# Shorter or Longer

In this worksheet, students must state which of two objects is shorter or longer.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Look at these two fishing rods.

B has been extended more.

It reaches further.

We say:

B is longer than A.

A is shorter than B.

Which is shorter, A or B?

A

B

Which is longer, A or B?

A

B

Which is longer, the yellow car or the blue one?

yellow

blue

Which is shorter, the yellow car or the blue one?

yellow

blue

Which is shorter, pencil A or B?

A

B

Which is longer, pencil A or B?

A

B

Which piece of paper is longer, the blue one or the pink one?

blue

pink

Which piece of paper is shorter, the blue one or the pink one?

blue

pink

Which ruler is shorter, A or B?

A

B

Which ruler is longer, A or B?

A

B

• Question 1

Which is shorter, A or B?

A
EDDIE SAYS
A is extended less than B.
• Question 2

Which is longer, A or B?

B
EDDIE SAYS
B is extended more than A.
• Question 3

Which is longer, the yellow car or the blue one?

yellow
EDDIE SAYS
The yellow car reaches further.
• Question 4

Which is shorter, the yellow car or the blue one?

blue
EDDIE SAYS
The yellow car reaches further, so the blue car is shorter.
• Question 5

Which is shorter, pencil A or B?

A
EDDIE SAYS
Pencil A is not as long as pencil B.
• Question 6

Which is longer, pencil A or B?

B
EDDIE SAYS
Pencil B reaches further than pencil A.
• Question 7

Which piece of paper is longer, the blue one or the pink one?

pink
EDDIE SAYS
The pink one reaches further to the right.
• Question 8

Which piece of paper is shorter, the blue one or the pink one?

blue
EDDIE SAYS
The pink one reaches further to the right, so the blue one is shorter.
• Question 9

Which ruler is shorter, A or B?

B
EDDIE SAYS
A is a 10 cm ruler. B is a 7 cm ruler.
7 is less than 10.
• Question 10

Which ruler is longer, A or B?

A
EDDIE SAYS
A is a 10 cm ruler. B is a 7 cm ruler.
10 is more than 7.
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