Lesson Worksheet: Capacity: Non-Standard Units Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice using non-standard units to measure capacity.


The jug holds 3 cups of water.

True or False: The volume of a cup is bigger than the volume of the jug.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse


Pick the object whose capacity can be best estimated in gallons.

  • A
  • B
  • C


Mohammed filled a jug by pouring in 3 cups of water.

Pick the words that are missing: The volume of the jug is 3 cups.

  • Amore than
  • Bequal to
  • Cless than


Capacity is the amount that objects can hold. Finish the sentences to compare the capacity of the saucepan and the pot.

Fill in the blank: The saucepan holds cups.

Fill in the blank: The pot holds cups.

Fill in the blank: The capacity of the pot is the capacity of the saucepan.

  • Aless than
  • Bthe same as
  • Cgreater than


Fawaz and Kayan took two identical full cups of water and poured 1 cup into each container.

Read what they say. Who is correct?

  • A
  • B


Kayan used jugs to measure the capacity of these three items.

Put the objects in order from the least capacity to the greatest capacity.

  • A
  • B
  • C


Which container has more capacity?

  • A
  • B


Omar has a bucket that holds 10 bottles of water and Sarah has a pot that holds 6 bottles of water. Who has the object with the larger capacity?

  • ASarah
  • BOmar


The jug holds 2 cups and the pot holds 6 cups.

Pick the object that has a smaller capacity.

  • A
  • B

How many jugs can fill the pot?


How many units will be left in the bowl after we fill the cup using the bowl?

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