# EVERYDAY SCIENCE

## SCIENCE

### CHEMISTRY

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the quantity being measured below:133 s
 A temperature B time C length D mass
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The second (symbol: s) is the unit of time in the International System of Units (SI), historically defined as 1⁄86400 of a day – this factor derived from the division of the day first into 24 hours, then to 60 minutes and finally to 60 seconds each (24 × 60 × 60 = 86400).

Detailed explanation-2: -A zeptosecond is a trillionth of a billionth of a second. That’s a decimal point followed by 20 zeroes and a 1, and it looks like this: 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 001. The only unit of time shorter than a zeptosecond is a yoctosecond, and Planck time.

Detailed explanation-3: -Are their units of time smaller than seconds? Engineers and scientists often use smaller units of measurement than the second by attaching power-of-10 prefix multipliers. One millisecond is 10-3 seconds; 1 microsecond is 10-6 seconds; 1 nanosecond is 10-9 seconds; and 1 picosecond is 10-12 seconds.

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