Subject: NURSERY RHYMES

In what rhyme did the incident take place? (e.g., The mouse ran up the clock. Answer: "Hickory Dickory Dock.")

Freshman Level

1. The cow jumped over the moon.

2. John went to bed with his trousers on.

3. Johnny Flynn put Pussy in the well.

Graduate Level

4. The old man was snoring.

5. The cows were in the corn.

6. An old man came rolling home.

Ph.D. Level

7. The king of Spain's daughter came to visit.

8. An old man was thrown down the stairs.

9. A fly married a bumblebee.

Answers:

1. "Hey Diddle Diddle."

2. "Diddle Diddle Dumpling."

3. "Ding Dong Bell."

4. "It's Raining, It's Pouring."

5. "Little Boy Blue."

6. "Knick Knack Paddy Whack."

7. "I Had a Little Nut Tree."

8. "Goosey Goosey Gander."

9. "Fiddle Dee Dee."

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