  Name:    5th Grade Science Measurement Practice Test 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1. If this dropper measures in metric terms, what is the amount of water in the dropper?
 a. 3 ounces c. 3 millimeters b. 3 pints d. 3 milliliters

2. Approximately, how much water is in the dropper?
 a. 2.5 milliliters c. 2  milliliters b. 2.5 liters d. 25 milliliters

3. How much does the item on this scale weigh?
 a. 53 ounces c. 5.3 grams b. 53 grams d. 5.3 ounces

4.

Which type of metric measurement would you use to find the weight of an object?
 a. ounces c. liters b. pounds d. grams

5. Which type of metric measurement would an eye dropper give you?
 a. milliliters c. ounces b. grams d. gallons

6.

John and Ruth were filling their watering bucket to water their flowers.  The bucket has measuring marks on the sides.  The bucket would most likely be marked in:
 a. Celsius c. liters b. kilograms d. centimeters

7. Approximately how long is the pencil?
 a. 79 inches c. 19 inches b. 19 centimeters d. 2.9 centimeters

8. Which measurement unit would we most  likely find on the labels of this beaker?
 a. centimeters c. grams b. pounds d. milliliters

9. Which measuring unit would most likely be used to determine the weight of the powder in the picture above?
 a. meters c. grams b. milliliters d. inches

10. By using the metric system, how much would the pyramid on the right weigh?
 a. 13 liters c. 4 grams b. 4 pounds d. 4 meters