What is the basic unit of volume in the metric system
(a). kilo (b). millimeter (c). liter (d). centimeter
The base unit is the unit that is the most used unit of measurement for a particular physical quantity.
Answer: The basic unit of volume in the metric system is a liter. Hence option (c) is correct.
Let us proceed step by step.
Units for volume :
Volume can be measured in various units like liter, milliliter, cubic meter, etc. The base unit of volume is liter. Another base unit of volume is the cubic meter.
1 cubic metre = 1000 litres
A liter is a special name for the cubic decimeter (dm3).
Therefore, the basic unit of volume in the metric system is a liter. Hence option (c) is correct.