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A mercury barometer is used for measuring_________


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A mercury barometer is used for measuring_________

Options

A) wind speed

B) atmospheric pressure

C) sunshine

D) temperature

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

A mercury barometer is a barometer in which the weight of a column of Mercury in a glass tube with a sealed top is balanced against that of the atmosphere pressing on an exposed cistern of Mercury at the base of the Mercury column with the height of the column varying with atmospheric pressure


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  • A mercury barometer is a barometer in which the weight of a column of Mercury in a glass tube with a sealed top is balanced against that of the atmosphere pressing on an exposed cistern of Mercury at the base of the Mercury column with the height of the column varying with atmospheric pressure

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