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Christmas Music Quiz | 75 Best Questions And Answers

Christmas Music Quiz | 75 Best Questions And Answers

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Quynh Anh Vu 06 Dec 2022 8 min read

If you hear those sleigh bells jingling, you know you’re in the mood for a Christmas Music Quiz. What makes the festive season the most exciting and anticipated? The Christmas Songs! 

With our free ultimate Christmas Music Quiz, You will find +90 Best questions divided into 9 rounds, from classic Christmas carols to Xmas number-one hits and newly released carnival songs.

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Easy Christmas Music Quiz And Answers

In ‘All I want for Christmas is You”, what does Mariah Carey not care about?

  • Christmas
  • Christmas songs
  • The turkey
  • The presents

Which artist released a Christmas album named ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas’?

  • Lady Gaga
  • Gwen Stefani
  • Rihana
  • Beyoncé

In which country was ‘Silent Night’ composed?

  • England
  • USA
  • Austria
  • France

Complete the name of this Christmas song: ‘The ________ Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)’.

  • Chipmunk
  • Kids
  • Kitty
  • Magical
All I Want For Christmas Is You – One of the most popular Xmas songs of all time – Christmas Music Quiz

Who sang Last Christmas? Answer: Wham!

What year “All I Want For Christmas Is You” was released? Answer: 1994

As of 2019, which act holds the record for having the most UK Christmas No.1s? Answer: The Beatles

Which music legend had a 1964 hit with Blue Christmas? Answer: Elvis Presley

Who wrote “Wonderful Christmastime” (original version)? Answer: Paul McCartney

Which Christmas song finishes with “I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart”? Answer: Feliz Navidad

Which Canadian singer released a Christmas album called “Under the Mistletoe”? Answer: Justin Bieber

Christmas Music Quiz – Image: freepik – Christmas Music Quiz

Medium Christmas Music Quiz And Answers

How was Josh Groban’s Christmas album named?

  • Noël
  • Navidad
  • Christmas
  • Natale

When was Elvis’ Christmas Album released?

  • 1947
  • 1957
  • 1967
  • 1977

Which singer sang ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ with Kylie Minogue in 2016?

  • Ellie Goulding
  • Rita Ora
  • Mika
  • Dua Lipa

According to the lyrics of ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’, what kind of cup should you have?

  • Cup of cheer
  • Cup of Joy
  • Cup of mulled wine
  • Cup of hot chocolate

Which singer sang ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ with Kylie Minogue in 2016?

  • Ellie Goulding
  • Rita Ora
  • Mika
  • Dua Lipa
Christmas Music Quiz – Jingle Bell Rock from Mean Girls – Christmas Music Quiz

Which pop song has been on the Christmas Singles Chart at No.1 twice? Answer: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

One More Sleep was a Christmas song by which former X Factor winner? Answer: Leona Lewis

Who duetted with Mariah Carey on a re-release of her festive hit All I Want for Christmas in 2011? Answer: Justin Bieber

In Last Christmas who does the singer give his heart to? Answer: Someone special

Who sings the song ‘Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town’? Answer: Bruce Springsteen

Hard Christmas Music Quiz And Answers

Which Christmas album was not produced by David Foster?

  • Michael Bublé’s Christmas
  • Celine Dion’s These Are Special Times
  • Mariah Carey’s Merry Christmas
  • Mary J. Blige’s A Mary Christmas

Who performed “Grown-Up Christmas List” on the 2003 American Idol’s Christmas special?

  • Maddie Poppe
  • Phillip Phillips
  • James Arthur
  • Kelly Clarkson

Complete the lyrics of the song ‘Santa Baby’. “Santa baby, a _____convertible too, light blue”.

  • ’54
  • Blue
  • Pretty
  • Vintage

What was the name of Sia’s 2017 Christmas album?

  • Everyday Is Christmas
  • Snowman
  • Snowflake
  • Ho Ho Ho
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How many weeks did East 17s Stay Another Day spend at number one? Answer: 5 weeks

Who was the first person to have a Christmas number one (Hint: It was 1952)? Answer: Al Martino

Who sings the opening line of the original Band-Aid single in 1984? Answer: Paul Young

Only two bands have had three consecutive number ones in the UK. Who are they? Answer: The Beatles and Spice Girls

In which musical did Judy Garland introduce “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”? Answer: Meet Me in St. Louis

On which singer’s 2015 album was the song ‘Every Day’s Like Christmas’? Kylie Minogue

Christmas Song Lyrics Quiz Questions And Answers

Christmas Music Quiz – Finish The Lyrics 

  • “Take a look at the five and ten, it’s glistening once again, with candy canes and __________ that glow.” Answer: Silver lanes
  • “I don’t care about the presents ________” Answer: Underneath the Christmas tree
  • “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas________” Answer: Just like the ones I used to know
  • “Rocking around the Christmas Tree________ ” Answer: At the Christmas party hop
  • “You better watch out, you better not cry________” Answer: Better not pout I’m telling you why
  • “Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul, with a corncob pipe and a button nose________” Answer: And two eyes made out of coal
  • “Feliz Navidad, Prospero Año y Felicidad________” Answer: I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas
  • “Santa baby, slip a sable under the tree, for me________” Answer: Been an awful good girl
  • “Oh the weather outside is frightful,________” Answer: But the fire is so delightful
  • “I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus________” Answer: Underneath the mistletoe last night.
Christmas Music Quiz – Photo: freepik

Christmas Music Quiz – Name That Song

Based on the lyrics, guess what song it is.

  • “Mary was that mother mild, Jesus Christ, her little Child” Answer: Once in Royal David’s City
  • “The cattle are lowing, The Baby awakes”  Answer: Away In A Manger
  • “From now on, Our troubles will be miles away” Answer: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 
  • “Where nothing ever grows, No rain nor rivers flow” Answer: Do They Know It’s Christmas
  • “So he said, “Let’s run, And we’ll have some fun” Answer: Frosty the Snowman
  • “Won’t be the same dear, if you’re not here with me” Answer: Blue Christmas
  • “They’ve got cars big as bars, They’ve got rivers of gold” Answer: Fairytale of New York
  • “Fill my stocking with a duplex and checks” Answer: Santa Baby
  • “A pair of Hopalong boots and a pistol that shoots” Answer: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
  • “Said the night wind to the little lamb” Answer: Do You Hear What I Hear

Which band has NOT covered “The Little Drummer Boy” on one of its albums?

  • the Ramones
  • Justin Bieber
  • Bad Religion

In what year did “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” first appear?

  • 1677
  • 1739
  • 1812

About how long did it take composer John Frederick Coots to come up with the music for “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” in 1934?

  • 10 minutes
  • An hour
  • Three weeks

“Do You Hear What I Hear” was inspired by which real-world event?

  • American Revolution
  • Cuban missile crisis
  • American Civil War

What’s the name of the tune that’s most often paired with “O Little Town of Bethlehem” in the United States?

  • St. Louis
  • Chicago
  • San Francisco

The lyrics for “Away in a Manger” are often attributed to which person?

  • Johann Bach
  • William Blake
  • Martin Luther

Which song is the most-published Christmas song in North America?

  • Joy to the World
  • Silent Night
  • Deck the Halls

Christmas Carols Quiz Questions

Which Christmas song was the first song ever broadcast on the radio?

  • O Holy Night
  • God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
  • I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

“Joy to the World” is based on which book of the Bible?

  • Matthew
  • Psalms
  • Corinthians

Which Christmas carol is also the third best-selling single in world history?

  • Silent Night
  • Deck the Halls
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem

In what year was “Silent Night” first performed?

  • 1718
  • 1818
  • 1618

What was the original title of “The Little Drummer Boy”?

  • The Bigger Drummer Boy
  • The Savior’s Drums
  • Carol of the Drum

A poem called “The Manger Throne” provided the basis for which carol’s?

  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • What Child Is This?
  • Joy to the World

“Jingle Bells” was originally written for which holiday?

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • Halloween

“The First Noel” originated in which area?

  • England
  • Scandinavia
  • Eastern Europe

What type of tree does “O Tannenbaum” reference?

  • fir
  • spruce
  • pine

When was “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks” first published?

  • 1600
  • 1700
  • 1800

The tune of “Greensleeves” is used for which Christmas carol?

  • While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
  • We Three Kings of Orient Are
  • What Child Is This?

Which Christmas song was also the first song ever broadcast from space?

  • Jingle Bells
  • I’ll Be Home for Christmas
  • Silent Night
Christmas Music Quiz – Carol Quiz

Which band has NOT covered “The Little Drummer Boy” on one of its albums?

  • the Ramones
  • Justin Bieber
  • Bad Religion

In what year did “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” first appear?

  • 1677
  • 1739
  • 1812

About how long did it take composer John Frederick Coots to come up with the music for “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” in 1934?

  • 10 minutes
  • An hour
  • Three weeks

“Do You Hear What I Hear” was inspired by which real-world event?

  • American Revolution
  • Cuban missile crisis
  • American Civil War

What’s the name of the tune that’s most often paired with “O Little Town of Bethlehem” in the United States?

  • St. Louis
  • Chicago
  • San Francisco

The lyrics for “Away in a Manger” are often attributed to which person?

  • Johann Bach
  • William Blake
  • Martin Luther

Which song is the most-published Christmas song in North America?

  • Joy to the World
  • Silent Night
  • Deck the Halls

20 Christmas Music Quiz Questions and Answers

Check out the 4 rounds of the Christmas music quiz below.

Round 1: General Music Knowledge

  1. What song is this?
  • Deck the Halls
  • 12 Days of Christmas
  • Little Drummer Boy
  1. Arrange these songs from oldest to newest.
    All I Want for Christmas is You (4) // Last Christmas (2) // Fairytale of New York (3) // Run Rudolph Run (1)
  1. What song is this?
  • Feliz Navidad
  • Everybody Knows the Claus
  • Christmas in the City
  1. Who performs this song?
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Coldplay
  • One Republic
  • Ed Sheeran
  1. Match each song to the year it came out.
    Do They Know it’s Christmastime? (1984) // Happy Xmas (War is Over) (1971) // Wonderful Christmastime (1979)

Round 2: Emoji Classics

Spell out the name of the song in emojis. Emojis with a tick () next to them are the correct answer.

  1. What’s this song in emojis?

Pick 2: ⭐️ // ❄️() // 🐓 // 🔥 // ☃️() // 🥝 // 🍚 // 🌃

  1. What’s this song in emojis?

Pick 2: 🌷 // ❄️ // 🍍 // 🌊 // 🚶🏻‍♂️() // 💨() // ✝️ // ✨

  1. What’s this song in emojis?

Pick 3: 🎶() // 👂 // 🛎() // 🎅 // ❄️ // ☃️ // 💃 // 🤘()

  1. What’s this song in emojis?

Pick 3: ⭐️ // ❄️ // 🕯 // 🎅() // 🥇 // 🔜() // 🎼 // 🏘()

  1. What’s this song in emojis?

Pick 3: 👁() // 👑 // 👀() // 👩‍👧() // ☃️ // 💋() // 🎅() // 🌠

Round 3: Music of the Movies

  1. This song featured in which Christmas film?
  • Scrooged
  • A Christmas Story
  • Gremlins
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
  1. Match the song to the Christmas movie!
    Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Elf) // Marley and Marley (The Muppets Christmas Carol) // Christmas is all Around (Love Actually) // Where are you Christmas? (The Grinch)
  1. This song featured in which Christmas film?
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  • Holidate
  • Deck the Halls
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  1. This song featured in which Christmas film?
  • The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
  • Fred Claus
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Let it Snow
  1. This song featured in which Christmas film?
  • Home Alone
  • The Santa Clause 2
  • Die Hard
  • Jack Frost

Round 4: Finish the Lyrics

  1. Later we’ll have some pumpkin pie and we’ll do some ________ (8)
    Caroling
  2. Later on we’ll ________, as we drink by the fire (8)
    Conspire
  3. Santa baby, I want a _____ and really that’s not a lot (5)
    Yacht
  4. There’ll be much mistletoeing and hearts will be _______ (7)
    Glowing
  5. Happy holiday, happy holiday, may the ________ keep bringing happy holidays to you (8)
    Calendar

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