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CHRISTMAS TRIVIA XXI

201) The Christmas carol "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" is based on a poem by which American poet?


The song is based on the 1863 poem "Christmas Bells" by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Written during the height of the U.S. Civil War, it tells of the narrator's despair, upon hearing Christmas bells, that "hate is strong and mocks the song of peace on earth, good will to men".

202) "Baby, It's Cold Outside" was originally recorded for what movie?


Originally recorded for the film Neptune's Daughter, it has been recorded by many artists since its original release, including Ray Charles, Dolly Parton and Michael Bublé.

203) What British rock band released "Merry Xmas Everybody" in 1973?


"Merry Xmas Everybody" was Slade's best-selling single. Released at the peak of their popularity, it sold over a million copies upon its first release.

204) The original sleeve of the single "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday" by Wizzard credits "Miss Snob and Class 3C" with ________.


The backing vocals for the single are by The Suedettes, augmented by the choir of Stockland Green School First Year. The original sleeve credits "Miss Snob and Class 3C" with "Additional noises".

205) In "Ding Dong Merrily on High", where are the bells ringing?


Ding dong! Merrily on high
In heav'n the bells are ringing:
Ding dong! Verily the sky
Is riv'n with angel singing
Gloria, Hosanna in excelsis!

206) Who spoke to the shepherd boy in the Christmas carol "Do You Hear What I Hear?"


Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy
Do you hear what I hear
(Do you hear what I hear)
Ringing through the sky shepherd boy
Do you hear what I hear
(Do hear what I hear)
A song, a song
High above the trees
With a voice as big as the sea
With a voice as big as the sea

207) What kind of stories will there be in "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"?


There'll be scary ghost stories
And tales of the glories of the
Christmases long, long ago

208) Who spoke to the mighty king in the Christmas carol "Do You Hear What I Hear?"


Said the shepherd boy to the mighty king
Do you know what I know
(Do you know what I know)
In your palace warm mighty king
Do you know what I know
(Do you know what I know)
A child, a child
Shivers in the cold
Let us bring him silver and gold
Let us bring him silver and gold

209) What is the name of Tiny Tim's father in A Christmas Carol?


The abused, underpaid clerk of Ebenezer Scrooge, Cratchit has come to symbolize poor working conditions.

210) In The Polar Express, what word does the conductor punch into the ticket of "the young man with all the questions" at the end of night?


The conductor punches the word "believe".

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