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Made to Measure Quiz

I hope you measure up to this task 12 Questions.

 
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1

How many tons of TNT is equivalent to a one megaton hydrogen bomb?

  • Five hundred thousand tons
  • One million tons
  • One and a half million tons
  • Two million tons

2

How far does light travel in miles, in one year in space?

  • 5.12 trillion miles
  • 5.46 trillion miles
  • 5.88 trillion miles
  • 6.23 trillion miles

3

On the Fahrenheit temperature scale, absolute zero is calculated at minus 456.9°. What is the equivalent on the Centigrade scale?

  • Minus 266.4°
  • Minus 273.1°
  • Minus 276.8°
  • Minus 279.5°

4

Which of the following is not used for measuring distance?

  • Furlong
  • Rod
  • Perch
  • Gill

5

In the metric system, the prefixes "deci-", "centi-", and "milli-" all stem from which language?

  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

6

How many countries in the world at this time do not use the metric system of measurements?

  • 3
  • 7
  • 13
  • 19

7

A “Kelvin” is a unit used to measure what?

  • Density
  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Power

8

What, in numerical terms, is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter (pi)?

  • 3.1134
  • 3.1416
  • 3.1789
  • 3.2264

9

What measurement unit is used to indicate the amount of radiation in X-rays?

  • Quintal
  • Decibel
  • Roentgen
  • Quire

10

In Baseball, what is the distance from the home plate to the pitcher’s box?

  • 58ft 9in
  • 59ft 6in
  • 60ft 6in
  • 61ft 0in

11

What would be the metric equivalent in millimeters of a ¾in bolt?

  • 18.70
  • 18.95
  • 19.05
  • 19.30

12

In the kitchen, how many tablespoons equate to a half cup?

  • Six
  • Eight
  • Ten
  • Twelve

 

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