Name:    Practice Test - Time and Length

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Which of these is NOT a definition of time?
 a. A nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future. d. An interval separating two points on this continuum; a duration: a long time since the last war; passed the time reading b. A similar number representing a specific point on this continuum, reckoned in hours and minutes: checked her watch and recorded the time, 6:17 a.m. e. A system by which such intervals are measured or such numbers are reckoned: solar time. c. The distance between two points of an inter-transdementional post gradient acrumenical system.

2.

What is the study of time called?
 a. chronology d. agiation b. timology e. boring c. secondology

3.

Length is the measure of
 a. area d. volume b. space e. distance between 2 point c. historical time

4.

The prefix Kilo means
 a. 0.001 d. 100 b. 0.01 e. 1000 c. 10

5.

The prefix centi means
 a. 0.001 d. 100 b. 0.01 e. 1000 c. 10

6.

The prefix milli means
 a. 0.001 d. 100 b. 0.01 e. 1000 c. 10

7.

The prefix giga means
 a. 0.00001 d. 1,000,000,000 b. 0.0000001 e. 1 c. 1,000,000

8.

How many seconds in a day?
 a. 86.4 d. 86400 b. 864 e. 864000 c. 8640

9.

2 hours, 30 minutes equals
 a. 9,000 seconds d. all of the above b. 150 minutes e. none of the above c. 2.5 hours

10.

Numbers are useless unless they
 a. have color d. are exact b. have units e. are small c. contain decimals