Friday, 23 December 2011

Festive Friday Fun - Christmas Hits Pop Quiz

Hi everyone,
It's the last blog before Christmas and I hope you're all ready for the the big day.
Today we have a Christmas Hits Pop Quiz. Just like last week all entries will receive 10% off everything al Once you have your answers email and I will send you a discount code for 10% off everything.

1)      What was Christmas Number 1 in 1977?
a.       Mull Of Kintyre / Girls' School (Wings)   
b.      Mary's Boy Child-Oh My Lord (Boney M)
c.       When A Child Is Born (Soleado) (Johnny Mathis)

2)      In what year were The Pet Shop Boys at number 1 with Always on my Mind?
a.       1987      
b.      1986
c.       1988

3)      St Winifred’s School Choir were Christmas number 1 in 1980 with ‘No One Quite Like Grandma’ but where is St Winifred’s School?
a.       Bolton
b.      Chorley
c.       Stockport
4)      Who duets with Shane McGowan on the Pogues’ Fairytale of New York
a.       Kirsty MacColl   
b.      Enya
c.       Michael Bolton

5)      Who wrote Santa Claus is Coming to Town?
a.       Rogers and Hammerstein
b.      Dean Martin
c.       John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie
6)      Which other famous Christmas song did Slade keep off the charts top spot in 1973?
a.       Mud – Lonely this Christmas
b.      Wizzard – I Wish it Could be Christmas Everyday
c.       Elton John – Step into Christmas

7)      What is the biggest selling festive song of all time?
a.       Cliff Richard – The Millenium Prayer
b.      Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas Time?
c.       Slade – Merry Christmas Everyone

8)      What is the biggest selling single in UK chart history not to reach number 1?
a.       Step Into Christmas (Elton John)
b.      Last Christmas (Wham)
c.       Fairytale of New York (Pogues & Kirsty MacColl)

9)      What was Cliff Richard's 100th Top 40 hit in the UK?
a.       Saviour’s Day
b.      Mistletoe & Wine
c.       The Millennium Prayer

10)   Who had a hit with Rocking Around the Christmas Tree in 1987?
a.       Shaking Stevens & Bonnie Tyler
b.      Kim Wilde & Mel Smith
c.       Tina Turner & Rod Stewart
So don't forget to email me your answers and you'll get 10% off everything at I look forward to hearing from you.

Have a happy and safe Christmas everyone.
Keep smiling


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