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My Grandfather's Clock: Quiz


Question 1: It is well known to many generations in ________.
JapanCanadaUnited KingdomCambodia

Question 2: Most accounts give the origin of the song as an incident at a wayfarers' inn at Cliffe near Piercebridge, on the border of Yorkshire and ________.
RutlandCounty DurhamNorthumberlandWiltshire

Question 3: The song was the inspiration for the 1963 Twilight Zone episode "Ninety Years Without Slumbering", and was recorded by ________ in 2004.
Boyz II MenII (Boyz II Men album)Michael McCaryMotown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA

Question 4: In 2002 a ________ recording of this song rose quite high in the Japanese popularity charts.
Candy (Ken Hirai song)Ken HiraiPop StarBoku wa Kimi ni Koi o Suru

Question 5: A Japanese cover by ________ (大きな古時計, ookina furudokei) was a great success in Japan in 2002.
Boku wa Kimi ni Koi o SuruPop StarKen HiraiCandy (Ken Hirai song)

Question 6: It is a standard of British brass bands and colliery bands, and is also popular in ________.
BanjoOld-time musicBluegrass musicCybergrass

Question 7: The hotel was owned and operated by two brothers called Jenkins, and in the lobby was an upright ________.
LondonLongcase clockEnglandLiverpool

Question 8: A popular clock toy, marketed by ________ in 1968, had a dial on it that, when turned, caused the toy to play the song along with clock-like ticking and moving hands on the face of the clock.
Fisher-PriceGeoTrax Rail and Road SystemsPower WheelsMattel


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