Multiple Choice Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question for the following conversions.
One through five should be answered using your knowledge of metric conversions while six through ten
should be answered using your knowledge of dimensional analysis.


1.

Which of the following sets are all metric base units?
a.  liter, meter, gram  b.  milliliter, cup, liter  c.  inches, pints,
pounds  d.  kilogram, gram, milligram 


2.

Convert 65,000 kilometers to centimeters
a.  0.65 centimeters  b.  650 centimeters  c.  650,000
centimeters  d.  6,500,000,000 centimeters 


3.

Tim measured 150 mL in his graduated cylinder. How many liters does he
have?
a.  0.000150 L  b.  0.15 L  c.  15
L  d.  150,000 L 


4.

Charlotte and Paxton had to figure out the total length of a black piece of yarn
and a green piece of yarn. Charlotte decided to measure the black piece of yarn while Paxton
was going to measure the green piece and they would then add the two lengths together.
Unfortunately, they did not use the same unit of measure. Charlotte got a length of 56
centimeters for the black string and Paxton got a measurement of 123 millimeters. What is the
total length of the two pieces of string in meters?
a.  0.683 meters  b.  6.83 meters  c.  56.123
meters  d.  179 meters 


5.

Which of the following is less than 150 centigrams?
a.  0.0058 kilograms  b.  0.9 grams  c.  46
decigrams  d.  6,500 milligrams 


6.

Which of the following would represent the remaining units if you simplify and
multiply the fractions below?


7.

Convet 75 days to minutes
a.  30 minutes  b.  187.5 minutes  c.  1,440
minutes  d.  108,000 minutes 


8.

16 ounces = 1 pound 2000
pounds = 1 ton 1 newton = 100 grams 454 grams = 1 pound 2.2 pounds = 1
kilogram  
The
African elephant at the zoo has a mass of 5,500 kilograms. How many tons is the
elephant?
a.  1.25 tons  b.  6.05 tons  c.  4,400
tons  d.  5,000,000 tons 


9.

1.06 quarts = 1 liter 1 gallon
= 3.78 liters 4 quarts = 1 gallon 2 pints = 1 quart 42 gallons = 1 barrel  
A tanker truck delivered 11,000
liters of gasoline to a gas station. After leaving the station the truck made one more stop
where it delivered 62.9 barrels of gasoline. How many total gallons of gasoline was delivered
by the tanker truck?
a.  175 gallons  b.  5,552 gallons  c.  11,063
gallons  d.  7,687,778 gallons 


10.

12 inches = 1 foot 3 feet = 1
yard 1,760 yards = 1 mile 1 mile = 1.61 kilometers 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters 1000 meters
= 1 kilometer  
Which of the following is shorter than 500 meters?
a.  19,850 inches  b.  741 yards  c.  499
miles  d.  1635 feet 
