11-Plus Maths Quiz - Measures (Very Easy) (Questions)

Nowadays, we use the metric system: metres for length, kilograms for weight and litres for volume. Do you know your metric units?

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Do this 11-plus Maths quiz and see if you measure up to the challenge.

1. How many grams are there in a kilogram?
[ ] 10
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 100
2. How many millimetres are there in a centimetre?
[ ] 100
[ ] 10
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 10,000
3. How many cubic centimetres are there in a litre?
[ ] 100
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 10
4. How many metres are there in a kilometre?
[ ] 10
[ ] 100
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 10,000
5. How many millilitres are there in one litre?
[ ] 100,000
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 100
[ ] 1,000
6. How many square metres are there in one square kilometre?
[ ] 1,000,000 (one million)
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 100,000 (one hundred thousand)
7. How many cubic centimetres are there in one cubic metre?
[ ] 1,000,000 (one million)
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 100,000 (one hundred thousand)
8. What is 1 mile equal to in kilometres?
[ ] 1.75 km
[ ] 1 km
[ ] 2.2 km
[ ] 1.61 km
9. How many kilograms are there in a metric ton?
[ ] 100,000 (one hundred thousand)
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 100
10. How many square metres are there in an acre?
[ ] 40,000
[ ] 4,100
[ ] 4,047
[ ] 5,000
11-Plus Maths Quiz - Measures (Very Easy) (Answers)
1. How many grams are there in a kilogram?
[ ] 10
[ ] 10,000
[x] 1,000
[ ] 100
1,000 g in 1 kg
2. How many millimetres are there in a centimetre?
[ ] 100
[x] 10
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 10,000
10 mm in 1 cm
3. How many cubic centimetres are there in a litre?
[ ] 100
[x] 1,000
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 10
1,000 cubic cm in 1 litre
4. How many metres are there in a kilometre?
[ ] 10
[ ] 100
[x] 1,000
[ ] 10,000
1,000 metres in a kilometre
5. How many millilitres are there in one litre?
[ ] 100,000
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 100
[x] 1,000
1,000 ml in 1 l. Note: 1 cubic centimetre = 1 ml
6. How many square metres are there in one square kilometre?
[x] 1,000,000 (one million)
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 100,000 (one hundred thousand)
1,000 m in 1 km. One square kilometre = 1,000 × 1,000 = 1,000,000 square metres
7. How many cubic centimetres are there in one cubic metre?
[x] 1,000,000 (one million)
[ ] 10,000
[ ] 1,000
[ ] 100,000 (one hundred thousand)
100 cm in 1 m. A cubic metre = 100 × 100 × 100 = 1,000,000 cubic centimetres
8. What is 1 mile equal to in kilometres?
[ ] 1.75 km
[ ] 1 km
[ ] 2.2 km
[x] 1.61 km
1 mile = 1.61 km = 1,610 m (for practical purposes, use 1.6 km). You should know this because miles are still used in many countries of the world
9. How many kilograms are there in a metric ton?
[ ] 100,000 (one hundred thousand)
[ ] 10,000
[x] 1,000
[ ] 100
1,000 kg = 1 t. A 'metric ton' is also written as 'tonne'
10. How many square metres are there in an acre?
[ ] 40,000
[ ] 4,100
[x] 4,047
[ ] 5,000
4,047 square metres = 1 acre (for practical purposes, use 4,000 square metres). This has been included because 'acre' is still used in many parts of the world: farmers use it! By the way, 1 hectare = 10,000 square metres = 2.471 acres (for practical purposes, use 2.5 acres)