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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 25 quizzes and 270 trivia questions in this category.
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Calendars, Time and Distance

This is a quiz about calendars, years, months, days and ends with 2 questions involving distance.
Very Difficult (15 qns)
Jul 08 00
5751 plays
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)
Jul 21 09
1749 plays
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)
Jun 03 06
3636 plays
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)
Dec 16 08
1728 plays
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)
Feb 09 08
384 plays
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)
Feb 19 00
9309 plays
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)
Apr 02 15
264 plays
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)
Mar 03 14
687 plays
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).
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 01 12
468 plays
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)
Mar 15 16
261 plays
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)
Jan 11 02
4083 plays
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)
May 22 03
1908 plays
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)
Jan 12 11
651 plays
Drawn to Scale

This quiz is about the different scales that are used (or rarely used) in science.
Tough (15 qns)
Apr 22 08
729 plays
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)
Oct 14 11
726 plays
Which Way Is Up

Here is a quiz on directions on the Earth and in the sky.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 18 01
4041 plays
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)
Jul 28 02
1434 plays
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)
Jul 28 01
1062 plays
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)
Apr 27 00
3720 plays
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)
Apr 30 00
4737 plays
A Timely Quiz

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

A quiz about measuring instruments and implements.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 18 00
4680 plays
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)
May 04 14
429 plays
Weights and Measures

A quiz about not-so-known measurement units and connections between very-well-known ones.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 07 03
1326 plays
Cookin' Up Measurements

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