Charles Francis Richter Quiz

Charles Francis Richter Quiz Questions

1) When was Charles Francis Richter born?
a) 31 January 1876
b) 26 April 1900
c) 1 September 1909
d) 3 November 1910

2) Where was Charles Francis Richter born?
a) Berlin
b) Hamilton
c) Austin
d) Sacramento

3) Which university did Charles Francis Richter attend in 1916-1917?
a) University of Southern California
b) University of Boston
c) University of Michigan
d) University of Atlanta

4) What did Charles Francis Richter teach in Caltech?
a) History and Philosophy
b) Physics and Seismology
c) Biology
d) Astronomy

5) When did Charles Francis Richter develop the Richter scale?
a) 1901
b) 1912
c) 1921
d) 1935

6) Who was Charles Francis Richter’s associate?
a) Beno Gutenberg
b) Guglielmo Marconi
c) Alexander Graham Bell
d) Thomas Alva Edison

7) What does the Richter scale measure?
a) Earthquake intensity
b) Earthquake magnitude
c) Cyclone speed
d) Thunder decibel

8) What does the Mercalli scale measure?
a) Earthquake intensity
b) Earthquake magnitude
c) Lightning distance
d) Water purity

9) When did Charles Francis Richter die?
a) 2 February 1970
b) 10 April 1975
c) 30 September 1985
d) 21 October 1996

10) Where did Charles Francis Richter die?
a) New York
b) London
c) Delhi
d) Pasadena

Charles Francis Richter Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Charles Francis Richter born?
b) 26 April 1900

2) Where was Charles Francis Richter born?
b) Hamilton

3) Which university did Charles Francis Richter attend in 1916-1917?
a) University of Southern California

4) What did Charles Francis Richter teach in Caltech?
b) Physics and Seismology

5) When did Charles Francis Richter develop the Richter scale?
d) 1935

6) Who was Charles Francis Richter’s associate?
a) Beno Gutenberg

7) What does the Richter scale measure?
b) Earthquake magnitude

8) What does the Mercalli scale measure?
a) Earthquake intensity

9) When did Charles Francis Richter die?
c) 30 September 1985

10) Where did Charles Francis Richter die?
d) Pasadena

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:36 am

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