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Question 1: The current National Topographic Database of the Survey of India is based on the metric WGS-84 datum,[7] which is also used by the ________.
CompassGlobal Positioning SystemInertial navigation systemF-15 Eagle

Question 2: Other metric feet were introduced into what is now South Western Germany when, in 1806, the ________ was founded.
Grand Duchy of BergBerg (state)Confederation of the RhineGrand Duchy of Frankfurt

Question 3: In ________, the foot was defined as 13 yard, with the yard being realized as a physical standard (separate from the standard meter).
Metric systemEnglish unitsImperial unitsUnited States customary units

Question 4: In ________, the fuß (foot) was redefined as being 25 cm.
GermanyFrankfurt am MainHesseWiesbaden

Question 5: This sort of imprecise measuring excessively multiplied the measuring error due to repeated use of a short "ruler" (the foot) was never used in ________ and in constructing more complicated buildings.
Inventions in medieval IslamSurveyingCivil engineeringDam

Question 6: Effective July 1, 1959 the length of the international yard in the United States and countries of the ________ was defined as 0.9144 meters.
Commonwealth GamesCommonwealth realmUnited KingdomCommonwealth of Nations

Question 7: There are three feet in a yard and 12 ________ in a foot.
United States customary unitsInchFoot (length)Spanish language

Question 8: This use can cause confusion, because the prime and double prime are also international standard symbols for ________ and arcseconds.
Minute of arcAngleLatitudeLongitude

Question 9: In some cases, the foot is denoted by a prime, which is often approximated by an ________, and the inch by a double prime; for example, 2 feet 4 inches is sometimes denoted as 2′ 4″.
ApostropheTildeGuillemetsAt sign

Question 10: People almost always pace out lengths while wearing shoes or boots, rather than removing them and pacing ________.
Christian naturismSaunaBarefootMassage


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