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Test out your Christmas music trivia knowledge with this quiz.

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5 answers each.

1. Who sang ‘Last Christmas’? WHAM - Dominic

2. As of 2019, which act holds the record for having the most UK Christmas No.1s? THE BEATLES - Dominic

3. Which boy band had the UK Christmas Number one spot in 1994 with ‘Stay Another Day’? EAST 17 - Dominic

4. Which Christmas song begins ‘It was Christmas Eve, babe, in the drunk tank…’? FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK - Dominic

5. Who recorded the original – and still the most famous – version of ‘White Christmas’ in 1942? BING CROSBY - Dominic

6. Which famous Christmas song begins with the lyrics: ‘the mood is right, the spirit’s up, we’re here tonight and that’s enough’? WONDERFUL CHRISTMASTIME- jagwheels

7. Which band scored an unlikely Christmas No. 1 in 2009 thanks to a public revolt against winners of ‘The X Factor’? RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE - Oxfordboy

8. Which music legend had a 1964 hit with ‘Blue Christmas’? ELVIS PRESLEY - souniman

9. How many ‘las’ are after the ‘fa’ in ‘Deck the Halls’? 8 - Oxfordboy

10. Who had a huge hit in 1976 with the soothing Christmas classic ‘When a Child is Born’? JOHNNY MATHIS - souniman

11. Which Chris Rea song includes the lyrics ‘Top to toe in tailbacks, oh I got red lights all around? DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS - Miyagi

12. How many versions of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ have been released? FOUR - jagwheels

13. Eartha Kitt had a hit with Santa Baby in the 1950s. Who re-recorded it in 2003? KYLIE MINOGUE - jagwheels

14. Who had a hit in 1985 with the theme tune to ‘The Snowman’ Walking in the Air? ALED JONES _ souniman

15. ‘One More Sleep’ was a Christmas song by which former X Factor winner? LEONA LEWIS - brengreen

16. Who duetted with Mariah Carey on a re-release of her festive hit ‘All I Want for Christmas’ in 2011? JUSTIN BEIBER - jagwheels

17. What’s the second line of “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas”? JUST LIKE THE ONES I USED TO KNOW - Oxfordboy

18. Which movie star turned to singing during Christmas 2001 scoring a number one hit single across the world in a duet with pop star Robbie Williams? NICOLE KIDMAN - tina

19. In the Fairytale of New York song, what were the boys of the NYPD choir singing? GALWAY BAY - brengreen

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

21. Complete the next line of this song – ‘Does he ride a red-nosed reindeer? Does he turn up on the his sleigh?…’ DO THE FAIRIES KEEP HIM SOBER FOR A DAY - tina

22. Lily Allen topped the charts in 2013 with a cover of a Keane song used in a Christmas advert. What was the song? SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW - brengreen

23. In the lyrics Santa Baby, what colour auto space convertible does Eartha Kitt ask Santa to bring her? LIGHT BLUE - tina

24. Which single topped the Christmas charts for 10 weeks in the UK and 14 weeks in the USA?

25. In ‘Last Christmas’ who does the singer give his heart to? SOMEONE SPECIAL - souniman

26. Who sings the opening line of the original Band Aid single in 1984? PAUL YOUNG - Miyagi

27. How many weeks did East 17s Stay Another Day spend at number one?

28. Complete the lyric: ‘And so this is Christmas, and what have you done, another year over …’ AND A NEW ONE JUST BEGUN - Miyagi

29. In the twelves days of Christmas, how many ladies were dancing? NINE - jagwheels

30. Only two bands have had three consecutive number ones in the UK. Who are they? THE BEATLES & SPICE GIRLS - brengreen
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Ooo I like your Christmas quizzes. What's the form re answering? Three questions each?
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Dominic wrote: Sun Dec 11, 2022 9:43 am Ooo I like your Christmas quizzes. What's the form re answering? Three questions each?
Already posted in first post.

5 answers each.
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Ah missed that.

Ok:

1. George Michael
2. Cliff Richard
3. East 17
4. Fairytale Of New York
5. Bing Crosby
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Dominic wrote: Sun Dec 11, 2022 12:00 pm Ah missed that.

Ok:

1. George Michael
2. Cliff Richard
3. East 17
4. Fairytale Of New York
5. Bing Crosby
4/5 Have another go.
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Ok, well it must be the Beatles then, for Number 2.
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Dominic wrote: Sun Dec 11, 2022 12:20 pm Ok, well it must be the Beatles then, for Number 2.

Correct :)
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6 - A wonderfull Christmas
7 - Elvis Presley
8 - Rage against the machine
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jagwheels wrote: Sun Dec 11, 2022 3:20 pm 6 - A wonderfull Christmas
7 - Elvis Presley
8 - Rage against the machine
6. try again
7. try again
8. try again
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I failed miserably but a good quiz MM

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jagwheels wrote: Sun Dec 11, 2022 5:32 pm I failed miserably but a good quiz MM

29 - 9
I think if you tried your previous answers again, but got the question numbering right, you might have more luck. But your Rage Against The Machine answer did make me laugh. :)

8. Which music legend had a 1964 hit with ‘Blue Christmas’? - Rage Against The Machine
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11 - Driving Home for Christmas
26 - Paul Young
28 - And a new one just begun
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5 Leona Lewis
15 Simply having a wonderful Christmas time
19 Galway bay
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Answers updated.
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6 - Wonderful Christmastime
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15 Leona Lewis
20 Queen
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22. Somewhere only we know
30. Beatles and Spice Girls. Ladbaby have had four.
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8 Elvis
10 Johnny Mathis
14 Aled Jones
25 Someone Special
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Answers updated.

Only 11 questions to guess now.

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7. Rage Against The Machine
9. 8
17. Just like the ones I used to know
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