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Lesson: Converting between Customary and Metric Units of Length

Worksheet • 24 Questions

Q1:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometres in 5 285 yd.

  • A 4.8 km
  • B 1.3 km
  • C 8 505.2 km
  • D 4 832.6 km
  • E 48.3 km

Q2:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 15 ft.

Q3:

Convert 49.82 inches to centimeters, rounding the answer to the nearest hundredth.

Q4:

Is 4.99 tonnes equal to 4 990 000 g?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q5:

If 1 = 3 5 5 r o d c e n t i m e t e r s , which is longer; a meter or a kassabah?

  • AA meter
  • BA kassabah

Q6:

If a yard is about 90 centimetres, which is longer: a yard or a metre?

  • Athe yard
  • Bthe metre

Q7:

The price of one gram of silver is 1 1 p o u n d s . How much is 8 kg of silver?

Q8:

How many 100 cm3 bottles are needed to hold 9 litres of liquid?

Q9:

Write the answer in tonnes:

Q10:

Which is greater, 23 miles or 89 kilometres?

  • A 23 miles
  • B 89 kilometres

Q11:

Determine, to the nearest hundredth, how many feet there are in 81.43 cm.

Q12:

How many inches are there in 93.55 cm? Round the answer to the nearest hundredth.

Q13:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of feet in 1.303 m.

Q14:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 15 inches.

Q15:

Determine, to the nearest hundredth, the number of yards in 70.14 km.

Q16:

Samar can cover 14.1 kilometres by her bike in an hour. Find, to the nearest tenth, how many miles per hour that is.

  • A 8.8 mph
  • B 47.0 mph
  • C 22.7 mph
  • D 15.5 mph
  • E 5.6 mph

Q17:

The speed of light is approximately 1 8 6 0 0 0 miles per second. Convert this value to kilometers per second giving your answer accurate to three significant figures.

  • A 2 9 9 0 0 0 km/s
  • B 7 0 5 0 0 0 km/s
  • C 1 6 9 0 0 0 km/s
  • D 4 7 2 0 0 0 km/s
  • E 5 5 8 0 0 km/s

Q18:

If 1 cubit is about 50 centimeters and 1 rod = 355 centimeters, about how many cubits are in a kassabah?

Q19:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 45 fur.

Q20:

Given that 1 cubit is about 52 cm, estimate the number of centimetres in 3 cubits.

  • A50
  • B150

Q21:

Given that 1 cubit is about 52 cm, estimate the number of centimetres in 4 cubits.

  • A250
  • B200

Q22:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 15 rods.

Q23:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometres in 3.34 mi.

  • A 5.4 km
  • B 1.0 km
  • C 8.5 km
  • D 12.7 km
  • E 3.0 km

Q24:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometres in 85 fur.

  • A 17.1 km
  • B 27.0 km
  • C 136.8 km
  • D 9.7 km
  • E 2 137.4 km
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