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Practice Test - Volume



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

 1. 

The amount of space taken up by an object is known as the object's
a.
mass.
c.
inertia.
b.
weight.
d.
volume.
 

 2. 

When a canoe overturns, a pocket of air forms inside the canoe because air
a.
has volume.
b.
takes up space even though it's invisible.
c.
is matter.
d.
All of the above
 

 3. 

The volume of the sun is 1,000,000 times the volume of Earth. Therefore, the sun
a.
is 1,000,000 times denser than Earth is.
b.
weighs 1,000,000 times more than Earth does.
c.
has 1,000,000 times more mass than Earth has.
d.
occupies 1,000,000 times more space than Earth does.
 

 4. 

An amount of vinegar would be expressed in ____ for scientific experiments.
a.
centimeters or meters
c.
liters or milliliters
b.
grams or milligrams
d.
ounces or gallons
 

 5. 

To measure the volume of water correctly, read the scale on a graduated cylinder at the ____ part of the meniscus.
a.
lowest
c.
highest
b.
outer
d.
None of the above
 

 6. 

A raindrop has a volume of approximately 0.09 mL. How many raindrops will it take to fill a glass jar that will hold half a liter of liquid?
a.
4,000 raindrops
c.
5,555 raindrops
b.
4,500 raindrops
d.
11,111 raindrops
 

 7. 

The volume of a solid may be expressed in
a.
L2.
c.
m3.
b.
L3.
d.
m2.
 

 8. 

Which of the following have the same volume?
a.
500 mL of chicken broth and a 5 cm3 toy block
b.
2 cm3 of water and 20 mL of milk
c.
a 60 mL glass of water and a 60 cm3 scuba tank of air
d.
none of the above
 

 9. 

The SI unit for expressing the amount of matter in an object is the
a.
newton (N).
c.
kilogram (kg).
b.
kelvin (K).
d.
liter (L).
 

 10. 

A sponge and brick that are the same size have the same
a.
mass.
c.
weight.
b.
volume.
d.
density.
 

 11. 

How would you measure the volume of a screw?
a.
by placing it on a balance
b.
by multiplying its length by its width by its height
c.
by placing it on a spring scale
d.
by placing it in a graduated cylinder of water and seeing how much liquid it displaces
 

 12. 

A book has a length of 25 cm, a width of 20 cm, and a height of 5 cm. What is its volume?
a.
50 cm
c.
2,500 cm3
b.
50 cm3
d.
2,500 cm
 

 13. 

Anything that has mass and takes up space is called
a.
matter.
b.
energy.
c.
heterogeneous.
d.
homogeneous.
 



 
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