Metric System - Disk 9


  1. __________ What is the prefix meaning ONE-MILLIONTH?
  2. __________ Another name for .001 seconds.
  3. __________ Which is longer, a nanosecond or a picosecond?
  4. __________ What would 103 Amperes be called?
  5. __________ Express 1 millisecond in seconds.
  6. __________ How many milliseconds (ms) are there in 1 second?
  7. __________ How many microseconds are there in one millisecond?
  8. __________ What is the freezing point of water on the Celsius scale?
  9. __________ What is room temperature on the Celsius scale?
  10. __________ What is normal body temperature on the Celsius scale?
  11. __________ What is the boiling point of water on the Celsius scale?
  12. __________ If the temperature outside were 50oF, what would it be in degrees Celsius? Show work with formula for credit.
  13. __________ The weather forecast predicts a temperature of 13oC with 89% probability of precipitation. Would you expect rain or snow?
  14. __________ If it were 37oC outside would you be hot or cold?
  15. __________ The air temperature in Antarctica is measured at -107oF. What would it be in oC? Must show work for credit.
  16. __________ A fever thermometer reads 39.5oC. What is the patient's temperature in degrees Fahrenheit? Must show work.
  17. __________ What is ABSOLUTE ZERO on the Celsius scale?
  18. __________ At what temperature on the Kelvin scale does water freeze?
  19. __________ What is the boiling point of water on the Kelvin scale?
  20. __________ At 346oK would water be a solid, liquid, or gas?
  21. __________ The average summer temperature at the north pole of Mars is 205oK. Would water be found here as a solid, liquid, or gas?
  22. __________ What is normal body temperature in degrees Kelvin?
  23. __________ The melting point of chlorine is -101oC. Convert this to Kelvin.
  24. __________ 1000 meters = 1 _ _ _ _ _.
  25. __________ 0.1 meter = 1 _ _ _ _ _.
  26. __________ 0.01 meter = 1 _ _ _ _ _.
  27. __________ 0.001 meter = 1 _ _ _ _ _.
  28. __________ 10-6 meter = 1 _ _ _ _ _.
  29. __________ 10-9 meter = 1 _ _ _ _ _.
  30. __________ One-inch equals _ _ _ _ _ centimeters.
  31. __________ Which is longer, a 3 kilometer race or a 3 mile race?
  32. __________ If a football field were 100 m long instead of 100 yards, would it be easier or harder to score a touchdown?
  33. __________ How many millimeters are there in 43 centimeters?
  34. __________ Since 1000 cm3 = 1 liter, is 1 cubic centimeter = 1 milliliter?
  35. __________ To make 2.9 liters of coffee, how many milliliters of water would you need?
  36. __________ What is 1000 grams called?
  37. __________ Do you think 1 kilogram is more or less than 1 pound?
  38. __________ If you let go of a balloon filled with helium, will it rise or fall?
  39. __________ Is helium more or less dense than air?
  40. __________ If you drop a solid block of lead into water, will it sink or float?
  41. __________ Is lead more or less dense than water?
  42. __________ The density of iron is 7.87 g/cm3. What is the mass of a 10cm3 block of iron? Must show work for credit.
  43. __________ A 1 cm3 block of gold has a mass of 19.3 g. What is its density? Must show work for credit.
  44. __________ At 0oC and 1 atm. the density of methane is .714 g/L. Find the mass of 3.5 liters of the gas. Show work.
  45. __________ The density of benzene is .899 g/cm3. 602 g of benzene is poured into a graduated cylinder. What is the volume of the liquid? Must show work to receive credit.
  46. __________ A piece of asbestos whose mass is 6 g and whose density is 2.4 g/cm3 is dropped into 5 L of water. Will it sink or float?
  47. __________ At 4oC aluminum is a solid, with a specific gravity of 2.7. What is its density?

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