How Well Do You Know The Pendulum Clock?

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How Well Do You Know The Pendulum Clock?

Using either a pendulum or a swinging weight for timekeeping, a pendulum clock is a harmonic oscillator which swings forward and backward in an exact time interim subject to its length and opposes swinging at different rates.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which year was the Pendulum Clock invented?
    • A. 

      1655

    • B. 

      1656

    • C. 

      1670

    • D. 

      1657

  • 2. 
    The Pendulum Clock was invented by...
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Michael Faraday

    • C. 

      Galileo

    • D. 

      Christian Huygens

  • 3. 
    The Mercury pendulum clock was invented by...
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      George Graham

    • D. 

      Jones Smith

  • 4. 
    The gridiron pendulum clock was invented by...
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Jones Harrison

    • C. 

      George Graham

    • D. 

      Christian Holmes

  • 5. 
    The movement of all mechanical pendulum clocks have how many parts?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6

  • 6. 
    A major source of errors in pendulum clocks is...
    • A. 

      Thermal expansion

    • B. 

      Mechanical expansion

    • C. 

      Mechanical relativity

    • D. 

      Thermal relativity

  • 7. 
    The pendulum clock uses pendulum as its...
    • A. 

      Movement elements

    • B. 

      Time storing swing

    • C. 

      Swing element

    • D. 

      Time keeping element

  • 8. 
    The Mercury pendulum clock was invented in... 
    • A. 

      1720

    • B. 

      1721

    • C. 

      1734

    • D. 

      1742

  • 9. 
    The gridiron pendulum was invented in...
    • A. 

      1726

    • B. 

      1734

    • C. 

      1742

    • D. 

      1725

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a Pendulum Clock? 
    • A. 

      Lantern

    • B. 

      Banjo

    • C. 

      Bird nest

    • D. 

      Cuckoo

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