Question

A laboratory thermometer is dipped in a beaker containing ice. As the thermometer is removed the mercury level will

A

rise

B

fall

C

either rise or fall depending upon how much ice is kept inside the beaker

D

neither rise nor fall

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
A

rise

A laboratory thermometer is dipped in a beaker containing ice. As the thermometer is removed the mercury level will rise.
The temperature of ice is about 0 degree celsius and temperature of  room is abut 34 degree when thermometer is removed mercury will expand and level will rise.

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