Measurements -Important Questions

6th Standard

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Science

Answer all the questions

Time : 01:15:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Part A

    10 x 1 = 10
  1. The girth of a tree can be measured by

    (a)

    Metre scale

    (b)

    plastic ruler

    (c)

    Metre rod

    (d)

    measuring tape

  2. The conversion of 7 m into cm gives

    (a)

    70 cm

    (b)

    700 cm

    (c)

    7 cm

    (d)

    7000 cm

  3. Quantity that can be measured is called

    (a)

    Physical quantity

    (b)

    unit

    (c)

    Measurement

    (d)

    motion

  4. While measuring length using a ruler, the position of your eye should be

    (a)

    Left side of the point.

    (b)

    Vertically above the point where the measurement is to be taken.

    (c)

    Right side of the point

    (d)

    Any where according to one’s convenience.

  5. The distance between one end and other end is called ___________.

    (a)

    mass

    (b)

    length

    (c)

    time

    (d)

    None

  6. ___________is used to measure the accurate time of the activity.

    (a)

    Clock

    (b)

    Watch

    (c)

    Stop clock

    (d)

    Measuring

  7. Volume of solid is_________

    (a)

    m2

    (b)

    m

    (c)

    m3

    (d)

    none

  8. Twenty decimetre is equal to_________

    (a)

    2 km

    (b)

    20 cm

    (c)

    2 metre

    (d)

    20 metre

  9. _____________is used to measure mass.

    (a)

    Stop clock

    (b)

    Beam balance

    (c)

    electronic balance

    (d)

    Graduated cylinder

  10. The matric system of units was created by the________in 1790.

    (a)

    Italy

    (b)

    Australia

    (c)

    Russia

    (d)

    French

  11. Part B

    5 x 1 = 5
  12. SI Unit of length is symbolically represented as _____________

    ()

    Metre

  13. 500 gm = _________ kilogram.

    ()

    Half

  14. Distance between Delhi and Chennai can be measured in _______________.

    ()

    Kilo metre

  15. 1 m = ___________cm.

    ()

    100

  16. 5 km = __________m.

    ()

    5000

  17. Part C

    5 x 1 = 5
  18. SI unit of length

  19. (1)

    c

  20. SI Unit of time

  21. (2)

    k

  22. Centi

  23. (3)

    m

  24. kilo

  25. (4)

    Metre

  26. milli

  27. (5)

    Second

    5 x 2 = 10
  28. Arrange in increasing order of unit
    1 Metre, 1 centimetre, 1 kilometre, and 1 millimetre.

  29. Define the term matter.

  30. How can husk or fine dust particles be separated from rice before cooking?

  31. Define Sedimentation.

  32. Give the main difference between a pure substance and an impure substance.

  33. Part E

    3 x 5 = 15
  34. How will you measure the volume of irregular objects?

  35. Fill up the following chart.

    Property Definition Basic unit Instrument used for measuring
    Length      
    Mass      
    Volume      
    Time      
  36. Find the answer for the following questions within the grid.

    1. 10-3 is one__________.
    2. SI Unit of time__________.
    3. Cross view of reading for a measurement leads to__________.
    4. __________is the one what a clock reads. 
    5. __________is the amount of substance present in an object.
    6. __________can be taken to get the final reading of the recordings of different of students for a single measurement.
    7.__________is a fundamental quantity.
    8.__________shows the distance covered by an automobile. 
    9. A tailor use __________ to take measurements to stitch a cloth. 
    10. Liquids are measured with this physical quantity. 

  37. Part F

    5 x 1 = 5
  38. 126 kg is the correct way of expressing mass.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  39. Length of one’s chest can be measured by using meter scale.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  40. Ten millimetres makes one centimetre.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  41. A hand span is a reliable measure of length.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  42. The SI system of units is accepted everywhere in the world.

    (a) True
    (b) False

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