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Measurements IGCSE
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  • Question 1
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    The diagram shows an enlarged drawing of the end of a metre rule. It is being used to measure

    the length of a small feather.

    answer choices

    19 mm

    29 mm

    19 cm

    29 cm

  • Question 2
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    A ruler and a measuring cylinder containing some water are available.

    Which apparatus is needed?

    answer choices

    neither the ruler nor the measuring cylinder

    the measuring cylinder only

    the ruler and the measuring cylinder

    the ruler only

  • Question 3
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    A measuring cylinder is used to measure the volume of a quantity of water.

    Which measuring technique would not improve the accuracy of the measurement?

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    making sure that the measuring cylinder is vertical

    making sure that the water surface is at eye level

    reading the top of the water meniscus

    using the smallest measuring cylinder available that will contain all the water

  • Question 4
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    What is the diameter of one sphere?

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    1.0 cm

    2.0 cm

    3.0 cm

    4.0 cm

  • Question 5
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    A cook wants to prepare some food to be cooked by 1.15 p.m. He uses an oven with an

    automatic timer that can be set to switch on and off at certain times. The oven needs to be

    switched on for 2 hours 10 minutes.

    At which time does the oven need to switch on?

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    11.05 a.m.

    11.25 a.m.

    3.05 p.m.

    3.25 p.m.

  • Question 6
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    Which quantity is this instrument used to measure?

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    area

    density

    mass

    volume

  • Question 7
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    Which option contains only apparatus that could be used to determine the volume of a small

    block of unknown material?

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    measuring cylinder, metre rule

    measuring cylinder, stopwatch

    metre rule, balance

    metre rule, stopwatch

  • Question 8
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    What is the volume of the stone?

    answer choices

    8 cm3

    9 cm3

    4 cm3

    26 cm3

  • Question 9
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    A student uses a measuring cylinder to measure the volume of a quantity of water.

    Which action would make her result less accurate?

    answer choices

    making sure her eye is level with the water surface

    making sure the cylinder is vertical

    reading the bottom of the meniscus

    using the largest measuring cylinder possible

  • Question 10
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    A student uses a measuring cylinder to measure the volume of some water. The diagram shows

    part of the measuring cylinder. The top and bottom of the meniscus are labelled.

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    47.0 cm3

    47.5 cm3

    49.0 cm3

    49.5 cm3

  • Question 11
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    A student wishes to measure accurately the volume of approximately 40 cm3 of water. She has

    two measuring cylinders, a larger one that can hold 100 cm3, and a smaller one that can hold

    50 cm3. The water forms a meniscus where it touches the glass.

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    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 12
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    What is the length of the nail?

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    2.2 cm

    2.7 cm

    3.2 cm

    3.7 cm

  • Question 13
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    Which instrument is used to compare the masses of objects?

    answer choices

    a balance

    a barometer

    a manometer

    a measuring cylinder

  • Question 14
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    Diagram 1 shows a measuring cylinder containing water.

    Five identical steel balls are now lowered into the measuring cylinder. Diagram 2 shows the new

    water level in the cylinder.

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    6 cm3

    14 cm3

    30 cm3

    70 cm3

  • Question 15
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    A stopwatch is used to time a runner in a race. The diagrams show the stopwatch at the start and

    at the end of a lap of the race.

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    50.00 seconds

    50.10 seconds

    90.00 seconds

    100.10 seconds

  • Question 16
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    How many more identical cubes can be added to the cylinder, without causing the water to

    overflow? Do not include the cube already in the cylinder.

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 17
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    The student writes down the length as 94.8 cm.

    Which statement is correct?

    answer choices

    The value is correct.

    The value is incorrect because it should be 95.2 cm.

    The value is incorrect because it should be in millimetres.

    The value is incorrect because the student should subtract the reading for end Y from the reading for end X.

  • Question 18
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    14.0 cm2

    14.7 cm2

    16.0 cm2

    16.8 cm2

  • Question 19
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    174 s

    180 s

    198 s

    200 s

  • Question 20
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    What is the circumference (distance all round) of the can?

    answer choices

    13 cm

    14 cm

    26 cm

    28 cm

  • Question 21
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    48

    60

    180

    300

  • Question 22
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    3.0 cm

    4.0 cm

    5.0 cm

    6.5 cm

  • Question 23
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    The diameter of a copper wire is thought to be approximately 0.3 mm.

    Which instrument should be used to obtain a more accurate measurement of the diameter of the

    wire?

    answer choices

    measuring tape

    metre rule

    micrometer

    ruler

  • Question 24
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    Which measurement can be made using a micrometer screw gauge?

    answer choices

    the air pressure of a tyre

    the diameter of a wire

    the turning effect of a spanner

    the wavelength of microwaves

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