Christmas Songs Trivia

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Christmas is a great time for egg nog, time off from work, and fun trivia games with family and friends. The quiz below is all about popular Christmas songs and the lore around them. Once you complete the test, keep scrolling down for more fun Christmas song facts.

1. Who is accredited with the rise in popularity of the song "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"?

2. What language was "Silent Night" originally composed in?

3. Finish the lyric, "Frosty the snowman was a jolly, happy soul with _______ "?

4. What was the weather like when Santa asked Rudolph to guide his sleigh?

5. Who composed Jingle Bell Rock?

6. In the song Jingle Bells, who was seated by my side?

7. Mentioned in the song "Oh, Christmas Tress", what is a Tannenbaum?

8. True or False: The song "Christmas Shoes" is about a boy buying shoes for his dying mother.

9. True or False: O Come, All Ye Faithful is older than Silent Night.

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

Now that you have taken and passed my christmas song trivia here are some little known Christmas facts that you can impress your family and friends with.

Frosty The Snowman has similaries to Dragon Ball Z

Frosty The Snowman, like the greatest anime of all time, Dragon Ball Z, was animated in Japan. In fact, the studio that animated Frosty created Astro Boy and Rainbow Brite.

Like many humans, Rudolph worked in a toxic environment

In the song its mentioned that Rudolph was chastised and excluded from events by his colleagues. It wasn't until he got a promotion that he got any respect from his co-workers.

Although the specials were animated in Japan, Rudolph's work life was very much American.

Mariah Carey does not have the best selling Christmas song

The best selling Christmas song of all time is actually White Christmas by Irving Berlin. It is important to note that 'best selling' is only referring to physical media.

This does not include digital stream time, or downloads.

Mariah Carey does have the most streamed Christmas song on Spotify

The most streamed Christmas song on Spotify is Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You". To date it has been stream 1.2 billion times.

There are 3 types of Christmas Trees

As mentioned in "Oh, Christmas Tress", there is a Tannenbaum aka a fir tree. The other two types of Christmas tree are spruce and pine.

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Posted by: Matt Irving on 12/04/2022