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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.

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.
 100 1000 10000 100000

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2.

What instrument is used for measuring atmospheric pressure?
 Sphygmomanometer Barometer Hydrometer Hygrometer

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3.

1 Pascal = 1 _______ m-2
 Erg Dyne Joule Newton

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4.

Barometers modified to measure the height above sea level are called
 sphygmomanometers hydrometers manometers altimeters

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5.

_______ is a type of barometer that consists essentially of a thin metal box exhausted of air.
 Anemometer Aneroid Manometer Hydrometer

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6.

The SI unit of pressure is
 Pascal Newton Watt Joule

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7.

The average atmospheric pressure at sea level is 760 mm Hg. If the relative density of mercury is 13.6, then the air pressure can support _______ m of vertical length of a water column at sea level.
 101396 0.76 10336 10.336

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