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  There are 25 quizzes in this category.
Take Measurements, Time and Distance - The Mixed Quiz ( Scores )
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
1
Calendars, Time and Distance

This is a quiz about calendars, years, months, days and ends with 2 questions involving distance.
Very Difficult (15 qns)
YOMD39
Jul 08 00
5742 plays
2
A Long History in Measuring Time

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.
Average (10 qns)
LeoDaVinci
Jul 21 09
1737 plays
3
Too Close For Comfort

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!
Average (10 qns)
LeoDaVinci
Jun 03 06
3627 plays
4
Some Really, Really, Really Big Numbers

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!
Average (10 qns)
adams627
Dec 16 08
1725 plays
5
The Julian Period

The second Julian Period will commence January 23 in the year 3268AD. What do you know about it and your calendars?
Tough (10 qns)
pollucci19
Feb 09 08
384 plays
6
The Fahrenheit Scale

Have you ever wondered about the exact temperatures for various situations? Here's your opportunity to discoverer your talent as a human thermometer!
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Feb 19 00
9258 plays
7
Down With the Metric System!

Let's face it: the metric system is boring! This quiz is about other methods of measurement, those with a little uniqueness and personality.
Average (10 qns)
daver852
Apr 02 15
258 plays
8
The Space Between

How big is that linear space? Learn a little about the origins of some common and a few little more unusual linear sizes.
Average (10 qns)
VegemiteKid
Mar 03 14
672 plays
9
Ten Thousand Nanomegaquestions

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).
Average (10 qns)
WesleyCrusher
Mar 01 12
429 plays
10
Uncommon Units of Time and Distance

Let's see how much you know about uncommon and obsolete units of time and distance.
Difficult (10 qns)
Earthboy
Mar 15 16
258 plays
11
Metric and Imperial Measurements

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.
Average (20 qns)
timence
Jan 11 02
4041 plays
12
British Measurements

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?
Average (10 qns)
TabbyTom
May 22 03
1905 plays
13
American Measurement System

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?
Average (10 qns)
drbabe
Jan 12 11
648 plays
14
Drawn to Scale

This quiz is about the different scales that are used (or rarely used) in science.
Tough (15 qns)
geniusonwheels
Apr 22 08
729 plays
15
Measurement All Around You

Measurement affects the lives of us all. In this quiz I will explore a few of the ways measurement appears around us.
Average (10 qns)
tamrof
Oct 14 11
723 plays
16
Which Way Is Up

Here is a quiz on directions on the Earth and in the sky.
Average (10 qns)
almach
Aug 18 01
4041 plays
17
Scientific Scales

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 (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jul 28 02
1434 plays
18
Eras and Periods

This is a short quiz on the eras and periods scientists use to describe the past history of the earth.
Tough (10 qns)
GeniusBoy
Jul 28 01
1059 plays
19
Scientific Measurement Units

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!
Average (10 qns)
lsvitko
Apr 27 00
3648 plays
20
SI Units

An oldy but a goldy. I'll give you the standard SI unit of measurement, you tell me what it measures!
Average (10 qns)
DesertFox
Apr 30 00
4737 plays
21
A Timely Quiz

Time for a fun quiz! This quiz is about time- the history of time and its measurements.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
bullymom
Oct 18 02
1977 plays
22
Measuring Instruments

A quiz about measuring instruments and implements.
Average (10 qns)
Tristan.
Aug 18 00
4677 plays
23
Units, Units, Units!

What do you need while describing a physical quantity? Not only the magnitude of the quantity, but also the units! Get the units wrong and lose marks, or even get a rocket destroyed! Test yourself with this quiz, dedicated to those units.
Tough (10 qns)
kireeti
May 04 14
429 plays
24
Weights and Measures

A quiz about not-so-known measurement units and connections between very-well-known ones.
Tough (10 qns)
mc98025
Nov 07 03
1323 plays
25
Cookin' Up Measurements

Each question gives a story that must be answered with a measurement.
Average (10 qns)
pennie1478
Nov 04 11
495 plays
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