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Metric Prefixes

Most countries have adopted the metric system. Instead of using very large or very small numbers, the size of a value is often represented by a prefix. It is important to know the common prefixes and how to use them.


 

Quiz ID:#13186
Fun:*** (2.54)
Difficulty:* (0.89)
Category:Science
Created By:MarcM1098Aca****

 

 

 



#1   Which prefix represents a million (1,000,000)?





#2   Of the following, which is the largest?





#3   Which prefix represents a millionth (0.000 001)?





#4   Of the following, which is the smallest?





#5   The centi- prefix represents a hundred, meaning that 1 centimetre is 100 metres.




#6   Which metric prefix uses the symbol "k"?

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#7   The symbol for a metric prefix is always a single letter.




#8   Capitalisation of symbols is important; "m" is not the same as "M".




#9   Which of the following is a well-known branch of biology?





#10   Which of the following is a field of science that works with matter at an atomic scale?





#11   Which of the following is the name of a tool commonly used in mechanical engineering?





 

 


   



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