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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who prepared the pocket watch for the assembly line?
2. How many clocks did Kendall build?
(a) Four: the K-1, K-2, K-3 and K-4.
(b) Two: the K-1 and K-2.
(c) One: the K-1.
(d) Three: the K-1, K-2 and K-3.
3. What did Hadley and Godfrey invent?
(a) A working telescope.
(b) A celestial navigation map.
(c) A working clock.
(d) A method to calculate lunar distance.
4. How long would Nevil Maskelyne test the H-4 at the Royal Observatory?
(a) Ten months.
(b) Two months.
(c) One year.
(d) Six months.
5. Which clock was Harrison's greatest triumph?
Short Answer Questions
1. Nevil Maskelyne was a major proponent of ___________.
2. What was the result of the test by Maskelyne of the H-4.
3. Who was famous for reducing the motion of the planets to a few equations?
4. Which clock did Harrison become dissatisfied with and never made to sea?
5. Who was hired to copy the H-4?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the Board of Longitude hire Larcum Kendall to do?
2. In Chapter 11: Trial by Fire and Water, who is the villain introduced? Why was he at odds with Harrison?
3. What effect did Harrison's success have on the Longitude Act and the Board of Longitude?
4. What happened to clockmaking after Harrison's death?
5. What was the problem with Maskelyne's lunar-distance method?
6. Explain the relationship between Harrison and Jefferys.
7. Explain the developments in finding an astronomical solution outlined in Chapter 9: Hands on Heaven's Clock.
8. Why didn't the H-4 win the Longitude Prize?
9. What advances did the H-3 make?
10. Describe Harrison's relationship with the Board of Longitude.
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