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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?
Fujita scale
Hamilton-Norwood scale
Beaufort scale
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Question 2:


Which of these is classified on the Hamilton-Norwood scale?
blood pressure
fatigue
headache
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?
Ludwig Sting Pain Scale
Shwan Sting Pain Scale
Kardashev Sting Pain Scale
Schmidt Sting Pain Scale

Question 4:


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

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.
Miller Coma Scale
Barnes Akathisia Coma Scale
Johnson Coma Scale
Glasgow Coma Scale

Question 7:


The absolute hardness of a diamond measures 1500, on which scale?
Gruber's scale of mineral hardness
Abel's scale of mineral hardness
Hans' 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?
Boston Impact Hazard Scale
Urbino Impact Hazard Scale
Palermo Technical 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?
Often felt, but rarely causes damage.
Can cause serious damage in areas several hundred miles across.
Noticeable shaking of indoor items, rattling noises. Significant damage unlikely.
Microearthquakes, not felt.

Question 10:


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

 


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