Trivia Quiz On Measurement And Calibration!

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Trivia Quiz On Measurement And Calibration!

Let's face it: Unless your measurement instruments get regular calibration, the measurements they make will become meaningless. Calibration keeps your equipment running within tolerance. Test your knowledge on this.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the term used to specify the difference between higher and lower calibration values in a measuring system?
    • A. 

      Span 

    • B. 

      Drift

    • C. 

      Range

    • D. 

      Threshold

  • 2. 
    The voltage that a Josephson Junction produces is proportional to...
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Light intensity

    • C. 

      Current

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 3. 
    A DC voltmeter with a sensitivity of 500ohm/V. What will be the current through voltmeter for a full-scale reading in 100V range?
    • A. 

      300mA

    • B. 

      250mA

    • C. 

      500mA

    • D. 

      200mA

  • 4. 
    Calibration is a term that is quite common. But a lot of times, people misuse it. What does it mean?
    • A. 

      Altering a measuring device so it will read correctly

    • B. 

      Comparing a measuring device to a standard of known accuracy 

    • C. 

      Rebuilding a measurement device to correct a malfunction

    • D. 

      Using a measuring device to make a measurement

  • 5. 
    Calibration techs have to know a little about all sorts of subjects. Which of the following are involved in calibration?
    • A. 

      Physics

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Mathematics

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    For a meter movement of 0 to 50mA meter movement, what is the sensitivity?
    • A. 

      50ohm/V

    • B. 

      20ohm/V 

    • C. 

      25ohm/V

    • D. 

      5ohm/V

  • 7. 
    What is the term used to specify the closeness of two or more measurements?
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Precision 

    • C. 

      Threshold

    • D. 

      Fidelity

  • 8. 
    A torque wrench measures the rotational force required to tighten a threaded fastener. Torque settings are often given in ft-lbs or in Nm. What parameters are involved in measuring torque?  
    • A. 

      Vacuum and current

    • B. 

      Length and force

    • C. 

      Pressure and voltage

    • D. 

      Luminance and pH

  • 9. 
    What is the relative error of measurement when using a voltmeter whose measured value is 24.3V and true value 24V?
    • A. 

      1.25% 

    • B. 

      0.013

    • C. 

      0.014

    • D. 

      0.012

  • 10. 
    One step in a calibration procedure requires you to "tare" a balance (scale). What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Put the largest weight you have on the balance

    • B. 

      Remove the draft shield from the balance

    • C. 

      Remove the pan from the balance

    • D. 

      Make the balance read zero, even if something is on it 

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