Name:    6th Grade Math- Convert units of measurement within each system in one-step problems Practice Test 8

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

1.

If Patty is 5 feet 1 inch, how tall is she in inches?
 a. 49 c. 51 b. 67 d. 61

2.

Robert had a fitness test.  He was able to jump vertically to a height of 84 inches.  How high in feet did he jump?
 a. 6’3” c. 6’9” b. 7 d. 7’5”

3.

If you are 6 feet five inches tall, how many inches are you?
 a. 77 c. 69 b. 71 d. 80

4.

If Peter can throw the football 82 yard, how many feet can he throw it?
 a. 164 c. 259 b. 82 d. 246

5.

Paul rushed for 127 yards in the football game.  However, he likes to tell people how many feet he rushed for because it makes it sound more spectacular.  How many feet did Paul rush for in that game?
 a. 381 c. 127 b. 254 d. 355

6.

Mary is captain of the drill team.  She has 15 girls plus herself on the team.  To start the routine, the girls need to be spaces evenly apart.  How many feet on the court will she need to make sure the girls are one yard away from each other?
 a. 70 c. 48 b. 81 d. 52

7.

Alice needs to measure a distance of 7 yards along the hall wall at school to put up a sign.  She could only find a ruler to measure with.  How many times will she have to move the ruler to get to 7 yards?
 a. 14 c. 28 b. 25 d. 21

8.

Brian wanted to go on a ride at the fair.  He was old enough, but rather short.  He needed to be 5’6” inches tall to qualify for the ride.  He is planning to wear elevated shoes to make sure he can get on the ride.  He is 63 inches tall.  How many inches does he need to make his elevated shoes so he can qualify for the ride?
 a. 3 c. 2.5 b. 1 d. 2

9.

Brian wanted to go on a ride at the fair.  He was old enough, but rather skinny.  He needed to be 85 pounds to qualify for the ride.  He weighs 1376 ounces.  Can he go on the ride?
 a. No, he is one pound too light c. Yes, he is over by one pound b. No, he is 6 pounds too light d. Yes, he is over by one ounce

10.

If the recipe calls for 32 ounces of beans, how many pounds is that?
 a. 2 c. 2 b. 1 d. 3.2

11.

Cindy’s birth certificate indicates that she was 115 ounces at birth.  What was her actually weight in pounds?
 a. 6 pounds c. 10 lbs 5 oz b. 7 pounds d. 7 lbs 2 oz

12.

Maria wanted to buy some ice cream for a dinner party she was having.  She had 4 pints in the freezer at home.  She thought that would be only half as much as she would need.  How many quarts of ice cream will she need to buy to have enough ice cream for the party?
 a. 3 c. 2 b. 4 d. 1

13.

Author was filling pint bottles with lemonade to sell on the side of the road.  He only had a one-cup ladle to scoop the lemonade into the bottles.  He has 17 bottles.  How many times will he have to scoop the lemonade to fill all 17 bottles?
 a. 34 c. 9 b. 51 d. 24

14.

Mushi’s new car holds 12.5 gallons of gas.  In his country, they sell gas by the quart.  How many quarts will he have to buy to fill up the empty gas tank in his car?
 a. 84 c. 25 b. 60 d. 50

15.

In Mushi’s country, gas is delivered to the gas station in 55 gallon barrels.  How many full quarts of gas is in each barrel?
 a. 14 c. 220 b. 190 d. 13

16.

Barbara scooped 8 cups of water into some pint jars.  Then she poured the pint jars into some quart bottles.  How many quart bottles did she fill?
 a. 32 c. 0.5 b. 2 d. 7

17.

If Juan can run the race in 250 seconds, can he qualify for the city track meet if the qualifying time is 4:05?
 a. Yes b. No

18.

Peter asked his father if he could have 30 extra minutes to get his chores done.  His father, a math teacher, said no, but you can have 1500 seconds.  How many minutes extra did Peter’s father give him to complete his chores?
 a. 29 c. 20 b. 15 d. 25

19.

Sam and Linda had to complete their science test within the 126 minute time period allotted.  How many hours do they have to complete the test?
 a. 2 hours 6 minutes c. 2 hours 15 minutes b. 1 hour 59 minutes d. 2 hours

20.

A boat trip across the bay will take 319 minutes.  Ben has to meet his bus at the dock in 5 hours.  Will he make the bus?
 a. Yes b. No

21.

Lorretta is leaving on a school trip in 36 hours.  How many days does she have to wait?
 a. 3.5 days c. 1 day, 12 hours b. 1 day 9 hours d. 3 days

22.

The cross country team of 7 runners each ran their race within 1 minute of the winner runner.  The winning time was 23 minutes.  Did it take the team more than 2.5 hours total to run the race?
 a. Yes b. No

23.

When the Siberian Express train leaves Moscow, Russia, it will be on the tracks for 168 hours until it reaches its destination.  How many days will the train be traveling to get to the end of the trip?
 a. 5 c. 7 b. 8 d. 6

24.

Bobbi has been on the Earth for 385 days.  Is she more than 13 months old?
 a. Yes b. No

25.

If you have to put one gram of medicine in your drink, and the medicine comes in 100 milligram packets, how many packets do you have to put in the drink?
 a. 10 c. 100 b. 5 d. 1000

26.

Lucy likes to make dresses without cutting any material.  She wraps it in different ways to make different styles.  If Lucy needs 2 meters of cloth to make a dress, how many centimeters of lace will she need to go along the entire bottom of the dress?
 a. 500 c. 100 b. 50 d. 200

27.

Andrew went to a track meet in a foreign country.  His coach told him he would be running the 1500 meter race.  How many kilometers will he be running?
 a. 1.5 c. 0.5 b. 2 d. 50

28.

Colleen and Sarah were squirting each other with the eye droppers in science class.  The teacher said they couldn’t leave for lunch until they each filled a one liter bottle with the eye droppers.  The eye droppers could hold 10 milliliters .  How many times will they have to fill the eye droppers before they can go to lunch?
 a. 10 c. 100 b. 150 d. 1000

29.

Michael’s  P.E. teacher told the class he was going to run a 50 kilometer race.  How many meters does that mean he will be running?
 a. 50 c. 500 b. 5000,000 d. 50,000

30.

Mohammad invented a device to wind up the hose in his mother’s garden.  It rolls the hose up in 100 centimeter lengths.  If the hose is 7 meters long, how many lengths of hose will Mohammad have on his invention?
 a. 10 c. 70 b. 1000 d. 49