MCQ Quiz On Measurement: Trivia!

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MCQ Quiz On Measurement: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A plumber needs to measure the internal diameter of a water pipe as accurately a possible. Which instrument should be used?
    • A. 

      Vernier calipers

    • B. 

      Metre rule

    • C. 

      Micrometer screwgauge

    • D. 

      Measuring tape

  • 2. 
    The diagram shows part of a vernier scale. What is the correct reading?
    • A. 

      30.5 mm

    • B. 

      33.5 mm

    • C. 

      38.0 mm

    • D. 

      42.5 mm

  • 3. 
    Nuramira has been asked to determine, as accurately as possible, the volume of a piece of wire. The wire is about 80cm long and about 0.2cm in diameter. Which measuring instruments should the student use?
    • A. 

      Length-metre rule ; diameter-micrometer

    • B. 

      Length-metre rule ; diameter-vernier calipers

    • C. 

      Length-micrometer ; diameter-vernier calipers

    • D. 

      Length-vernier calipers ; diameter-micrometer

  • 4. 
    Which instruments are most suitable for accurate measurements of the diameter of a pin and internal diameter of a beaker?
    • A. 

      Diameter of a pin-micrometer ; Internal diameter of a beaker-ruler

    • B. 

      Diameter of a pin-micrometer ; Internal diameter of a beaker-vernier calipers

    • C. 

      Diameter of a pin-ruler ; Internal diameter of a beaker-micrometer

    • D. 

      Diameter of a pin-ruler ; Internal diameter of a beaker-vernier calipers

  • 5. 
    One oscillation of a swinging pendulum occurs when the bob moves from X and Y and back to X again. Using a stopwatch, which would be the most accurate way to measure the time for one oscillation of the pendulum?
    • A. 

      Time 20 oscillations and multiply by 20

    • B. 

      Time 20 oscillations and divide by 20

    • C. 

      Time one oscillation

    • D. 

      Time the motion from X and Y, and double it

  • 6. 
    A pendulum swings backward and forwards passing through Y, the middle point of the oscillation. The first time the pendulum passes through Y, a stopwatch is started. The twenty-first time the pendulum passes through Y, the stopwatch is stopped. The reading is T. What is the period of the pendulum?
    • A. 

      T/40

    • B. 

      T/21

    • C. 

      T/20

    • D. 

      T/10

  • 7. 
    Nurul Ezzah used a micrometer screw gauge to measure the thickness of the cardboard. The diagram below shows part of the micrometer. What is the thickness of the cardboard?
    • A. 

      5.11 mm

    • B. 

      5.71 mm

    • C. 

      7.21 mm

    • D. 

      7.71 mm

  • 8. 
    Tie Yii Chiew used a pair of vernier calipers to measure the diameter of a beaker. The diagram below shows the enlargement of part of the vernier calipers. What is the diameter of the beaker?
    • A. 

      4.12 cm

    • B. 

      4.18 cm

    • C. 

      4.82 cm

    • D. 

      4.88 cm

  • 9. 
    The bob of a simple pendulum takes 17.6s to swing from P to Q and back to P again twenty times. What is the period of the pendulum?
    • A. 

      0.44 s

    • B. 

      0.88 s

    • C. 

      1.76 s

    • D. 

      3.58 s

  • 10. 
    Aqil wants to find the volume of stone by using a measuring cylinder. The results of each stage of the experiment are shown below. What is the volume of the stone?
    • A. 

      2 cm3

    • B. 

      6 cm3

    • C. 

      22 cm3

    • D. 

      28 cm3

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