Christmas Carols Quiz Round 1

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Which Christmas carol includes the lines: "The stars in the sky / Look down where He lay / The little Lord Jesus / Asleep on the hay"?

Away in a Manger

 

Which Christmas song was originally written by Noel Regney and his wife Gloria Shayne Baker as a plea for peace during the Cuban Missle Crisis?

a) Do You Hear What I Hear? b) Ding Dong Merrily on High c) Little Drummer Boy

a) Do You Hear What I Hear?

 

Tidings of comfort and joy are brought with which carol?

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

 

Which carol contains the line: "Peace on earth and mercy mild,  God and sinners reconciled"?

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

 

German-based disco group Boney M had a number one hit in 1978 with which Christmas song?

Mary's Boy Child

 

Where did the three ships sail into on Christmas Day in the morning?

Bethlehem

 

Which Christmas carol featured heavily in the Doctor Who Christmas special of 2010, sung by Welsh opera singer Katherine Jenkins?

a) Silent Night b) Merry Xmas Everybody c) In the Bleak Midwinter

c) In the Bleak Midwinter

 

Which was the first song to be broadcast from space when the Gemini 6 crew played a practical joke on Mission Control, suggesting they had spotted a low flying object?

Jingle Bells

 

The line "Let earth receive her King / Let every heart / Prepare Him room / And heaven and nature sing" is taken from which carol?

Joy to the World

 

Which Christmas carol describing Mary's journey to Bethlehem has been recorded by Gracie Fields, The Beverley Sisters, Vera Lynn and Aled Jones, amongst others?

Little Donkey