London Bridge Is Falling Down Song Quiz

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London Bridge Is Falling Down Song Quiz

"London Bridge is Falling Down" is one of the most popular nursery rhymes. It is a song, sung all over the world and translated into many languages. But many people still don't know the meaning of the song and what it implied. It has a very pagan connotation that needs to be explained to our modern youth. So, what do you know about this song? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did the song become popular again?
    • A. 

      In the 16th Century

    • B. 

      In the 20th Century

    • C. 

      In the 18th Century

    • D. 

      In the 19th Century

  • 2. 
    Which Norse King was credited with destroying London Bridge in the 11th Century?
    • A. 

      King Ulrich

    • B. 

      King Stevson

    • C. 

      King Olaf II

    • D. 

      King Ragnar

  • 3. 
    What was the common practice, notably in England to prevent buildings or megastructures from falling down?
    • A. 

      Immurement

    • B. 

      Human sacrifice

    • C. 

      Free masonary

    • D. 

      The use of cement

  • 4. 
    What damaged London Bridge in 1633?
    • A. 

      A fire

    • B. 

      A flood

    • C. 

      An earthquake

    • D. 

      It's unknown

  • 5. 
    Which Queen was accused of letting the bridge deteriorate in the 12th Century?
    • A. 

      Queen Eleanor of Acquitane

    • B. 

      Queen Jane

    • C. 

      Queen Mary of York

    • D. 

      Mary of Ireland

  • 6. 
    Which 1725 Satire made the nursery popular?
    • A. 

      Namby Pamby

    • B. 

      Numbsy Pamby

    • C. 

      Nucky Junky

    • D. 

      Lorry Correy

  • 7. 
    Who popularises this song in 1725?
    • A. 

      Lord Henry Bolton

    • B. 

      Henry Ford

    • C. 

      Shakespear

    • D. 

      Henry Carey

  • 8. 
    What material was used to build the original London Bridge?
    • A. 

      Sand

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Rock

  • 9. 
    Where should human sacrifice be burried for London Bridge not to fall?
    • A. 

      The foundation

    • B. 

      The river

    • C. 

      The river banks

    • D. 

      On top of the bridge

  • 10. 
    How many arches was the bridge supposed to have originally?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      19