Have you got enough time to cover the distance? These quizzes are all about how we measure both of these topics.

**There are 35 quizzes and 350 trivia questions in this category.**

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Calendars, Time and Distance
15 questions

**Very Difficult**, 15 Qns, YOMD39, Jul 08 00

This is a quiz about calendars, years, months, days and ends with 2 questions involving distance.

Metric Prefixes (Positive Exponents)
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, Jordanar18, Jan 12 19

You probably know some of the basic positive exponent metric prefixes, like "kilo" for kilometer, or "mega" for megabyte. There are prefixes for much larger numbers, however. Match the prefixes to the correct numbers.

Metric Prefixes (Negative Exponents)
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, Jordanar18, Jan 19 19

This is a follow-up to my positive exponents metric prefix quiz. Simply match the prefixes to the correct numbers!

A Long History in Measuring Time
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Jul 21 09

This quiz is based on the Author Challenge from kyleisalive. Measuring time has evolved from an art to a science. Let us explore the different methods used over history in the measurement of something we all take for granted - time.

Too Close For Comfort
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Jun 03 06

Studying for my physics exams, I kept stumbling across the many different ways we perceive distance. Take a trip through time and space to discover just how far, and how to measure it!

Some Really, Really, Really Big Numbers
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, adams627, Dec 16 08

Everyone knows those little numbers like pi and the square root of two. This quiz is to test your knowledge of numbers in math and science that are mind-bogglingly large!

The Space Between
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Mar 03 14

How big is that linear space? Learn a little about the origins of some common and a few little more unusual linear sizes.

6 Inch
10 questions

**Difficult**, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Feb 04 18

In Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Album Challenge, one had to write about a song from the album."6 Inch" was my pick. The metric system is accurate but boring. Most people know how much 6 inches is, right? Let's take a look.

The Julian Period
10 questions

**Tough**, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Feb 09 08

The second Julian Period will commence January 23 in the year 3268AD.
What do you know about it and your calendars?

The Fahrenheit Scale
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Feb 19 00

Have you ever wondered about the exact temperatures for various situations? Here's your opportunity to discover your talent as a human thermometer!

Ten Thousand Nanomegaquestions
10 questions

**Tough**, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Mar 01 12

You know kilo-, Mega-, Giga-, centi- and milli-, but do you have what it takes to prefix some very large or very small sizes? Let's take a look at the lesser used SI prefixes! (Numbers are in US system, thus one billion = 1000 million).

The Shortest FunTrivia Quiz ever written
10 questions

**Very Difficult**, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Dec 04 17

With a quiz requiring ten questions, you can't get by with any less than 20 letters - one for each question and one for each match answer. I've done just that: Match the SI unit to the symbol for the quantity it measures. (Question 4 is a lowercase L).

Down With the Metric System!
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 02 15

Let's face it: the metric system is boring! This quiz is about other methods of measurement, those with a little uniqueness and personality.

Measure for Measure
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 18 17

Scientific research needs many quantities to be measured. And to get coherent results, the measurements must be standardized. The SI units fulfil this need of standardization. Match the specific SI unit to the quantity measured.

Troy Weights and Other Measures
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, davejacobs, Aug 22 18

My 1933 British Dictionary has a section on "Tables of Weights and Measures" that reveals a complex situation with different sets of measures for various different commercial activities. Can you answer these questions?

British Measurements
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, TabbyTom, May 22 03

The UK has succumbed to the Système International d'Unités (a.k.a. the metric system), but old units are still remembered and sometimes used in some activities. How much do you know about these?

Metric and Imperial Measurements
20 questions

**Average**, 20 Qns, timence, Jan 11 02

This is kind of a weird quiz topic but something everyone should know, especially those travellers who go between the two different (metric and imperial) systems.

More Miscellaneous Measures
10 questions

**Difficult**, 10 Qns, davejacobs, Aug 29 18

I found some more quaint measures at the back of my old 1933 Dictionary, and I think some of them - but not all - may still be in use. Can you make these numbers fit?

Another Measure for Measure
10 questions

**Very Easy**, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 09 18

Most scientists use the SI unit system. Other units are still currently used. Your job is to match the SI unit to its corresponding non-SI unit. All numbers used in this quiz are written with the decimal comma, not the decimal point.

American Measurement System
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, drbabe, Jan 12 11

The United States in the only industrialized country that does not use the metric system. The American system of measurement is the same as the "English system", which the Brits have abandoned for metric. What do you know about this system?

Up To Scale
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Oct 29 16

I give you the scale and you match it to what it measures.

How Hot or Cold is it?
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, namrewsna, Mar 24 18

Match these items to their temperatures. Some items can vary and or don't fall exactly on a round number, but for ease of display a single representative value has been chosen. Unless otherwise indicated, assume regular sea level conditions.

Uncommon Units of Time and Distance
10 questions

**Difficult**, 10 Qns, Earthboy, Mar 15 16

Let's see how much you know about uncommon and obsolete units of time and distance.

Drawn to Scale
15 questions

**Tough**, 15 Qns, geniusonwheels, Apr 22 08

This quiz is about the different scales that are used (or rarely used) in science.

Measurement All Around You
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, tamrof, Oct 14 11

Measurement affects the lives of us all. In this quiz I will explore a few of the ways measurement appears around us.

Which Way Is Up
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, almach, Aug 18 01

Here is a quiz on directions on the Earth and in the sky.

Scientific Scales
10 questions

**Very Difficult**, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jul 28 02

Over the past 4 or 5 hundred years human beings have done a marvelous job of discovering ways to measure natural phenomena. Let's take a look at some of the scales that have been developed to measure everything from the weather to earthquakes!

Scientific Measurement Units
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, lsvitko, Apr 27 00

Okay, all you science students--let's see how well you listened in your high school science classes!! I will tell you the unit of measurement and you choose the correct quantity that it would be used to measure. Ready, set, THINK!

Eras and Periods
10 questions

**Tough**, 10 Qns, GeniusBoy, Jul 28 01

This is a short quiz on the eras and periods scientists use to describe the past history of the earth.

SI Units
10 questions

**Average**, 10 Qns, DesertFox, Apr 30 00

An oldy but a goldy. I'll give you the standard SI unit of measurement, you tell me what it measures!

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