# Metric Prefixes - 4th Grade

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Ex. - How many millimeters in a meter?
Ex. - What does mm stand for?

• 1.

### Mm means what?

• A.

Megameter

• B.

Minimeter

• C.

Millimeasure

• D.

Massmeter

• E.

Millimeter

E. Millimeter
Explanation
The correct answer is millimeter. "mm" is an abbreviation for millimeter, which is a unit of length in the metric system. It is equal to one thousandth of a meter. The other options, such as megameter, minimeter, millimeasure, and massmeter, are not commonly used abbreviations for any specific unit of measurement.

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• 2.

### How many mm are there in a meter?

• A.

10

• B.

100

• C.

1000

• D.

1/10

• E.

1/100

C. 1000
Explanation
There are 1000 millimeters in a meter. This is because the prefix "milli-" denotes one thousandth of a unit, so there are 1000 millimeters in one meter.

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• 3.

### Cm means what?

• A.

Centimeter

• B.

Censormeter

• C.

Coutermeter

• D.

Censimeter

• E.

Cillimeter

A. Centimeter
Explanation
The correct answer is "centimeter." cm is the abbreviation for centimeter, which is a unit of length in the metric system. It is equal to one hundredth of a meter and is commonly used to measure small distances or lengths.

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• 4.

### How many cm are there in a meter?

• A.

10

• B.

100

• C.

1000

• D.

1/10

• E.

1/1000

B. 100
Explanation
There are 100 centimeters in a meter. This is because the prefix "centi-" in the metric system denotes a factor of 1/100, so there are 100 centimeters in one meter.

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• 5.

### Dm means what?

• A.

Dekameter

• B.

Decimeter

• C.

Densimeter

• D.

Dentimeter

• E.

Dithermeter

B. Decimeter
Explanation
The abbreviation "dm" stands for decimeter. A decimeter is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one-tenth of a meter. It is commonly used to measure small distances or dimensions. Therefore, decimeter is the correct answer for the given question.

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• 6.

### How many dm are there in a meter?

• A.

10

• B.

100

• C.

1000

• D.

1/10

• E.

1/100

A. 10
Explanation
There are 10 decimeters (dm) in a meter. A decimeter is a unit of length in the metric system, and it is equal to one-tenth of a meter. Therefore, if we divide a meter into decimeters, we will have 10 equal parts, each measuring one decimeter.

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• 7.

### Dam means what?

• A.

Dekameter

• B.

Decimeter

• C.

Densimeter

• D.

Dentimeter

• E.

Dithermeter

A. Dekameter
Explanation
The correct answer is "dekameter" because "dam" is the symbol for dekameter, which is a unit of length in the metric system. It is equal to 10 meters.

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• 8.

### How many meters are there in a dam?

• A.

10

• B.

100

• C.

1000

• D.

1/1000

• E.

1/10

A. 10
Explanation
A dam is a large barrier constructed across a river or stream to store water. The question is asking how many meters are there in a dam, and the correct answer is 10. This suggests that the question is referring to the height or depth of a dam, which is typically measured in meters. Therefore, the answer 10 implies that a typical dam has a height or depth of 10 meters.

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• 9.

### Hm means what?

• A.

Hixameter

• B.

Hillimeter

• C.

Hexameter

• D.

Hectometer

• E.

Hepimeter

D. Hectometer
Explanation
The correct answer is hectometer. "hm" is the symbol for hectometer, which is a unit of length equal to 100 meters. The other options listed (hixameter, hillimeter, hexameter, and hepimeter) are not recognized units of measurement and do not correspond to the abbreviation "hm".

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• 10.

### How many meters are there in a hm?

• A.

10

• B.

100

• C.

1000

• D.

1/10

• E.

1/1000

B. 100
Explanation
A hm stands for hectometer, which is a unit of length in the metric system. The prefix "hecto-" means 100, so a hectometer is equal to 100 meters. Therefore, the correct answer is 100.

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• 11.

### Km means what?

• A.

Killimeter

• B.

Kentimeter

• C.

Kilometer

• D.

Kikometer

• E.

Kimometer

C. Kilometer
Explanation
The correct answer is kilometer. "km" is an abbreviation for kilometer, which is a unit of measurement used to measure distance. It is commonly used in many countries around the world, including those that use the metric system. The abbreviation "km" stands for "kilo-" meaning thousand and "meter" referring to the unit of length. Therefore, kilometer represents a distance of one thousand meters.

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• 12.

### How many meters are there in a km?

• A.

10

• B.

1000

• C.

100

• D.

1/100

• E.

1/1000

B. 1000
Explanation
There are 1000 meters in a kilometer. This is a standard conversion in the metric system, where kilometers are a larger unit of length and meters are a smaller unit. To convert from kilometers to meters, you multiply by 1000. Therefore, the correct answer is 1000.

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• 13.

### How many hm in a meter?

• A.

10

• B.

100

• C.

1/10

• D.

1/100

• E.

1/1000

D. 1/100
Explanation
There are 100 hectometers (hm) in a meter. This means that 1 meter is equal to 1/100 of a hectometer.

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• 14.

### How many meters in a mm?

• A.

10

• B.

1000

• C.

1/10

• D.

1/100

• E.

1/1000

E. 1/1000
Explanation
There are 1000 millimeters in a meter. Therefore, the correct answer is 1/1000, as it represents the conversion from millimeters to meters.

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• 15.

### How many dam in a meter?

• A.

10

• B.

100

• C.

1/10

• D.

1/100

• E.

1/1000

C. 1/10
Explanation
One meter is equal to 10 decimeters, so there are 10 dam (decameters) in a meter. Therefore, the correct answer is 1/10.

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