Shapes - Imperial and Metric
A Formula One race must exceed 305 kilometers. Approximately how far is this in miles?

Shapes - Imperial and Metric

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Metric units include meters, kilograms and liters. The older and now mostly outdated imperial system has units such as yards, pounds and pints. It is useful to know rough metric equivalents of common imperial units.

This Math quiz should help.

1.
Choose the largest drink from the following.
1 gallon of orange juice
1 pint of milk
1 liter of water
2,000 ml of tea
Remember this phrase: 'A liter of water is a pint and three quarters'
2.
Which is the largest weight of the following?
2 kg
7 lbs
1,860 g
17 oz
1 kg is approximately equal to 2.2 lbs. 'lbs' means pounds
3.
A fuel tank holds 45 liters. Approximately how many pints will it hold?
40 pints
80 pints
120 pints
160 pints
A gallon of water weighs approximately 10 pounds
4.
Adam is 6 feet 4 inches tall, approximately how tall is he in meters and centimeters?
1 m 64 cm
1 m 80 cm
1 m 90 cm
2 m 10 cm
1 foot contains 12 inches. 1 inch equals approximately 2.5 cm
5.
John buys 10 kilograms of potatoes. Approximately how much does he have to carry home in ounces?
253 ounces
352 ounces
523 ounces
532 ounces
1 kilogram equals approximately 2.2 pounds and 1 pound equals 16 ounces
6.
One yard equals three feet. How many inches are approximately equal to one meter?
30 inches
33 inches
36 inches
39 inches
7.
Which is further: 10 miles or 10 kilometers?
10 kilometers
10 miles
They are the same
None of the above
One mile is approximately equal to 1.6 kilometers
8.
A Formula One race must exceed 305 kilometers. Approximately how far is this in miles?
90 miles
190 miles
290 miles
390 miles
9.
An ounce weighs approximately how many grams (g)?
2.8 g
8.2 g
28 g
82 g
10.
An imperial gallon of gasoline contains approximately how many liters?
1.6
4.5
5.4
6.1
An American gallon is only equal to 3.78 L!
Author:  Frank Evans

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