Shapes - Measuring Capacity
Hannah gives her pot plant 30 ml of water each day. How much water will the plant require in a year?

Shapes - Measuring Capacity

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Kilograms and milliliters are two examples of measurements. In the subject of Shapes within Math, all metric measurements are easy to work with provided that you are careful with noughts and decimal places.

This quiz gives you a chance to test your knowledge of measuring capacity.

1.
You need to know the capacity of a watering can that is full of water and all you have to help you is a half liter jug. How do you find the approximate capacity of the watering can?
Count how many times you can fill the jug from the can
Estimate the weight of the can and multiply by two
Time how long it takes to fill the jug from the can
Guess
The number of times the jug is filled multiplied by 500 ml will give you the capacity of the watering can
2.
A liter of water weighs a kilogram. How many liters will there be in 5 tons of water?
500
1,000
5,000
50,000
1,000 kilograms - 1 ton
3.
A container that will hold a liter of milk is three quarters full. How many milliliters of milk are in the container?
250
500
750
1,250
4.
What are the abbreviations for liter and milliliter?
l and ml
le and me
lt and mt
lit and mil
1,000 ml (milliliters) = 1 l (liter)
5.
Hannah gives her pot plant 30 ml of water each day. How much water will the plant require in a year (365 days)?
3,650 ml
7,300 ml
7.3 liters
10.95 liters
365 days x 30 ml = 10,950 ml of water required. To convert milliliters to liters divide by 1,000
6.
Jake has three cups of tea every day but he never drinks an entire cup. On average he throws away 25 milliliters each cup. Approximately how much tea does he waste in a calendar month consisting of 30 days?
75 ml
750 ml
1.25 liters
2.25 liters
3 (cups) x 30 (days) x 25 (ml waste) = 2,250 milliliters or 2.25 liters
7.
There are 1,000 liters of sand in a sandbox. If a bucket holds 11 liters, approximately how many buckets of sand are in the sandbox?
91
99
100
101
8.
A level teaspoon is approximately 5 ml. How many level teaspoons in 1.5 liters?
20
30
300
3,000
9.
A barrel of oil contains 159 liters. How many barrels will be required for 795 liters?
3
4
5
6
10.
Sophie drinks 500 milliliters of orange juice every day. How long will it take her to drink 20 liters?
20 days
40 days
60 days
80 days
Author:  Frank Evans

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