# 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.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:

### 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

Shorter than 1m
• Question 2

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

A duck

Shorter than 1m
• Question 3

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

A giant snake

Longer than 1m
• Question 4

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

A matchstick

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

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

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

Shorter than 1m
• Question 8

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

A bed

Longer than 1m
• Question 9

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

A caterpillar

Shorter than 1m
• Question 10

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

A camel

Longer than 1m
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