Trivia Questions On Calibration

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Trivia Questions On Calibration

Calibration deals with the action or process of calibrating and mostly involves measuring instruments and putting numbers or lines or even letters on them to show how much of something you have taken. Try this trivia quiz on calibration and find out how it works.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does calibration mean?
    • A. 

      Measuring things

    • B. 

      Comparing measurement of values of a device with those of a standard of known accuracy

    • C. 

      An adjustment made to correct an error to an acceptable level

    • D. 

      Altering a measuring device so it will read correctly

  • 2. 
    The outcome of calibration may be
    • A. 

      Comparison of different measuring devices

    • B. 

      Using a measuring device to make a measurement

    • C. 

      Removal of metrological devices

    • D. 

      No significant error being noted on the device under test

  • 3. 
    What does BIPM stands for?
    • A. 

      Bureau of International Physical Measurement

    • B. 

      International Bureau of Weights and Measures

    • C. 

      Best International Practice for Measurement

    • D. 

      Bureau of International Physical Measure

  • 4. 
    Calibration of devices cannot be done without a standard. What is a standard?
    • A. 

      Another measurement device of known accuracy

    • B. 

      Another measurement device for correcting malfunction

    • C. 

      A device for reading physical properties of instruments

    • D. 

      A measurement device for adjusting alignments

  • 5. 
    Primary standard of measurement in a country is maintained by the ..................... of that country.
    • A. 

      National Measurement Institute

    • B. 

      National Metrology Institute

    • C. 

      National Instrument and Calibration Institute

    • D. 

      Institute of National Measurement and Calibration

  • 6. 
    Calibration is intended to
    • A. 

      Eliminate bias in a device's readings

    • B. 

      Repair broken devices

    • C. 

      Assess calibration technicians

    • D. 

      Process a new device

  • 7. 
    The science of measurement is known as
    • A. 

      Calibration

    • B. 

      Meterology

    • C. 

      Metrology

    • D. 

      Marking

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a National Metrology Institute in the UK?
    • A. 

      National Physical Laboratory

    • B. 

      National Institute of Standards and Technology

    • C. 

      National Accreditation Board and Calibration Laboratories

    • D. 

      National Institute for Equipment Calibration

  • 9. 
    The standard instrument for calibrating pressure gauge is 
    • A. 

      Oscilloscope

    • B. 

      Dry block temperature tester

    • C. 

      Dead weight tester

    • D. 

      Dry weight tester

  • 10. 
    The SI unit for temperature is
    • A. 

      Kelvin

    • B. 

      Degree Celsius

    • C. 

      Fahrenheit

    • D. 

      Degree Pasteur

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