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School Physics Quiz : Pressure


Answer the following questions based on the change of state and latent pressure.

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1.

Barometers modified to measure the height above sea level are called

  altimeters

  manometers

  hydrometers

  sphygmomanometers

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

_______ is a type of barometer that consists essentially of a thin metal box exhausted of air.

  Manometer

  Hydrometer

  Aneroid

  Anemometer

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

_______ states that the product of the pressure and volume of a fixed mass of gas is constant provided the temperature is unchanged.

  Boyle's Law

  Avogadro's Law

  Dalton's Law

  Charles' Law

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

Which is the 'odd one out'?

  bar

  Pa

  N

  mm Hg

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

The pressure at a point in a liquid is proportional to the _______ of the liquid and the depth of the point.

  gravitational acceleration

  density

  force

  area

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

If the average atmospheric pressure at sea level can support 10.34 m of vertical length of a water column, then its magnitude is about _______ Pa.
Assume density of water = 1 g cm−3 and gravitational acceleration = 9.8 m s−2.

  1000

  100

  100000

  10000

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

5 Pa = _______ dynes cm-2

  500000

  50

  0.5

  5e-05

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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