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Pascal (unit): Quiz


Question 1: The unit is named after ________, the eminent French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher noted for his experiments with a barometer, an instrument to measure air pressure.
JansenismDuns ScotusBlaise PascalThomas Aquinas

Question 2: In everyday life, the pascal is perhaps best known from meteorological ________ reports, where it occurs in the form of hectopascals (1 hPa ≡ 100 Pa) or kilopascals (1 kPa ≡ 1000 Pa).
Atmospheric pressureWindPrecipitation (meteorology)Lightning

Question 3: Vehicle owners' guides now specify ________ inflation in kilopascals.
AirbagAutomobileParking brakeTire

Question 4: Standard atmospheric pressure is 101,325 Pa = 101.325 kPa = 1013.25 hPa = 1013.25 mbar = 760 ________.
Pressure measurementPounds per square inchPascal (unit)Torr

Question 5: The pascal (symbol: Pa) is the SI derived unit of ________, internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and tensile strength.
ForcePressureTemperaturePressure measurement

Question 6: [1] In other contexts, the kilopascal is commonly used, for example on ________ labels.
Bicycle wheelBicycle frameRacing bicycleBicycle brake systems

Question 7: It is a measure of force per unit ________, defined as one newton per square metre.

Question 8: ________ worldwide have for a long time measured atmospheric pressure in millibars.
Weather forecastingMETARMeteorologyPrecipitation (meteorology)

Question 9: In 1985, ________ recommended that standard atmospheric pressure should be harmonized to 100,000 Pa = 1 bar = 750 Torr.
International Union of Pure and Applied ChemistryIUPAC nomenclaturePotassiumCarbon

Question 10: [2] One hectopascal corresponds to about 0.1% and one kilopascal to about 1% of ________ (near sea level).
Atmospheric pressurePrecipitation (meteorology)WindLightning


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