Linear Measurements in Metric & English Units: Lesson for Kids


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What is the smallest unit of linear measurement discussed in this lesson in the English (Imperial) system?

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1. When measuring an object in the English or metric systems, how should you line up the object you are measuring and your ruler?

2. How many centimeters are there in a meter?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will help you find out what you know about the metric and Imperial systems of measurement. You will be quizzed on how these systems work and their differences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll test your knowledge of:

  • The units of measurement used in the Imperial system
  • How to use a ruler correctly
  • The conversions between different units of the metric system

Skills Practiced

  • Noticing differences - compare topics from the lesson, such as the different lengths of metric and English units of measurement
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about how many feet there are in a yard
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about different units of linear measurement in the metric and Imperial systems

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about these systems of measurement, review the lesson titled Linear Measurements in Metric & English Units: Lesson for Kids. It will help you understand:

  • The definition of linear
  • Differences between metric and English units
  • The system used by more of the world