# Temperature

## A Quiz to test how much you have learnt from this lesson

published on August 22, 20106 responses 1 3.0★ / 5

### What is the definition of temperature?

The measure of the average kinetic energy of the molecules of a substance
The measure of the average heat energy of the substance
Speed of the movement of air molecules
Speed of the movement of the molecules of the substance

### What is the steam point?

The temperature of boiling water at standard atmospheric pressure at 100Ã??Ã?Â°C
The temperature of pure steam from boiling water at standard atmospheric pressure, at 100Ã??Ã?Â°C
The temperature of water at which water evaporates
The temperature of the air surrounding the boiling water at standard atmospheric pressure at 100Ã??Ã?Â°C

### The thickness or thinness of the wall of the glass bulb will _________.

Decide the heat capability of the thermometer
Decide the range of temperatures that the thermometer can measure
Decide the sensitivity of a thermometer
Decide the efficiency of a thermometer

### When calibrating a thermometer, it should be placed into

pure melting ice and steam of pure boiling water at atmospheric pressure
pure melting ice and pure boiling water at atmospheric pressure
melting ice and steam of pure boiling water at atmospheric pressure
melting ice and pure boiling water at atmospheric pressure

### Which thermometer or system was more efficient in mass-screening of patients?

Infrared thermography
Digital thermometer
Liquid crystal thermometer
Ear Thermometer

### You read a mercury-in-glass thermometer by _____, while you read other liquid-in-glass thermometers _____.

from the top of the mercury meniscus at eye level, from the top of the meniscus
from the bottom of the mercury meniscus at eye level, from the top of the menisucs
from the middle of the mercury meniscus at eye level, bottom of the meniscus
from the top of the mercury meniscus at eye level, from the bottom of the meniscus

66.6Ã??Ã?Â°C
40Ã??Ã?Â°C
33.3Ã??Ã?Â°C
20Ã??Ã?Â°C