Worksheet: Measuring Volumes

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying correct and incorrect uses of measuring cylinders for measuring the volumes of liquids and gases.

Q1:

The diagram shows a measuring cylinder with a liquid in it. What is the volume of the liquid?

Q2:

The diagram shows a measuring cylinder with a liquid in it. What is the volume of the liquid?

  • A 41.8 mL
  • B 43 mL
  • C 42.5 mL
  • D 42.3 mL
  • E 41.5 mL

Q3:

Which of the following instruments is used to measure the volume of a liquid?

  • AA meter ruler
  • BA multimeter
  • CA measuring cylinder
  • DA thermometer
  • EA weighing scale

Q4:

Elizabeth uses a measuring cylinder to find the volume of a liquid. What value does she find?

Q5:

Victoria uses two measuring cylinders to find the volume of a liquid. She fills the first cylinder up to the top and then pours the rest of the liquid into the second cylinder, as shown in the diagram. She determines that the total volume of the liquid is 90 mL. Which of the following statements explains why this answer is incorrect?