KS1 Maths Quiz
Year 2 Measurements - Estimating
We use mm to measure the length or height of small things, cm for larger things, metres for very large things and km for long distances.

Year 2 Measurements - Estimating

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Maths and Numeracy for children aged 6 and 7 in year 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with choosing and using appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm), mass (kg/g), temperature (°C) and capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit.

Estimating measurements means being able to make a sensible guess as to a length, height, weight, temperature or capacity and choose the appropriate unit to do so. This quiz will help your child to choosing the appropriate units to measure different properties.

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  1. Question 1

    How much lemonade might this jug hold?
    Litres are used for liquid
  2. Question 2

    What could this item be used to measure?
    These are kitchen scales and are usually used to weigh items of food
  3. Question 3

    What could be the temperature in this photograph?
    Degrees measure temperatures. 80oC is very hot!
  4. Question 4

    How much might this puppy weigh?
    Kilograms would be the best unit to use here
  5. Question 5

    What unit of measurement would be most appropriate to measure the length of this pitch?
    Metres would be easier than centimetres!
  6. Question 6

    What could the temperature be in this fridge?
    Temperatures are measured in degrees
  7. Question 7

    How long could your hand be?
    Smaller items are usually measured in centimetres
  8. Question 8

    What unit of measure would be best to measure the ribbon around the parcel?
    Centimetres would be easier to use for shorter measurements
  9. Question 9

    How tall might this man be?
    Most adults are taller than 1 metre but less than 2 metres
  10. Question 10

    How much liquid could a coffee cup hold?
    Millilitres are used to measure smaller amounts of liquid

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