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Quiz: How much do you know about these iconic clock towers?

From the world’s largest clock face to a timepiece set in a leaning tower, it’s high time you tested your knowledge of these landmarks…

Saviour Tower, Moscow (Shutterstock)

1. This distinctive clock face displays zodiac signs and phases of the moon. Where in Italy is it?

Rome

Florence

Venice

Verona

2. In which Indian city would you find this clock tower?

Jaipur

Pune

Hyderabad

Lucknow

3. This 15th century tower displays a 1930s clock which features zodiac signs, the seasons and phases of the moon. Where is it?

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Bonn, Germany

Brno, Czech Republic

Lier, Belgium

4. What is this clock in Cairo part of?

A mosque

A mall

An opera house

A university

5. In the past, what was on top of Jam Gadang in Indonesia?

A windsock

A telescope

A shrine-like roof

The Netherlands’ flag

6. Every day 43 bells and 32 figures dance and joust to re-enact local historical events in this clock tower. Where is it?

Kortrijk, Belgium

Aalst, Belgium

Munich, Germany

Manchester, UK

7. What is the name of this clock tower in Ottawa’s Parliament building?

Ottawa Tower

Peace Tower

Rideau Tower

Democracy Tower

8. Which square does Saviour Tower loom over?

Golden Square

Red Square

St Mark’s Square

Old Town Square

9. In which country can you see this clock tower?

China

South Korea

Bhutan

Nepal

10. In which Middle Eastern city can you see this Omega clock?

Manama

Doha

Dubai

Jeddah

11. Every day at noon, gilded bronze figures perform local historical events in this clock tower. Where in Sicily can you see it?

Palermo

Catania

Messina

Marsala

12. Big Ben is the name of the bell inside the Houses of Parliament’s clock tower, but what is the name of the tower?

Victoria Tower

Elizabeth Tower

George Tower

Edward Tower

13. Inspired by London’s Big Ben, which British architect designed Mumbai’s Rajabai Clock Tower?

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Thomas Cubitt

Sir Gilbert Scott

Sir William Emerson

14. Where can you see the world’s largest clock face?

Dubai

Mecca

Medina

Cairo

15. What is the Leaning Clock Tower of Tbilisi in Georgia attached to?

A puppet theatre

Old city walls

A cathedral

Museum of Illusions Tbilisi

16. What is this clock tower in Sao Paulo part of?

A train station

A five-star hotel

A concert hall

A city hall

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