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Worksheet: Estimating and Measuring Units of Capacity in a Metric System

Q1:

The litre is a unit for measuring what?

  • Alength
  • Btime
  • Ctemperature
  • Dcapacity

Q2:

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

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

Q3:

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

Q4:

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

Q5:

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

  • Amillilitre
  • Blitre

Q6:

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

Q7:

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

Q8:

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

  • Alitre
  • Bmillilitre

Q9:

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

Q10:

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

Q11:

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.

Q12:

Benjamin and Ethan are calculating how many liters there are in 40 milliliters. Benjamin thinks the result is 40 000 L, and Ethan thinks it is 0.04 L. Who is correct?

  • AEthan
  • BBenjamin

Q13:

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

Q14:

The given table shows the number of soda bottles sold in Mr. David’s shop yesterday. Did he sell more than milliliters?

Bottle 1-liter 2-liter
Number Sold 38 44
  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q15:

The table shows the amount of liquid that Charlotte drinks each day. How many liters of liquid does she drink every day?

Liquid Juice Milk Water
Amount 293 mL 454 mL 1.1 L