Scientific Measurement & Common Instruments


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Which tool is used to measure length?

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1. Displacement is used to measure which of the following:

2. Which tool can you use to measure how long it takes you to run one kilometer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this short multiple-choice quiz will test your knowledge of how to measure with scientific instruments. You'll answer questions about topics like the tool you'll need to measure the amount of time required to run a kilometer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Tool used to measure length
  • What displacement is used to measure
  • How to measure time
  • Tool used to compare the masses of two objects
  • Method for measuring the diameter of pipe

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the tool used to measure length
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tool used to compare the masses of two objects
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the method for measuring the diameter of pipe and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To take an even closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Scientific Measurement & Common Instruments. This lesson covers the following:

  • Measuring in science
  • Use of the metric system
  • Construction of a simple pendulum
  • Galileo Galilei's findings about a pendulum's swing