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The instrument which is used to measure the earthquake shaking is called _______

(a) Seismograph

(b) Anemometer

(c) Barometer

(d) Nomograph

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The correct answer is (a) Seismograph

The explanation is: The instrument which is used to measure the earthquake shaking is called seismograph. There are three components of a seismograph. These are the recorder, the sensor and the timer.

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