What Do You Know About Time?

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What Do You Know About Time?

Time is an essential part of our lives, some use it to measure moment, some to decide what they will do at a certain instance in future. Take the quiz and test your knowledge of time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Time is the most important part of human existence till the present day, can you explain what it is in the simplest form?
    • A. 

      Indefinite continued progress

    • B. 

      Existence and events in the past, present, and future above

    • C. 

      A way to determine present of days

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Having explain what time is, ancient people have a way of measuring day of the week, month of the year, how is time measured in the present day?
    • A. 

      Hours

    • B. 

      Minute

    • C. 

      Second

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    In the past, series of way was used to calculate present, past, and future, with civilization, comes new inventions, a new way of doing things, which device provides a measure for the time of day?
    • A. 

      Pendulum

    • B. 

      Space

    • C. 

      Clock

    • D. 

      Constellation

  • 4. 
    Historically, ancient people mark time with weather change or days by the change in sun position; however, civilization has bridged this gap, how many seconds makes up a day?
    • A. 

      88,600

    • B. 

      82,200

    • C. 

      86,700

    • D. 

      86,400

  • 5. 
    With the change in time, also comes a change in the environment, these seasons have been categorized into three different parts in a year, name them?
    • A. 

      Winter, summer and autumn

    • B. 

      Summer, glaciers, snowy

    • C. 

      Rainy, sunny and windy

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    With civilization comes different time-zones and other nomenclature used to separate different continents time-zones and hours of day, give the full meaning of GMT
    • A. 

      Greenwich mean time

    • B. 

      Greenwich meridian time

    • C. 

      Greenwich means time

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Aside from clock, what other device or object is used to determine the time of day as given in the pre-history time?
    • A. 

      Sand movement in hourglass

    • B. 

      Movement of Pendulum

    • C. 

      To and fro movement of current

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    Historically, different empires have their scholars in science, art, and mathematics, hence they have their ways or adopted ones, Roman Empire used to measure time using?
    • A. 

      Movement of moon

    • B. 

      Weather

    • C. 

      Change in cloud movement

    • D. 

      Sun and moon

  • 9. 
    Ancient people gave days and month names to schedule events whenever there is need to make the recording of events, presently, what do we use in determining days and month of the year?
    • A. 

      Clock

    • B. 

      Weather

    • C. 

      Calendar

    • D. 

      Heartbeat

  • 10. 
    Different devices and ways were employed both in the ancient time and present days to measure time specifically which is universal globally, the study of these devices is called?
    • A. 

      Constellation

    • B. 

      Horology

    • C. 

      Anthropology

    • D. 

      Tapestry