History of Measuring Time Quiz

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1. An ancient method of measuring time that made use of shadows formed by the sun was a

water clock hourglass sundial

2. A device consisting of several glass bulbs connected by a narrow glass neck with grains of sand that flowed from one bulb to the other is a

water clock hourglass sundial

3. A container that had liquid pour into it slowly marked at regular intervals that denoted the time was a

water clock hourglass sundial

4. The earliest clocks were powered by

electricity quartz crystals springs

5. Watches that show numbers with the exact time rather than with hands and numbers is a

digital standard timex









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