KS1 Maths Quiz
Year 2 Measurements - Length and Height
Very long distances, like the distance from the Moon to Earth, are measured in kilometres.

Year 2 Measurements - Length and Height

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 or height in any direction (m/cm).

Understanding how to measure using standard units is a developing skill in KS1. Year 2 children learn how to measure accurately and how to compare lengths and heights. They should know the appropriate standard unit of measure too - for example, it would be appropriate to measure the length of a caterpillar using centimetres but not the height of a skyscraper.

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  1. Question 1

    How long might this goldfish be?
    The goldfish couldn't really be any of the other lengths
  2. Question 2

    How tall could this tree be?
    Although it's a very tall tree, it couldn't be 500m tall!
  3. Question 3

    Which unit of measurement is used for long distances?
    Sometimes we also talk about miles
  4. Question 4

    How long could a coloured pencil be?
    We use centimetres to measure shorter objects
  5. Question 5

    How long might a paperclip be?
    A paperclip is only a couple of centimetres long
  6. Question 6

    What could the length of this gym be?
    Some huge sports hall can be even longer than this
  7. Question 7

    How tall might this building be?
    Tall buildings are usually hundreds of metres tall
  8. Question 8

    How long might this bus be?
    1 metre is the same as 100 centimetres
  9. Question 9

    How long might an acorn be?
    The shortest measurement is the most appropriate one here
  10. Question 10

    How long could this worm be?
    The other answers are much too long for the length of the worm

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