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Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols?

Did you go carolling this year?

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SILENT NIGHT,  THE First Noel and Deck the Halls.

The chances are you’ve heard one or more of these Christmas carols sung by charity fundraisers rattling buckets of change on high streets and village squares over the past few weeks.  

Yet how well do you know your festive anthems?

1. "Joy to the world, the Lord has come..."
Let earth receive her Queen
Let earth reveal her King

Let earth receive her King
Let earth receive its King
2. "The First Noel, the Angels did say..."
"What?" to certain poor shepherds
Was to certain poor shepherds

What two certain poor shepherds
Grandma got run over by a Reindeer
3. "O holy night!..."
The stars are brightly shining
The stars are brightly smiling

The cars are brightly shining
The stars were brightly shining
4. "Deck the halls..."
With bows of holly
With loads of holly

With boughs of holly
With Christmas decorations
5. "Away in a manger..."
No crib for a head
No crib for a bed

No crisps in the bed
No bed for a crib
6. "Good King Wenceslas looked out..."
From the east of Eden
On the feast of Stephen

On the feet of Stephen
On the Beast from the East
7. "Silent night, Holy night..."
All is calm, all is light
All is calm, all is right

All is calm, all is might
All is calm, all is bright
8. "O sing, choir of angels..."
Sing in expectation
Sing in exhalation

Sing in exultation
Sing in expiration
9. "Good tidings we bring..."
To you and your King
To you and your bin

To you and your kin
To you and your family
10. "In the bleak midwinter..."
Frosty wind made moan
Frosty wind did moan

Frosty winds did moan
Frosted winds made moan
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Top Dog
You nailed it, Merry Christmas!
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Clever Cat
Good job, Happy Holidays!
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Joy to the world, well done!
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What are ewe doing?
There's always next year!
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Turtley awful
Ho! Ho! Ho! It's a big bag of coals for you!
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