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Clock It! Quiz

Fifteen timepieces to identify, and that's just the tip of a 'clockberg'! 15 Questions.

 
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A timepiece activated by electromagnetic energy is known as a what?

  • A Chronometer
  • A Sundial
  • A Pillar and Post Clock
  • A Quartz Clock

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What type of watch was designed to be kept at arm's length?

  • Pocket
  • Nurse's
  • Pendant
  • Wrist

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What type of Clock let's you know when to get up?

  • Alarm
  • Farm
  • Daylight
  • Grandmother

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What type of timepiece usually has its own travel case?

  • Pocket Watch
  • Rolling Ball Clock
  • Carriage Clock
  • Pendulum Clock

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What clock was invented by Simon Willard of Grafton, Massachusetts in the shape of an instrument?

  • Guitar Clock
  • Ukelele
  • Bed Pan Clock
  • Banjo Clock

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What type of timepiece was normally attached to the wearer by means of a chain called an 'Albert'?

  • Nurse's Watch
  • Pocket Watch
  • Pendant Watch
  • Wrist Watch

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What category of clock had a glass cover to protect the movement from dust?

  • Cuckoo
  • Pillar & Scroll
  • Domed
  • Grandfather

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What is taller than a grandmother clock and usually stands in the hallway?

  • Grandfather Clock
  • Wall Clock
  • Banjo Clock
  • Chronometer

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Which clock type has a drum shaped movement mounted between two or four posts standing on a base?

  • Mantle
  • Pillar-and-Scroll
  • Parlour
  • Kettle

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What type of clock is shown here?

  • Magic
  • Seasonal
  • Atomic
  • Astronomical

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What term is used to describe this type of ladies watch?

  • Necklace
  • Pendant
  • Necklet
  • Bracelet

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What type of clock is reputed to be the most accurate?

  • Quartz
  • Jewelled
  • Electromagnetic
  • Atomic

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Which type of clock uses ball bearings to denote the time?

  • Rolling Ball
  • Bearing Indicator
  • Rolling Race
  • Cock'n Ball

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For which type of clock is Switzerland most famous?

  • Weather
  • Astronomical
  • Cuckoo
  • Carriage

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Which type of clock swings into action on the wall?

  • Chronometer
  • Banjo
  • Musical
  • Pendulm

 

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