What Is a Graduated Cylinder? - Definition, Uses & Function


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Graduated cylinders are primarily used for measuring:

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1. The spout of the graduated cylinder is used for:

2. Which of the following materials are used to make graduated cylinders?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of graduated cylinders. Practice questions look at their use, their shape, and their composition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your understanding of graduated cylinders, including:

  • What they measure
  • How they are shaped
  • What they are made from

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the function of graduated cylinders
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about measuring liquids in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding use of graduated cylinders

Additional Learning

This interactive lesson titled What Is a Graduated Cylinder? - Definition, Uses & Function will help you understand their use in experimentation. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Function of the graduated cylinder
  • Characteristics of graduated cylinders
  • Displacement and its relationship to graduated cylinders