Quiz: Watches and Americana

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Wrapping up our "Salute to America" week, we present a new quiz to test your knowledge of watches and the role they've played throughout American history and in American pop culture. Click here to answer the 15 questions; answers are at the bottom of the page. … [Read more...]

Quiz: Hollywood Watches

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Do you fancy yourself a watch-spotting savant, particularly in identifying timepieces worn by Hollywood actors and actresses on the silver screen? Well, here's your chance to prove it. We've compiled a dozen questions about watches in the movies for you to test your horological eye. Click here to take the quiz. Answers are at the bottom of the page.       … [Read more...]

2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part II

This week it’s time for Part II of our 2011 Year in Review Quiz. Have you been taking notes? Celebrate the end of 2011 with this little quiz, where we present 12 questions about news stories from the past year. As always, the answers appear at the end. And remember, your term papers are due next week. Good luck! … [Read more...]

2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part 1

It's December, and you know what that means. It's time to look back. Have you been paying attention for the past 12 months? You knew there would be a quiz, right? Say goodbye to 2011 with this little test the focuses on some of the most (and least) important stories of the year. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Watchspotting: Dial Details

They say the devil is in the details. In this quiz, the details may bedevil you. We'll show you cropped images focusing on aspects of 12 watch dials. Of course no brand names are shown. Can you identify these timepieces? Accept the challenge by clicking the link below. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Mystery Watches: A Crop of Crowns

In this mini-quiz, we present six watch images cropped to show you just the crown and a bit of the dial. No brand names are visible. Can you identify these watches? As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Under the Cuff: Chronographs

It’s time once again to test your watchspotting skills. This quiz presents a dozen chronographs, each partially obscured behind a shirt cuff. Can you identify these timepieces? As always, the answers appear at the end of the quiz. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Quick Quiz: Reference Check

Patek Philippe and Rolex enthusiasts are known to speak an arcane digital language. Test your vocabulary in this week's quiz. We’ve compiled a dozen reference numbers – six from each brand - and your task is to match them with the appropriate model name or description of that watch. Answers in the form 1-A, 2-B, etc. appear at the end. Good luck! Click here to take the … [Read more...]

Quick Quiz: Tech Check

How well do you know the world that lies beneath your dial? Our quiz tests your knowledge of some basic concepts. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! Click here to take our quiz … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: CEOs

Their faces regularly appear in stories you read, but would you know them (and their brands) if you bumped into them in a watch shop? We've lined up a dozen high-profile CEOs to test your visual memory. So grab your favorite writing instrument and see how many you can identify. As always, the answers are revealed at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Rolex Trivia Challenge

This week Rolex is featured in our quiz. We present 21 questions to test your knowledge in several areas, including movies, famous Rolex owners, auctions, history, ambassadors, and technical developments. We even included a few Tudor questions. So fire up your writing device of choice and have at it. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Quick Quiz: Time Zone Geography

How well do you know your geography? How about world time zones? In this quiz, we present two lists of ten cities. Your goal is to match each city on the left with the one on the right that shares the same time zone. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Independents

It’s time once again to test your watchspotting skills. This quiz presents a dozen examples of watches produced by independent watchmakers and small, independent brands. Each watch is partially obscured behind a jacket sleeve and shirt cuff. Can you identify the watchmakers? As always, the answers appear at the end of the quiz. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Mystery Watches

Can you identify manufacturers without seeing their names on the dials? We’ve lined up a dozen images, sans brand identification, to test your visual skills. Some watches are current, while others were produced in years gone by. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Famous Faces

You know their watches, but would you recognize them on the street? We've lined up images of 15 well-known watchmakers to test your facial recognition skills. So get your keyboards and pencils ready and see how many you can identify. As always, the answers are revealed at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

2010: The Year In Review Quiz, Part II

Once again we look at the biggest and smallest stories of the year. Were you paying attention? As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

2010: The Year in Review Quiz, Part I

Have you been following the news for the past 12 months? Say goodbye to 2010 with this quiz that focuses on some of the year’s most (and least) important stories. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Trivia Quiz: Hollywood Watches

This time around our quiz features (mostly) action films, and we throw in a small-screen question or two. Do you know which watches these characters wore? This ticket to the movies is free, and as always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Chronometer Quiz

You've read about COSC results here recently, but how much do you know about chronometer testing and certification? Here are a dozen multiple choice and true-false questions, plus an extra-tough bonus question, to test your chronometer knowledge. Will you achieve the accuracy required to earn your certificate? Take this test in 3 positions to find out. Answers appear at the end. … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Sports Watches

It’s time again to test your watchspotting skills. We’ve lined up a dozen sports watches, partially obscured behind a jacket sleeve and shirt cuff for you fellows who mix fine fabrics and sporting steel. Can you identify these timepieces? As always, the answers appear at the bottom. Good luck! … [Read more...]