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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 5
First page : (36) Last page : (39)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5519

Impact of Weights and Measurement among Rural High School Students

Mugalkhod Shreedevi*, Salunke Renuka and Sankanagoudar Surekha
Department of Family Resource Management, College of Rural Home Science
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author E-mail: mugalkhod.shreedevi@gmail.com
Received: 23.08.2017  |  Revised: 28.09.2017   |  Accepted: 1.10.2017  


The present study aimed to determine the level of awareness of standard weights and measure among rural high school students. A total sample size was 150 students from 5 high school located in village of Dharwad taluka. The results showed that students of Amminbhavi village students had better knowledge regarding standard weights and measures with boys having mean value of 6 and girls having mean value of 5.33. Followed by that Hebballi, Nigadi and Tadakod the least knowledge on Managundi village. Among the three factors regarding standard weights and measures majority of boys (60%) and girls (53.33%) had expressed that they have knowledge to check the right position of needle in the Balance scale while purchasing any food items.

Key words: Consumer awareness, knowledge level of students, Standard weight, Standar

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Cite this article: Shreedevi, M., Renuka, S. and Surekha, S., Impact of Weights and Measurement among Rural High School Students, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.5(5): 36-39 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5519