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Question 1: The qintar was reimported to Europe by traders during the Middle Ages, where it became Mediæval Latin quintale, and finally Old French quintal before passing into the ________ from French.
American EnglishSouth AfricaEnglish languageCanada

Question 2: Common agricultural units used in the ________ were the 100-kilogram centner (центнер) and the term "centner per hectare".
RussiaEast GermanyJoseph StalinSoviet Union

Question 3: In ________, the centena is still defined as 100 libras, or about 46 kg, but the metric quintal is also defined as 100 kg [1];

Question 4: The quintal or centner, from Latin centenarius ("hundredlike"), is a historical unit of mass in many countries which is usually defined as 100 base units of either pounds or ________.
Mass versus weightMetric systemKilogramPlanck constant

Question 5: In ________, the quintal as equivalent to 100 kg was imported via Arabic influence and is a standard measurement of mass for agricultural products.
Research and Analysis WingLok SabhaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementIndia

Question 6: However, this is not in use and though it still appears in the statute, it has been declared obsolete by ________.
National Technical Information ServiceBureau of Industry and SecurityNational Institute of Standards and TechnologyNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Question 7: The concept has resulted in two different series of masses: Those based on the local pound (which after ________ was considered equivalent to half a kilogram), and those uprated to being based on the full kilogram.
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