Scale Factor Retest

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Scale Quizzes & Trivia

Scale drawings, scale models, similar figures, and converting units all over 6th Grade GPS Unit 7.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A ferris wheel is 72 meters tall. A model of the ferris wheel is 9 centimeters tall. Which is the scale of the model ferris wheel to the actual ferris wheel?
    • A. 

      8m = 1 cm

    • B. 

      1 cm = 9 m

    • C. 

      1cm = 8m

    • D. 

      9m = 1 cm

  • 2. 
    A map has a scale of 1in = 3mi. The distance from Spencer's house to Waffle House is 8in. What is the distance from Spencer's house to Waffle House in miles?
    • A. 

      27 mi

    • B. 

      11 mi

    • C. 

      20mi

    • D. 

      24 mi

  • 3. 
    The map of Georgia has a scale of 1/2 inches = 12mi. The map shows the distance from Gainesville to Columbus is 4 inches. What is the actual distance from Gainesville to Columbus in miles?
    • A. 

      24mi

    • B. 

      48mi

    • C. 

      96mi

    • D. 

      108 mi

  • 4. 
    48 oz = _____ lbs
    • A. 

      3 lbs

    • B. 

      4 lbs

    • C. 

      16 lbs

    • D. 

      12 lbs

  • 5. 
    5m = ____ km
    • A. 

      50km

    • B. 

      500km

    • C. 

      .05km

    • D. 

      .005km

  • 6. 
    9 cups = _____ pts
    • A. 

      18 pts

    • B. 

      4.5 pts

    • C. 

      5.5 pts

    • D. 

      3.5 pts

  • 7. 
                        12.5cm                           37.5cmWhat is the scale factor of the two similar regular pentagons?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      5.5

    • D. 

      3

  • 8. 
    Armadillo and Fredricktown are 4 cm apart on a map.  The actual distance between the two towns is 10 km.  Which of the following represents the scale of the map?
    • A. 

      1 cm = 2 km

    • B. 

      1 cm = 2.5 km

    • C. 

      1 cm = 4 km

    • D. 

      1 cm = 10 km