Time in the USA

Do you have the time?
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Last updated: March 13, 2022
First submittedOctober 1, 2021
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1. Who runs the National Watch and Clock Library in Columbia, Pennsylvania?
Autodromo
National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
The Mid-Atlantic Horology Society
Penn State University
2. What was the initial slogan used to promote Time magazine?
Can You Spare the Time?
Lost Time is Never Found Again
Take Time – It's Brief
Time Moves Quickly
3. The Standard Time Act of 1918 empowered what body to determine American time zones?
The Interstate Commerce Commission
Western Union
The Cipher Bureau
American Telephone and Telegraph Company
4. Which of the following is not a ragtime song from the 1890s?
La Pas Ma La
Michigan Rag
You've Been a Good Old Wagon But You Done Broke Down
Maple Rag
5. Who is permitted to use daylight saving time in Arizona if they choose?
Casinos
Native American communities
Military bases
Churches and other places of worship
6. Does everybody know what time it is?
Time to tick tock
A devil of a time
Tool Time
It's high time
7. One O'Clock and Two O'Clock are summits in which state?
California
Utah
Vermont
Washington
8. What is the name of the artwork in New York city that used to show current local time to a tenth of a second, but now counts down the time until the earth's carbon budget is used up?
Deadbeat escapement
Decadence
Metronome
Pendulum
9. What can be found in Winnsboro, South Carolina?
The oldest continuously running clock in the United States
The American Cuckoo Clock Museum
The Veterans Watchmaker Initiative
The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors School of Horology
10. The largest clock face in the United States is on which building?
Philadelphia City Hall
Pacific Honolulu
Duquesne Brewery, Pittsburgh
Terminal Tower, Cleveland
11. The landmark clock outside the Kentucky State Capitol is principally made of what?
water
flowers
laser beams
bones
12. Mirabilis nyctaginea is a species of flowering plant indigenous to the central part of North America, and was used as a traditional medicine by the Pawnee. It has several common names, including:
Wild four o'clock
Tick tock
Pink pocket watch
Midnight balm
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Level 66
Mar 17, 2022
Really tough, interesting topic.