GAME NAME:

CHRISTMAS SONGS

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

NAME THAT TUNE

NAME

THAT TUNE

IDENTIFY THE SONG BY THE

LYRICS.

COMPLETE THE VERSE

FILL IN

FINISH THE VERSE WITH THE

CORRECT WORD FROM

VARIOUS SONGS.

WHAT'S WRONG IN THE SONG?

WHAT'S

WRONG?

CHANGE THE INCORRECT

WORD IN THE VERSE TO THE

CORRECT ONE.

JINGLE BELLS

RING A

LING

RESPOND TO THE CLUES

ABOUT  THE STORY BEHIND

JINGLE BELLS.

WHITE CHRISTMAS

SNOW DAY

RESPOND TO THE CLUES

ABOUT THE STORY OF WHITE

CHRISTMAS.

SILENT NIGHT

ALL QUIET

RESPOND TO THE CLUES

ABOUT THE STORY BEHIND

SILENT NIGHT.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

HE WAS MADE OF SNOW BUT

THE CHILDREN KNOW...

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN

AND IF YOU EVER SAW IT, YOU

WOULD EVEN SAY IT _____

GLOWS

THE STOCKINGS WERE HUNG

BY THE BOOKSHELF WITH

CARE.

BOOKSHELF (SHOULD

BE) CHIMNEY

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN FOR A

_____ _____ _____.

SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS

MOST POPULAR AND

COMMERCIALLY SUCCESSFUL

CAROL IN HISTORY TRUE OR

FALSE?

TRUE

IT WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN

BY A ______.

PRIEST

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

DASHING THROUGH THE

SNOW, ON A ONE-HORSE OPEN

SLEIGH...

JINGLE BELLS

HE SEES YOU WHEN YOU'RE

SLEEPING, HE KNOWS WHEN

YOU'RE _____

AWAKE

DOWN THRU' THE CHIMNEY

WITH LOTS OF GOODIES

GOODIES (SHOULD BE)

TOYS

HOLIDAY IT WAS INTENDED

FOR THE FIRST TIME IT WAS

USED.

THANKSGIVING

IT WAS WRITTEN FOR THE 1962

MOVIE "HOLIDAY INN" TRUE OR

FALSE?

FALSE.   IT WAS

1942.

IT WAS FIRST PLAYED ON A

____ BECAUSE THE ORGAN

WOULDN'T WORK.

GUITAR

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

I SPILLED SOME INK ON

MOMMY'S RUG; I MADE TOMMY

EAT A BUG

NUTTIN' FOR

CHRISTMAS

I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA

CLAUS UNDERNEATH THE

_____ LAST NIGHT

MISTLETOE

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS

MY TWO BACK TEETH

BACK (SHOULD BE)

FRONT

IT CONTAINS NO REFERENCE

TO CHRISTMAS TRUE OR

FALSE?

TRUE

BING CROSBY'S VERSION SOLD

OVER 40 MILLION COPIES. TRUE

OR FALSE?

FALSE. IT SOLD OVER

30 MILLION.

ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE WAS

IN ENGLAND. TRUE OR FALSE?

FALSE.  IT WAS IN

AUSTRIA.

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

BUT DO YOU RECALL THE

MOST FAMOUS REINDEER OF

ALL.

RUDOLPH, THE

RED-NOSED REINDEER

OH, THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS

______

FRIGHTFUL

'TIS THE REASON TO BE JOLLY

REASON (SHOULD BE)

SEASON

JINGLE BELLS WAS WRITTEN

AFTER 1900 TRUE OR FALSE?

FALSE.  IT WAS

WRITTEN IN 1857.

IT WON THE 1942 ACADEMY

AWARD FOR ORIGINAL SONG.

TRUE OR FALSE?

TRUE

DURING WORLD WAR 1, WHILE

BOTH ARMIES SANG, THE WAR

STOPPED FOR A FEW

MOMENTS IN SOME AREAS.

TRUE OR FALSE?

TRUE

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

RING-A-LING, HEAR THEM RING

SILVER BELLS

JOLLY OLD SAINT NICHOLAS,

LEAN YOUR ____ THIS WAY!

EAR

WITH A WOODEN PIPE AND A

BUTTON NOSE

WOODEN (SHOULD BE)

CORNCOB

THE SONG STARTED IN THIS

NORTHEAST CITY.

BOSTON

IN 1954, HOLIDAY INN WAS

REMADE IN COLOR AND THE

TITLE WAS CHANGED TO

______ ______.

WHITE CHRISTMAS

BY 1955, IT HAD BECOME THE

MOST RECORDED SONG OF

ALL TIME. TRUE OR FALSE?

TRUE

 CATEGORY:   

NAME THAT TUNE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

"YULE-TIDE CAROLS BEINGSUNG BY A CHOIR AND FOLKSDRESSED UP LIKE ESKIMOS."   

 Response:   

WHAT IS THECHRISTMAS SONG?

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 GAME NAME:

CHRISTMAS SONGS

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

NAME THAT TUNE PART 2

NAME

THAT TUNE

IDENTIFY THE SONG BY ITS

LYRICS.

COMPLETE THE VERSE PART 2

FILL IN

FINISH THE VERSE WITH THE

CORRECT WORD FROM THE

SONG.

WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE

SONG? PART 2

WHAT'S

WRONG

CHANGE THE INCORRECT

WORDS IN THE VERSE TO THE

CORRECT WORDS.

MIXED SONGS

MIXED

SONGS

RESPOND TO THE CLUES

ABOUT THE STORIES OF

VARIOUS SONGS.

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO

TOWN

THE JOLLY

MAN

RESPOND TO THE CLUES

ABOUT THE STORY BEHIND

THE SONG.

RUDOLF, THE RED-NOSED

REINDEER

PILOT

LIGHT

RESPOND TO THE CLUES

ABOUT THE STORY BEHIND

THE SONG.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

SHE DIDN'T SEE ME CREEP,

DOWN THE STAIRS TO HAVE A

PEEP,

I SAW MOMMY KISSING

SANTA CLAUSE

THE CHILDREN WERE NESTLED

ALL ____ IN THEIR BEDS,

SNUG

DON'T YOU TELL A SINGLE

SOUL WHAT YOU'RE GOING TO

SAY

YOU'RE (SHOULD BE)

I'M

"AWAY IN A MANGER" WAS

WRITTEN BY AN UNKNOWN

PERSON IN NEW YORK. TRUE

OR FALSE?

FALSE.  IT WAS IN

PENNSYLVANIA.

EDDIE CANTOR SANG IT FIRST

ON HIS _____ SHOW IN 1934.

RADIO

IT WAS FIRST WRITTEN BY AN

AD PERSON FOR A

DEPARTMENT STORE. TRUE OR

FALSE?

TRUE

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

PLEASE HAVE SNOW AND

MISTLETOE AND PRESENTS ON

THE TREE.

I'LL BE HOME FOR

CHRISTMAS

GLAD TIDINGS WE BRING TO

YOU AND YOUR ____

KIN

OUTSIDE THE SNOW IS

FALLING AND FRIENDS ARE

CALLING TO YOU

TO YOU (SHOULD BE)

YOO HOO

"JOLLY OLD ST. NICHOLAS"

WAS WRITTEN BY A TEACHER.

TRUE OR FALSE?

FALSE  IT WAS A

COWBOY. MONTANA SLIM

HE DIDN'T WANT TO RECORD IT,

BUT HIS ____ TOLD HIM TO

TRY.

WIFE

IT WAS A ____ BEFORE IT

BECAME A SONG.

BOOK

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

OH, THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS

FRIGHTFUL, BUT THE FIRE IS SO

DELIGHTFUL.

LET IT SNOW!

GONE AWAY IS THE _____,

HERE TO STAY IS A NEW BIRD

BLUEBIRD

CHESTNUTS ROASTING ON AN

OPEN FIRE, COLD AIR NIPPING

AT YOUR NOSE.

COLD AIR (SHOULD BE)

JACK FROST

"WHAT CHILD IS THIS?" WAS

WRITTEN BY AN INSURANCE

EXECUTIVE. TRUE OR FALSE?

TRUE.  WILLIAM DIX

IT BECAME A HIT AFTER BEING

PERFORMED AT THE ______

_______ _____ PARADE.

MACY'S THANKSGIVING

DAY

THE AUTHOR'S BROTHER

WROTE THE MUSIC FOR IT.

TRUE OR FALSE?

FALSE.  IT WAS HIS

BROTHER-IN-LAW.

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

HOW STEADFAST ARE YOUR

BRANCHES!

O CHRISTMAS TREE

THERE'LL BE PARTIES FOR

HOSTING,  _____ FOR

TOASTING...

MARSHMALLOWS

I DON'T KNOW IF THERE'LL BE

SNOW, BUT HAVE A GLASS OF

CHEER.

GLASS  (SHOULD BE)

CUP

THE WORDS FOR "THE FIRST

NOEL" WERE WRITTEN IN THIS

COUNTRY.

FRANCE

DURING THE PARADE, IT WAS

SUNG JUST AS ____ ENTERED

MACY'S DEPARTMENT STORE.

SANTA

IN 1949, IT BECAME KNOWN

WORLD-WIDE BECAUSE OF A

SINGING _____.

COWBOY.  GENE AUTRY

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

HE'S LOADED LOTS OF TOYS

AND GOODIES ON HIS SLEIGH

THE CHRISTMAS SONG

CHRISTMAS EVE WILL FIND ME,

WHERE THE ____ LIGHT

GLOWS

LOVE

OH, WHAT A JOKE IT WOULD

HAVE BEEN IF DADDY HAD

ONLY SEEN, MOMMY KISSING

SANTA CLAUS LAST NIGHT.

JOKE  (SHOULD BE)

LAUGH

"O HOLY NIGHT" WAS AT FIRST

REJECTED BY CHURCH

AUTHORITIES. TRUE OR FALSE?

TRUE

IT'S BEEN A HIT FOR THE 4

SEASONS AND BRUCE

SPRINGSTEEN. TRUE OR

FALSE?

TRUE

GENE AUTRY ALSO CO-WROTE

ANOTHER CHRISTMAS HIT

NAMED ______.

HERE COMES SANTA

CLAUS

 CATEGORY:   

NAME THAT TUNE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

"YULE-TIDE CAROLS BEINGSUNG BY A CHOIR AND FOLKSDRESSED UP LIKE ESKIMOS."   

 Response:   

WHAT IS THECHRISTMAS SONG?

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