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237 cm = ________ dm
a) 2.37
b) 23.7
c) 0.237
d) 2370

100 g = _______ kg
a) 0.100
b) 1.00
c) 10.0
d) 1000

1 cm = ________ mm
a) 10
b) 100
c) 1000
d) 0.1

The prefix centi- means
a) one thousand
b) one thousandth of
c) one hundred
d) one hundredth of

The prefix kilo- means
a) one thousand
b) one thousandth of
c) one hundred
d) one hundredth of

Which of the following is not larger than a meter?
a) hectometer
b) decimeter
c) kilometer
d) dekameter

The metric base unit for measuring mass is the
a) meter
b) gram
c) liter
d) inch

Derived quantities of physics include all of the following EXCEPT
a) area
b) volume
c) density
d) distance (length)

All of the following are fundamental quantities of physics EXCEPT
a) distance (length)
b) mass
c) volume
d) time

Mechanics is...
a) the study of objects and their motion
b) the study of the metric system
c) the study of measurement
d) the study of how cars are fixed

Which of the following correctly places 20,300 in scientific notion?
a) 2.03 x 10^-4
b) 20.3 x 10^3
c) 2.03 x 10^4
d) 2.03 x 1000

1.23 x 10^5 = ___________________
a) 1,230
b) 12,300
c) 123,000
d) 123

A centigram is smaller than
a) a decigram
b) a dekagram
c) a gram
d) all of the above

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