# Concept Of Metric System Quiz Questions

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The purpose of this quiz is to check how well you understand the concept of Metric System.

• 1.

### The basic unit of mass in the metric system is the gram.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The gram is indeed the basic unit of mass in the metric system. It is used to measure the mass of small objects and is equivalent to one thousandth of a kilogram. Other metric units of mass, such as milligrams and kilograms, are derived from the gram. Therefore, the statement "The basic unit of mass in the metric system is the gram" is true.

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• 2.

### The Bumblebee of Thailand, or Kitli's Hog-Nosed Bat, is considered  to be the world's smallest mammal. The adult bat weights from 1.5 to 2 g. 2 g is the same as:

• A.

0.02 kg

• B.

0.002 kg

• C.

0.2 kg

B. 0.002 kg
Explanation
The correct answer is 0.002 kg because 2 g is equal to 0.002 kg.

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• 3.

### The approximate weight of the can of soup is about 300 mL.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement is true because the approximate weight of the can of soup is often determined by its volume, which is measured in milliliters (mL). Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that the weight of the can of soup is about 300 mL.

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• 4.

### The capacity of the large bottle of soft drink is 2 L. 2 L is the same as

• A.

2,000 mL

• B.

200 mL

• C.

20 mL

A. 2,000 mL
Explanation
The capacity of the large bottle of soft drink is 2 L, which is equivalent to 2,000 mL.

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• 5.

### The lenght of the world's biggest mammal, the Blue Whale, is approximately 30 m. 30 m is the same as 3,000 cm.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because it states that the length of the Blue Whale is approximately 30 m, and then states that 30 m is the same as 3,000 cm. This conversion from meters to centimeters is correct, as there are 100 centimeters in 1 meter. Therefore, the statement is true.

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• 6.

### To measure the weght of a ping-pong ball you would use kilograms.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because kilograms are not the appropriate unit of measurement for the weight of a ping-pong ball. A more suitable unit for measuring the weight of a ping-pong ball would be grams or milligrams.

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• 7.

### It is known that the focus point of an earthquake can be located up to 700 kilometers below the surface. This focus could be _________  meters below the surface.

700,000
Explanation
The focus point of an earthquake can be located up to 700 kilometers below the surface. Since there are 1,000 meters in a kilometer, the focus point could be 700,000 meters below the surface.

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