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The English System of Measurement
Review of Chapter 17 The English System of Measurement

The height of a 2-story house.
Question Choose the measurement you would use to measure the object: inch, foot, yard, mile The height of a 2-story house.

The height of a 2-story house.
Answer The height of a 2-story house. Yards

The distance between two towns.
Question Choose the measurement you would use to measure the object: inch, foot, yard, mile The distance between two towns.

The distance between two towns.
Answer The distance between two towns. Miles

The length of a hockey stick.
Question Choose the measurement you would use to measure the object: inch, foot, yard, mile The length of a hockey stick.

The length of a hockey stick.
Answer The length of a hockey stick. Feet

The length of your thumb.
Question Choose the measurement you would use to measure the object: inch, foot, yard, mile The length of your thumb.

The length of your thumb.
Question The length of your thumb. Inch

Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks:
Question Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile A pen is about 6 ____ long.

A pen is about 6 inches long.
Answer Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile A pen is about 6 inches long.

Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks:
Question Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile A car is about 4 ____ long.

Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks:
Answer Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile A car is about 4 feet long.

The distance from the school to the park is about 2 _____.
Question Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The distance from the school to the park is about 2 _____.

The distance from the school to the park is about 2 miles.
Answer Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The distance from the school to the park is about 2 miles.

The height of a chair is about 3 _____.
Question Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The height of a chair is about 3 _____.

The height of a chair is about 3 feet.
Answer Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The height of a chair is about 3 feet.

The distance from your house to the grocery story is about 5 _____.
Question Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The distance from your house to the grocery story is about 5 _____.

The distance from your house to the grocery story is about 5 miles.
Answer Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The distance from your house to the grocery story is about 5 miles.

The wall in your house is about 8 ______ tall.
Question Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The wall in your house is about 8 ______ tall.

The wall in your house is about 8 feet tall.
Answer Choose the best unit of measurement to fill in the blanks: inch, foot, yard, mile The wall in your house is about 8 feet tall.

Question Which unit is larger? one pint or one quart

One quart is larger than one pint.
Answer One quart is larger than one pint. 1 quart = 2 pints

Question Which unit is larger? four cups or one quart

One quart is equal to four cups.
Answer One quart is equal to four cups. 1 quart = 4 cups

three quarts or one gallon
Question Which unit is larger? three quarts or one gallon

One gallon is larger than three quarts.
Answer One gallon is larger than three quarts. 1 gallon = 4 quarts

How many cups does it take to make 2 quarts?
Question How many cups does it take to make 2 quarts?

How many cups does it take to make 2 quarts?
Answer How many cups does it take to make 2 quarts? 8

How many pints are in a gallon?
Question How many pints are in a gallon?

How many pints are in a gallon?
Answer How many pints are in a gallon? 8

cups, pints, quarts, gallons
Question Choose the unit that would be best describe that amount of liquid in each item: cups, pints, quarts, gallons A mug of hot chocolate

A mug of hot chocolate – cups
Answer Choose the unit that would be best describe that amount of liquid in each item: cups, pints, quarts, gallons A mug of hot chocolate – cups

The water in a swimming pool.
Question Choose the unit that would be best describe that amount of liquid in each item: cups, pints, quarts, gallons The water in a swimming pool.

The water in a swimming pool- gallons
Answer Choose the unit that would be best describe that amount of liquid in each item: cups, pints, quarts, gallons The water in a swimming pool- gallons

The water in the kitchen sink.
Question Choose the unit that would be best describe that amount of liquid in each item: cups, pints, quarts, gallons The water in the kitchen sink.

The water in the kitchen sink- quarts
Answer Choose the unit that would be best describe that amount of liquid in each item: cups, pints, quarts, gallons The water in the kitchen sink- quarts

Choose the better estimate to weigh the following items:
Question Choose the better estimate to weigh the following items: pounds or ounces

Choose the better estimate to weigh the following items:
Question Choose the better estimate to weigh the following items: pounds or ounces

Choose the better estimate to weigh the following items:
Question Choose the better estimate to weigh the following items: pounds or ounces

How many ounces does it take to equal one pound?
Question How many ounces does it take to equal one pound?

Answer It takes 16 oz = 1lb

Question Logan is making a cake that calls for 2 cups of flour. Should he estimate or measure the flour?

Answer Logan is making a cake that calls for 2 cups of flour. Should he estimate or measure the flour? Measure

Question Abby wants to build a doll house that is 5 feet tall. Should she estimate or measure the wood?

Answer Abby wants to build a doll house that is 5 feet tall. Should she estimate or measure the wood? measure

Question Steven is making water balloons and needs about 1 cup of water per balloon. Should he estimate or measure the water?

Estimate because it says “about” one cup of water
Question Steven is making water balloons and needs about 1 cup of water per balloon. Should he estimate or measure the water? Estimate because it says “about” one cup of water

Review of Metric Measurement
Chapter 18

Question Place the following in order from least to greatest –
Decimeter, Kilometer, Centimeter, Meter

Answer Centimeter Decimeter Meter Kilometer

Jana’s math book is almost 3 ____ long.
Question Jana’s math book is almost 3 ____ long. Meters or Decimeters

Jana’s math book is almost 3 decimeters long.
Answer Jana’s math book is almost 3 decimeters long.

Question Ed walked 1 _______ to get to Jeff’s house.
Kilometer or Decimeter

Ed walked 1kilometer to get to Jeff’s house.
Answer Ed walked 1kilometer to get to Jeff’s house.

The tree is about 6 _____ high.
Question The tree is about 6 _____ high. Kilometers or Meters

The tree is about 6 meters high.
Answer The tree is about 6 meters high.

Decimeter or Centimeter
Question The ant is 1 _____ long. Decimeter or Centimeter

The ant is 1 centimeter long.
Answer The ant is 1 centimeter long.

Question Choose the unit that should be used to measure the following items. Centimeter (cm), Meter (m), or Kilometer (km) A Hamster

Answer A Hamster - Centimeter

Question Choose the unit that should be used to measure the following items. Centimeter (cm), Meter (m), or Kilometer (km) A bus

Answer A bus - Meters

The distance to the next city
Question Choose the unit that should be used to measure the following items. Centimeter (cm), Meter (m), or Kilometer (km) The distance to the next city

The distance to the next city - Kilometers
Answer The distance to the next city - Kilometers

The length of a pen Question
Choose the unit that should be used to measure the following items. Centimeter (cm), Meter (m), or Kilometer (km) The length of a pen

The length of a pen - centimeter
Answer The length of a pen - centimeter

The length of the classroom
Question Choose the unit that should be used to measure the following items. Centimeter (cm), Meter (m), or Kilometer (km) The length of the classroom

The length of the classroom - meters
Answer The length of the classroom - meters

The distance from school to Dairy Queen
Question Choose the unit that should be used to measure the following items. Centimeter (cm), Meter (m), or Kilometer (km) The distance from school to Dairy Queen

The distance from school to Dairy Queen - kilometers
Question The distance from school to Dairy Queen - kilometers

Question Ashley has 5 meters of yarn. How many centimeters of yarn does she have?

Answer Ashley has 5 meters of yarn. How many centimeters of yarn does she have? 1 meter = 100 centimeters 5 meters = 500 centimeters

Question Ray had 3 meters of string. Then be bought 400 centimeters more. How many meters does he have in all?

Answer Ray had 3 meters of string. Then be bought 400 centimeters more. How many meters does he have in all? 100 centimeters = 1 meter 400 centimeters = 4 meters 4 + 3 = 7 meters

What temperature might it be if people are making a snowman outside?
Question What temperature might it be if people are making a snowman outside? 0 degrees Celsius 20 degrees Celsius 40 degree Celsius

*In Celsius water freezes at zero degrees.*
Answer What temperature might it be if people are making a snowman outside? 0 degrees Celsius *In Celsius water freezes at zero degrees.*

What tool would you use to measure the mass of a watermelon?
Question What tool would you use to measure the mass of a watermelon? A ruler A balance scale A liter A thermometer

**Mass means weight – so we would use a scale**
Answer What tool would you use to measure the mass of a watermelon? A balance scale **Mass means weight – so we would use a scale**

What is the best estimate for the amount of water a sink can hold?
Question What is the best estimate for the amount of water a sink can hold? A) 25 mL B) 25 L C) 100 mL D) 45 km

What is the best estimate for the amount of water a sink can hold?
Answer What is the best estimate for the amount of water a sink can hold? 25 L

How many milliliters are in one liter?
Question How many milliliters are in one liter?

How many milliliters are in one liter?
Answer How many milliliters are in one liter? 1,000 milliliters = 1 liter

What unit would you use to weigh your chair?
Question What unit would you use to weigh your chair? Grams or Kilograms

What unit would you use to weigh your chair?
Answer What unit would you use to weigh your chair? Kilograms

Which unit would you use to measure the amount of water in a sink?
Question Which unit would you use to measure the amount of water in a sink? Liters or Milliliters

Which unit would you use to measure the amount of water in a sink?
Answer Which unit would you use to measure the amount of water in a sink? Liters

Question Miranda walked 4 kilometers in her neighborhood. How many meters is this?

Answer Miranda walked 4 kilometers in her neighborhood. How many meters is this? 1,000 meters = 1 kilometer 4,000 meters = 4 kilometers

What unit would you use to measure the mass of a bicycle?
Question What unit would you use to measure the mass of a bicycle? Grams or Kilograms

What unit would you use to measure the mass of a bicycle?
Answer What unit would you use to measure the mass of a bicycle? Kilograms

Question GG has 5,000 meters of yarn. She buys 2 more kilometers of yarn. How many meters does she have now?

Answer GG has 5,000 meters of yarn. She buys 2 more kilometers of yarn. How many meters does she have now? 7,000 meters

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