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Scales Of Measurement

written by: triumph
 
Do you know what different scales measure? Take this quiz and find out.

Question 1:


What scale is used only to describe hurricanes forming in the Atlantic Ocean and northern Pacific Ocean?
Beaufort scale
Hamilton-Norwood scale
Fujita scale
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Question 2:


Which of these is classified on the Hamilton-Norwood scale?
fatigue
headache
blood pressure
male hair loss

Question 3:


What is the name of the scale created by an entomologist who had been stung by almost every type of bee, ant, and wasp?
Kardashev Sting Pain Scale
Shwan Sting Pain Scale
Ludwig Sting Pain Scale
Schmidt Sting Pain Scale

Question 4:


Who proposed a general method of classifying how technologically advanced a civilization is?
Kardashev
Malinas
Fujita
Tanner

Question 5:


The Scoville scale is used to measure the hotness of what?
Chilli peppers
Sun rays
Magma
Internal combustion engines

Question 6:


This scale was originally used to determine the level of consciousness after head trauma.
Barnes Akathisia Coma Scale
Glasgow Coma Scale
Johnson Coma Scale
Miller Coma Scale

Question 7:


The absolute hardness of a diamond measures 1500, on which scale?
Hans' scale of mineral hardness
Abel's scale of mineral hardness
Gruber's scale of mineral hardness
Mohs' scale of mineral hardness

Question 8:


What scale is used by astronomers to rate the potential hazard of impact of a near-earth object?
Palermo Technical Impact Hazard Scale
Boston Impact Hazard Scale
Urbino Impact Hazard Scale
Genoa Technical Impact Hazard Scale

Question 9:


Which of the following is a description of an earthquake with magnitude 4.9 according to the Richter Scale?
Can cause serious damage in areas several hundred miles across.
Microearthquakes, not felt.
Often felt, but rarely causes damage.
Noticeable shaking of indoor items, rattling noises. Significant damage unlikely.

Question 10:


What scale measures the sexual orientation from 0 (exclusively heterosexual) to 6 (exclusively homosexual?
Kinsey Scale
Jacobs Scale
Johnas scale
James Scale

 


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