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Question 1: Elsewhere, oil is commonly measured in cubic metres (m3) or in ________ (t), with tonnes more often being used by European oil companies.
TonneUnited States customary unitsKilogramMetric system

Question 2: ________, 5 cubic feet (142 L)
High-fructose corn syrupMetabolismSugarHoney

Question 3: The standard oil barrel of 42 US gallons is used in the United States as a measure of ________ and other petroleum products.
Peak oilPetroleumEnergy developmentPetroleum industry

Question 4: The measurement originated in the early ________ oil fields.
ConnecticutPennsylvaniaNew JerseyNorth Carolina

Question 5: a beer barrel is 36 imperial ________ (43 US gal; 164 L).
GuyanaGallonAntigua and BarbudaCanada

Question 6: ________, 4 cubic feet (113 L) or 376 pounds (170.6 kg).
Portland cementCement kilnConcreteRawmill

Question 7: Nearly all other countries use the ________.
Metric systemGlobal Positioning SystemImperial unitsUnited States customary units

Question 8: The ________ is the name of several units of volume, generally in the range of about 100–200 litres (22–44 imp gal; 26–53 USgal).
English unitsFirkinBarrelHogshead

Question 9: Oil barrel: 42 US ________ (34.9723 imp gal; 158.9873 L),[6]
Antigua and BarbudaGuyanaCanadaGallon

Question 10: The 42-US-gallon oil barrel is a unit of measure, and is no longer used to transport crude oil – most petroleum is moved in pipelines or ________.
Tank shipOil tankerLNG carrierBulk carrier


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