### 1. The newton is a unit of:

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Force is mass accelerated over time. One newton is the force required to accelerate 1 kg of mass 1 meter per second squared.

### 2. Which of the following is not a unit of mass?

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Gram, pound, and ton refer to mass, while the pint is an English unit of volume.

### 3. A square meter is a unit of:

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The meter measures length. When you multiple units of distance, you get surface area.

### 4. Which of these is a unit of volume?

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When you cube a distance, you get volume. Cubic centimeters is an example. Another common volume unit is the liter or milliliter (SI) and quart or pint (English). The erg is a unit of energy, while nanometers measures length and milligrams measures mass.

### 5. The kilometer is a unit of:

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If you don't remember any other answers from this quiz, know this one. The kilometer is a base unit of length or distance in the metric system.

### 6. A unit of electric resistance is the:

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Ohm and mho are units of resistance. A mho (if you had not noticed) is ohm spelled backwards and is the reciprocal of an ohm.

### 7. The Pascal is a unit of:

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The Pascal is the metric unit of pressure. It's newtons per square meter or kilograms per meter second squared. The unit is capitalized because it's named for a person.

### 8. Which of the following is not a unit of temperature?

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Kelvin (which is not reported in degrees) and degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius are units of temperature. The BTU is a unit of work.

### 9. The watt is a unit of?

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Watts are power. On a light bulb, for example, they indicate how much power the bulb will draw. So, you shouldn't put a high powered bulb in a socket only built to withstand low power.

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