Mensuration Multiple Choice Topic Test


Mensuration Multiple Choice Topic Test

Test your understanding of mensuration with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Mensuration multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. A 4.35 metre section of wire was cut from a spool containing ten metres. How much wire is left on the spool?

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2. The perimeter of a rectangle is 28.6cm. One side of the rectangle is 5.1cm. What is the size of the longer side of the rectangle?

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This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham

3. How many grams are in one kilogram?

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4. What is the area of a parallelogram with base 24cm and height 10cm?

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This question was suggested by Jan, Leeds

5. Approximately how many centimeters are there in 1 foot?

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This question was suggested by John Jones, Gordano School. North Somerset

6. How many centimetres are there in a kilometre?

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7. A plant grows 75cm everyday. How much will it grow in metres in a full week?

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This question was suggested by Mr Dunford, South Wigston High School

8. What is the volume of a cuboid with dimensions 7cm, 9cm and 5cm?

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9. Jim drinks one and a half litres of water every day. How many ml does he drink from Monday to Friday?

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10. If Bryana has a 200ml bottle of coke and drinks 152ml of it, how much is left?

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This question was suggested by Bryana, Australia, St Thomsa the apostle school, Kambah, 2902

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