Measurement Test

Grade 5/6 - Sunshine Harvester P.S
Term 3 2012
1) What units of measurement are used to measure length? (Include names and symbols)
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2) When converting measurements from one unit of measurement to another, without a calculator, what
can we actually do?
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3) Complete the following table:
1 cm = _____________________mm
1m = _____________________cm
1km = _____________________m
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4) Convert the following:
a) 1236m = _________________________km

b) 87.6cm = _________________________mm

c) 23.8mm = _________________________cm

d) 193.2cm = _________________________m

e) 7.02km = _________________________m

f) 1.960m = _________________________cm
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5) What is perimeter?
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6) What is the perimeter of this shape? (Show your working out)
29cm

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12cm

4cm

7) What is another name for the perimeter of a circle? What are the formulae to measure it using the
radius and the diameter?
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8) Label the circle:

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9) Calculate the circumference of the circles:

9mm
24cm

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10) When calculating area, what do we do to our final unit of measurement?
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11) Write the formulae to calculate the area for:
a) Squares and rectangles: _____________________________________________________________________
b) Triangles: _____________________________________________________________________________________
c) Trapeziums: __________________________________________________________________________________
d) Parallelograms: _______________________________________________________________________________
e) Circles with a radius: __________________________________________________________________________
f) Circles with a diameter: ______________________________________________________________________
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12) Calculate the area of the following shapes (draw the shapes if it helps you):
a) Rectangle, length = 12m, width = 8m

b) Triangle, base = 9.6m, height = 13.8m

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c) Trapezium, side a = 11.2mm, side b = 14.7mm, height = 7.3mm
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d) Parallelogram, base = 19.2m, height = 16.1m

e) Circle, radius = 4.7mm

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f) Circle, diameter = 14cm
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3 marks each questions =

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13) What is surface area?
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14) What is a net and how do they help us calculate the surface area of 3d shapes?
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15) Draw the nets of the following shapes:

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16) Calculate the Surface area of the following:

11cm
13cm
a)

27cm

b)
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4cm
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9cm

3 marks each =

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17) What units of measurement are used when measuring and calculating mass? (Include symbols and
names)
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18) What is mass?
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19) Covert the following:
a) 7382mg = _________________________g

b) 9342.1g = _________________________kg

c) 1387.6kg = _________________________t

d) 87.2t = _________________________kg

e) 12.34kg = _________________________g

f) 908.3g = _________________________mg
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20) Complete the following table
1 g = _____________________mg
1kg = _____________________g
1t = _____________________kg
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21) What is the difference between volume and capacity? What type of unit of measurement is used?
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22) Calculate the Surface Area of the following shapes (draw the shapes if it helps you):
a) Rectangular prism, l = 15.3m, w = 6.8m, h = 9.7m
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b) b) Cylinder, radius = 9cm, height = 12.4cm
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c) Cylinder, radius = 7cm, height = 112mm
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c) Triangular Prism, base = 18.7m, height = 9.6m
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d) Triangular Prism, base = 1.67m, height = 184cm
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3 marks each questions =

Overall:

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END OF TEST.
WELL DONE!

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