Measurement Quiz

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Measurement Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz that tests your knowledge about mass, weight, volume and density.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jose wants to figure out how much matter is in the key chain his dad gave him for his birthday. To figure this out what should Jose measure?
    • A. 

      The mass of the key chain.

    • B. 

      The weight of the key chain.

    • C. 

      The volume of the key chain.

    • D. 

      The density of the key chain.

  • 2. 
    Why does a tennis ball weigh more on Earth than it does on the Moon?
    • A. 

      Because the Moon has stronger gravity pulling down on the tennis ball.

    • B. 

      Because the Earth has stronger gravity pulling down on the tennis ball.

    • C. 

      Because the tennis ball has more mass on the Earth than on the Moon.

    • D. 

      Because the tennis ball has more mass on the Moon than on the Earth.

  • 3. 
    Amairany only has a little bit of space in her closet. She wants to figure out how many cube shaped boxes will fit inside. What should she measure.
    • A. 

      The weight of the closet and the boxes.

    • B. 

      The mass of the closet and the boxes.

    • C. 

      The density of the closet and the boxes.

    • D. 

      The volume of the closet and the boxes.

  • 4. 
    What tool should you use to measure mass?
    • A. 

      Triple Beam Balance

    • B. 

      Spring Scale

    • C. 

      Graduated Cylinder

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 5. 
    When you are measuring the amount of matter in a certain amount of space you are measuring
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 6. 
    What tool should you use to measure weight?
    • A. 

      Triple Beam Balance

    • B. 

      Spring Scale

    • C. 

      Graduated Cylinder

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 7. 
    What tool should you use to measure the volume of a cube?
    • A. 

      Triple Beam Balance

    • B. 

      Spring Scale

    • C. 

      Graduated Cylinder

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 8. 
    What tool should you use to measure the volume of a rock?
    • A. 

      Triple Beam Balance

    • B. 

      Spring Scale

    • C. 

      Graduated Cylinder

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 9. 
    If you measure an object and it is 10 grams what property did you measure?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 10. 
    If you measure an object and the measurement is 100 g/cm cubed what property did you measure?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 11. 
    If you measure an object and the measurement is 50 newtons what property did you measure?
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Density

  • 12. 
    If you measure an object and the measurement is 5 millimeters cubed what property did you measure?
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Density

  • 13. 
    Describe two types of errors that can happen when you are measuring the mass, weight or volume of an object.
  • 14. 
    Give at least two ways that you can help avoid making errors when measuring an object's mass, weight or volume.
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