Christmas music is an integral part of getting people in the mood for the holidays. It's why retail stores start playing it so early. It's the perfect accompaniment to decorating the tree and opening presents on Christmas morning. This week's Head2Head trivia is all about Christmas classics, and our current champion, Ellen Swanson, is taking on barista Hannah Hyatt.


1. How many times does Santa check his list before coming to town?

2. How many geese are laying in the "Twelve Days of Christmas?"

3. Name the only two reindeer that are mentioned in “Here Comes Santa Claus.”

4. What popular Christmas song did Judy Garland sing in the movie “Meet Me in St. Louis?”

5. What color Christmas does Elvis Presley have?

6. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, what is the best-selling Christmas song of all time?

7. What song is this line from: “Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful?”

8. What song has the request to “bring us a figgy pudding?”

9. “Pa rum pum pum pum” is from what song?

10. Who wrote the song “Happy Xmas (War is Over)?”

Ellen's answers

1. He checks it twice.

2. Six.

3. Blitzen, and I can't remember the other one.

4. I haven't seen that movie in years.

5. Blue.

6. It could be "White Christmas."

7. "Let it Snow."

8. "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."

9. "The Little Drummer Boy."

10. I'm not familiar with that one.

Hannah's answers

1. Twice.

2. Is it six geese a laying?

3. Something and a Blitzen. Comet?

4. "Santa Baby?"

5. Is that blue?

6. Um, I don't know. What about "Little Drummer Boy?"

7. "Let it Snow."

8. Oh yeah, yeah, yeah. "We Wish you a Merry Christmas."

9. "Little Drummer Boy."

10. John Lennon.


This week's Head2Head trivia has two winners. Both Ellen and Hannah received the same score although not for the same correct answers. They will return next week for a tiebreaker.

Correct answers

1. Twice

2. Six

3. Vixen and Blitzen

4. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

5. Blue

6. “White Christmas,” sung by Bing Crosby

7. “Let it Snow!”

8. “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”

9. “The Little Drummer Boy”

10. John Lennon

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