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Lullabies Quiz

A little information about some favourite lullabies you may remember (with a little bit of picture-aid!) 10 Questions.

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Which well known lullaby found its first printed version in the 1765 book of rhymes "Mother Goose's Melody"?

  • Bless You Bless
  • Rock-a-Bye Baby
  • Come Let's To bed
  • Ride A Cockhorse

Question 2 Photo

"Baa Baa Black Sheep", due to racial & slavery interpretations, was the subject of a ban, (scrapped in 2000), by which City Council in 1999?

  • Yorkshire
  • Coventry
  • Yorkshire
  • Birmingham

Question 3 Photo

Which lullaby is believed to have its origins in an American Negro spiritual song from the islands of South Carolina and Georgia?

  • Kumbaya
  • A Little Talk With Jesus
  • Mary's Boy Child
  • I Must Walk My Lonesome Valley

Question 4 Photo

The American folk song "Down in the Valley" appears in which "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (Series 7) episode, when an illusion of Deanna Troi's father sings it in the form of a lullaby?

  • Attached
  • Interface
  • Dark Page
  • Inheritance

Question 5 Photo

The title of which lullaby precedes the lyric "...Your father tends the sheep; Your mother shakes the dreamland tree; And from it fall sweet dreams for thee"?

  • Did You Ever See A Lassie
  • Shall We Go A-Shearing
  • Wee Willy Winkie
  • Sleep, Baby, Sleep

Question 6 Photo

Which Lullaby stems from Jane Taylor's 1806 poem "The Star" in her collection "Rhymes for the Nursery"?

  • Norse Lullaby
  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
  • I See The Moon
  • Star Light, Star Bright

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A traditional lullaby "Sleep My Baby" was written in the 1800's originally in which British language?

  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Cornish
  • Welsh
  • Irish Gaelic

Question 8 Photo

Which American Negro spiritual lullaby was first recorded in 1909 and added to the National Recording Registry in 2002 as an honour by the Library of Congress?

  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot
  • Where Sweet Little Jesus Sleeps
  • Peace In The Valley
  • Joy To The World

Question 9 Photo

What kind of bird features in the traditional lullaby "Hush Little Baby"?

  • Cuckoo
  • Mockingbird
  • Robin
  • Blackbird

Question 10 Photo

Which English folk song appeared as a bawdy song, in 1672 street literature, under the name "Diddle Diddle", but emerged as a children's song in 1805?

  • I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
  • Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
  • Hark, Hark, The Dogs Do Bark
  • Lavender's Blue