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Scientific Vocabulary & Measurement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which statement about metric units for volume is correct?

Question 2 2. Which order (from largest factor to smallest factor) is correct?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true of the metric system?

Question 4 4. Which of the following answers gives the correct base for each unit?

Question 5 5. What prefix represents 1000 of the base?

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Question 6 6. How many significant figures are in 54,050?

Question 7 7.

An empty container has a mass of 62.000 grams. You fill it with 24.6 mL of a liquid. The final mass of the container is 81.34 grams. What is the density of the liquid to the correct number of significant figures?

(density of the liquid = mass of the liquid divided by the volume of liquid)

Question 8 8.

The area of a rectangle can be found by multiplying its length by its width. What is the area of a rectangle that is 5.6 cm in length and 9.24 cm wide?

Report your answer with the correct number of significant figures.

Question 9 9. If you add 50.0 mL of water to a beaker containing 22 mL of water, then how much water do you have in the beaker?

Question 10 10. Simge's guinea pig weighs exactly 560. grams. Which of the following most accurately expresses the weight of Simge's guinea pig in scientific notation?

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Question 11 11. What is the primary unit of a word called?

Question 12 12. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

Question 13 13. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 14 14. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

Question 15 15. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

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Question 16 16. Convert 10 kg into grams. Use 1,000 g/kg as your conversion factor.

Question 17 17. Convert 10,000 m into km. Use 1,000 m/km as your conversion factor.

Question 18 18. Convert 19 L into mL. Use 1,000 mL/L as your conversion factor.

Question 19 19. Convert 5,300 km into m. Use 1,000 m/km as your conversion factor.

Question 20 20. Convert 178,300 mL into L. Use 1,000 mL/L as your conversion factor.

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Question 21 21. What is SI units shorthand for?

Question 22 22. What is the point of having units in the sciences?

Question 23 23. What do we call an SI unit that is created by combining base units using algebra?

Question 24 24. In the SI units, what makes the base units special?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an example of a unit?

Scientific Vocabulary & Measurement Chapter Exam Instructions

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