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Daylight-Saving Time

Are you ready for daylight-saving time? Spring ahead to our challenging quiz.

Quiz

Are you ready for daylight-saving time? Spring ahead to our challenging quiz.

1. Why do we have daylight-saving time, anyway?

  • To save energy.
  • To prevent jet lag for summer travelers.
  • To make up for the day we gain in leap year.

2. On the Fourth of July, if it's 3 p.m. in New York City, what time is it in Phoenix, Arizona? (Be careful, it's a trick question!)

  • 1 p.m.
  • 5 p.m.
  • Noon.

3. Some people want the first day of daylight-saving time to be set aside as National Nap Day. Why would we need that?

  • We'd be tired from the hour of sleep we lost.
  • We'd be groggy from the extra hour of sleep we gained.

4. Who first divided hours into 60 minutes and minutes into 60 seconds?

  • Leonardo DaVinci.
  • The Egyptians.
  • The Babylonians.

5. What is the study of time measurement called?

  • Seconding.
  • Minutia.
  • Horology.

1. Why do we have daylight-saving time, anyway?
To save energy.

2. On the Fourth of July, if it's 3 p.m. in New York City, what time is it in Phoenix, Arizona? (Be careful, it's a trick question!)
Noon.

3. Some people want the first day of daylight-saving time to be set aside as National Nap Day. Why would we need that?
We'd be tired from the hour of sleep we lost.

4. Who first divided hours into 60 minutes and minutes into 60 seconds?
The Babylonians.

5. What is the study of time measurement called?
Horology.

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