1. Which of these is a measurement of distance?

- pint
**Incorrect.** A yard measures distance, an acre measures area, and a pint is used for measuring liquids.

- yard
**Correct!** A yard measures distance, an acre measures area, and a pint is used for measuring liquids.

- acre
**Incorrect.** A yard measures distance, an acre measures area, and a pint is used for measuring liquids.

2. Which of these would you most likely use to measure the volume of a glass of orange juice?

- pounds
**Incorrect.** Both pounds and kilograms are used for measuring weight.

- ounces
**Correct!** Both pounds and kilograms are used for measuring weight.

- kilograms
**Incorrect.** Both pounds and kilograms are used for measuring weight.

3. Which of these would you use to measure the area of your backyard?

- acres
**Correct!** A bushel is a unit of dry measure while a ton is a unit of weight.

- bushels
**Incorrect.** A bushel is a unit of dry measure while a ton is a unit of weight.

- tons
**Incorrect.** A bushel is a unit of dry measure while a ton is a unit of weight.

4. Which of these measurements is longest?

- mile
**Correct!** A hectometer is 100 meters, a kilometer is 1,000 meters, and a mile is equal to 1.6 kilometers.

- hectometer
**Incorrect.** A hectometer is 100 meters, a kilometer is 1,000 meters, and a mile is equal to 1.6 kilometers.

- kilometer
**Incorrect.** A hectometer is 100 meters, a kilometer is 1,000 meters, and a mile is equal to 1.6 kilometers.

5. Which of these is **not** used for measuring distance?

- a furlong
**Incorrect.** One rod equals 5 1/2 yards or 16 1/2 feet. One furlong equals 40 rods or 660 feet. A gill is used to measure liquids.

- a rod
**Incorrect.** One rod equals 5 1/2 yards or 16 1/2 feet. One furlong equals 40 rods or 660 feet. A gill is used to measure liquids.

- a gill
**Correct!** One rod equals 5 1/2 yards or 16 1/2 feet. One furlong equals 40 rods or 660 feet. A gill is used to measure liquids.

6. In the metric system, the prefixes "deci-", "centi-", and "milli-" all stem from this language

- Greek
**Incorrect.** Units smaller than a meter have Latin prefixes while unites larger than a meter have Greek prefixes (such as "deka-", "hecto-", and "kilo-").

- Latin
**Correct!** Units smaller than a meter have Latin prefixes while unites larger than a meter have Greek prefixes (such as "deka-", "hecto-", and "kilo-").

- Hebrew
**Incorrect.** Units smaller than a meter have Latin prefixes while unites larger than a meter have Greek prefixes (such as "deka-", "hecto-", and "kilo-").

7. Which is largest?

- centigram
**Incorrect.** A decigram is .10 grams and a centigram is .01 grams.

- gram
**Correct!** A decigram is .10 grams and a centigram is .01 grams.

- decigram
**Incorrect.** A decigram is .10 grams and a centigram is .01 grams.

8. Every country in the world, **except** for this many, use the metric system of measurement.

- 23
**Incorrect.** The United States, Myanmar, and Liberia are the only countries that do not use the metric system.

- 3
**Correct!** The United States, Myanmar, and Liberia are the only countries that do not use the metric system.

- 13
**Incorrect.** The United States, Myanmar, and Liberia are the only countries that do not use the metric system.

9. Amperes (AKA "amps") are used to measure what?

- time
**Incorrect.** Amps measure electrical currents.

- mass
**Incorrect.** Amps measure electrical currents.

- electrical current
**Correct!** Amps measure electrical currents.

10. Kelvin is a unit for measuring what?

- speed
**Incorrect.** Kelvin is a unit for measuring temperature.

- density
**Incorrect.** Kelvin is a unit for measuring temperature.

- temperature
**Correct!** Kelvin is a unit for measuring temperature.

1. Which of these is a measurement of distance?

**yard**

2. Which of these would you most likely use to measure the volume of a glass of orange juice?

**ounces**

3. Which of these would you use to measure the area of your backyard?

**acres**

4. Which of these measurements is longest?

**mile**

5. Which of these is **not** used for measuring distance?

**a gill**

6. In the metric system, the prefixes "deci-", "centi-", and "milli-" all stem from this language

**Latin**

8. Every country in the world, **except** for this many, use the metric system of measurement.

**3**

9. Amperes (AKA "amps") are used to measure what?

**electrical current**

10. Kelvin is a unit for measuring what?

**temperature**