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Question 1: Atmospheric air pressure is often given in millibars where "standard" ________ pressure is defined as 1013.25 mbar (hPa), equal to 1.01325 bar.
Sea levelCurrent sea level riseThermohaline circulationPhysical oceanography

Question 2: In the automotive field, ________ boost is often described in the United Kingdom in terms of the bar.
Ignition systemSuperchargerCarburetorTurbocharger

Question 3: William Napier Shaw was the director of the Meteorological Office in ________ from 1907 to 1920.

Question 4: The bar (symbol bar) is a unit of ________ equal to 100 kilopascals, and roughly equal to the atmospheric pressure on Earth at sea level.
TemperaturePressure measurementPressureForce

Question 5: Despite millibars not being an ________ unit, meteorologists and weather reporters worldwide have long measured air pressure in millibars.
Metric systemConversion of unitsSystems of measurementInternational System of Units

Question 6: [4][5] In contrast, Americans are familiar with the use of the millibar in US reports of ________ and other cyclonic storms.
Tropical cyclone basinsEye (cyclone)Tropical cycloneRain

Question 7: In water, there is an approximate numerical equivalence between the change in pressure in decibars and the change in depth from the sea surface in ________.
100 megametresMetre1 decametre10 megametres

Question 8: [1] The bar is widely used in descriptions of pressure because it is only about 1% smaller than "standard" atmospheric pressure, and is legally recognized in countries of the ________.
DenmarkEuropean UnionGermanyEuropean Parliament

Question 9: As a result, decibars are commonly used in ________.
HydrologyOceanographyPhysical oceanographyCoastal geography

Question 10: The bar and the millibar were introduced by the British ________ William Napier Shaw in 1909.
Weather forecastingMETARPrecipitation (meteorology)Meteorology

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