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# Measurements/Rubarts

### Rubarts Quiz Practice

Question | Answer |
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What do we use for measurements in science? | metric system |

The metric system is also known as | the SI System (International System). |

What is the base unit for length? | meter (m) |

What is the base unit for volume? | liter (L) |

What is the base unit for mass? | gram (g) |

Kilo | 1000 |

hecto | 100 |

deka | 10 |

deci | 1/10 or 0.1 |

centi | 1/100 or 0.01 |

milli | 1/1000 or 0.001 |

What is the measure of the amount of matter in a solid, liquid or gas? | Mass |

What is the material that all objects and substances are made of? | Matter |

Are mass and weight the same or different? | They are different. |

What instruments do we use to measure mass? | a lab scale, triple beam balance or quadruple beam balance |

What instruments do we use to measure volume? | a graduated cylinder and beaker |

A quantity that describes the amount of space something takes up. | Volume |

Where do we read the level of a liquid? | At the meniscus, the lowest point of the fluid |

What is the formula for finding the volume of a rectangular solid | length x width x height |

What is the label for the volume of a rectangular solid? | cm3 |

1 mL = ? | 1 cm3 |

What is the water displacement method to find the volume of an irregular object? | Record the level of water in a vessel. Put the object in the water, and record the volume again. Find the change in volume. This is the volume of the object (cm3) |