Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time Quiz

Dava Sobel
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

After successfully completing the H-4, who passed an act that placed new restrictions on Harrison? (from Chapter 12: A Tale of Two Portraits)

2.

Who awarded Harrison the remainder of the prize money? (from Chapter 13: The Second Voyage of Captain James Cook)

3.

How long did Harrison spend building H-3? (from Chapter 8: The Grasshopper Goes to Sea)

4.

Who did Bradley want to split the longitude award prize money with? (from Chapter 11: Trial by Fire and Water)

5.

The Parliamentary committee assembled to respond to the problem of longitude relied on which two experts? (from Chapter 6: The Prize)

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