The Metric System: Units and Conversion


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How many mL are in 3.4 L?

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1. Which of the following are arranged from smallest unit to largest unit?

2. Which of the following is the closest to a mass of 500 mL of water?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you to maneuver between different metric units. Some questions will give you a measurement and ask you to represent it in a different metric unit. Other questions will require you arrange units according to size. You will also need to calculate certain measurements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To help you practice using the metric system in a variety of ways, you will be tested on these topics:

  • Units in the metric system
  • Volume
  • Density
  • Mass

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the metric system to draw conclusions based on an object's density
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the metric system and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as density and volume
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various metric measurements

Additional Learning

The quiz will help you practice working within the metric system. But you can also teach yourself the different subtleties of the subject through the associated lesson, The Metric System: Units and Conversion, which covers these topics:

  • Understanding metric measurement
  • Exploring length
  • Explaining mass and weight
  • Describing density
  • Measuring temperature