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School Physics Quiz : Thermometers


Answer the following questions based on matter.

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1.

The space in the bulb partly filled with alcohol in the Six's maximum and minimum thermometer is _______.

  originally vacuum

  filled with air

  filled with water

  filled with mercury

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2.

The liquid present in the bulbs of the Six's maximum and minimum thermometer is _______.

  Alcohol

  Mercury

 

3.

The thermometric fluid used by Galileo in his thermometer was

  Air

  Mercury

  Alcohol

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4.

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

  True

  False

 

5.

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

  −10oC to 110oC

  35oC to 43oC

  10oC to 90oC

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6.

The space above the mercury column in a thermometer _______.

  is originally vacuum

  contains air

  contains water

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

A high-temperature thermometer is called an barometer.

  True

  False

 


 
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