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Worksheet: Metric Units of Capacity

Q1:

David is trying to drink 1.8 liters of water every day. Given that David drank 987 milliliters of water one morning, how many milliliters of water should he drink during the rest of the day.

Q2:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a fish tank, in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Alitre
  • Bmillilitre

Q3:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a bucket in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Alitre
  • Bmillilitre

Q4:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a pot of soup in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Alitre
  • Bmillilitre

Q5:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a barrel of water in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Alitre
  • Bmillilitre

Q6:

Calculate the capacity of a swimming pool having a length of 23 units, a width of 7 units, and a depth of 12 units.

Q7:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a wading pool in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Alitre
  • Bmillilitre

Q8:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a spoon in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Amillilitre
  • Blitre

Q9:

A rectangular prism-shaped swimming pool has internal dimensions of 41 m, 27 m, and 2.7 m. Find its capacity in liters.

  • A
    298 890
    L
  • B
    2 988.9
    L
  • C 29.889 L
  • D
    2 988 900
    L

Q10:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a bottle of glue, in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Amillilitre
  • Blitre

Q11:

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the capacity of a juice box in order to avoid very large numbers or small decimals.

  • Amillilitre
  • Blitre

Q12:

Complete the following: The amount that a container holds is its .

  • A weight
  • B length
  • C height
  • D capacity
  • E area

Q13:

A group of elephants drink 982 liters of water each day. How many days will 4 910 liters of water last?

Q14:

The litre is a unit for measuring what?

  • Alength
  • Btime
  • Ctemperature
  • Dcapacity

Q15:

A plastic box has a total volume of 912 cm3, and a capacity of 695 cm3. What is the volume of the plastic?

Q16:

Cooking oil comes in 1.5-liter bottles and 1 537-milliliter bottles. Which is larger, the first or the second bottle?

  • Athe second bottle
  • Bthe first bottle

Q17:

What is measured in cubic centimeters?

  • Aperimeter
  • Barea
  • Clength
  • Dvolume

Q18:

A baby animal drinks 279 liters of milk each day. Is 279 000 mL of milk enough to feed the baby animal for one day?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q19:

What is the most suitable unit for estimating the volume of a room?

  • A c m 3
  • B m 2
  • C c m 2
  • D m 3
  • E m m 3