Quiz No. 2 Conversion Of Units

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  • 1. 

    If we convert 23/32" in centimeter, the value is

    • A.

      A. 1.83 cm.

    • B.

      B. 1.82 cm

    • C.

      C. 1.83 mm.

    • D.

      D. 1.82 mm.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. 1.83 cm.
    Explanation
    To convert inches to centimeters, we can use the conversion factor 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters. Therefore, to convert 23/32 inches to centimeters, we multiply 23/32 by 2.54. After performing the calculation, we find that the value is approximately 1.83 centimeters.

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  • 2. 

    What is the process in converting smaller unit to larger unit?

    • A.

      A. multiply the multiplier to the multiplicand

    • B.

      B. move the decimal point

    • C.

      C. move the decimal point to the right

    • D.

      D. move the decimal point to the left

    Correct Answer
    D. D. move the decimal point to the left
    Explanation
    The correct answer is d. move the decimal point to the left. When converting from a smaller unit to a larger unit, the decimal point is moved to the left. This is because a larger unit contains more of the smaller units, so the decimal point needs to be shifted to the left to account for the increase in magnitude.

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  • 3. 

    What is the value of 3 feet to a meter?

    • A.

      A. 3.281 m.

    • B.

      B. 0.9 m

    • C.

      C. 0.91 m

    • D.

      D. 0.90 m

    Correct Answer
    C. C. 0.91 m
    Explanation
    The value of 3 feet to a meter is 0.91 m. This is the correct answer because 1 foot is equal to 0.3048 meters, so to convert 3 feet to meters, we multiply 3 by 0.3048, which gives us 0.9144 meters. Rounding this to the nearest hundredth gives us 0.91 m.

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  • 4. 

    What are the system of measurement?

    • A.

      A. system international

    • B.

      B. english and metric system

    • C.

      English, metric and SI system

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. B. english and metric system
    Explanation
    The correct answer is b. English and metric system. The English system is a system of measurement commonly used in the United States, while the metric system is a decimal-based system used in most countries around the world. These two systems are widely recognized and used for various measurements such as length, weight, and volume.

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  • 5. 

    What is the value of 11/128 inch. in millimeter?

    • A.

      A. 2.18 mm.

    • B.

      B. 2.81 mm.

    • C.

      C. 2.2 mm.

    • D.

      D. 2.180 mm.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. 2.18 mm.
    Explanation
    The value of 11/128 inch in millimeters is 2.18 mm. This can be calculated by dividing 11 by 128 and then converting the result to millimeters.

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  • 6. 

     This is the assignment of numbers to objects or events.

    • A.

      A. quantity

    • B.

      B. qualitative measurement

    • C.

      C. measurement

    • D.

      D. quantitative measurement

    Correct Answer
    C. C. measurement
    Explanation
    Measurement is the process of assigning numbers to objects or events. It involves quantifying and evaluating the attributes or characteristics of something. By measuring, we can obtain numerical data that allows us to compare and analyze different objects or events. In this context, the given correct answer, option c, accurately describes the assignment of numbers to objects or events, which is the fundamental concept of measurement.

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  • 7. 

     Express 1/2 inch. to centimeter.

    • A.

      A. 0.254 cm.

    • B.

      B. 25.4 cm

    • C.

      C. 2.54 cm

    • D.

      D. none of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. D. none of the above
  • 8. 

    What is the value of 24.5 degrees rankine to kelvin?

    • A.

      A. 13.611 k

    • B.

      B. 136.11 k

    • C.

      C. 1.3611 k

    • D.

      D. 0.13611 k

    Correct Answer
    A. A. 13.611 k
    Explanation
    The value of 24.5 degrees Rankine can be converted to Kelvin by using the formula K = (R - 459.67) * 5/9. Plugging in the value of 24.5 degrees Rankine into the formula, we get K = (24.5 - 459.67) * 5/9 = -432.17 * 5/9 = -240.0944. However, since Kelvin cannot be negative, the correct answer is 13.611 k, which is the positive value of -240.0944 rounded to three decimal places.

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  • 9. 

    What is the value of 3/4 mm to millimeter?

    • A.

      A. 0.075mm.

    • B.

      B. 0.0075 mm

    • C.

      C. 0.75mm.

    • D.

      D. none of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. C. 0.75mm.
    Explanation
    The value of 3/4 mm is 0.75 mm. This is because when you divide 3 by 4, you get 0.75. Therefore, the correct answer is c. 0.75 mm.

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  • 10. 

    What is the conversion factor of 1 kilometer to mile?

    • A.

      A. 0.621371 mile

    • B.

      B. 0. 6354 mile

    • C.

      C. 1.62 mile

    • D.

      D. none of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. A. 0.621371 mile
    Explanation
    The conversion factor of 1 kilometer to mile is 0.621371 mile. This means that if you have a measurement in kilometers, you can multiply it by 0.621371 to get the equivalent measurement in miles.

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