WATCH QUIZ

Sounding Off: How Much Do You Know About Watches That Make Noise?


Minute repeaters, grandes sonneries, watches with mechanical alarms (like these) — these are just a few of the types of timepieces that are made not only to tell the time visually on their dials but to alert their owners audibly on time-related info as well. Chiming timekeepers have been around since the 17th century, but how much do you really know about them? Take our quiz and find out for yourself.

How well did you do? Which questions were the most difficult? Did you learn anything new? Let us know in the comments section (below).

3 Responses to “Sounding Off: How Much Do You Know About Watches That Make Noise?”

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  1. Stephen

    I need very much to brush up. I got all wrong. But I love this quiz. I would encourage watch aficionados especially to take the quiz. Thank you.

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