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Time Travel: Quiz

Updated Thursday, 8th September 2005

Test your knowledge on time travel

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Bob Lambourne and Janice Acquah

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1. What is the fastest thing in the universe?





 

2. How many seconds are there in a day?





 

3. Who wrote The Time Machine?





 

4. In which year did Einstein publish his revolutionary Theory of General Relativity?





 

5. What does the Starship Enterprise use to get around the space and time of the universe?





 

6. What is the nearest star outside the solar system?





 

7. Einstein’s theory of time overturned whose previous theory of the “clockwork universe”?





 

8. Who directed Back to the Future?





 

9. What time is it in Singapore when it’s 3 pm in summer in the UK?





 

10. Who sang If I Could Turn Back Time in 1991?







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