Modified True/False
Indicate
whether the sentence or statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word or
phrase to make the sentence or statement true.


1.

In
the SI system, the basic unit of length is the kilogram. _______________

Multiple Choice
Identify the
letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


2.

A
measurement standard is defined as _____. a.  a system of prefixes  b.  the distance
between two points  c.  the exact quantity people agree to use for
comparison  d.  the interval between two events   


3.

The
prefix kilo means _____. a.  1000  b.  100  c.  0.01  d.  0.001  e.  0.0001   


4.

The
prefix milli means _____. a.  1000  b.  100  c.  0.01  d.  0.001  e.  0.0001   


5.

The
correct symbol for the SI unit of temperature is _____.


6.

The
SI unit that is used to measure time is the _____. a.  kelvin  b.  kilogram  c.  liter  d.  meter  e.  second   


7.

The
variable plotted on the horizontal or xaxis of a graph is called the _____. a.  dependent
variable  c.  variable with
the largest range  b.  independent variable  d.  variable with the smallest range     


8.

How
many meters are there in 1865 cm? a.  0.1865  b.  1.865  c.  18.65  d.  186.5  e.  18 650   


9.

In a
graph showing temperature change of a material over time, temperature change is the
_____. a.  dependent
variable  c.  variable with
the largest range  b.  independent variable  d.  variable with the smallest range     


10.

The
best type of graph to use to show how some fixed quantity is broken down into parts is a
_____. a.  bar
graph  c.  circle
graph  b.  line graph  d.  scatter graph     


11.

One
benefit of the SI system is that it is _____. a.  based on units of 100  b.  not used to
measure temperature  c.  easy to convert from one unit to related
units  d.  not used in the United States   


12.

A
beaker contains 0.32 L of water. What is the volume of water in milliliters? a.  320
mL  b.  32
mL  c.  3.2
mL  d.  0.32
mL  e.  0.032
mL   


13.

A box
is 25 cm long, 6 cm wide, and 4 cm high. How many cubic centimeters of water can it
hold?


14.

How
many cubic centimeters are in one 0.354L can of soda? a.  0.0354  b.  3.54  c.  35.4  d.  354  e.  3540   


15.

Which
of the following units CANNOT be used as a unit for volume?


16.

Physical science is the study of_____. a.  energy  b.  behavior  c.  living
things  d.  matter  e.  matter and
energy   


17.

The
process of gathering information through the senses is called _____. a.  analyzing  b.  conclusion  c.  hypothesizing  d.  inferring  e.  observation   


18.

A
testable prediction about a possible solution to a problem is called _____. a.  a
conclusion  b.  an exercise  c.  an
experiment  d.  a hypothesis  e.  a
variable   


19.

An
explanation of an event that is based on repeated observations and experiments is a
_____. a.  hypothesis  b.  problem  c.  scientific
law  d.  theory  e.  variable   


20.

Another term for technology is _____. a.  applied
science  c.  matter  b.  energy  d.  pure science     


21.

In an
experiment to determine whether the popping of popcorn is affected by the temperature at which it is
stored, counting the popped kernels is an example of a(n) _____. a.  conclusion  c.  hypothesis  b.  control  d.  observation     


22.

A
standard for comparison that helps to ensure that the experimental result is caused by the condition
being tested is the _____. a.  constant  b.  control  c.  dependent variable  d.  hypothesis  e.  independent variable   


23.

A
factor in an experiment that changes from the manipulation of the independent variable is the
_____. a.  constant  b.  control  c.  dependent
variable  d.  hypothesis  e.  observation   


24.

A
factor that does NOT change in an experiment is the _____. a.  constant  b.  control  c.  dependent
variable  d.  hypothesis  e.  independent
variable   

Matching



Match each statement with the correct item below. a.  amount of
material in an object  g.  plotted on the
vertical or yaxis  b.  SI unit of time  h.  SI unit of temperature  c.  SI unit of
length  i.  SI unit of
mass  d.  SI prefix
meaning 0.001  j.  SI prefix
meaning 0.01  e.  worldwide system of measurement  k.  derived unit of volume  f.  SI prefix
meaning 1000     


25.

milli


26.

kilo


27.

centi


28.

mass


29.

kelvin


30.

second


31.

kilogram


32.

cubic
centimeter


33.

meter


34.

dependent variable


35.

SI
