WONDER #1820: How Did People Keep Time Before Clocks?

Question 1 of 3

Historically, humans have usually kept the time based upon the movement of what across the sky?

  1. Sun
  2. Moon
  3. Mercury
  4. Venus

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT an example of an ancient timekeeping device?

  1. sundial
  2. hourglass
  3. water clock
  4. digital wristwatch

Question 3 of 3

Long ago, if you wanted to get up at dawn, what might you have kept close at hand?

  1. badger
  2. rooster
  3. toaster
  4. salamander

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