A liquid-in-glass thermometer
A clinical thermometer
All thermometers are equally good
A bulb with a thin glass wall
A shiny liquid in its bore
A stem with a thick glass wall
A very narrow bore
Both a lower fixed point and an upper fixed point are required.
Any temperatures can be used as fixed points.
Only a lower fixed point is required.
Only an upper fixed point is required.
The diameter of the bore
The thickness of the glass tube
The length of the glass tube
It will be non-linear.
It will have a small range.
The markings will be close together.
The markings will be far apart.
The amount of mercury in the bulb is small.
The bore of the capillary tube is narrow.
The capillary tube is long.
The glass bulb has a thin wall.
Greater sensitivity and a greater range.
Greater sensitivity but a smaller range.
The same sensitivity and the same range.
The same sensitivity but a greater range.
The mass of the mercury
The density of the mercury
The internal energy of the mercury
The volume of the mercury