If you can name that Christmas carol, you’ll have one up on everyone else this holiday season.
The first Christmas hymns, specifically for Christians, appeared around fourth century Rome. Since then, they’ve become a permanent fixture, wheeling themselves out for every Yuletide singalong, radio jingle or TV show.
This Name that Christmas Carol quiz celebrates these hymns by testing your familiarity with them – one lyric at a time. Can you name ’em?
Name that Christmas Carol – the answers:
1. Deck The Halls / 2. Joy to the World / 3. It Came Upon the Midnight Clear / 4. Up On the Housetop / 5. O Christmas Tree / 6. Coventry Carol / 7. Ding Dong Merrily On High / 8. Jingle Bells / 9. We Three Kings of Orient Are / 10. What Child Is This / 11. Hark The Herald Angels Sing / 12. First Noel / 13. We Wish You a Merry Christmas / 14. I Saw Three Ships / 15. Oh Little Town of Bethlehem / 16. The Holly and the Ivy / 17. Silent Night / 18. Away In a Manger / 19. White Christmas / 20. O Come All Ye Faithful.