# MCQ Questions for Class 6 Science Chapter 10 Motion and Measurement of Distances with Answers

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## Motion and Measurement of Distances Class 6 MCQs Questions with Answers

Choose the correct option.

Question 1.
Which is the oldest means of transport?
(a) Bullock cart
(b) Bus
(c) Car
(d) None of these

Answer: (a) Bullock cart

Question 2.
The invention of which of the following has made a great change in modes of transport?
(a) Wheel
(b) Steam engine
(c) Fire
(d) Taming animals

Question 3.
The act of determining, size, capacity or quantity of an object is called
(a) units
(b) measurement
(c) pace
(d) motion

Question 4.
Which of the following is an ancient method for measurement?
(a) Cubit
(b) Ruler
(c) Measuring tape
(d) Measuring rod

Question 5.
The length of the outstretched arms is called
(a) finger
(b) cubit
(c) fathom
(d) pace

Question 6.
The length covered in one step by a person is called
(a) Cubit
(b) Pace
(c) Handspan
(d) Finger

Question 7.
Which is a standard unit of measurement?
(a) Finger
(b) Fist
(c) Step
(d) Inch

Question 8.
What is the SI unit of length?
(a) Metre
(b) Centimetre
(c) Kilometre
(d) All of these

Question 9.
5 kilometres are equal to
(a) 5,00,000 metre
(b) 50,000 metre
(c) 5,000 metre
(d) 500 metre

Answer: (c) 5,000 metre

Question 10.
What do we use to measure curved lengths?
(b) Wood
(c) Sand
(d) Paper

Question 11.
In which year, SI system was recommended by general conference of weights and measures?
(a) 1950
(b) 1960
(c) 1970
(d) 1980

Question 12.
10 millimetres is equal to
(a) 1 metre
(b) 1 centimetre
(c) 1 kilometre
(d) 1 cubits

Answer: (b) 1 centimetre

Question 13.
The distance of an object from one end to another is called
(a) length
(b) cubits
(c) pace
(d) metre

Question 14.
Which of the following types of motion is not exhibited by the earth moving around the sun?
(a) Circular
(b) Rotational
(c) Rectilinear
(d) Periodic

Question 15.
Which of the following modes of transport is not based on the invention of wheel?
(a) Bullock cart
(b) Bicycle
(c) Bus
(d) Boat

Question 16.
The motion of pendulum is
(a) rectilinear
(b) periodic
(c) circular
(d) none of these

Question 17.
Which is a correct relationship?
(a) 1 m = 100 cm
(b) 1 cm = 100 cm
(c) 1 km = 100 m
(d) 1 km = 1000 cm

Answer: (a) 1 m = 100 cm

Question 18.
Which of the following types of motion are possessed by a football rolling on the ground?
(A) Rotational
(B) Rectilinear
(C) Periodic
(D) Circular
(a) (A) and (B)
(b) (B) and (C)
(c) (A) and (C)
(d) (A), (B) and (D)

Answer: (d) (A), (B) and (D)

Question 19.
An example of rectilinear motion is
(a) apple falling from a tree
(b) motion of a car on road
(c) a spinning top
(d) both (a) and (b)

Answer: (d) both (a) and (b)

Question 20.
15 cm are equal to
(a) 150 mm
(b) 15 mm
(c) 1.5 mm
(d) 0.15 mm

Answer: (a) 150 mm

Question 21.
Which invention made a great change in the modes of transport?
(a) Invention of steam engine
(b) Invention of telephone
(c) Invention of wheel
(d) None of these

Answer: (c) Invention of wheel

Question 22.
What is the SI unit of distance?
(a) Millimetre
(b) Kilometre
(c) Centimetre
(d) Metre

Question 23.
Which type of motion is of the bullet which is fired from the gun?
(a) Linear
(b) Circular
(c) Rotational
(d) Periodic

Question 24.
When an object turns about a fixed axis, which type of motion is it?
(a) Periodic
(b) Circular
(c) Rotational
(d) Linear

Question 25.
Which type of motion is exhibited the rotation of the earth?
(a) Circular
(b) Rotational
(c) Periodic
(d) Linear

Question 26.
How many centimetres are there in 1 m?
(a) 100 cm
(b) 1000 cm
(c) 10000 cm
(d) 10 cm

Answer: (a) 100 cm

Question 27.
What do we use to measure lengths of curved lines?
(b) Wood
(c) Sand
(d) Paper

Question 28.
Which of the following is the biggest unit?
(a) m
(b) cm
(c) km
(d) mm

Question 29.
An oscillatory motion is always
(a) circular
(b) curvilinear
(c) linear
(d) periodic

Question 30.
Which motion can be seen in the hands of a clock?
(a) Circular
(b) Periodic
(c) Oscillatory
(d) Both (a) and (b)

Answer: (d) Both (a) and (b)

Fill in the blanks with suitable word/s.

Question 1.
Motion of a plucked guitar string is an example of ……………… motion.

Question 2.
Except string, we can also measure the length of a curved line using ………………

Question 3.
We will measure distance between Delhi and Mumbai in ………………

Question 4.
……………… and ……………… are ancient methods for measurement.

Question 5.
A ……………… is the distance between the tip of the thumb and the tip of the little finger of a fully stretched hand.

Question 6.
The SI unit was recommended by the general conference on weights and measures in ………………

Question 7.
The SI unit of length is ………………

Question 8.
100 centimetres (cm) = ……………… metre (m).

Question 9.
……………… is a tool that measures length.

Question 10.
A ……………… can be used to measure the length of a curved line.

Question 11.
The first steam engine was invented in ……………… by ………………

Answer: 1769, James Watt

Question 12.
……………… motion is also a periodic motion.

Question 13.
Motion of march past of soldiers on a straight road is ……………… motion.

Question 14.
Motion is the change in ……………… of an object.

Question 15.
Motion of the earth around the sun is an example of ……………… motion.

Question 16.
The motion of the moon around the earth is motion.

Question 17.
were used to pull train on railway track during 19th century.

Question 18.
Metre is the standard unit of measuring

Question 19.
For accurate measurement, we need a proper

Question 20.
can be used for measuring the girth of a tree.

Question 21.
When an object does not change its position with respect to time and the observer, it is said to be at

Question 22.
The sewing machine has a wheel which on its axle.

Question 23.
Earth has as well as motion.

Question 24.
Every measurement consists of a number and a .

Question 25.
To measure the length of a pencil, we need a scale.

True or False

Question 1.
The SI unit of length is kilometre.

Question 2.
Motion shown by a butterfly is random.

Question 3.
Swinging of our arms or legs are periodic motions.

Question 4.
A ruler can be used for measuring a curved line.

Question 5.
Beating of our heart is non-periodic motion.

Question 6.
Each measurement consists of a number and a unit.

Question 7.
Motion of secondâ€™s hand of a clock is rectilinear.

Question 8.
Kilometre is used for measuring large distances.

Question 9.
The motion of a spinning top is linear motion.

Question 10.
Handspan is a standard unit of length.

Question 11.
The S.I. unit of weight is metre.

Question 12.
Pace, handspan or cubit are not reliable units of measurement.

Question 13.
Metre scale is used for measuring lengths of straight objects.

Question 14.
The scale should be placed very close to the object to be measured.

Question 15.
The motion of all the objects are of the same type.

Question 16.
Motion of a cyclist on a straight road is an example of linear motion.

Question 17.
Motion of children sitting on a merry -go-round is rotatory.

Question 18.
The most convenient unit for measuring the thickness of a coin is metre

Question 19.
A metre scale can measure lengths accurately up to 1 cm only.

Question 20.
The length of a forearm from elbow to finger tips is called cubit.

Match the following

 Column I Column II 1. Metre (a) Unit used to measure very small distances 2. Handspan (b) SI unit of length 3. Millimetre (c) Non-standard unit of length 4. 100 cm (d) Unit used to measure large distance 5. Pendulum (e) Periodic motion 6. Motion of a top (f) 1 m 7. Kilometre (g) 10 mm 8. State of moving objects (h) Rest 9. State of stationary objects (i) Rotational motional 10. 1 cm (j) Motion