Scientific Instruments GK questions

Scientific Instruments

  1. Altimeter:- Measures altitudes.
  1. Ammeter:- Measures electric current
  1. Anemometer:- Measures force and velocity of wind and directions.
  1. Audiometer:- Measures intensity of sound.
  1. Barograph:- Continuous recording of atmospheric pressure.
  1. Barometer:- Measures atmospheric pressure.
  1. Binoculars:- To view distant objects.
  1. Bolometer:- To measure heat radiation.
  1. Callipers:- Measure inner & outer diameters of bodies
  1. Calorimeter:- Measures quantities of heat
  1. Cathetometer:- Determine heights, measurements of levels, etc. in scientific experiments.
  1. Chronometer:- Determines longitude of a vessel at sea
  1. Colorimeter:- Compares intensity of colours.
  1. Commutator:- To change the direction of electrica current.
  1. Cryometer:- A type of thermometer used to measure very low temperature, usually close to 0°
  1. Dilatometer:- Measures changes in volume substance.
  1. Dynamo:- Converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
  1. Dynamometer:- Measures electrical power.

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