Metric System Prefixes & Abbreviations


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What prefix represents 1000 of the base?

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1. Which of the following is true of the metric system?

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

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will help you check your understanding of the metric system. You can get instant feedback on your knowledge or review to trigger your recall. The prefix that represents 1000 of the base will be featured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to:

  • Review the different units of measurement in the metric system
  • Recall the metric system prefixes
  • Assess your knowledge of what each prefix means in measurement

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - assess your ability to remember all the prefixes and their measurement
  • Defining key concepts- be able to understand key concepts of the metric system including units of measure, metric system prefixes, and what they mean
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the metric system to understand specific measurements

Additional Learning

If you need a more detailed refresher, see the accompanying lesson, Metric System Prefixes & Abbreviations. You'll get a deeper review of:

  • Where it is used
  • Prefixes and what they mean
  • Metric system abbreviations
  • Different units of measure in the metric system