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Joshua buys half a kilo of cheese and Oliver buys 250 grams of cheese.

# Shapes - Measuring Mass

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Technically in the field of Math, there is a difference between 'weight' and 'mass' but in real life the two terms are usually taken to mean the same thing.

See how much you know about measuring mass in the following Shapes quiz on the subject.

1.
Emily weighs 4.5 kilos more than Sophie. What is the difference in their weights in grams?
450
2,250
4,500
9,000
2.
A truck is delivering to shops and at the start of the day the truck contains 10 tons of potatoes. The first shop takes 500 kilos of potatoes and the second shop takes 2.5 tons of potatoes. How many potatoes are left on the truck?
5.0 tons
7.0 tons
7.5 tons
9.5 tons
3.
What is the name given to 100 kilograms?
Megagram
Mellagram
Monogram
There is no name for 100 kilograms
4.
How many grams are there in 13 kilograms?
130
1,300
13,000
130,000
5.
Peter has collected a number of 1p coins and he finds that one coin weighs 313 grams. He then weighs all the coins together and they weigh 666 grams. Approximately how much are the pennies worth?
50p
£1.00
£1.50
£2.00
6.
Charlotte buys two jars of jelly each weighing 400 grams, two bags of sugar each weighing a kilo and three tubs of yogurt each weighing 100 grams. What is the total weight of her shopping?
2.9 kilos
3.1 kilos
3.3 kilos
4.0 kilos
Make sure that you understand that a kilo is 1,000 grams and that 400 grams is 0.4 of a kilo
7.
Ruby has 3 kilos of sugar, Megan has half as much as Ruby and Ellie has half as much as Megan. How much sugar does Ellie have?
1.5 k
1.0 k
750 g
500 g
Don't forget that k = kilo and g = gram
8.
How many grams are there in one kilogram?
10
100
1,000
1,000,000
9.
Joshua buys half a kilo of cheese and Oliver buys 250 grams of cheese. What is the difference between these two amounts?
150 g
200 g
250 g
300 g
Half a kilo = 500 grams. The abbreviation g = grams
10.
What is the name given to 1,000 kilograms?
tun
ton
tonne
tunne
A 'ton' is the name given to 2,240 pounds in imperial measurement
Author:  Frank Evans