How well do you know holiday music? Take our quiz.

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Pedestrians walk along Oxford Street in London in 2012.

As you hang those lights and bake cookies, you may find yourself humming a holiday tune. Sure, you probably know the words to 'Jingle Bells' and 'White Christmas,' but how about the later verses or more obscure songs? Prove you're a holiday expert with our music quiz!

1. Complete the lyric about a dreidel: 'I made it out of clay, and...'

Melanie Stetson Freeman
Lila Caplan (l.) and Louisa Caplan (r.) celebrate the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah by playing with a dreidel.

'When you are all ready, Oh, dreidel I shall play'

'When I go outside, Oh, dreidel I shall play'

'When it's painted and ready, Oh, dreidel I shall play'

'When it's dry and ready, Oh, dreidel I shall play'

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