Length and perimeter Test A Name: ___________________________

Section A Multiple Choice

1 The most suitable unit to measure the C 3 The reading indicated by the arrow in E
length of a classroom is: the figure below is:
A millimetres
B minutes
C metres
D kilometres
E kilograms

2 The most appropriate tool to measure D
the length of a chocolate bar is:
A a 10 cm mini ruler
B a 40 m flexible tape measure
C the odometer of a car
D a 30 cm ruler
E a metre ruler

A 1.8 cm
B 2.8 cm
C 3.2 cm
D 8 cm
E 8.2 cm

4 6 km is equal to: D
A 6 m
B 60 m
C 600 m
D 6000 m
E 60 000 m

Chapter 7 Length and perimeter Test A 1

2 cm D 10.08 cm B 3.8 cm The perimeter of the shape above is: E 36 cm A 11 km B 13.3 cm B 22.5 142 cm is equal to: D 9 C A 0.0142 m C 0. the total height in centimetres is: A 1.2 m 6 0.74 km 10 The perimeter of the shape below C (in centimetres) is: The perimeter of the shape above is (the dots are one centimetre apart): A 1 cm B 3 cm C 7 cm D 8 cm E 14 cm A 15.8 km D 36.00142 m B 0.6 cm C 7.5 cm C 30.9 km E 40.42 m E 14. If the sandwiches are stacked one on top of the other.6 cm D 153 cm E 306 cm Chapter 7 Length and perimeter Test A 2 .9 km 8 E C 27.142 m D 1.8 km is equal to: B A 8000 cm B 80 000 cm C 800 000 cm D 8 000 000 cm E 80 000 000 cm 7 Lucas buys three sandwiches which are D each 36 mm high.

Its perimeter measures: A 65 m B 130 m C 168 m D 222 m E 260 m Chapter 7 Length and perimeter Test A 3 .5 mm B 45 mm C 400 mm D 450 mm E 900 mm 12 A rectangular paddock has sides E measuring 38 m and 92 m.11 The perimeter of the shape below (in D millimetres) is: A 4.

3 State the length which is indicated by the arrow 4 in each case. or km). (a) centimetres (b) metres.Length and perimeter Test A Name: ___________________________ Section B Short/Extended answer 1 State the units which would be most 5 appropriate to measure the following (mm. (a) (a) 3.7 cm (b) 9. m.1 cm (b) . More than one answer is possible. (a) the height of a two year old child (a) cm (b) the distance between Melbourne and (b) km Adelaide (c) the width of a netball court (c) m (d) the width of a text book (d) cm (e) the length of your fingernail (e) mm 2 Give two examples of something that would be 2 best measured in Answers will vary. cm.

6 cm (c) (d) 7.0 cm (d) . (c) 4.

4 Measure each of the following to the nearest 4 centimetre. (a) (a) 4 cm (b) (b) 9 cm .

(c) 5 cm (c) (d) 7 cm (d) .

35 m (e) 34 km = 34  1000 m = 34 000 m = 34 000  100 cm = 3 400 000 cm = 3 400 000  10 mm = 34 000 000 mm . (a) 5 km = m (a) 5km = 5  1000 m (b) 8 cm = mm = 5000 m (c) 3.9 m = 18.32 = 18.1 km = m = 80 mm (e) 18.32  10 = 183.1km = 9.9 m = mm (b) 18.5 Complete each of the following metric 5 conversions.32 cm = mm (c) 3.9  100 cm = 1890 cm = 1890  10 mm = 18 900 mm (c) 96 m = cm (c) 96 m = 96  100 cm = 9600 cm (d) 4350 mm = m (d) 4350 mm = 4350  10 cm = 435 cm = 435  100 m (e) 34 km = mm = 4.5 m = cm (b) 8cm = 8  10 mm (d) 9.65 km (e) 19 m = km (e) 19  1000 = 0.019 km 7 Complete the following.2 cm (d) 650 m = km (d) 650  1000 = 0.2 mm 6 Complete each of the following metric 5 conversions.5m = 3. 10 (a) 4 km = cm (a) 4 km = 4  1000 m = 4000 m = 4000  100 cm = 400 000 cm (b) 18. (a) 700 cm = m (a) 700  100 = 7 m (b) 3000 m = km (b) 3000  1000 = 3 km (c) 82 mm = cm (c) 82  10 = 8.1  1000 m = 9100 m (e) 18.5  100 cm = 350 cm (d) 9.

2 cm. 1600 cm 9 Add the following lengths. 89 mm (b) 7.8 Put the following into ascending order. 436 cm. 6.2 m. 8000 mm.34 + 1.4 cm. 855 m (c) 9 m = 900 cm 2. 2.1 cm = 60. 6. 137 cm.8 + 48 cm = 49. 6 (a) 19 mm.2 km = 0.1 mm Therefore in ascending order: 9 mm. 9 m.4 cm = 34 mm (b) 7.2 cm = 52 mm (c) 9 m. 4cm + 19 mm = 40 + 19 mm (b) 2 km and 65 m = 59 mm (b) 2 km = 2  1000 m (c) 18 mm and 48 cm = 2000 m 2 km + 65 m = 2000 + 65 m = 2065 m (d) 340 m and 1.8  100 000 = 80 000 cm 0. (a) 4 cm and 19 mm (a) 4 cm = 4  10 mm = 40 mm Therefore.39 m. 3.39m = 739 cm 3.01 cm. 1600 cm 6.2 cm.2 km = 1.8 km and 920 cm 18 mm + 48 cm = 1. 7. 1093 cm.2m = 320 cm 855 m = 85 500 cm Therefore in ascending order: 3. 1093 cm.8 km = 0.34 340 m + 1.8 cm (d) 340 m = 340  1000 km = 0.54 km (e) 0. 5. 89 mm.8 cm (e) 0. 8000 mm.39 m.01 cm (a) 3.8 km + 920 cm = 80 920 cm . 3.4 cm. 2.1 m = 210 cm 8000 m = 800 cm Therefore in ascending order: 137 cm.1 m.2 km (c) 18 mm = 18  10 cm = 1. 436 cm. 5.1 m.2 m. giving your answer 10 in the units of the second measurement. 855 m 5. 3.

2 + 4. Find the total distance run in kilometres. If they drive 321 000 m on the first day. The original piece of licorice was 2. each 115 mm long. = 321 km how many kilometres do they have left to 784 km  321 km = 463 km travel? The family has 463 km left to travel. 3. the sales person cuts a length of 2070 mm = 2070  1000 m licorice into 18 pieces. The total distance run was 17.5 km.8 + 3.10 An athlete in training ran the following 5200 m = 5200  1000 km= 5. 12 A family is planning to travel 784 km over two 321 000 m = 321 000  1000 km 3 days. but should include the 2 distance around the outside of a shape.2 km 3 distances in a week: 4.8 km.07 m how many metres long the original piece was.09 + 5. . Answers will vary.5 = 17.59km 4.07 m long. Find = 2. 4.09 km. 13 Write a definition of ‘perimeter’. 11 When making a display for a confectionery shop 18  115 = 2070 mm 3 window. 5200 m.59 km.

14 Find the perimeter of each of the shapes below. (a) (a) 12 cm (b) (b) 14 cm (c) 14 cm (c) (d) (d) 18 cm (e) 14 cm (e) . 5 The dots are one centimetre apart.

9 cm (c) 16.15 Find the perimeter of each of the following 5 shapes. (a) (a) 31 + 19 + 31 + 19 = 100 mm (b) (b) 12. 8 + 9 + 13.3 + 11.1 = 34. 4 = 62.1 + 9.7 + 17.4 + 8.9 cm (c) (d) 19 + 11 + 5 + 4+ 5 + 4 + 9 + 11 = 68 cm (d) .

1  100 m = 0.16 Find the perimeter of each of the following.2 m (c) (c) 126 mm = 126  1000 m 18.6 + 13. The perimeter of the paddock is 5.1 + 0.8 + 0.1 cm = 15.37 = 1.9 = 18.4  100 m = 0.4 cm (b) (b) 1060 cm = 1060  100 m = 10.184 + 0.8 km. .1 km and 0.4 cm = 18.126 + 0.151 m 0.151 + 0.8 km.5 = 48.6 + 5.21 + 0.041 m 17 Calculate the perimeter of a rectangular 2.6 + 10.9 cm 6.184 m 15.9 + 5.8 3 paddock with side lengths of 2.5 + 13. 6 giving your answer in the larger units in each case.1 + 2. (a) (a) 59 mm = 59  10 cm = 5.6 m 10.8 = 5.

The perimeter of the triangle is 14.8 + 32. . 19 John and Lucy have just purchased their first Perimeter = 32.7 Therefore the fencing will cost $2077.1 m by 14. the classroom. Find its perimeter. width with a sum of 10 (for example 3 m and List two possible answers for the dimensions of 7 m). = 2077. See the diagram Cost = 79  26.18 An equilateral triangle has a side length of 4.1 3 block of land.3 below.8 = 14.4 m.1 + 14.8 + 4.8 m.8 m.4 2 4.70 Find the cost of fencing three sides (not along the road) if the fencing costs $26.30 per metre. 20 A rectangular classroom has a perimeter of Answers will vary but must be any length and 4 20 m.8 + 4. The block is rectangular and = 79 m measures 32.