Course Readiness Assessment
for Physiology
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The Metric System
Properties of Matter
Atoms, Molecules and Bonds
Carbon and Functional Groups
Macromolecules
Water, pH, Acids, Bases and Buffers
Chemical Reactions
The Metric System
Choose the best answer.
A cell sample weighs 896 mg. This is the same as ___________.
0.0896 g
8,960 g
896,000 µg
896,000 kg
none of these
The metric units for measuring volume are ___________.
Grams
Pounds
Gallons
Liters
Meters
Which is the correct order of the prefixes from SMALLER to LARGER?
nano- < micro- < milli- < centi-
micro- < nano- < milli- < centi-
milli- < centi- < nano- < micro-
centi- < milli- < micro- < nano-
micro- < nano- < centi- < milli-
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
There are one million milliliters in a liter.
There are one thousand microliters in a milliliter.
There are ten centimeters in one millimeter.
A liter contains ten thousand kiloliters.
A kiloliter contains one hundred thousand liters.
Which of the following is equivalent to 3 mm?
3000 µm
0.3 cm
0.003 m
0.000003 km
All of the above are correct
Given that 1 mL of water weighs 1 g, how much would 200 mL of water weigh?
200,000 mg
200 mg
2 mg
0.2 mg
0.002 mg
1 m = _______ cm
100
10
1
.5
.1
1 liter = _______ kl
0.1
0.01
0.001
1
10
50 cg = ________ mg
1
10
50
500
5000
50 cm = ________ km
0.001
0.0005
0.05
0.5
5.0
0.05 kg = ________ dg
.5
5
10
500
5000
0.05 dg = ________ kg
0.000005
0.00005
0.0005
0.005
0.5
4000 hl = ________ liters.
40
400
4,000
40,000
400,000
4000 g = _________ Mg
0.4
0.04
0.004
0.0004
0.00004
37.5 dg = _________ mg
37500
3750
375
3.75
0.375
A patient takes 300 mg of a medication twice per day for six weeks. How many grams will be needed?
25.2 g
252 g
2.52 g
52 g
22.2 g