Vsol 6.9 Chapter 12 Test

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Metric System Quizzes & Trivia

Sixth Grade math assessment over the customary and metric systems of measurement.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which unit would you use to measure the length of a sheet of notebook paper?
    • A. 

      Kilometer

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Centimeter

    • D. 

      Millimeter

  • 2. 
    Which unit would you use to measure the distance form Phoenix, Arizona, to Minneapolis, Minnesota?
    • A. 

      Kilometer

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Centimeter

    • D. 

      Millimeter

  • 3. 
    Which unit would you use to measure the mass of a cat?
    • A. 

      Milligram

    • B. 

      Centigram

    • C. 

      Gram

    • D. 

      Kilogram

  • 4. 
    Which unit would you use to measure the capacity of a bucket?
    • A. 

      Milliliter

    • B. 

      Liter

    • C. 

      Gram

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 5. 
    Which is closest to the capacity of a cup of coffee.
    • A. 

      200 mL

    • B. 

      2 L

    • C. 

      250 mg

    • D. 

      20 kL

  • 6. 
    Stacie's desk is 63 inches wide.  How wide is Stacie's desk in feet?
    • A. 

      0.53 ft

    • B. 

      5.3 ft

    • C. 

      5.25 ft

    • D. 

      12 ft

  • 7. 
    The Hendersons live 3 miles from the middle school.  How many yards from the middle school do they live?
    • A. 

      5,180 yd

    • B. 

      5,280 yd

    • C. 

      10,560 yd

    • D. 

      15,840 yd

  • 8. 
    A pole-vaulter cleared the bar at a height of 16 feet.  How many yards was this?
    • A. 

      1 1/3 yd

    • B. 

      4 yd

    • C. 

      48 yd

    • D. 

      5 1/3 yd

  • 9. 
    All the hamburger patties prepared at a restaurant weigh 1/4 pound before cooking.  What is the weight of 3 patties in ounces?
    • A. 

      4 oz

    • B. 

      8 oz

    • C. 

      12 oz

    • D. 

      16 oz

  • 10. 
    If a rhino weighed 0.75 ton, how many pounds would it weigh?
    • A. 

      2,000 lb

    • B. 

      1,500 lb

    • C. 

      1,000 lb

    • D. 

      750 lb

  • 11. 
    Susie is mixing plant fertilizer.  She mixes 2 tablespoons of dry fertilizer with 1 gallon of water.  If she makes 1.5 gallons of fertilizer, how many quarts of fertilizer does she make?
    • A. 

      2 qt

    • B. 

      4 qt

    • C. 

      6 qt

    • D. 

      8 qt

  • 12. 
    Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      125 yd < 250 ft

    • B. 

      720 in > 25 yd

    • C. 

      58 in > 5 ft

    • D. 

      200 ft > 50 yd

  • 13. 
    Complete.  ______ mg = 1 g
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      0.001

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 14. 
    Complete.  _____ L = 350 mL
    • A. 

      350

    • B. 

      3,500

    • C. 

      3.5

    • D. 

      0.35

  • 15. 
    Sonia is knitting a long scarf.  Yesterday she knit 4.7 centimeters.  Today she knit 55 millimeters.  How many centimeters did she knit in the last two days?
    • A. 

      4.7 cm

    • B. 

      5.5 cm

    • C. 

      10.2 cm

    • D. 

      102 cm

  • 16. 
    Which is not equivalent to 123 centimeters?
    • A. 

      1.23 km

    • B. 

      1.23 m

    • C. 

      0.00123 km

    • D. 

      1,230 mm

  • 17. 
    A cat has a mass of 5.5 kilograms.  What is the cat's mass in grams?
    • A. 

      0.55 g

    • B. 

      55 g

    • C. 

      550 g

    • D. 

      5,500 g

  • 18. 
    Which is greater than 340 milligrams?
    • A. 

      0.5 g

    • B. 

      0.24 g

    • C. 

      0.34 g

    • D. 

      0.056 g

  • 19. 
    Which is equivalent to 2 1/4 tons?
    • A. 

      720 ounces

    • B. 

      450 pounds

    • C. 

      4,500 pounds

    • D. 

      7,200 ounces

  • 20. 
    A dog drinks 14 fluid ounces of water each day.  How many cups of water does it drink in 5 days?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8.75

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      70.75

  • 21. 
    Which is not equivalent to 64 fluid ounces?
    • A. 

      8 cups

    • B. 

      4 pints

    • C. 

      3 quarts

    • D. 

      0.5 gallon

  • 22. 
    Which is the best estimate for the height of a flagpole?
    • A. 

      10 km

    • B. 

      10 m

    • C. 

      10 cm

    • D. 

      10 mm

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