Multiple Choice Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

What is the perimeter of a rectangular room that has a length of 5.1 m and a
width that is 2 m less than the length?
a.  24.4 m  c.  16.4 m  b.  15.4 m  d.  20.4 m 


2.

Which of the following is a good estimate of an inch?
a.  The length from your elbow to your wrist.  b.  The span of your
hand.  c.  The width of your thumb.  d.  The width of your pinky
finger. 


3.

Which of the following is a good estimate of a centimetre?
a.  The length from your elbow to your wrist.  b.  The span of your
hand.  c.  The width of your thumb.  d.  The width of your pinky
finger. 


4.

Which of the following are the most appropriate SI units to use for measuring a
person’s height?
a.  centimetres  c.  feet  b.  millimetres  d.  inches 


5.

A carpenter measures the perimeter of a room to be 56' ".
He needs to buy baseboard to finish the room but the store only sells it by the full metre. How many
metres of baseboard will he need to buy?
a.  2 m  c.  18 m  b.  174 m  d.  1732 m 


6.

The exterior of a lamp post is to be painted. The lamp post is a 14foot
tall cylinder with a diameter of 18 inches. Since the base is on the ground and the top is covered by
a floodlight, you will not need to paint these pieces. What is the area that needs to be
painted?
a.  113 in^{2}  c.  792 in^{2}  b.  9500 in^{2}  d.  10009
in^{2} 


7.

An aluminum pop can measures 11 cm high and has a radius of 3 cm. What is the
surface area of the exposed can, to 2 decimal places?
a.  28.27 cm  c.  263.89 cm  b.  367.57 cm  d.  226.19 cm 


8.

Two cylinders of radius 7 cm are placed together end to end. If the first
cylinder was 13 cm long and the second was 8 cm long, what is the surface area of this new
cylinder?
a.  1477.8 cm^{2}  c.  1231.5 cm^{2}  b.  1539.4
cm^{2}  d.  985.2
cm^{2} 


9.

Juan fills a 8 L bucket with a container that holds 2 pints. How many times will
he have to fill up the container to fill the bucket?
a.  8 times  c.  17 times  b.  9 times  d.  10 times 


10.

A cube has a volume of 1 cubic foot. What is its volume in cubic
inches?
a.  144 cu in  c.  1728 cu in  b.  1827 cu in  d.  168 cu in 

Short Answer


1.

A circular garden has a diameter of 10 yards. Chrysanthemums need to be planted
a minimum of 3 ft apart. How many chrysanthemums can be planted along the circumference?


2.

A local craft store sells ribbon for $1.37/m. The pattern for Marnie’s
Halloween costume requires 4 feet of ribbon. How much will it cost Marnie to buy the ribbon?


3.

Michael has been training to run a 4minute mile. He manages to run 1700 m in 4
minutes. Did he succeed?


4.

Sandy is painting the living room in her house. The room measures 18 feet long
by 11 feet wide by 8 feet high. She will only paint the walls and not the floor or ceiling. What is
the total area Sandy will paint?


5.

Horatio is wallpapering his room. His room measure 5 m long by 4.75 m wide by
3.25 m high. There are two windows that measure 1 m by 0.75 m and a door that is 1.3 m by 2.75
m, each of which do not require wallpaper. How much wallpaper is needed for Horatio’s
room?
