Definitions of Humor

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Christmas Carols and 

Songs Final Exam 
Version 1.0

Answer Key for the Carol Impaired

  1. Quadruped with crimson proboscisRudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  2. 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. without noise Silent Night
  3. Miniscule hamlet in the far east O Little Town of Bethlehem
  4. Ancient benevolent despot Good King Wenceslas (or some believe in Jolly Old St. Nicholas)
  5. Adorn the vestibule Deck the Halls
  6. Exuberance directed to the planet Joy to the World
  7. Listen, aerial spirits harmonizing — Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  8. Monarchial trio — We Three Kings
  9. Yonder in the haystack — Away in a Manger
  10. Assemble, everyone who believes — Come All Ye Faithful
  11. Hallowed post meridian — O Holy Night
  12. Fantasies of a colorless December 25th — I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas
  13. Tin tintinnabulums — Silver Bells
  14. A dozen 24-hour Yule periods — The Twelve Days of Christmas
  15. Befell during the transparent bewitching hour — It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
  16. Homo sapien of crystallized vapor — Frosty the Snowman
  17. I merely desire a pair of incisors — All I want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth
  18. I spied my maternal parent osculating a fat man in red — I Saw Mama Kissing Santa Claus
  19. Perambulating through a December solstice fantasy — Walking Through a Winter Wonderland
  20. Aloft on the acme of the abode — Up on the Rooftop


15 – 20 Correct — You don’t need any Yuletide spirit!

10 – 14 Correct — You could use something in your stocking!

5 – 9 Correct — Are you sure you have the right holiday?

1 – 4 Correct — Surely you jest!?!

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Humor Matters™

Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D.
Mirthologist and Clinical Psychologist
3972 Barranca Pkwy. Suite J-221
Irvine, CA 92606