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Question

Which of these instruments is suitable for making the most accurate measurement of the internal diameter of a test tube?

Options

A)
metre rule
B)
vernier callipers
C)
micrometer screw gauge
D)
spectrometer

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

A vernier caliper is a measuring device used to precisely measure linear dimensions. It is a very useful tool when measuring the diameter of round objects like cylinders because the measuring jaws can be secured on either side of the circumference.


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  • A vernier caliper is measuring device used to precisely measure linear dimensions. It is a very useful tool when measuring the diameter of round objects like cylinders because the measuring jaws can be secured on either side of the circumference.