What is the name of the CalTech seismologist who invented the scale used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes?

A. Charles Richter

B. Hiram Walker

C. Giuseppe Mercalli

D. Joshua Rumble

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

The Richter scale was developed in 1935 by American seismologist Charles Richter (1891-1989) as a way of quantifying the magnitude, or strength, of earthquakes.

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