KS1 Maths Quiz
Year 1 Measurements - Mass and Weight
We use scales to measure how much different things weigh - even ourselves!

Year 1 Measurements - Mass and Weight

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Maths and numeracy for children aged 5 and 6 in year 1. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with measuring and recording mass and weight.

Before they learn how to record the weight or mass of an item, children in Year 1 are encouraged to talk about 'heavier' and 'lighter' when comparing objects. Eventually, Year 1 children will begin to use standard units of measurement (kilograms and grams) to measure and record the weight of objects. They should also begin to be able to estimate the weight (or mass) of an item.

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  1. Question 1

    What could be on this scale?
    6 apples could weigh just over 1 kg, the others would not
  2. Question 2

    Do these pears weigh more than a kilogram?
    They actually weigh less than half a kilogram!
  3. Question 3

    How much are peppers?
    Fruit and vegetables sold by weight are priced per kilogram
  4. Question 4

    How many kilograms does this scale weigh up to?
    The maximum weight on the scale is 5kg
  5. Question 5

    Which of the following would weigh about 1 kilogram?
    4 bananas would be closer to 1 kg than all the others
  6. Question 6

    What could be on this scale?
    A large bar of chocolate would weigh just under half a kilogram, the others would be more - especially a car!
  7. Question 7

    Which is the heaviest weight?
    The 5 kg is heavier than the others, and is larger too
  8. Question 8

    How much sugar might the girl use for a cake?
    500g is also half a kilogram
  9. Question 9

    How much is shown on the scale?
    200g is less than half a kilogram, which is 500g
  10. Question 10

    What weights do you see?
    The largest weight is 5kg, the middle weight is 2kg and the smallest weight is 1kg

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