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Quiz: How much do you know about clocks?

Fall back, spring forward.

THIS WON’T BE the only reminder you get that the clocks go back to tonight, but FYI: The clocks go back tonight.

How much do you know about them?

He famously told the Toy Show he wanted to be a horologist but what was the name of this clock fan?
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Domhnall
John Joe

Toby
Paddy
The word clock comes from the Latin word 'clogga', meaning what?
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Bell
Hand

Move
Face
'Clocks' is a song by Coldplay, featuring on which album?
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Parachutes
A Rush of Blood to the Head

X&Y
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
What time does lightning strike the clock tower in Back to the Future?
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9.01 pm
10.04 pm

12.06 am
1.08 am
A cathedral in which English city holds what is said to be the world's oldest mechanical clock, dating back to the 14th century?
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Manchester
Nottingham

Salisbury
London
If you 'clocked' someone walking by, what might you have done to them?
Seen them
Registered them on a recording device

Punched them
Potentially all of the above
The famed meeting point 'under Clerys' clock' was the beginning of manys a romance, but it what year did the department store close its doors?
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2011
2013

2015
2017
Countdown was the first show ever broadcast on Channel 4?
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True
False
The Persistence of Memory with its famous melted clocks is an artwork by which Spanish artist?
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Pablo Picasso
Salvador Dalí

Francisco Goya
Gaizka Mendieta
(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock was a 1950s number 1 hit for who?
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Bill Haley and His Comets
Jerry and the Pacemakers

The Isley Brothers
Harry and the Diamonds
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
A
Made it with time to spare
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
B
Made it on time
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You scored out of !
C
A little bit late but acceptable
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You scored out of !
D
What time do you call this?
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
F
Have you even left the house yet?
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