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Christmas Music Quiz


Check out our fun Christmas music quiz questions for family and pub quizzes. Hold the best quiz night with our selection of Xmas Quizzes on songs, music, carols and lyrics.

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Christmas music quiz questions for a fun Xmas pub quiz night!

Christmas Music Quiz


  1. Which song was recorded by Bing Crosby in 1943 honoring soldiers who longed to return home for Christmas?

  2. In Band Aid's 1980's version of 'Do They Know it's Christmas', who sang the lyrics, 'But say a prayer, Pray for the other ones, At Christmas Time it's hard'?

  3. Can you name two of the four Beatles songs that reached Christmas number one in the UK during the 1960s?

  4. What is the opening line to Shakin' Stevens' Merry Christmas Everyone?

  5. The song 'All I Want for Christmas' was released in 1994, 1995 and 2011 by separate artists, can you name all three?

  6. In the Fairytale of New York song, what were the boys of the NYPD choir singing?

  7. Which Chris Rea song includes the lyrics, 'Top to toe in tailbacks, Oh, I got red lights all around'?

  8. In the lyrics to Santa Baby, what colour auto space convertible does Eartha Kitt ask Santa to bring her?

  9. What is the best selling Christmas song of all time?

  10. Which famous Christmas song was released by Brenda Lee in 1958?

  1. Which famous Christmas song begins with the lyrics, 'The mood is right, the spirit's up, We're here tonight and that's enough'?

  2. What is the only band in the history of the UK singles charts to have achieved Christmas number one twice with the same song?

  3. Which famous Christmas song has featured in all of the following movies: Meet Me in St. Louis, The Godfather, When Harry Met Sally, and Home Alone?

  4. Which famous Xmas song begins with the lyrics, 'Are you hanging up a stocking on the wall, It's the time that every Santa has a ball'?

  5. Cliff Richard reached UK Christmas number one in 1988 and 1990 with which two songs?

  6. True or false: Band Aid's 'Do They Know It's Christmas' and Wham's 'Last Christmas' were both released in December 1984?

  7. Which pop group achieved 3 UK Christmas Number Ones during the 90s?

  8. Which famous song begins with the lyrics, 'Welcome to my Christmas song, I'd like to thank you for the year'?

  9. Which Xmas song includes the lines, 'Oh ho the mistletoe, hung where you can see'?

  10. Who wrote Happy Xmas (War Is Over)?