Name:    Lesson 8: Exploring Litres and Millilitres

1.

Use this diagram of equivalent measurements to help you answer the following questions. Select the greater capacity.
 a. 200 mL b. 200 L c. 20 mL d. 20 L

2.

Select the lowest capacity.
 a. 300 mL b. 30 L c. 300 L d. 30 mL

3.

Compare the amount of liquid in the 2 cylinders below. Cylinder A has _____ liquid than Cylinder B.
 a. 100 mL more b. 500 mL less c. equal d. 100 mL less

4.

Compare the amount of liquid in the 2 cylinders below. Cylinder A has _____ liquid than Cylinder B.
 a. 50 mL more b. 50 mL less c. equal d. 200 mL more

5.

Which would you measure using millilitres?
 a. water in a dishwasher c. a glass of juice b. fuel for a minivan d. a carton of milk

6.

Which would you measure using litres?
 a. rainfall c. a soup can b. water to fill a swimming pool d. a spoonful of medicine

7.

Paul is making lemonade. The recipe calls for 4 L of cold water. He only has a 1 cup measure which holds 250 mL of water. How many 1 cup measures of cold water will Paul need to make his lemonade?
 a. 8 b. 4 c. 16 d. 12

8.

Donna is making chicken stock which calls for 5 L of water. She can only measure 500 mL with her measuring cup. How many times will she need to fill her measuring cup to measure out 5 L of water?
 a. 8 b. 10 c. 12 d. 6

9.

A cube with a volume of 1 cm3 holds 1 mL of liquid. How many litres of liquid does a cube with a volume of 1000 cm3 hold?
 a. 10 000 L b. 10 L c. 100 L d. 1 L

10.

A carton of ice cream measures 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, and 5 cm high. How many litres of ice cream does the carton hold?
 a. 2 L b. 1 L c. 3 L d. 5 L