units facts Selected as the most interesting among technology related questions in Technology quiz What was used as a unit of mass in the classical times?Carob seed. Carat, a unit of mass equal to 200 mg, is derived from a carob seed (Greek kerátion). People commonly believed that the seeds have unusually low variability in mass. Modern research denied this claim.Created by: globalquiz.orggemstones facts » What unit is used to measure horses?Hand. Horses and ponies are measured by hands (1 hand equals 4 inches).Created by: globalquiz.orghorses facts » Which of the following is the largest?Nautical mile equals 1852 meters (in some countries slightly different values are used), land mile (statute mile) in the U.S. is 1609 meters, verst was approx 1077 meters.Created by: globalquiz.orgtechnology facts » Which of the following length units is the largest?Meter. One yard is 0,91 m; one foot is 0,3 m; ell was typically 60-70 cm.Created by: globalquiz.orgtechnology facts » How many basic units are in the SI system?7. The SI system has seven basic units, it's a metre (length), kilogram (mass), second (time), ampere (electrical current), kelvin (temperature), candela (luminous intensity & mole (amount of substance)Created by: Kuba5371physics facts » How much is 50 ° Fahrenheit after converting to degrees Celsius?10 °C. The temperature T in degrees Celsius (°C) is equal to the temperature T in degrees Fahrenheit (°F) minus 32, times 5/9: Created by: Tschukaphysics facts » What does BPS mean?Bits per second. Common data rate units are multiples of bits per second (bit/s) and bytes per second (B/s). For example, the data rates of modern residential high-speed Internet connections are commonly expressed in megabits per second (Mbit/s).Created by: Tschukacomputers facts » Play technology quiz and see all the questions.