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Question 1: The Fahrenheit symbol has its own ________ character: "℉" (U+2109).
Universal Character SetUTF-8UnicodeHan unification

Question 2: Fahrenheit is the temperature scale proposed in 1724 by, and named after, the German physicist ________ (1686–1736).
Galileo GalileiHans Christian ØrstedDaniel Gabriel FahrenheitJohn Dalton

Question 3: On the Fahrenheit scale, the freezing point of water is 32 degrees Fahrenheit (°F) and the ________ 212 °F (at standard atmospheric pressure), placing the boiling and freezing points of water exactly 180 degrees apart.
Melting pointPhase transitionBoiling pointCritical point (thermodynamics)

Question 4: ________ is −459.67 °F.
TemperatureAbsolute zeroThermodynamic temperatureEntropy

Question 5: The zero point is determined by placing the thermometer in brine: he used a mixture of ________, water, and ammonium chloride, a salt.
Precipitation (meteorology)SnowHailIce

Question 6: Today, the temperature scale has been replaced by the ________ scale in most countries.
KelvinPascal (unit)CelsiusJoule

Question 7: [1] It is still in use in the United States and a few other nations, such as ________.
Antigua and BarbudaBelizeThe BahamasBarbados

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