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.

Which clock can function today, but is not run in order to preserve its parts? (from Chapter 10: The Diamond Timekeeper)

2.

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

3.

What was one of Harrison's innovations? (from Chapter 7: Cogmaker's Journal)

4.

How did astronomers feel about Harrison's clock idea for solving the problem of longitude? (from Chapter 9: Hands on Heaven's Clock)

5.

What did Lieutenant Commander Rupert T. Gould of the Royal Navy do to Harrison's clocks? (from Chapter 15: In the Meridian Courtyard)

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