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'Twas The Night Before Christmas'

Can you fill in the blanks to complete this beautiful poem by Clement Clarke Moore? 28 Questions.

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'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the _Not a creature was stirring, not even a _'Which two words are missing?

  • house and mouse
  • flat and cat
  • flat and bat
  • house and horse

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'The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,In hopes that ___ soon would be there.'Who is missing from these lines?

  • Father Christmas
  • Santa Clause
  • St Nicholas
  • Saint Nick


'The _ were nestled all snug in their beds,While visions of __ danced in their heads.'What are the missing words?

  • Boys and Toy Soldiers
  • Girls and Barbie dolls
  • Children and Fairies
  • Children and Sugar- plums


'And mamma in her __, and I in my cap,Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s _.'What are the missing words?

  • nightdress and sleep
  • 'kerchief and nap
  • hat and sleep
  • pjs and rest


What are the missing words from these two lines?'When out on the _ there arose such a clatter,I __ from the bed to see what was the matter.'

  • lawn and sprang
  • roof and jumped
  • lawn and jumped
  • roof and sprang


Which two words are missing from these lines?'Away to the window I flew like a _,Tore open the shutters and threw up the _.'

  • dart and blind
  • bird and sash
  • flash and sash
  • bird and blind

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Which words are missing from these two lines?'The moon on the breast of the __ snowGave the lustre of __ to objects below.'

  • soft white and daytime
  • fresh new and twilight
  • new-fallen and mid-day
  • soft white and dawn


'When, what to my __ eyes should appear,But a __ sleigh, and eight tinny reindeer'Which two words are missing?

  • wondering and miniture
  • unbelieving and tiny
  • wondering and tiny
  • unbelieving and miniture


'With a little old driver, so _ and quick,I knew in_ __ it must be St Nick.'What are the missing words from these two lines?

  • speedy and an instant
  • lively and an instant
  • speedy and a moment
  • lively and a moment


Which two words are missing?'More rapid than _ his coursers they came,And he whistled, and __, and called them by name!'

  • eagles and shouted
  • lightning and hummed
  • lightning and shouted
  • eagles and hummed

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'"Now Dasher! now, Dancer! now, __ and Vixen!On, Comet! On, Cupid! on, on Donner and __!'Which two reindeer are missing?

  • Blitzen and Prancer
  • Prancer and Blitzen
  • Rudolph and Duster
  • Duster and Rudolph


'To the top of the __! to the top of the wall!Now __ away! __ away! __ away all!"'Two words are missing, one of them repeated, what are the missing words?

  • house and fly
  • roof and run
  • trees and go
  • porch and dash


'As dry leaves that before the wild __ fly,When they meet with an obstacle, __ to the sky.'What are the two missing words?

  • hurricane and mount
  • winds and take
  • hurricane and take
  • winds and mount


What are the two missing words form these lines?'So up to the house-top the coursers they __,With the sleigh full of __, and St Nicholas too.'

  • ran and Gifts
  • hopped and Presents
  • flew and Toys
  • went and Elves


What are the missing words from these two lines?'And then, in a __, I heard on the roofThe prancing and __ of each little hoof.'

  • moment and dancing
  • twinkling and dancing
  • twinkling and pawing
  • moment and pawing


'As I drew in my head, and was __ around,Down the chimney St Nicholas came with a __'What are the missing words?

  • spinning and thump
  • twisting and bump
  • turning and bound
  • walking and thud


'He was dressed all in fur, from his head to his __,And his clothes were all ___ with ashes and soot.'Which two words are missing from these lines?

  • foot and tarnished
  • toe and covered
  • feet and dusted
  • ankles and coated

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'A bundle of Toys he had __ on his back,And he looked like a __, just opening his pack.'What are the two missing words?

  • upon and postman
  • flung and peddler
  • flung and postman
  • upon and peddler


Which two words are missing from these lines?'His eyes-how they twinkled! his __ how merry!His cheeks were like __, his nose like a cherry!'

  • face and peaches
  • dimples and baubles
  • face and baubles
  • dimples and roses


Which two words are missing from these lines?'His droll little mouth was drawn up like a _,And the beard of his chin was as _ as the snow'

  • bow and soft
  • bow and fluffy
  • bow and cold
  • bow and white

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'The stump of a pipe he held ___ his teeth,And the smoke it encircled his head like a __'What are the missing words?

  • tight in and halo
  • between and wreath
  • tight in and wreath
  • between and halo


'He had a broad face and a little round __,That __ when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly!'What are the missing words from these two lines?

  • tummy and wobbled
  • stomach and bounced
  • belly and shook
  • tummy and shook


What are the two missing words?'He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old __,And I __ when I saw him, in spite of myself!'

  • man and giggled
  • elf and laughed
  • fellow and chortled
  • gentleman and smiled


'A wink of his eye and a __ of his head,Soon gave me to know I had __ to dread.'What are the two missing words?

  • shake and nothing
  • nod and nothing
  • twist and nothing
  • touch and nothing


'He spoke not a __, but went straight to his work,And filled all the stockings, then turned with ___.'What are the missing words from these two lines?

  • thing and a jerk
  • thing and ease
  • word and ease
  • word and a jerk


What are the two missing words from these lines?'And laying his __ aside of his nose,And giving a __, up the chimney he rose!'

  • thumb and shout
  • hand and shake
  • finger and nod
  • thumb and twirl


'He sprang to his sleigh, to his __ gave a whistle,And away they all flew like the down of a __.'What are the two missing words from these lines?

  • team and thistle
  • reindeer and duck
  • friends and goose
  • helpers and robin

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'But I heard him exclaim, ‘ere he drove out of sight___________________________________'Finally what is the last line of the poem?

  • Ho, Ho, Ho and Merry Christmas All
  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
  • Happy Christmas Everyone
  • Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good- night