
Metric System Review Answers


Metric System Review
Directions: Please don't peek at the answers unless your completely done with the practice test. If you have any concerns about your answers please see me as soon as possible.
Definitions Instruments Base Units
Volume B 1 Down  Liter
Mass A 2 Down  Gram
Length C 3 Across  Meter
Conversions (Think: Kathy Has Dirty Underwear Don't Check Mine)
900 mg = .09 dkg (Move decimal 5 spots to the left)
2.3 kg = 2,300 g (Move decimal 3 spots to the right)
.017 km = 1700 cm (Move decimal 5 spots to the right)
40 dm = .04 hm (Move decimal 3 spots to the left)
30 L = 30,000 ml (Move decimal 3 spots to the right)
.001 dL = .0000001 kL (Move decimal 4 spots to the left)
Read the Triple Beam Balances and record the mass in grams
1. 434.5 g
2. 266.3 g
3. 467.5 g
4. 400;50;1;.7
5. 500;80;9;.3
Circle the unit you would use to measure each of the following.
1. Capacity of a tank  liter
2. Weight of an ant  milligram
3. Length of a book = centimeter
4. Mass of a CD = gram
Choose a reasonable estimate
5. Length of a calculator  18 cm
6. Mass of a puppy  5 kg
7. Thickness of a paperback book  50 mm
8. Capacity of a bottle of shampoo  750 ml
Length of the 1st Ruler  9 cm, 90 mm, .09 m.
Length of the 2nd Ruler  8.5 cm, 85 mm, .085 m.
Length of the 3rd ruler  9.2 cm, 92 mm, .092 m.
Read the Meniscus Line on these graduate cylinders
1. 12 ml
2. 32 ml
3. 1.6 ml
4. 18 ml
5. Mensicus is located one line below 15 ml
6. Mensicus is located one line above 20 ml
7. Mesiscus located four lines below 8 ml
8. Mensicus located 2.5 lines below 15 ml
Measure the line segments
9. 7 cm
10. 40 mm.
11. (.1 m)
12. Volume of the Metal  9 ml (Water Displacement Method)
13. Volume of Box  17.76 cm3 (Answers may be slightly off but still correct)
Determine which letter best represents the amount of liquid in the graduated cylinder
1. C
2. D
3. C
4. B
5. A
6. C
7. D
8. B
9. B (Rock)
10. C (Marble)
Metric System Challenge
1. Triple Beam Balance
2. Meter
3. Volume
4. Gram
5. Graduated Cylinder
6. Density
7. centimeters
8. Float
9. Liter
10. Mass
11. Weight
12. Celcius
13. Milliliters
14. Meniscus
15. Kilogram
16. Meterstick
17. cubic centimeter (cm3)
18. Length x Width x Height
Puzzle Answer: She Couldn't Control Her Pupils !
Not on Test this School Year
Density
1. Mass / Volume (Remember the "Heart Shape")
2. Triple Beam Balance
3. grams
4. Graduated Cylinder (Irregular) / Ruler (LxWxH)
5. liters
6. More (Water = 1.0 g/ml); Sink
7. 15g / 10 cm3 = 1.5 g/cm3 (Sink)
8. 2.5 g / 1.7 ml = 1.47 g/ml (Sink)
9. 2.5g / 7.5 cm3 = .33 g/cm3 (Float)
10. 2.9g / 1.8 cm3 = 1.6 g/cm3 (Sink)
11. C = (.95 g/cm3); The ball is very close to suspending (Neutral bouyant) but is still slightly floating.
6th Grade Science  Mr. I
Bay Middle School
27725 Wolf Rd.
Bay Village, Ohio 44140