Significant Figures Quiz Questions

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Significant Figure Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which rule would be used to count the amount of significant figures 500.00?
    • A. 

      Number's Less Than One- start counting at the 1st non-zero to end

    • B. 

      Number's Greater Than One w/ Decimal- all significant

    • C. 

      Number's Greater Than One w/ Decimal- count only non-zeros

    • D. 

      Number's Greater Than One w/o Decimal- exclude last place holders

  • 2. 
    How many significant figures are in the number-     0.00320
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Two

  • 3. 
    How many significant figures are there in the following measurement:  6000 g
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Calculate the sum of 6.078g and 0.3329g.
    • A. 

      6.500 g

    • B. 

      6.4 g

    • C. 

      6.412 g

    • D. 

      6.411 g

  • 5. 
    Subtract 7.11cm from 8.2cm. 
    • A. 

      1.1 cm

    • B. 

      1.09 cm

    • C. 

      1.0 cm

    • D. 

      -1.1 cm

  • 6. 
    What is the product of 0.8102m and 3.44m?
    • A. 

      2.787088 m^2

    • B. 

      2.787 m^2

    • C. 

      2.79 m^2

    • D. 

      2.790 m^2

  • 7. 
    Divide 94.20 g by 3.16722 mL.
    • A. 

      29.74 g/ml

    • B. 

      0.03362 ml/g

    • C. 

      29.7 g/ml

    • D. 

      0.03 ml/g

  • 8. 
    6000 has only 1 sig fig.  Why?
    • A. 

      It's larger than one.

    • B. 

      It's not in scientific notation.

    • C. 

      Its zeros are place holders.

    • D. 

      It is rounded.

  • 9. 
    9.0000g + 0.02g =
    • A. 

      9.0200g

    • B. 

      9.02 g

    • C. 

      9 g

    • D. 

      9.1 g

  • 10. 
    How many significant figures in  1.00 x 10^-2
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      0