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Facts About Thermometer!

5th - 11th grades
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1 Question
30 seconds
Q.

A thermometer is a device used for measuring _________.


Pressure

Time

Temperature

2 Question
30 seconds
Q.

In which year the body temperature was invented?


1867

1854

1860

3 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The first real medical thermometer was invented by __________.


Thermo Neutron

Tom Steward

Thomas Allbut

4 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Medical thermometers use the __________ scale.


Fahrenheit

Celsius

Kelvin

5 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The first lowest temperature for a thermometer was created by placing it in a mixture of ice, water and ammonium chloride.


True

False

6 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The Fahrenheit and Celsius converge at _________ degree.


Plus 50

Minus 30

Minus 40

7 Question
30 seconds
Q.

___________ is one of the most familiar materials used in liquid thermometers.


Water

Wine

Mercury

8 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Mercury and other liquid thermometers cannot be used to measure temperatures in kelvins.


Yes

No

9 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Electronic thermometers work with an instrument called a __________.


Electro-magnet

Thermistor

Trimester

10 Question
30 seconds
Q.

What is the most common type of thermometer?


Infrared

Liquid-in-glass

Bimetal

11 Question
30 seconds
Q.

This thermometer is used to measure very high temperatures.


Pyrometer

Bolometer

Thermocouple

12 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The average normal body temperature is generally considered to be _________ degrees in Fahrenheit.


99

36.4

98.6

13 Question
30 seconds
Q.

In a thermometer, ________ expands when heated.


Mercury

Water

14 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Every new patient uses new thermometer, used thermometers will be thrown away.


True

False

15 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Astronomers use _____________ to measure temperatures in space.


Bolometer

Infrared thermometer

Thermocouple