Graduated Cylinder Science Quiz

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Graduated Cylinder Science Quiz

A graduated cylinder is a common piece of laboratory equipment used to measure the volume of a liquid. It has a narrow cylindrical shape and each mark shows the amount of the liquid measured. Take up the test below and see how well you understand this piece of lab equipment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Volume is
    • A. 

      The density of something

    • B. 

      The amount of space something takes up

    • C. 

      The measurement of gravity on an object

  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    Before using the balance, it must first be
  • 4. 
    To zero the balance, all the sliding masseds must be move to the
  • 5. 
    Write the steps for taking a measurement with a triple beam balance
  • 6. 
    The meniscus is
    • A. 

      A bubble in the liquid

    • B. 

      The amount of liquid in a graduated cylinder

    • C. 

      The curved surface of a liquid

    • D. 

      The measurement markings on the cylinder