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What is the SI Unite of length?
A. Meter
B. Liter
C. Grams

A. Meter

1

What is volume of a cube with 10cm on each edge?
A. 1 gram
B. 1 liter
C. 1 meter

B. 1 liter

2

What is the difference between experimental and accepted value?
A. Temperature
B. Density
C. Error

C. Error

3

What is the closeness of the measurement to the TRUE value?
A. Accuracy
B. Weight
C. Density

A. Accuracy

4

What is the degree of hotness or coldness of an object?
A. Temperature
B. Weight
C. Density

A. Temperature

5

What is the ratio of the mass of an object to its volume?
A. Precision
B. Accuracy
C. Density

C. Density

6

What is concerned with the reproducibility of measurement?
A. Error
B. Precision
C. Density

B. Precision

7

What is the measure of the pull of gravity on a given mass?
A. Precision
B. Temperature
C. Weight

C. Weight

8

How many significant figures are in the measurement 2103.2g?
A. 3
B. 4
C. 5

C. 5

9

What does the metric prefix kilo mean?
A. 100 times smaller
B. 1000 times smaller
C. 1000 times larger

C. 1000 times larger

10

What is the metric unit of volume?
A. km
B. K
C. L

C. L

11

Which of these measurements is expressed to 3 significant figures?
A. 0.070 mm
B. 7007 mg
C. 7.30 x 10 -5

C. 7.30 x 10 -5

12

How many "0" in the measurement 0.000040200 are significant?
A. 7
B. 3
C. 2

B. 3

13

- 14* C corresponds with what Kelvin reading?
A. 259 K
B. 287 K
C. -287 K

A. 259 K

14

What does the metric prefix milli mean?
A. 1000 times smaller
B. 1000 times larger
C. 100 times smaller

A. 1000 times smaller

15

How many significant figures are in the following numbers?
A. 5,600
B. 0.00445
C. 2.4 x 10-6

A. 2
B. 3
C. 2

16

Put the following in scientific notation?
A. 402,000,000
B. 0.000708

A. 4.02 x 10 ^8
B. 7.08 x 10-4

17

Perform the following operations.
A. 36.47 + 2.721 + 15.1 =
B. (8.74 x 10 9) / (4.2 x 10-6) =

A. 54.3
B. 2.08 x 10 15

18

Are zero digits in a measurement significant?

Sometimes

19

Does the mass of an object change with its location?

Never

20

Does the density of a substance decrease as the temperature increase?

Sometimes