Measurement Units And Prefixes

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Prefix And Suffix Quizzes & Trivia

Assesses and reinforces the student's knowledge of SI units, factorial prefixes and unit conversions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the base unit for length?
    • A. 

      Foot

    • B. 

      Metre

    • C. 

      Kilogram

  • 2. 
    What is the base unit for temperature?
    • A. 

      Degree Kelvin

    • B. 

      Degree Fahrenheit

    • C. 

      Degree Celsius

  • 3. 
    What is the base unit for mass?
    • A. 

      Gram

    • B. 

      Ounce

    • C. 

      Kilogram

  • 4. 
    What is the unique base unit for area?
    • A. 

    • B. 

      Acre

    • C. 

      Hectare

  • 5. 
    What is the bulk base unit for mass?
    • A. 

      Kg

    • B. 

      Ton

    • C. 

      Tonne

  • 6. 
    What is the base unit for capacity?
    • A. 

      Litre

    • B. 

      Cubic centimetre

    • C. 

      Pint

  • 7. 
    The prefix kilo means
    • A. 

      Base unit ÷ 1000

    • B. 

      Base unit

    • C. 

      1000 x base unit

  • 8. 
    The prefix milli means
    • A. 

      Base unit ÷ 1000

    • B. 

      Base unit

    • C. 

      1000 x base unit

  • 9. 
    The prefix centi means
    • A. 

      Base unit ÷ 100

    • B. 

      Base unit x 1000

    • C. 

      100 x base unit

  • 10. 
    The prefix Mega means
    • A. 

      Base unit ÷ 1000, 000

    • B. 

      Base unit x 1000, 000

    • C. 

      100, 000 x base unit

  • 11. 
    One hectare is equivalent to a square of sides 100 m in length
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    One hectare is how many square metres?
  • 13. 
    34 metres is the same as
    • A. 

      340 cm

    • B. 

      3400 mm

    • C. 

      3400 cm

    • D. 

      34000 cm

  • 14. 
    34 metres is the same as
    • A. 

      340 cm

    • B. 

      3400 mm

    • C. 

      34000 cm

    • D. 

      34000 mm

  • 15. 
    570, 000 mm is the same as
    • A. 

      57 m

    • B. 

      570 m

    • C. 

      570 cm

    • D. 

      0.57 km

  • 16. 
    A rectangle measuring 10 m x 25 m has an area of
    • A. 

      2, 500, 00 cm²

    • B. 

      25, 000 cm²

    • C. 

      250 cm²

    • D. 

      2500 m²

  • 17. 
    1 cm³ has a capacity of
    • A. 

      10 mL

    • B. 

      100 mL

    • C. 

      1 mL

  • 18. 
    1 L of water has a mass of
    • A. 

      10 kg

    • B. 

      1 kg

    • C. 

      100 g

    • D. 

      100 kg

  • 19. 
    1 cm³ = 1 mL = 1 gm (water)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    1 m³ of water = 1000 L, with a mass of
    • A. 

      100 kg

    • B. 

      10 tonnes

    • C. 

      1 tonne

    • D. 

      1000 g