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# What is the basic unit of volume in the metric system

(a) kilo (b) millimeter (c) liter (d) centimeter

**Solution:**

The base unit is the unit that is the most used unit of measurement for a particular physical quantity.

A metric system is a system of measurements with various basic units of length, mass, and volume. It is the standard system adopted by most countries worldwide.

**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 (dm^{3}).

Therefore, the basic unit of volume in the metric system is a liter. Hence option (c) is correct.

## What is the basic unit of volume in the metric system?

**Summary:**

The basic unit of volume in the metric system is a liter. Hence option (c) is correct.

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