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### General Knowledge - Units of Measurements

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- Horse power is 745.7 watts
- 1 horse power = work equal to lifting 550 lbs of weight to one foot for one second
- 1 calorie is equal to 4.2 Joules
- 1 barrel is equal to 159 liters
- 6 feet = 1 fathom
- 1 KWH = 3.6 x 10 power 6 joules
- A 100 watt bulb lights for 1 hour uses 100 watt hour of electricity
- -273 degree centigrade is called absolute zero temperature.
- Standard pressure is 760 mm or 14.7 lb/in2
- Gross is equal to 12 dozens
- Mach 2 = 500 miles per hour
- 1 nautical mile = 1825 meters
- Unit of pressure is Pascal
- Force is measured in Newton (SI), Dyne (CGS)
- At -40 deg F Fahrenheit scale is equal to centigrade scale
- Hertz and Angstrom are units of frequency
- Units of work and energy are Joule and Erg (CGS)
- Dioptre is unit of power of lens
- Unit is density is kg/m3
- Unit of power is watt, BTU (Board of Trade Unit)
- Unit of electric charge is Coulomb
- Unit of voltage is volt
- Unit of electric resistance is ohm
- Unit of capacitance is Farad
- Unit of magnetic flux is Weber, Tesla
- Unit of radio activity is Becquerel
- Unit of luminous intensity is candle, lux
- Unit of crude oil is Barrel
- Unit of volume of water is cusec, cubic/sec
- Unit of admittance is Mho
- Unit of intensity or loudness of sound is bel
- Unit of viscosity is Poise
- Unit of flight speed is Mach I
- Unit of atmospheric pressure is milli bar
- Unit of wave length of light is Angstrom
- Unit of energy is Electron volt
- Unit of brightness is Lambert
- Unit of luminous flux is Lumen
- Intensity of illumination or unit of luminosity is Lux, Candela and Candle power
- Unit of magnetic pole strength is Weber
- Unit of RAD (Radiation Absorbed Dose) is Gray
- Unit of Electric Current is Ampere
- Unit of inductance is Henry
- Unit of conductance is siemens.
- Unit of heat is Joule, Calorie, BTU (British Thermal Unit)
- Radio activity is measured in currie
- Rutherford : strength of radioactivity
- Torr: pressure
- Fermi : length [A unit of length equal to one femtometer (10-15 meter)]
- Sved berg unit:sedimentation rate
- Dioptre: power of lense
- Mho : conductivity
- Henry: inductance
- Maxwell: magnetic flux
- Becquerel: radioactivity
- Kilo watt hour: power
- Coulomb: unit of electrical charge
- Weber: unit of magnetic flux
- Tesla: unit of magnetic flux density
- Siemen: unit of conductance
- Rutherford: unit of rate of decay of radioactive material
- Faraday: unit of electric charge
- Angstrom: unit of length, used especially to specify radiation wavelengths
- Parsec: unit of astronomical length
- Degree: unit of measurement of an angle
- Steradian: Unit of solid angle measurement
- Dyne is a unit of Force.
- SI unit of pressure is Pascal.
- Curie is a unit of : radioactivity
- Pascal Sound Pressure
- Torr Pressure
- Curie Intensity of radioactivity
- Angstrom Unit of length
- Light year The distance light travels in a year
- Dioptre Lens refractive power
- Horse power Unit of Power
- Radian Unit of angular measure
- Candela Unit of luminous intensity
- Mole unit of amount of substance
- What is measured in units called phon- Sound 192
- What is measured in grains - four grains to a carat- Pearls
- Unit of electromotive force in Volt.
- What is the SI unit of illumination -Lux
- Gross is equal to 12 dozen.
- Ozone is measured in percent age.
- An object traveling at Mach 2 is traveling approximately at 500 mph.(chk)
- What is measured on the Gay-Lussac scale: Alcohol strength
- Chronometer is used to measure... time
- Anemometer is used to measure... Wind Speed
- The clusec is the unit measuring the power of what Vacuum pumps
- One million cycles per second is called Megahertz.
- 0.200 grams are equal to one carat.
- Voltammeter is an electrolytic cell for conducting electrolytic dissociation of electrolyte.
- 8 furlongs make one mile.
- A billion contain 1000 million. It has 9 zeroes. Similarly a trillion has 12 zeroes,a quadrillion 15 zeroes,a quintillion 18 zeroes and a decillion 33 zeroes.
- One inch is equal to 2.5400 cms and one mile is equal to 1.6093 kms.
- One micron is equal to One-thousandth of a millimeter.
- 2.47105 acres is equal to what SI unit-Hectare
- What word describes one tenth of a nautical mile-Cable
- What is measured on the Torro scale -Tornados

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