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

There are 36 quizzes and 380 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Calendars, Time and Distance Editor choice 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.
Very Difficult
Jul 08 00
5877 plays
trivia quiz  A Long History in Measuring Time cool 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.
LeoDaVinci editor
Jul 21 09
1956 plays
trivia quiz  Too Close For Comfort cool 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!
LeoDaVinci editor
Jun 03 06
3810 plays
trivia quiz  Some Really, Really, Really Big Numbers cool 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!
Dec 16 08
1872 plays
photo quiz  6 Inch cool 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.
1nn1 editor
Feb 04 18
198 plays
trivia quiz  The Space Between cool 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.
VegemiteKid gold member
Mar 03 14
807 plays
trivia quiz  The Julian Period cool 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?
pollucci19 gold member
Feb 09 08
396 plays
trivia quiz  The Fahrenheit Scale cool 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!
thejazzkickazz gold member
Feb 19 00
9453 plays
trivia quiz  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).
WesleyCrusher editor
Mar 01 12
579 plays
match quiz  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?
Aug 22 18
129 plays
match quiz  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).
Very Difficult
WesleyCrusher editor
Dec 04 17
195 plays
trivia quiz  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.
daver852 gold member
Apr 02 15
333 plays
match quiz  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.
JanIQ gold member
Nov 18 17
327 plays
trivia quiz  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?
TabbyTom gold member
May 22 03
2028 plays
trivia quiz  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.
timence gold member
Jan 11 02
4164 plays
match quiz  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?
Aug 29 18
111 plays
trivia quiz  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?
Jan 12 11
714 plays
match quiz  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.
Very Easy
JanIQ gold member
Nov 09 18
405 plays
match quiz  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.
Oct 29 16
390 plays
match quiz  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.
namrewsna gold member
Mar 24 18
204 plays
trivia quiz  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.
Mar 15 16
294 plays
trivia quiz  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.
Apr 22 08
744 plays
trivia quiz  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.
Oct 14 11
786 plays
trivia quiz  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.
Aug 18 01
4074 plays
trivia quiz  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!
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jul 28 02
1455 plays
trivia quiz  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!
Apr 27 00
3798 plays
trivia quiz  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.
Jul 28 01
1077 plays
trivia quiz  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!
Apr 30 00
4833 plays
trivia quiz  A Timely Quiz 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, bullymom, Oct 18 02

Time for a fun quiz! This quiz is about time- the history of time and its measurements.
Very Difficult
Oct 18 02
1995 plays
trivia quiz  Measuring Instruments 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tristan., Aug 18 00

A quiz about measuring instruments and implements.
Aug 18 00
4932 plays
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