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Christmas Quiz

Just for fun this festive season, we’ve devised a quiz about the sounds of Christmas. See how many you can get correct.

Merry Christmas!

1. Jingle Bells, Tinnitus Smells! (Or does it?)

  • What is tinnitus?
    • A. A seasonal fragrance
    • B. A ringing or buzzing in the ears
    • C. A type of holiday candy

2. Santa’s Whisper Challenge

  • In a noisy room full of Christmas cheer, what can help you hear best?
    • A. Wearing earmuffs
    • B. Cupping your hands around your ears
    • C. Using hearing aids with directional microphones

3. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

  • What’s the importance of getting a hearing check this Christmas and New Year?
    • A. It makes you a better gift-giver
    • B. It enhances your singing abilities
    • C. It ensures you hear all the joyous sounds around you

4. Ho Ho Ho

  • Whose hearty laughter is a hallmark of the Christmas season?
    • A. Frosty the Snowman
    • B. Santa Claus
    • C. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

5. Festive Fables

  • In the famous Christmas story “The Night Before Christmas,” what is described as “the prancing and pawing of each little hoof” on the rooftop?
    • A. Reindeer
    • B. Elves
    • C. Sleigh

6. Christmas Movie Magic

In the Christmas classic “Home Alone,” what sound does Kevin use to simulate a bustling Christmas party to deter burglars?

  • A. Carollers singing
  • B. Laughter and conversation
  • C. An old black and white movie soundtrack

and, completely unrelated to hearing…

7. Is Die Hard a Christmas film?

  • A. Yes
  • B. No



1B, 2C, 3C, 4B, 5A, 6B, 7 – we don’t know actually. Big debate here on that one!