
The standard unit of length is

the metre

the kilometre

the centimetre

the inch

Which one of the following is not a standard unit?

Kilometre

Second

Degree Celsius

Kilogram

Which one of the following instruments is used to measure temperature?

Thermometer

Measuring cylinder

Barometer

Opisometer

The standard unit of volume is

the metre cubed

the kilometre cubed

the centimeter cubed

the millimetre cubed

How many grams are there in 0.5 kilogram?

500

50

5,000

5

The amount of space taken up by an object is known as its

volume

area

mass

length

If a playing dice has a volume of 1 centimetre cubed, then how many such dice will fit into a 1 litre milk carton?

1,000

100

10

1,000,000

The amount of matter in a body is known as its

mass

volume

weight

temperature

The straight line distance between two points is known as its

length

area

volume

capacity

Identify the measuring instrument shown

Callipers

Curvimeter or opisometer

Metre stick

Thermometer

Temperature is

a measure of how hot or cold a body is

the amount of energy in a body

how good the weather is going to be

always measured in degrees Fahrenheit

Which is the odd one out?

Thermometer

Opisometer

Trundle wheel

Curvimeter

To measure the diameter of a small pipe, we would use

a callipers

a metre stick

a thermometer

a curvimeter (or opisometer)

Name the instrument shown on the right

Trundle wheel

Curvimeter (opisometer)

Callipers

Pipette

Which one of the following is the Vernier callipers?





If 1 m = 100 cm, then how many cm
^{2} are there in a m
^{2}?

10,000

200

100

1

What is the volume of a rectangular box whose length = 5 cm, width = 4 cm and height = 2 cm?

40 cm^{3}

10 cm^{3}

11 cm^{3}

22 cm^{3}

A rectangular block of length 8 cm and width 4 cm has a volume of 96 cm^{3}, What is the height of the block?

3 cm

8 cm

32 cm

64 cm

What is meant by the term "meniscus"?

The curved surface at the top of a liquid.

A piece of apparatus used to measure the volume of a liquid.

Another name for the internal diameter of a cylinder.

An instrument used to measure the length of a curved line.

In an experiment to measure the volume of a small stone using a measuring cylinder, the following measurements were recorded by a group of students:
Volume of water = 45 cm^{3}
Vol of water + stone = 58 cm^{3}
What is the volume of the stone?

13 cm^{3}

45 cm^{3}

103 cm^{3}

108 cm^{3}

What is the reading on the measuring cylinder shown?

84 cm^{3}

82 cm^{3}

83 cm^{3}

92 cm^{3}

Name the instrument shown

Overflow can

Tin can

Measuring cylinder

Thermometer

Which of the following liquids is commonly used in laboratory thermometers?

Alcohol

Water

Olive oil

Hydrochloric acid

How many millilitres (cm^{3}) are needed to make up a volume of 1 litre?

1,000

100

10

1,000,000

The standard unit of time is the

second

millisecond

minute

light year

If each square in the diagram shown has an area of 4 mm
^{2}, what is the approximate area enclosed by the curved line?

116 mm^{2}

100 mm^{2}

128 mm^{2}

29 mm^{2}

0.01 m is also known as a

centimetre

millimetre

kilometre

hectometre

The measure of how hot or cold a body is, is called its

temperature

length

area

mass

How many litres are there in 1 m^{3}?

1,000

100

1,000,000

10

Which one of the following is NOT a metric unit?

acre

metre squared

kilogram

second

The diagram shows a balance measuring the mass of an empty beaker and the same beaker half filled with a liquid. What is the mass of the liquid?

84.31 g

173.65 g

44.67 g

128.98 g

Which of the following is the odd one out?

Test tube

Trundle wheel

Metrestick

Curvimeter (opisometer)

Which one of the following instruments would you use to measure volume?

Graduated cylinder

Balance

Metrestick

Stop watch

The mass of a sample of sodium chloride is 24.855 grams. What is the mass rounded to the nearest hundredth of a gram?

24.86 grams

24.85 grams

24.9 grams

24.8 grams

How many grams are in a milligram?

0.001

1,000

1,000,000

.01

What is the SI unit of length?

Meter

Kilogram

Meter squared

Litre

Which of the following units would be most suitable for measuring the length of a person's finger?

Centimetre

Kilometre

Nanometre

Metre

The standard unit of area is the

metre squared

centimetre squared

acre

kilometre squared

How many centimetres are there in 1 metre?

100

10

1,000

0.1

How many metres are there in 1 kilometre?

1,000

100

10

0.01

What is 340 centimetres in metres?

3.40 metres

0.340 metre

3,400 metres

34 metres

A common error in reading length is called

parallax

zero

reaction time

percentage error

The length of an athletics track is usually measured with

a trundle wheel

a Vernier callipers

a metre stick

a measuring tape

The length and width of your classroom are best measured with a

measuring tape

ruler

trundle wheel

Vernier callipers

Which scientist proved that falling objects with different masses hit the ground at the same time?

Galileo

Copernicus

Newton

Hawking

The S.I. unit of mass is

the kilogram

the kilometre

the litre

the stone

How many grams are there in 2.5 kilograms?

2,500

250

0.025

25

What is the sum of 30 grams and 3 kilograms?

3.030 kg

3.30 kg

330 grams

303 grams

Computer memory is often measured in megabytes. What does mega represent?

One million

One thousand

One billion

One hundred

5 gigabytes of computer memory storage is equivalent to

5 billion bytes

5 million bytes

5 thousand bytes

50,000 bytes

The width of a soccer field is 70 metres and its length is 105 metres. What is its area?

7,350 square metres

175 square metres

1,500 square metres

735 square metres

When reading the volume of water in a graduated cylinder

you must read the bottom of the meniscus

you must read the top of the meniscus

you must read between the top and bottom of the meniscus

place a sheet of dark paper behind the graduated cylinder

A student wishes to measure the volume of a large stone. Which one of the following pieces of apparatus does he not use?

Metre stick

Overflow can

Measuring cylinder

String

How many minutes are there in two and a quarter hours?

135

145

15

120

The boiling point of water is

100^{o}C

0^{o}C

25^{o}C

80^{o}C

Ice usually melts at a temperature of

0^{o}C

100^{o}C

32^{o}C

10^{o}C

The lowest possible temperature is

273^{o}C

0^{o}C

180^{o}

373^{o}C