Nursery Rhymes Test: Quiz!

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Nursery Rhymes Test: Quiz! - Quiz

Are you familiar with nursery rhymes? Lullabies are common nursery rhymes. A nursery rhyme is a customary poem or song for children. The common usage of this term originated in the late 18th/early 19th century. The term Mother Goose rhymes are synonymous with nursery rhymes. Examples of popular nursery rhymes are Mary had a little lamb and Humpy Dumpty. If you intend to learn more about nursery rhymes, complete this quiz.

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    This fellow is fond of the taste of pumpkins, and he also found that a pumpkin is a great place to put his wife! Name the nursery rhyme!

    The correct answer is "peter peter pumpkin eater." This nursery rhyme tells the story of a man named Peter who loves the taste of pumpkins and also uses a pumpkin as a hiding place for his wife. The rhyme is a playful and whimsical tale that children often enjoy.

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    This elderly agricultural man is famous for his many vocal animals.

    The given correct answer, "old macdonald," is a reference to the popular children's song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm." In the song, Old MacDonald is depicted as an elderly agricultural man who owns a farm with many animals. The lyrics of the song involve the sounds that each animal makes, emphasizing Old MacDonald's vocal animals. Therefore, the answer accurately describes the elderly agricultural man who is famous for his many vocal animals.

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    This retired payless employee had so many children she didn't know what to do.

    The correct answer is "the old woman who lived in a shoe." This answer refers to a well-known nursery rhyme about an old woman who lived in a shoe and had so many children that she didn't know what to do. The rhyme describes her chaotic and crowded living situation, highlighting the challenges she faced in taking care of her large family.

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    Hardly a vegetarian and never sharing his food with others, the 3rd little oinker loved this type of meat.

    The given explanation suggests that the 3rd little oinker, who is not a vegetarian and does not share his food, loved roast beef. This implies that the 3rd little oinker preferred meat-based dishes, specifically roast beef, over vegetarian options and was possessive of his food.

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    Quite mean with a knife, this person chopped the tails off of 3 blind mice.

    The correct answer is "the farmers wife". The phrase "quite mean with a knife" suggests that this person is cruel or aggressive. The action of chopping off the tails of three blind mice implies a malicious act. The farmers wife is often portrayed in nursery rhymes as being harsh or unkind, making her the likely answer in this context.

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    What did little jack horner pull out of a mincemeat pie with his thumb?

    Little Jack Horner pulled out a plum from the mincemeat pie with his thumb. This is a reference to a popular nursery rhyme called "Little Jack Horner." In the rhyme, it is mentioned that Jack Horner stuck in his thumb, pulled out a plum, and said, "What a good boy am I!" This explanation aligns with the given answer, which is "plum."

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    What did I ask the baker's man to bake be as fast as he can?

    The question asks what the person asked the baker's man to bake as fast as he can. The answer is "cake".

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    Who was fast asleep under a haystack when the sheep was in the meadow and the cow in the corn?

    Little Boy Blue is the correct answer because the question is referring to a nursery rhyme called "Little Boy Blue". In the nursery rhyme, Little Boy Blue is depicted as being fast asleep under a haystack while the sheep are in the meadow and the cow is in the corn. Therefore, Little Boy Blue fits the description given in the question.

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    This disagreeable girl with a remarkable green thumb can really make those cockleshells grow!

    The given correct answer "mary mary quite contrary" is the nursery rhyme that follows the line "this disagreeable girl with a remarkable green thumb can really make those cockleshells grow!" This nursery rhyme is about a girl named Mary who is described as contrary, meaning she has a different or contrary opinion or behavior. The phrase "quite contrary" is used to emphasize this characteristic. The rhyme suggests that despite her disagreeable nature, Mary has a talent for gardening and can make cockleshells grow.

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    For the rest of the questions, finish the next line in the nursery rhyme. don't worry if it says you were wrong, i will be looking these over and then scoring them. Baa, baa, black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes, sir, yes, sir,

    The nursery rhyme "Baa, baa, black sheep" is about a conversation between a person and a black sheep. In this particular line, the person asks the black sheep if it has any wool. The black sheep responds by saying "Yes, sir, yes, sir," indicating that it does have wool. The next line, which is not provided in the question, completes the rhyme by stating that the black sheep has "three bags full" of wool. This line emphasizes the abundance of wool that the black sheep possesses.

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    Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O. And on his farm he had a cow, E-I-E-I-O.

    The given answer is a continuation of the nursery rhyme "Old MacDonald Had a Farm". It describes the sound that a cow makes on the farm, which is "moo". The repetition of "moo moo here and a moo moo there" emphasizes the presence of the cow and its sound being heard everywhere on the farm.

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    Sing a song of sixpence, A pocket full of rye; Four and twenty blackbirds Baked in a pie. When the pie was opened, They all began to sing. Now, wasn't that a dainty dish To set before the King? The King was in his countinghouse, Counting out his money; The Queen was in the parlor Eating bread and honey. The maid was in the garden, Hanging out the clothes. Along there came a big black bird

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    Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard To fetch her poor dog a bone; But when she came there The cupboard was bare,

    The given answer is a continuation of the nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard". It explains that when she went to the cupboard to fetch a bone for her dog, she found it empty, resulting in the poor dog having none. This answer accurately summarizes the outcome of the rhyme and provides a logical conclusion to the story.

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    Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockleshells,

    The given answer "and pretty maids all in a row" is the last line of the nursery rhyme "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary." The rhyme is about a girl named Mary and her beautiful garden. The line suggests that Mary's garden grows with the presence of pretty maids arranged in a row. This adds to the imagery of a well-maintained and visually appealing garden.

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