Quiz: Can You Figure Out These Basic Metric Conversions?
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Can You Figure Out These Basic Metric Conversions?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

It's important to understand the basics of metric conversion, but it's not as easy as you think! In this quiz, we'll test your smarts and have you thinking in meters in no time.

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Metric units apply to _____.
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Does the U.S. use the metric system?
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Which is more common around the world?
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The metric system is based on what?
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Which of these units is used in the metric system?
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To measure distance, the metric system uses _____.
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With the metric system, volume is measured in what?
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A paperclip has the basic weight of ____ gram.
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Are mass and weight the same?
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A liter is slightly larger than which of these?
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1 meter is just about the length of what?
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1 centimeter is a little less than _____ .
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1 kilogram is ______ 2 pounds.
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4 liters is ____ a gallon.
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Some metric terms have a _____.
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Which is smaller?
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Which is larger?
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Which is smaller?
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A decigram is _____.
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A milligram is ____ .
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1 decagram = _____.
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What do medical experts mean by "cc"?
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As you move up and down the list of prefixes, you move what?
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King Henry Doesn't Usually Drink Chocolate Milk
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kilo- hecto- deca- [unit] deci- centi- milli-
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1 kilometer = ___ hectometers?
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1 kilometer = ____ millimeters?
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1 milliliter = ___ centiliters?
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1 milliliter = ____ hectoliters?
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12.11 kilometers = ____ centimeters?
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450 mL = ___ hL?
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5,000 mg = ____ g?
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7,226 centimeters =___ meters?
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1 hectometer = ___ meters?
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1meter = ____ micrometers?
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