Which of the following instrument is used to measure the speed of the wind?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 week ago

Which of the following instrument is used to measure the speed of the wind?
 
(a) Thermometer
 
(b) Anemometer
 
(c) Barometer
 
(d) Voltmeter
 
The question was posed to me in examination.
 
This is a very interesting question from Organisms and Populations topic in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 week ago

Right answer is (b) Anemometer
 
To elaborate: Anemometer is used to measure the speed of the wind. The wind is one of the abiotic factors affecting the growth of plants. The wind is responsible for lodging and flattening of plants against the ground.