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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.
39 quizzes and 410 trivia questions.
  Measure for Measure great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 18 17
JanIQ gold member
Nov 18 17
476 plays
  The Fahrenheit Scale great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Have you ever wondered about the exact temperatures for various situations? Here's your opportunity to discover your talent as a human thermometer!
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 22 22
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jun 22 22
9584 plays
  Another Measure for Measure popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 10 18
Very Easy
JanIQ gold member
Nov 10 18
576 plays
  Too Close For Comfort best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Mar 18 18
LeoDaVinci editor
Mar 18 18
3871 plays
  6 Inch 6 Inch - 10 questions - 6 mins
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.
Difficult, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Feb 05 18
1nn1 editor
Feb 05 18
278 plays
  The Space Between great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 08 14
VegemiteKid gold member
971 plays
  A Scale Model - 10 questions - 3 mins
A look at various types of scientific scales and what they are used for. Can you match them up?
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Mar 24 21
480154st gold member
Mar 24 21
242 plays
  A Long History in Measuring Time best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Jan 29 13
LeoDaVinci editor
2218 plays
  Units in Electronics popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are ten of the more important units of measurement used in electricity and electronics. Match the units to the properties.
Easier, 10 Qns, mike32768, May 14 20
mike32768 gold member
May 14 20
343 plays
  Up To Scale - 10 questions - 4 mins
I give you the scale and you match it to what it measures.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Oct 29 16
Oct 29 16
464 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In Ancient Egypt, a palm was the measure of the width of four fingers, equivalent to how many millimetres(inches)?

From Quiz "The Space Between"

  Some Really, Really, Really Big Numbers top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Mar 16 13
1987 plays
  Metric Prefixes (Positive Exponents) - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, Jordanar18, Jan 13 19
Jan 13 19
201 plays
  How Hot or Cold is it? - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, namrewsna, Mar 24 18
Mar 24 18
250 plays
  Metric and Imperial Measurements - 20 questions - 4 mins
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, Sep 14 19
timence gold member
Sep 14 19
4267 plays
  How Fast, How Strong, How High - 10 questions - 2 mins
This quiz asks you to recognize equivalents between the International System of Units (SI) and the US Customary System of measurement.
Easier, 10 Qns, bernie73, Mar 18 21
bernie73 gold member
Mar 18 21
284 plays
  Ten Thousand Nanomegaquestions popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 02 12
WesleyCrusher editor
656 plays
  Troy Weights and Other Measures - 10 questions - 4 mins
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?
Average, 10 Qns, davejacobs, Aug 22 18
Aug 22 18
181 plays
  Metric Prefixes (Negative Exponents) - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a follow-up to my positive exponents metric prefix quiz. Simply match the prefixes to the correct numbers!
Average, 10 Qns, Jordanar18, Jan 20 19
Jan 20 19
174 plays
  More Miscellaneous Measures popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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?
Tough, 10 Qns, davejacobs, Aug 29 18
Aug 29 18
139 plays
  British Measurements popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Sep 01 22
TabbyTom gold member
Sep 01 22
2098 plays
  American Measurement System - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Aug 11 22
Aug 11 22
766 plays
  Down With the Metric System! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
daver852 gold member
382 plays
  Measuring Instruments - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz about measuring instruments and implements.
Average, 10 Qns, Tristan., Jan 01 15
5053 plays
  Measurement All Around You - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Feb 22 17
Feb 22 17
817 plays
  The Julian Period great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Aug 16 19
pollucci19 gold member
Aug 16 19
472 plays
  When My Cup Runneth Over - 10 questions - 3 mins
I have ten sets of cups, or other containers, filled with different things. Which will fit and which will run over?
Average, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, Jul 04 17
Lottie1001 gold member
Jul 04 17
301 plays
  The Shortest FunTrivia Quiz ever written - 10 questions - 6 mins
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).
Difficult, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Dec 04 17
WesleyCrusher editor
Dec 04 17
232 plays
  Scientific Scales - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Feb 26 04
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
1493 plays
  Drawn to Scale - 15 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about the different scales that are used (or rarely used) in science.
Tough, 15 Qns, geniusonwheels, Sep 04 20
Sep 04 20
781 plays
  SI Units - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Feb 26 04
4899 plays
  Calendars, Time and Distance editor best quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
This is a quiz about calendars, years, months, days and ends with 2 questions involving distance.
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, YOMD39, Jan 29 20
Very Difficult
Jan 29 20
5985 plays
  Scientific Measurement Units - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Feb 26 04
3825 plays
  Eras and Periods - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a short quiz on the eras and periods scientists use to describe the past history of the earth.
Tough, 10 Qns, GeniusBoy, Sep 01 17
Sep 01 17
1118 plays
  Uncommon Units of Time and Distance - 10 questions - 5 mins
Let's see how much you know about uncommon and obsolete units of time and distance.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Earthboy, Apr 08 16
Apr 08 16
336 plays
  Which Way Is Up - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here is a quiz on directions on the Earth and in the sky.
Average, 10 Qns, almach, Dec 09 15
4224 plays
  A Timely Quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Time for a fun quiz! This quiz is about time- the history of time and its measurements.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, bullymom, Mar 06 06
Very Difficult
2028 plays
  Weights and Measures - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about some lesser known measurement units and connections between very well known ones.
Tough, 10 Qns, mc98025, Oct 29 16
Oct 29 16
1378 plays
  Units, Units, Units! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
474 plays
  Cookin' Up Measurements in the USA - 10 questions - 5 mins
Each question gives a story that must be answered with a measurement. US measurements are used in the quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, pennie1478, Sep 13 22
Sep 13 22
561 plays
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