# MCQ Quiz On Measurement: Trivia!

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 503  Settings  .

• 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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