Welcome to "A Metric System Knowledge Quiz. " The French standards meter originated in the 1970s as 1/ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North pole along a meridian through Paris. But it's history started centuries ago with the work of Nicolaus Copernicus in 1543. So, what do you know about the meter? Take our quiz and find out now.
Inches
The Toise of Paris
The Eiffel Tower
Feet
It's a unit of measure of length
It's a unit of measure of a circle
It's a unit of measure of a cube
It's a unit of measure of time
The archives
The metre of renaissance
The metre des archives
The metre of Rousseau
In 1802
In 1780
In 1770
In 1799
It's the system of unites based on distance
It's the system of units based on time
It's the system of units based on metre
It's the system of unites based on liters
From 1830
From 1820
From 1801
From 1810
It's a liquid at room temperature allowing for easier isotopic enrichment
It's a rock
It's a gas at room temperature allowing for easier isotopic enrichment.
It's a planet
It's a stretched distance.
It's the length equal to 1 wave length in vacuum of radiation corresponding to the transition between the levels 2p10 and 5d5 of the krypton 86 atom.
It's the length equal to 1650 763.73 wavelengths in vacuum of radiation corresponding to the transition between the levels 2p10 and 5d5 of the krypton 86 atom.
It's the length equal to 165 wavelengths in vacuum of radiation corresponding to the transition between the levels 2p10 and 5d5 of the krypton 86 atom.
It's the length of the path traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.
It's the length of the path traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/500 of a second.
It's the length of the path traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/230 of a second.
It's a stretched distance
They are used to measure the condensation phase of liquids.
They are used to measure the pressure in liquids.
They are used to measure the density of the air.
They are used for precision measurement.