# Measuring Length Using Metric Quiz

The metric system is a method of measuring things like length, weight and temperature. It is used by many countries around the world. This quiz tests your knowledge of measuring length using the metric system.

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1. How many millimeters are in a centimeter?

2. How many centimeters are in a meter?

3. How many meters are in a kilometer?

4. Which is larger: a millimeter, a centimeter or a meter?

5. If you were going to travel 2,000 meters to your friend's house, how many kilometers would you be traveling?

6. How many centimeters are in 25,600 millimeters?

7. How many meters are in 25,600 millimeters?

8. If your house is 1.5 kilometers from your school, how many meters would that be?

9. If your house is 1.5 kilometers from your school, how many centimeters would that be?

10. Which is longer: a kilometer or a mile?