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Thermometer: Quiz

  

Question 1: Bi-metallic stemmed thermometers, ________, infrared thermometers, and thermisters are handy during cooking in order to know if meat has been properly cooked.
IronOxygenThermocoupleCobalt

Question 2: There is an absolute ________ scale.
EnergyEquipartition theoremThermodynamic temperatureAtom

Question 3: [citation needed] In between a process of ________ is used, generally a linear one.
Numerical analysisPolynomialLinear interpolationInterpolation

Question 4: Various authors have credited the invention of the thermometer to ________, Robert Fludd, Galileo Galilei or Santorio Santorio.
Cornelius DrebbelGerman Type XXI submarineIctineo IISubmarine

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Various thermometers from the 19th century.
  Galileo thermometer
  A clinical mercury thermometer

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Galileo thermometer
  The "Boyce MotoMeter" radiator cap on a 1913 Car-Nation automobile, used to measure temperature of vapor in 1910s and 1920s cars.
  Bi-metallic stem thermometers used to measure the temperature of steamed milk
  Various thermometers from the 19th century.

Question 7: A thermometer (from the Greek θερμός (thermo) meaning "warm" and meter, "to measure") is a device that measures ________ or temperature gradient using a variety of different principles.
Water vaporTemperatureLightningThermodynamic temperature

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Various thermometers from the 19th century.
  A clinical mercury thermometer
  Galileo thermometer
  The "Boyce MotoMeter" radiator cap on a 1913 Car-Nation automobile, used to measure temperature of vapor in 1910s and 1920s cars.

Question 9: ________ temperature sensors are used within nuclear power facilities to monitor reactor core temperatures and avoid the possibility of nuclear meltdowns.
Fiber Bragg gratingOptical fiberDiffractionDistributed Bragg reflector

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Thermometer
  A clinical mercury thermometer
  Mercury-in-glass thermometer
  Thermometer
















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