World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS & SSC Examinations

Q.  Which of the following apparatus is used to measure the intensity of light?

a. Anemometer
b. Calorimeter
c. Luxmeter
d. Altimeter


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The lux (symbol: lx) is the SI derived unit of illuminance and luminous emittance, measuring luminous flux per unit area. It is equal to one lumen per square metre. In photometry, this is used as a measure of the intensity, as perceived by the human eye, of light that hits or passes through a surface.
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