Q. Scoville scale sometimes seen in news is associated with?

[A] Estimation of wet bulb temperature in arid regions

[B] Evaluate purity of a gold sample

[C] Emission of Gamma radiation by Neutron stars

[D] Measurement of the capsaicin

Answer: D
  • The Scoville scale is a tool for measuring the spiciness or pungency of hot peppers. The scale measures the amount of capsaicin (the chemical compound that causes spicy heat) in a pepper and assigns it a number rating in Scoville Heat Units (SHUs).