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Merry Christmas everyone, here's the final QED of 2003, and it's a festive quiz for you to ponder

over. Below are ten lyrics from popular Christmas songs, and below each line are three possible songs

titles that the lyric might belong to. All you have to do is sort out which of the three possible answers is

the correct one. Easy as opening a present on Christmas day.

If you would like to send your answers to us here at smiley - thepost we will give
you a mention in the next edition. An email address has been handily provided for you below the

Ten Cracking Christmas Corkers

  1. With a corncob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made of coal
    A. The First Noel
    B. Frosty the Snowman
    C. The Christmas Song

  2. Make the Yule-tide gay
    A. Have yourself a merry little Christmas
    B. O Christmas Tree
    C. Silver Bells

  3. Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer
    A. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
    B. Here Comes Santa Claus
    C. Mistletoe and Wine

  4. Oh, the weather outside is frightful
    A. Mary's Boy Child
    B. Do They Know It's Christmas?
    C. Let It Snow

  5. Then pretend that he is Parson Brown
    A. I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas
    B. Winter Wonderland
    C. White Christmas

  6. Later we'll have some pumpkin pie
    A. Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
    B. Suzy Snowflake
    C. We Wish You A Merry Christmas

  7. He knows when you've been bad or good
    A. Drummer Boy
    B. Santa Baby
    C. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

  8. Then one foggy Christmas eve
    A. Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer
    B. I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus
    C. All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

  9. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
    A. Hallelujah Chorus
    B. Do You Hear What I Hear?
    C. Ding Dong Merrily on High

  10. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse
    A. Jingle Bell Rock
    B. The Night Before Christmas
    C. Jingle Bells

Send your answers to [email protected], please include
your h2g2 researcher name and 'U' number, so credit can be given where it is due.
Correspondence should be with me no later than Tuesday 6th January 2004

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Those that Deserve a Pat on the Back

Thank you for sending your answers in last week, there was a great response, here are those all

important results. Well done to you all.

Gold medal

The Gold Medal Winners are -

Prideth - All Ten Questions


A. Dr Justin - All Ten Questions


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Ten Christmas Cinematic Crackers Answers

  1. It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
    C. James Cagney
  2. White Christmas (1954)
    B. Bob Hope
  3. Scrooge (1970)
    B. Michael Caine
  4. Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
    C. Robin Williams
  5. Die Hard (1988)
    A. Robbie Williams
  6. Scrooged (1988)
    A. Sharon Stone
  7. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
    B. Dennis Quaid
  8. Home Alone (1990)
    C. Maureen O'Hara
  9. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
    B. David Attenborough
  10. The Santa Claus 2 (2002)
    C. David Duchovney

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