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School Physics Quiz : Thermometers


Answer the following questions based on matter.

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1.

The space above the mercury column in a thermometer _______.

  is originally vacuum

  contains air

  contains water

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

An alcohol thermometer is suitable for measuring the temperature of boiling water.

  True

  False

 

3.

Liquids that are used in thermometers are known as thermometric liquids.

  True

  False

 

4.

A high-temperature thermometer is called an barometer.

  True

  False

 

5.

Each of the two dumbbell-shaped steel indices in the Six's maximum and minimum thermometer is reset to its initial position by a _______.

  magnet

  steel spring

 

6.

Mercury does not stick to the sides of the capillary tube of a thermometer.

  True

  False

 

7.

Thermometers that measure high temperatures are always calibrated using the temperatures of boiling water and melting ice.

  True

  False

 


 
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