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Unit conversions are one of the first topics you need to master in a chemistry course. This is a collection of 10 chemistry test questions with answers dealing with unit conversions.

Question 1

Convert the following measurements into m. a. 280 cm b. 56100 mm c. 3.7 km

Question 2

Convert the following measurements into mL. a. 0.75 liters b. 3.2 x 10^{4} μL c. 0.5 m^{3}

Question 3

Which is greater: 45 kg or 4500 g?

Question 4

Which is greater: 45 miles or 63 km?

Question 5

How many cubic feet are there in a room measuring 5m x 10m x 2m?

Question 6

What is the volume of a 12 oz. can of soda in mL?

Question 7

What is the mass of a 120 lb. person in grams?

Question 8

What is the height in meters of a 5'3" person?

Question 9

Six gallons of gasoline costs $21.00. How does a liter cost?

Question 10

A man makes a 27.0 km trip in 16 minutes.

a. How far was the trip in miles? b. If the speed limit was 55 miles per hour, was the driver speeding?

Answers

1. a. 2.8 m b. 56.1 m c. 3700 m 2. a. 750 mL b. 32 mL c. 5 x 10^{5} mL 3. 45 kg 4. 45 miles (72.4 km) 5. 3531.47 ft^{3} 6. 354.9 mL 7. 54431 grams 8. 1.60 m 9. 92 cents 10. a. 16.8 miles b. Yes (63 mph)