Longines Quiz Pre Kc 1

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  • 1. 

    Longinescalibre L688 chronograph movement has the power reserve of:

    • A.

      54 hrs

    • B.

      48 hrs

    • C.

      36 hrs

    • D.

      72 hrs

    Correct Answer
    A. 54 hrs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 54 hrs. The Longinescalibre L688 chronograph movement has a power reserve of 54 hours, meaning that it can continue to operate for 54 hours without needing to be wound or have its power source replenished. This is a relatively long power reserve compared to other movements, allowing for extended periods of use without interruption.

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  • 2. 

    The year in which Longines started its journey was in _____

    • A.

      1857

    • B.

      1832

    • C.

      1866

    • D.

      1905

    Correct Answer
    B. 1832
    Explanation
    Longines started its journey in 1832.

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  • 3. 

    Ernest Francillon was the founder of Longines

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Ernest Francillon was not the founder of Longines. The correct answer is False.

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  • 4. 

    The town where the Longines factory is situated is ______

    • A.

      Saint Imier

    • B.

      Geneve

    • C.

      Basel

    • D.

      Lucerne

    Correct Answer
    A. Saint Imier
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Saint Imier. The question asks for the town where the Longines factory is located. Out of the given options, Saint Imier is the only town mentioned. Therefore, Saint Imier is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Longines timed ________ Land speed record of 403 mph in 1964.

    • A.

      Charles Lindbergh’s

    • B.

      Donald Campbell’s

    • C.

      Auguste Agassiz’s

    • D.

      John F. Kennedy

    Correct Answer
    B. Donald Campbell’s
    Explanation
    Longines timed Donald Campbell's land speed record of 403 mph in 1964.

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  • 6. 

    Longinescalibre L688 chronograph movement is also commonly known as ______

    Correct Answer
    Column Wheel Chronograph
    column wheel chronograph
    column wheel
    Column Wheel
    Colum Wheel
    colum Wheel
    Column wheel
    colum wheel
    Columnwheel
    columnwheel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Column Wheel Chronograph." This is because the Longines calibre L688 chronograph movement is commonly referred to as a column wheel chronograph. The term "column wheel" refers to the mechanism used in the movement to control the start, stop, and reset functions of the chronograph. This type of chronograph is highly regarded for its smooth and precise operation.

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  • 7. 

    Name the 4 broad categories of Longines Collection structure ( Choose 4 options)

    • A.

      Elegance

    • B.

      Dollar watch

    • C.

      Watch making Tradition

    • D.

      Sport

    • E.

      Military watches

    • F.

      Space Watches

    • G.

      Heritage

    • H.

      Solar

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Elegance
    C. Watch making Tradition
    D. Sport
    G. Heritage
    Explanation
    Elegance,
    Watch making Tradition,
    Sport,
    Heritage

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  • 8. 

    Name sub-collections in Longines which are exclusively for women

    • A.

      Conquest

    • B.

      Primaluna

    • C.

      Bradshaw

    • D.

      Master collection

    • E.

      Symphonette

    • F.

      Santos Dumont

    • G.

      HydroConquest

    • H.

      Miss Pasha

    • I.

      DolceVita

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Primaluna
    E. Symphonette
    I. DolceVita
    Explanation
    The sub-collections in Longines that are exclusively for women are Primaluna, Symphonette, and DolceVita. These collections are designed specifically with women in mind, featuring feminine and elegant designs. Primaluna is known for its soft and delicate curves, while Symphonette offers a more contemporary and artistic style. DolceVita, on the other hand, exudes sophistication and glamour with its rectangular shape and luxurious details. These collections cater to the preferences and tastes of women, making them the perfect choice for those looking for a watch that combines both style and functionality.

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  • 9. 

    The watchmaking Tradition family only comes with automatic movements.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the watchmaking Tradition family does not only come with automatic movements. It is possible for watches in the Tradition family to have other types of movements such as manual winding or quartz.

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  • 10. 

    The LPS tracking technology was devised for which sport by Longines?

    Correct Answer
    Horse racing
    horse racing
    horseracing
    Explanation
    The LPS tracking technology was specifically developed by Longines for the sport of horse racing. This technology allows for accurate tracking and monitoring of horses during races, providing valuable data and insights to both the participants and spectators. It helps enhance the overall experience of horse racing by providing real-time information on the position and performance of the horses, ensuring fairness and transparency in the sport.

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  • 11. 

    . In 2008, Longines wrist watch, worn by ______ was sold at auction in NY for $ 596,000.

    • A.

      Charlie Chaplin

    • B.

      Albert Einstein

    • C.

      Abraham Lincoln

    Correct Answer
    B. Albert Einstein
    Explanation
    Albert Einstein is known for his contributions to the field of physics and his theory of relativity. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time. Given his status and the rarity of the Longines wrist watch, it is not surprising that it fetched a high price at auction. The high demand for memorabilia associated with famous individuals further adds to the value of the watch.

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  • 12. 

    What is the tagline of Longines?

    • A.

      Don’t Crack under pressure

    • B.

      Elegance is an attitude

    • C.

      Time is what you make of it

    • D.

      Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten

    Correct Answer
    B. Elegance is an attitude
    Explanation
    The tagline of Longines is "Elegance is an attitude." This tagline suggests that Longines values elegance and believes that it is not just a physical appearance but also a mindset or way of carrying oneself. It implies that elegance is not limited to external factors but is also reflected in one's attitude and behavior. This tagline aligns with Longines' brand image of creating elegant and timeless timepieces.

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  • 13. 

    The Hour angle watch from Longines was designed for pilots to determine the _____.

    • A.

      Longitude

    • B.

      Latitude

    • C.

      Elasped time

    Correct Answer
    A. Longitude
    Explanation
    The Hour angle watch from Longines was designed for pilots to determine the longitude. Longitude is the angular distance east or west of the prime meridian, which is used to determine a specific location on the Earth's surface. Pilots need to accurately determine the longitude while navigating to ensure they stay on the correct course and reach their destination safely. The Hour angle watch helps pilots calculate the longitude by measuring the angle between the current time and the Greenwich Mean Time.

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  • 14. 

    The ____  ______ trademark of Longines is the oldest registered trademark in the world.Note: please type the answers in lower case ONLY

    Correct Answer
    winged hourglass
    wing hourglass
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "winged hourglass". The winged hourglass trademark of Longines is the oldest registered trademark in the world.

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