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Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols?


O COME, ALL ye faithful…

The chances are you’ve heard Silent Night, Deck the Halls or Away in a Manger sung by charity fundraisers rattling buckets of change in shopping centres and on streets over the past few weeks.  

Yet how well do you know your festive anthems? Let’s test your knowledge. 

"Be near me, Lord Jesus...
...I ask thee to stay"
...I ask thee to pray"

...I ask thee to pay"
..please go away"
"Silent night, holy night...
...shepherds quack at the sight"
...shepherds wake at the site"

...Cybill Shepard was right"
...shepherds quake at the sight"
"Good tidings we bring... you and your kin" you and your sin"

...please have this gin" you and your King"
From O Holy Night - "Led by the light...
...of angels sweetly screaming"
...of faith serenely beaming"

...of God and all his meaning"
...of man and hope appearing"
"Hark! How the bells, sweet silver bells, all seem to say...'s Christmas Day"
...cast out dismay"

...throw cares away"
...I am a bell"
"Deck the halls with boughs of holly...
...fa la la la la, la la la la..."
...fa la la la la, la la la fa la..."

...fa fa la la fa la la la la la, la la la la..."
...fa la la la la, la la la la la la la la la la la la la la la la la fa..."
"Bring me flesh and bring me wine...
...bring that peasant hither" please do not dither"

...bring me pine logs hither"'s time to play my zither"
"Have yourself a merry little Christmas...
...if the faith allows"
...let your heart be bright"

...make the yuletide gay"
...jingle all the way"
"Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...
...Jack Frost nipping at your nose"
...Jack Frost nipping at your toes"

...Jack Frost sipping on the snow"
"Joy to the world, the Lord has come...
...let earth receive her kin"
...let earth receive its King"

...let earth receive its Queen"
...let earth receive her King"
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