How Much Do You Know About Daylight Savings Time?

Ah, daylight savings time! It happens once a year and is usually a thorn in the side of many. Do you think you know all there is to know about daylight savings time? Take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test!
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Which historical icon once wrote a brochure called "The Waste of Daylight" in support of DST?
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin
William Willett
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Which European country eliminated daylight savings time in 2011?
Russia
Spain
France
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Which country was the first to use DST as a measure to conserve resources during World War I?
Germany
England
Italy
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What year was the Uniform Time Act passed in the United States?
1981
1966`
1973
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After World War II, how long did it take for the U.S. to repeal DST?
Three days
Three weeks
Three months
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Which state does not currently observe daylight savings time?
California
Utah
Arizona
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Who first conceived the idea of daylight savings time?
Thomas Edison
George Hudson
Nikola Tesla
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In what year did Indiana adopt DST?
2006`
1973
2001
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On the Monday following spring's DST change, people have more what?
Broken bones
Aneurisms
Heart attacks
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The Energy Policy Act of 2005 extended DST by how many weeks?
Four weeks
Two weeks
One week
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At which hour does DST take place in the US?
5 AM
3 AM
2 AM
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How many months each year does the United States operate under DST?
Seven
Six
Eight
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a time terrific! While you may not be the world's foremost expert on daylight savings time, you still know your stuff! Like so many of us, you know the basics well. Now it's time for you to learn the history behind the yearly time change!

C+, Time Terrific

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a total time expert! Well done! It's clear to us that you've done your research when it comes to daylight savings time. We get the feeling that you have a strong thirst for knowledge, which leads you to finding out everything you possibly can about how the world works, including DST!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a total time ace! While some may struggle to understand the history and importance of daylight savings time, you know your stuff. Since the beginning of this annual change, you've been set on learning as much as possible about DST. We commend you for your incredible love of knowledge!

A+, Time Ace

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1
Which historical icon once wrote a brochure called "The Waste of Daylight" in support of DST?
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin
William Willett
2
Which European country eliminated daylight savings time in 2011?
Russia
Spain
France
3
Which country was the first to use DST as a measure to conserve resources during World War I?
Germany
England
Italy
4
What year was the Uniform Time Act passed in the United States?
1981
1966`
1973
5
After World War II, how long did it take for the U.S. to repeal DST?
Three days
Three weeks
Three months
6
Which state does not currently observe daylight savings time?
California
Utah
Arizona
7
Who first conceived the idea of daylight savings time?
Thomas Edison
George Hudson
Nikola Tesla
8
In what year did Indiana adopt DST?
2006`
1973
2001
9
On the Monday following spring's DST change, people have more what?
Broken bones
Aneurisms
Heart attacks
10
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 extended DST by how many weeks?
Four weeks
Two weeks
One week
11
At which hour does DST take place in the US?
5 AM
3 AM
2 AM
12
How many months each year does the United States operate under DST?
Seven
Six
Eight