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Stormy Weather 2011 - Special Report

Quiz: CNBC Quiz: What's Up With Weather?

Question 2 of 10

Many weather measurement units are named after scientists. Which of the following weather-related terms was not?

  1. Celsius
  2. Fahrenheit
  3. Richter Scale
  4. Seismic Scale
Correct!

Seismic Scale. The word “seismic” comes from the Greek “seismos,” which means shock or earthquake.

Source: merriam-webster.com