  Name:    4th Grade Math- Estimate Length, Time, Weight, and Temperature in Real-world Problems Practice Test

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

1.

If you have 24 inches of string, how many feet of string do you have?
 a. 8 c. 2 b. 12 d. 24

2.

Allen wanted to be at least 5 feet tall.  When his mom measured him, he made it!  How many inches tall is Allen?
 a. 55 c. 72 b. 60 d. 58

3.

In the football game, Tim rushed for 50 yards.  How many feet did he rush for?
 a. 150 c. 130 b. 125 d. 175

4. If you have three of these tools, how many yards do you have?
 a. 2 c. 3 b. 36 d. 1

5. If each mark on the board above is an inch, how do we know it is a yard stick?
 a. it has 36 inches c. it is not a yard stick because yard sticks have 39 inches b. it is longer than a ruler d. it looks like a yard stick

6.   How many feet are there in these 3 yard sticks?
 a. 6 c. 9 b. 36 d. 3

7.

How many feet are 96 inches?
 a. 7 c. 9 b. 10 d. 8

8.

At the fair, Robbie wanted to go on the roller coaster.  The sign at the entrance said that you had to be “this tall” - 4 feet 6 inches - to go on the ride.  Robbie is 56 inches tall.  Can he go on the ride?
 a. yes b. no

9.

If you can throw the Frisbee 120 yards, how many feet can you throw it?
 a. 240 c. 40 b. 1200 d. 360

10.    How many feet do these measuring tools have all together?
 a. 4 c. 6 b. 8 d. 9

11.

How many hours in half a day?
 a. 12 c. 6 b. 18 d. 24

12.

Alice ran her race in 360 seconds.  How many minutes did it take her to run her race?
 a. 36 c. 2 b. 6 d. 18

13.

Peter’s band was going to perform in 72 hours.  How many days before the performance?
 a. 6 c. 4 b. 3 d. 5

14.

Lunch hour at school is 45 minutes long.  How many seconds do you have to eat your lunch?
 a. 2400 c. 2700 b. 900 d. 1800

15.

Randy claimed that he could hold his breath for 150 seconds.  How many minutes is that?
 a. 2 min. 30 seconds c. one min. 45 sec. b. 2 minutes d. 3 minutes

16.

How many hours are in a week?
 a. 170 c. 168 b. 154 d. 96

17.

A new born baby often weighs around 7 pounds.  How many ounces do they weigh?
 a. 92 c. 126 b. 112 d. 96

18.

Some whales can weigh up to 10 tons.  How many pounds would a ten-ton whale weigh?
 a. 5,000 c. 10,000 b. 100,000 d. 20,000

19.

Andrea wants to sit in the front seat of her mom’s car, but she has to weigh 70 pounds to do so.  She weighs 800 ounces.  Can she sit in the front seat?
 a. yes b. no

20.

What fraction of a ton is 500 pounds?
 a. 1/4 c. 2/3 b. 1/5 d. 1/2

21.

The hippo at the zoo weighed in at 3000 pounds.  How many tons did it weigh?
 a. 1 ¾ c. 1 ½ b. 1/2 d. 2

22.

If a puppy grows at the rate of 22 ounces per month, how many pounds will the puppy weigh in 8 months?
 a. 11 c. 8 b. 15 d. 9

23.

If a recipe calls for four cups of oil, how many pints does the recipe call for?
 a. 5 c. 3 b. 1 d. 2

24.

Andrea is planning a party.  She knows ice cream comes in 2-quart packages.  How many packages of ice cream does she need to have a gallon?
 a. 1 c. 2 b. 6 d. 4

25.

Some cowboys used to wear what was called a “ten gallon hat.”  How many “quart hats” would that be?
 a. 10 c. 40 b. 44 d. 20

26.

Cindy’s dad got an award for donating blood.  He donated 1 gallon.  Blood is donated 1 pint at a time.  How many pints of blood did Cindy’s dad donate?
 a. 8 c. 5 b. 6 d. 9

27. What is the temperature on the thermometer?
 a. 50 degrees c. 5 degrees b. 32 degrees d. 60 degrees

28. Which thermometer shows a freezing temperature?
 a. A c. C b. B d. D

29. What is the temperature reading on the thermometer?
 a. 60 c. 45 b. 50 d. 55

30. What temperature does the thermometer record?
 a. 60 c. 50 b. 58 d. 55