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

Dava Sobel
This Study Guide consists of approximately 25 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Longitude.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

How was John Harrison educated? (from Chapter 7: Cogmaker's Journal)

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.

How much did the Board of Longitude award both Earnshaw and Arnold? (from Chapter 14: The Mass Production of Genius)

4.

Who placed the prime meridian in Greenwich? (from Chapter 15: In the Meridian Courtyard)

5.

What was wrong with the watch built within a vacuum? (from Chapter 6: The Prize)

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