Metric System: Chapter 9

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Metric System Quizzes & Trivia

Test your understanding of the metric system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which shows the metric prefixes in order from smallest to largest?                
    • A. 

      Kilo, base unit, centi, milli

    • B. 

      Centi, base unit, milli, kilo

    • C. 

      Base unit, milli, centi, kilo

    • D. 

      Milli, centi, base unit, kilo

  • 2. 
    The daily requirement of vitamin C is 60 millilgrams. This would equal:
    • A. 

      0.006 grams

    • B. 

      600 grams

    • C. 

      0.060 grams

    • D. 

      0.6 grams

    • E. 

      6 grams

  • 3. 
    The length of your toe is best measured in __.
    • A. 

      Degrees Celsius

    • B. 

      Cubic centimeters

    • C. 

      Centimeters

    • D. 

      Meters

  • 4. 
    In the metric system, a milligram equals __.
    • A. 

      1000 grams

    • B. 

      100 grams

    • C. 

      1/100 grams

    • D. 

      1/1000 grams

    • E. 

      1/10 grams

  • 5. 
    A length of 20,000 meters can be expressed as ___.
    • A. 

      200 km

    • B. 

      20 km

    • C. 

      10 km

    • D. 

      2 km

    • E. 

      0.2 km

  • 6. 
    The distance between a doorknob and floor is about one __.
    • A. 

      Kilometer

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Centimeter

    • D. 

      Millimeter

  • 7. 
    The symbol for milliliter is __.       A.    B.   C.    D.
    • A. 

      Mm

    • B. 

      Milli

    • C. 

      MlL

    • D. 

      Ml

    • E. 

      ML

  • 8. 
    How many centimeters are in 1.98 meters?
    • A. 

      .0198 cm

    • B. 

      0.198 cm

    • C. 

      1.98 cm

    • D. 

      1980 cm

    • E. 

      198 cm

  • 9. 
     A bookshelf is 75 cm wide.  How many dm is it?
    • A. 

      750 dm

    • B. 

      75.0 dm

    • C. 

      7.5 dm

    • D. 

      0.75 dm

    • E. 

      0.075 dm

  • 10. 
    A) 1 m. = ____________ cm.                               
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      0.01

    • E. 

      0.1