Metric System & Metric Conversions Quiz!

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Metric System Quizzes & Trivia

The metric system is an alternative system of measurement used in most countries. The metric system uses three basic units from which all others are calculated, and this is grams for weight, meters for length, and seconds for time. Take up the test below and see what you understand on the metric system and metric conversions with some examples. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    It would make sense to measure your desk using : 
    • A. 

      Kilometers

    • B. 

      Millimeters

    • C. 

      Centimeters

    • D. 

      Meters

  • 3. 
    Use the King Henry slide or ladder method to solve: 1000 mg = _____________ g
    • A. 

      .01 g

    • B. 

      1 g

    • C. 

      100 g

    • D. 

      10 g

  • 4. 
    The metric system is based on units of powers of __________
  • 5. 
    Use the  King  Henry slide or ladder method to solve: 180 cm = _________________ mm
    • A. 

      180 mm

    • B. 

      18 mm

    • C. 

      .180 mm

    • D. 

      1,800 mm

  • 6. 
    Use the  King  Henry slide or ladder method to solve: 209 g = ___________ kg
    • A. 

      .209 kg

    • B. 

      2,090 kg

    • C. 

      209,000 kg

    • D. 

      2.09 kg

  • 7. 
    Use the  King  Henry slide or ladder method to solve: 15 km = ____ m
    • A. 

      .15 m

    • B. 

      1,500 m

    • C. 

      .015 m

    • D. 

      15,000 m

  • 8. 
    Use the  King  Henry slide or ladder method to solve: 8.3 m = _________  cm
    • A. 

      .830 cm

    • B. 

      830 cm

    • C. 

      8,300 cm

    • D. 

      83 cm

  • 9. 
    True or False? To measure the depth of the sea, use kilometers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False