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Measuring Length and Height: Shorter or Longer than 1 Metre?

In this worksheet, students decide whether an object is shorter than, longer than or roughly the same length as 1 metre.

'Measuring Length and Height: Shorter or Longer than 1 Metre?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must decide whether an object is shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as 1 metre by using your common sense.

 

 

 

This is a picture of a 1 metre counting stick. It is roughly the same length as 1 metre.

 

A car is more than 1 metre long.

 

 


 

A hamster is less than 1 metre tall.

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

A banana

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

     A duck

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

    A giant snake

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

A matchstick

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

    

A 1 metre tape measure

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

    

      A tea cup

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

     

A bunch of grapes

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

            A bed

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

      A caterpillar

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

   A camel

Shorter than 1m

Longer than 1m

Roughly the same as 1m

  • Question 1

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

A banana

CORRECT ANSWER
Shorter than 1m
  • Question 2

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

     A duck

CORRECT ANSWER
Shorter than 1m
  • Question 3

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

    A giant snake

CORRECT ANSWER
Longer than 1m
  • Question 4

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

 

A matchstick

CORRECT ANSWER
Shorter than 1m
  • Question 5

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

    

A 1 metre tape measure

CORRECT ANSWER
Roughly the same as 1m
  • Question 6

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

    

      A tea cup

CORRECT ANSWER
Shorter than 1m
  • Question 7

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

     

A bunch of grapes

CORRECT ANSWER
Shorter than 1m
  • Question 8

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

            A bed

CORRECT ANSWER
Longer than 1m
  • Question 9

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

      A caterpillar

CORRECT ANSWER
Shorter than 1m
  • Question 10

Is this object shorter thanlonger than or roughly the same length as a 1 metre stick?

 

   A camel

CORRECT ANSWER
Longer than 1m
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