12/18/2007

Christmas Carol IQ Test (3)

This is the third of 3 Christmas carol IQ tests in which you are challenged to show off your knowledge of not only Christmas carols, but your word power also. Below are 21 titles of familiar holiday songs, but with a twist. The titles have been reworded into ambiguous trifle.
How many can you identify and supply the correct title?

(Some songs might be duplicated from the previous quizzes but these are more difficult.)

-1. Approach everyone who is steadfast

-2. Ecstasy toward the orb

-3. Listen! The Foretelling spirits harmonize

-4. Hey, Minuscule urban area southeast of Jerusalem

-5. Quiescent Nocturnal period

-6. The Autocrat troika originating near the ascent of Apollo

-7. The primary carol

-8. Embellish the corridors

-9. I'm fantasizing concerning a blanched yuletide

10. I apprehended my maternal parent osculating with a corpulent unshaven male in crimson disguise

11. During the time ovine caretakers supervised their charges past midnight

12. The thing manifests itself at the onset of a transparent day

13. The coniferous nativity

14. What offspring abides thus?

15. Removed in a bovine feeding trough

16. Creator, cool it, you kooky cats

17. Valentino, the roseate proboscises wapiti

18. The slight percussionist lad

19. Father Christmas approaches the metropolis

20. Seraphim we aurally detected in the stratosphere

21. The tatterdemalion ebony atmosphere

Results:
Got - 21 Correct - You should be writing your own quizzes!
15 – 20 Correct — You don’t need any Yuletide spirit!
10 – 14 Correct — You could use something in your stocking!
5 – 9 Correct — Are you sure you have the right holiday?
1 – 4 Correct — Surely you jest!?!

- Answers appear on the comments page.

Enjoy this test? Why not check out the two previous tests:
Test 1
Test 2

No.99

3 comments:

Hale McKay said...

- answers -

-1. Oh Come All Ye Faithful

-2. Joy to the World

-3. Hark, the Herald Angels Sing

-4. Oh Little Town of Bethlehem

-5. Silent Night

-6. We Three Kings

-7. The First Noel

-8. Deck the Halls

-9. I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas

10. I Saw Momma Kissing Santa Claus

11. While Spepherds Kept their Flocks by Night

12. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

13. O Christmas Tree

14. What Child is This?

15. Away in a Manger

16. God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen

17. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

18. The Little Drummer Boy

19. Santa Claus is coming to Town

20. Angels We have Heard on High

21. O Holy Night

Serena Joy said...

That one was pretty hard -- enough so that I had to consult the cheat sheet.:)

Hale McKay said...

I hear ya, S.J. This one was actually difficult.

I had to look up tatterdemalion in the dictionary. I remember hearing or seeing the word before, but I couldn't remember what it meant.