Christmas Music Quiz

From traditional Christmas Carols and Kids Classics to Christmas number 1s and cheesy festive hits. Think popular artists, catchy Christmas tunes, and the school nativity songs for inspiration to ace our free Christmas music quiz.

You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some tunetastic quizzing.

Round 1 – Christmas Music Trivia

1 – What is the UKs number 1 selling Christmas song?

2 – According to the song, what do you deck the halls with?

3 – In ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’, how many lords a-leaping?

4 – How many times does Santa check his list in the song ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’?

5 – What is the name of Michael Buble’s Christmas album?

6 – In Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ which star is first to sing?

7 – What is the best selling Christmas song of all time?

8 – What colour Christmas did Elvis Presley sing about?

9 – In ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’, how many maids a-milking?

10 – In 1965, Astronauts broadcast which Christmas song from space?

Round 2 – Name that Christmas Song

1 – “Mary was that mother mild, Jesus Christ, her little Child”

2 – “The cattle are lowing, The Baby awakes”

3 – “From now on, Our troubles will be miles away”

4 – “Where nothing ever grows, No rain nor rivers flow”

5 – “So he said, “Let’s run, And we’ll have some fun”

6 – “Won’t be the same dear, if you’re not here with me”

7 – “They’ve got cars big as bars, They’ve got rivers of gold”

8 – “Fill my stocking with a duplex and checks”

9 – “A pair of Hopalong boots and a pistol that shoots”

10 – “Said the night wind to the little lamb”

Round 3 – Guess the Artist

1 – Which band sings the iconic Christmas song ‘Mary’s boy child’?

2 – Who sang ‘White Christmas’ making it the world’s best-selling single ever?

3 – Who sang the song ‘One More Sleep’?

4  – In 1953 who sang the song ‘Santa Baby’?

5 – Which group sang the song ‘I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus’?

6 – Who sang the number one hit ‘Mistletoe and Wine’?

7 – Which band sang the song ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’?

8 – Who sang the song ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’?

9 – Who sang ‘Fairytale of New York’ with the Pogues?

10 – Who sang ‘driving home for Christmas’?

Round 4 – True or False

1 – ‘Merry xmas everybody’ by Slade never reached number 1 in the charts – True or False?

2 – ‘Lonely This Christmas’ was a song by Elvis Presley – True or False?

3 – Jingle Bells was written by Bing Crosby – True or False?

4 – ‘The Little Drummer Boy’ was originally called ‘Carol of the Drum’ – True or False?

5 – ‘Don’t Shoot Me Santa’ was a song by The Killers – True or False?

6 – Justin Beiber released a Christmas album called ‘Under the Mistletoe’ – True or False?

7 – ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ was written in 15 minutes – True or False?

8 – The Beatles hold the record for most Christmas number 1 singles – True or False?

9 – Brenda Lee recorded ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’ when she was age 10 – True or False?

10 – The Song ‘Silent Night’ is over 200 years old – True or False?

Round 5

1 – Which band sang the song ‘I wish it could be Christmas everyday’?

2 – Who sang the song ‘Frosty the Snowman’?

3 – What type of pie is mentioned in ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’?

4 – Who sings the song ‘Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town’?

5 – Which song starts with the opening line “Snow is falling, all around me”?

6 – Who sings the song ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas’?

7 – Which song starts with the opening line “Hey, Mr. Churchill comes over here”?

8 – ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’ was written by who?

9 – Which band sang the song ‘Christmas Wrapping’?

10 – Which song starts with the opening line “The child is a king, the carolers sing”?




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Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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