# Grade 12 Core Science Quiz (1) LC2 Chapter 23 ```Work sheet (1) Chapter (1)
Subject
Name
Date
9
Cluster
SI Units
ASP
1. What two dimensions, in addition to mass, are commonly used by physicists to derive additional
measurements?
A.
B.
C.
D.
length and width
length and time
area and mass
velocity and time
2. The symbol mm represents a
A.
B.
C.
D.
micrometer
megameter
millimeter
manometer
3. The SI base unit used to measure mass is :
A.
liter
B.
meter
C.
kilogram
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second
D.
4. The SI base unit for time is
A.
1 day
B.
1 minute
C.
1 hour
D.
1 second
5. The most appropriate SI unit for measuring the length of an automobile is the
A.
micrometer
B.
meter
C.
kilometer
D.
nanometer
6. The radius of Earth is 6 370 000 m. Express this measurement in km in scientific notation with the
correct number of significant digits.
A.
B.
km
km
C.
km
D.
km
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7. A lack of precision in scientific measurements typically arises from
A.
limitations of the measuring instrument.
B.
human error.
C.
lack of calibration.
D.
too many significant figures
8. How does a scientist reduce the frequency of human error and minimize a lack of accuracy?
A.
Take repeated measurements.
B.
Use the same method of measurement.
C.
Maintain instruments in good working order.
D. all of the above
9. Three values were obtained for the mass of a metal bar: 8.83 g; 8.84 g; 8.82 g. The known mass is 10.68
g. The values are
A. accurate.
B.
both accurate and precise.
C.
precise.
D.
neither accurate nor precise.
10. Calculate the following, and express the answer in scientific notation with the correct number of
significant figures: 21.4 + 15 + 17.17 + 4.003
A.
B.
C.
D.
II- solve the following questions
11- Convert 15km to meters using scientific notation.
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12. Convert
g to kilograms using scientific notation.
13. Convert
m to millimeters using scientific notation.
14. How many significant figures does 0.050 200 mg have?
15. How many significant digits does 40.60 have?
16. Convert the speed shown in the figure to km/h .
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