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.

What year was Harrison born? (from Chapter 7: Cogmaker's Journal)

2.

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

3.

Who was famous for reducing the motion of the planets to a few equations? (from Chapter 9: Hands on Heaven's Clock)

4.

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

5.

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

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