the World

    • D.

      Silent Night

    Correct Answer
    A. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
    Explanation
    The lyrics “Peace on Earth and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled” are from the Christmas carol “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” This carol is known for its joyful melody and uplifting message of peace and reconciliation.

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  • 14. 

    In the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” what gift is given on the fifth day?

    • A.

      Four Calling Birds

    • B.

      Three French Hens

    • C.

      Two Turtle Doves

    • D.

      Five Golden Rings

    Correct Answer
    D. Five Golden Rings
    Explanation
    In the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” the gift given on the fifth day is “Five Golden Rings.” Each verse of the song describes a gift given by “my true love” on one of the twelve days of Christmas.

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  • 15. 

    Which Christmas carol was originally written in German and translates to “Silent Night” in English?

    • A.

      Stille Nacht

    • B.

      O Tannenbaum

    • C.

      Jingle Bells

    • D.

      Deck the Halls

    Correct Answer
    A. Stille Nacht
    Explanation
    The Christmas carol that was originally written in German and translates to “Silent Night” in English is “Stille Nacht.” This carol is one of the most famous Christmas carols worldwide and has been translated into many languages.

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