Metric Test #1


_____ 1. A car has an engine size of 350 cubic inches. What is the engines displacement in liters? (1 in3 = 16.4 cm3)

  1. 4.29 L
  2. 5.74 L
  3. 8.67 L
  4. 1.69 L

_____ 2. What is 46.0oC in oF?

  1. 115oF
  2. 140oF
  3. 46oF
  4. 78oF

_____ 3. What Temperature on the Celsius scale is exactly the same temperature on the Fahrenheit scale?

  1. 32
  2. None
  3. Zero
  4. -40

_____ 4. A liter is equal to _____?

  1. 100 cm3
  2. 1000 cm3
  3. 1.0 cm3
  4. 10.0 cm3

_____ 5. The size of a Kelvin degree is the same size as a _____ degree.

  1. Fahrenheit
  2. Rankine
  3. Celsius
  4. Calorie

_____ 6. The zero point on the Celsius temperature scale was determined by _____.

  1. The boiling point of water
  2. The freezing point of water
  3. The absolute coldest possible temperature
  4. the freezing point of ocean water

_____ 7. The fundamental unit of distance in the SI or metric system is the _____.

  1. foot
  2. yard
  3. gram
  4. meter

_____ 8. How many milliliters are there in one liter?

  1. 0.001
  2. 0.010
  3. 100
  4. 1000

_____ 9. Which of the following is not a temperature scale?

  1. Kelvin
  2. Fahrenheit
  3. Calorie
  4. Celsius

_____ 10. The mass of an object is not affected by gravity.

  1. True
  2. False

_____ 11. Why are SI units easier to use than English Units?

  1. The English system doesn't have a unit of mass
  2. The SI system is based on multiples of ten
  3. We are more familiar with SI system units
  4. The early scientists published their work with SI System Units

_____ 12. Which of the following is true about the SI system of Units.

  1. It is the international system of standards
  2. It contains the seven fundamental units of Kelvin, Mol, Kilogram, Meter, Seconds, Coulomb, and Candela
  3. It involves decimal conversions
  4. All of the above

_____ 13. What is the coldest possible temperature on the Celsius scale?

  1. 0.0oC
  2. -273oC
  3. 273oC
  4. 373oC

_____ 14. Which of the following is not a unit of volume?

  1. liter
  2. cm3
  3. milliliter
  4. cubic meter
  5. square foot

_____ 15. Zero degrees Celsius is the same temperature as _____ Kelvin

  1. 100o
  2. 273o
  3. 32o
  4. 373o
  5. 0o

_____ 16. What is the conversion factor for converting centimeters to inches?

  1. 2.54 in/cm
  2. 2.54 cm/in
  3. 454 cm/in
  4. 2.2 in/cm
  5. 2.2 cm/in

_____ 17. The price of gold is about 380 dollars per ounce. What is the price in cents per gram? Assume these are Troy ounces so 12 ounces = 1 lb.

  1. 12.9 cents/gram
  2. 1237 cents/gram
  3. 3505 cents/gram
  4. 1005 cents/gram

_____ 18. If oranges were 65 cents/lb how many kilograms of oranges can you buy with 7 dollars and 50 cents?

  1. 6.5 Kg
  2. 14.4 Kg
  3. 2.3 Kg
  4. 4.4 Kg
  5. 5.2 Kg

_____ 19. Convert 53oC to Kelvin.

  1. 334oK
  2. 426oK
  3. 351oK
  4. 220oK
  5. 326oK

_____ 20. How many milligrams are in 0.181 lbs?

  1. 82,200 mg
  2. 82.2 mg
  3. 37,400 mg
  4. 374,000,000 mg

_____ 21. Convert 155oK to oC.

  1. -118oC
  2. 428oC
  3. 118oC
  4. -68oC

_____ 22. Convert 13.6 g/mL to lbs/L

  1. 30 lbs/L
  2. 0.0045 lbs/L
  3. 30,000 lbs/L
  4. 11.2 lbs/L

_____ 23. A heavyweight boxer weighs 95 Kg. What is his weight in pounds? (454 g = 1 pound)

  1. 220 lbs
  2. 209 lbs
  3. 198 lbs
  4. 4.8 lbs

_____ 24. A yellow silicon dioxide film has a thinkness of 0.86 microns. Express this thickness in millimeters. ( 1 mm = 1000 microns)

  1. 8.6 X 10-4 mm
  2. 3.4 X 10-5 mm
  3. 8.6 X 10-8 mm
  4. 8.6 X 103 mm
  5. 3.9 X 102 mm

_____ 25. If the density of aluminum (Al) is 2.70 g/mL what is the volume of 1 pound of aluminum?

  1. 2.70 L
  2. 0.168 L
  3. 4.54 L
  4. 2.2 L

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