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School Physics Quiz : Thermometers


Answer the following questions based on matter.

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1.

_______ is used in a clinical thermometer.

  Mercury

  Alcohol

  Water

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

A high-temperature thermometer is called an barometer.

  True

  False

 

3.

In the Six's maximum and minimum thermometer, the index closer to the _______ records the maximum temperature.

  partly-filled bulb

  completely-filled bulb

 

4.

The temperature range that is typically marked on a clinical thermometer is

  35oC to 43oC

  −10oC to 109oC

  95oC to 109oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

The liquid used in the bend of the U-tube in the Six's maximum and minimum thermometer is _______.

  Mercury

  Alcohol

 

6.

After a thermometer has been used to record a patient's temperature, the mercury is prevented from returning to the bulb by the _______.

  constriction

  capillary tube

  steel indices

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

The temperature range that is typically marked on a laboratory thermometer is

  −10oC to 110oC

  35oC to 43oC

  10oC to 90oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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