# metric system quiz ```SHOW
what you
KNOW
the metric system
1. Iden�fy how many places
you would need to move the
decimal to convert.
Name:
Date:
2. In the metric system, the base unit for measuring length is
the?
a. kilometer
b. meter
c. inch
d. mile
3. Which of the following is a derived measurement?
a. mass
b. length
c. volume
d. luminosity
4. How many grams are in one kilogram?
candela to kilocandela
A:
a. 10
b. 100
c. 1000
d. 10,000
5. The metric system is also known as the _________________
System of Units.
6. Using the same units of measurements makes sharing
_________ and ____________ easier.
7. When conver�ng from large unit to a small unit, you should
move the decimal to the ___________.
kilomole to decimole
B:
8. Convert 560 milligrams to grams.
9. Convert 0.76 meters to cen�meters.
milligrams to kilograms
C:
10. List these distance units in order from smallest to largest:
meter, kilometer, dekameter, decimeter, millimeter
SHOW
what you
KNOW
the metric system
1. Iden�fy how many places
you would need to move the
decimal to convert.
Name:
Date:
2. In the metric system, the base unit for measuring length is
the?
a. kilometer
b. meter
c. inch
d. mile
3. Which of the following is a derived measurement?
a. mass
b. length
c. volume
d. luminosity
4. How many grams are in one kilogram?
candela to kilocandela
A:
three places
a. 10
b. 100
c. 1000
d. 10,000
Interna�onal
5. The metric system is also known as the _________________
System of Units.
6. Using the same units of measurements makes sharing
data
results
_________
and ____________
easier.
7. When conver�ng from large unit to a small unit, you should
right
move the decimal to the ___________.
kilomole to decimole
B:
four places
8. Convert 560 milligrams to grams.
0.56 grams
9. Convert 0.76 meters to cen�meters.
76 cen�meters
milligrams to kilograms
C:
six places
10. List these distance units in order from smallest to largest:
meter, kilometer, dekameter, decimeter, millimeter
millimeter, decimeter, meter, dekameter, kilometer
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