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Shorter or Longer

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

'Shorter or Longer' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

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?

 

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

Which is longer, A or B?

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

Which is shorter, pencil A or B?

 

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

Which is longer, pencil A or B?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

 

 

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