Worksheet: Metric Units of Mass

In this worksheet, we will practice estimating and measuring mass using metric units and choosing the appropriate unit of measurement in a real-world situation.

Q1:

Which unit is best to measure the mass of a toothbrush?

  • A grams
  • B kilograms

Q2:

Which unit is best to measure the mass of a child?

  • A kilograms
  • B grams

Q3:

Which unit is best to measure the mass of a lawn mower?

  • A kilograms
  • B grams

Q4:

Which of the following terms can be used when referring to the heaviness of an object?

  • Acapacity
  • Blength
  • Cheight
  • Dweight
  • Earea

Q5:

Which of the following is closest to the weight of a hen?

  • A 20 kg
  • B 1 4 kg
  • C 30 kg
  • D 2 kg
  • E 35 kg

Q6:

Which of the following is closest to the weight of a tennis ball?

  • A 20 kg
  • B 50 kg
  • C 30 kg
  • D 1 4 kg
  • E 25 kg

Q7:

Which of the following is closest to the weight of an elephant?

  • A 4 kg
  • B 10 kg
  • C 8 kg
  • D 700 kg
  • E 30 kg

Q8:

Which of the following is closest to the weight of three oranges?

  • A 15 kg
  • B 5 kg
  • C 30 kg
  • D 1 2 kg
  • E 40 kg

Q9:

Last year Sally weighed 107 kg. Now, she weighs 57 kg. How much weight did she lose?

Q10:

Jacob weighs 54 kilograms and 800 grams. Matthew weighs 53 kilograms and 400 grams. What is the difference, in grams, between their weights?

Q11:

A person can purchase their favourite mints in packages of 994 grams or 2 kilograms. Which has a greater mass, the first package or the second one?

  • Athe second package
  • Bthe first package

Q12:

A girl stood on a scale. She weighted 58 kg. Her and her cat weighted 61 kg. How much does her cat weigh?

Q13:

Charlotte bought a bag of flour and a pack of tea. If their weights were 2 3 4 kg and 825 g, what is the total weight in grams?

Q14:

Which of the following is closest to the weight of a child?

  • A 1 4 kg
  • B 1 kg
  • C 1 2 kg
  • D 32 kg
  • E 2 kg

Q15:

Ethan bought a bottle of milk, weighing one kilogram, and a packet of tea, weighing 400 grams. What was the total weight in grams?

Q16:

Find .

  • A kg
  • B 2 kg
  • C kg
  • D 1 kg

Q17:

Which of the following is closest to the weight of a tablet?

  • A 80 kg
  • B 20 kg
  • C 60 kg
  • D 1 4 kg
  • E 50 kg

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