Do You Know Jaeger-lecoultre?

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Do You Know Jaeger-lecoultre? - Quiz

Jaeger-LeCoultre is swiss luxury watch manufacturer that dates back to the 19th century. They have thounsands of watches attributed to their name. Take this quiz to find out what you know about them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Jaeger-lecoultre was founded by who

    • A.

      Antoine LeCoultre

    • B.

      Adam LeCoultre

    • C.

      Smith Wiggles

    • D.

      Winfred Courtis

    Correct Answer
    A. Antoine LeCoultre
    Explanation
    Jaeger-lecoultre was founded by Antoine LeCoultre.

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  • 2. 

    In 1847,LeCoultre created a keyless system used for what?

    • A.

      Aviation

    • B.

      Break locks

    • C.

      Rewind and set watches

    • D.

      Cars

    Correct Answer
    C. Rewind and set watches
    Explanation
    LeCoultre created a keyless system in 1847, which indicates that this system was used for a specific purpose. Among the given options, the most logical and relevant use for a keyless system would be to rewind and set watches. This suggests that LeCoultre's keyless system was designed to make it easier and more efficient to wind and set watches without the need for a traditional key.

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  • 3. 

    What year was the industry founded?

    • A.

      1867

    • B.

      1833

    • C.

      1802

    • D.

      1874

    Correct Answer
    B. 1833
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1833. This is the year in which the industry was founded.

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  • 4. 

     The company was officially renamed Jaeger-LeCoultre in the year

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1937

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    B. 1937
    Explanation
    Jaeger-LeCoultre was officially renamed in 1937. This means that before 1937, the company had a different name. The other options (1978, 1986, 1967) are not correct because they are after 1937, which is the correct year for the renaming.

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  • 5. 

    In 2004, the Manufacture created its first grande complication wristwatch, featuring a tourbillon gravitating on two axes, along with a perpetual calendar with double retrograde indicators and a running equation of time called the

    • A.

      Reverso 1

    • B.

      Retrodate

    • C.

      Gyrotourbillon I

    • D.

      Gravitater

    Correct Answer
    C. Gyrotourbillon I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gyrotourbillon I. In 2004, the Manufacture created its first grande complication wristwatch called the Gyrotourbillon I. This watch features a tourbillon that gravitates on two axes, along with a perpetual calendar with double retrograde indicators and a running equation of time.

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  • 6. 

     The Manufacture released the Futurematic, the world's first 100% automatic watch, the calibre 497 in the year

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1951

    • D.

      1963

    Correct Answer
    C. 1951
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1951. The explanation for this is that the Manufacture released the Futurematic, which was the world's first 100% automatic watch, in that year.

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  • 7. 

    In honour of the International Geophysical year in 1958Jaeger-LeCoultre created a watch protected against 

    • A.

      Magnetic fields, water and shocks.

    • B.

      Magnetic fields, water and heat

    • C.

      Magnetic fields, water and fire

    • D.

      Magnetic fields, water and waves

    Correct Answer
    A. Magnetic fields, water and shocks.
    Explanation
    In 1958, Jaeger-LeCoultre created a watch to commemorate the International Geophysical year. This watch was designed to be protected against three elements: magnetic fields, water, and shocks. The inclusion of magnetic field protection is important as it ensures the watch's accuracy and reliability in environments where magnetic fields may be present. Water resistance is essential to prevent damage to the watch when exposed to water or moisture. Finally, shock resistance ensures that the watch can withstand physical impacts and vibrations without affecting its functionality.

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  • 8. 

    Jaeger-LeCoultre teamed with Aston Martin to launch the Aston Martin Jaeger-LeCoultre gentleman’s watch in year 

    • A.

      2008

    • B.

      2009

    • C.

      2004

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    C. 2004
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2004. Jaeger-LeCoultre collaborated with Aston Martin to introduce the Aston Martin Jaeger-LeCoultre gentleman's watch in 2004.

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  • 9. 

    Jaeger-LeCoultre has held close ties with the equestrian sports community

    • A.

      Since 1961

    • B.

      Since 1951

    • C.

      Since 1941

    • D.

      Since 1931

    Correct Answer
    D. Since 1931
    Explanation
    Jaeger-LeCoultre has held close ties with the equestrian sports community since 1931. This means that the company has been involved in and supporting equestrian sports for a long time, for almost 90 years. They have likely sponsored events, collaborated with equestrian organizations, and created special timepieces for equestrian enthusiasts. This long-standing relationship shows their commitment and dedication to the equestrian world.

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  • 10. 

    Since Jaeger-LeCoultre’s founding, the company has registered approximately 400 patents and created hundreds of inventions and  

    • A.

      produced below 1000 different calibres,

    • B.

      produced over 1,242 different calibres,

    • C.

      produced over 500 different calibres,

    • D.

      produced over4,242 different calibres,

    Correct Answer
    B. produced over 1,242 different calibres,

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