Worksheet on Measurement of Capacity

In worksheet on measurement of capacity, all grade students can practice the questions on units for measuring capacity. This exercise sheet on measurements can be practiced by the students to get more ideas to learn to measure the capacity of the given line segments according to the questions.

1. Which kind of measure (litre or millilitre) would you use to measure the following things (liquids)?

(i) Milk in a glass

(ii) Medicine in a tea-spoon

(iii) Ink in your pen

(iv) Cough syrup in a bottle

(v) Petrol in a car tank

(vi) Water in a can

(vii) Kerosene oil in a jar

(viii) Paint in a drum

2. Given below are 6 bottles with different capacities. Use 2 or 3 different bottle combinations to form the given quantities.

Measurement of Capacity

(i) 1 l 500 ml

(ii) 750 ml

(iii) 1100 ml


2. (i) 3 times D

(ii) B + E

(iii) B + C + F

3. What measures will you use to measure the following quantities of given liquid? Write the answer in front of each liquid:

Worksheet on Measurement of Capacity

4. A car can travel a distance of 15 km distance with one liter of petrol. How much distance will the car be able to cover if there is:

(i) 10 l of petrol

(ii) 15 l of petrol

(iii) 20 l of petrol

(iv) 25 l of petrol

(v) 50 l of petrol

(vi) 100 l of petrol


4. (i) 150 km

(ii) 225 km

(iii) 300 km

(iv) 375 km

(v) 750 km

(vi) 1500 km

5. How many 200 ml measures of water will fill a:

(i) 1 litre can?

(ii) 4 litre drum?

(iii) 2 litre can?

(iv) 1 litre 400 ml vessel?

6. In a super market different flavors of milk are available. Look at the picture and answer the following questions.

Measurement of Milk

(i) Which container holds the greatest amount of milk?

(ii) What is the total amount of milk in all the containers?

(iii) How much container B holds more than A?


6. (i) B

(ii) 1 l 500 ml

(iii) 500 ml

7. A jar contains 1200 ml of milk. How many litres and ml of milk is in the jar?

8. How many 100 ml measures of oil will fill the following vessels?

(i) 200 ml of capacity

(ii) 500 ml of capacity

(iii) 700 ml of capacity

(iv) 1 l of capacity

9. Fill in the blanks:

(i) 1 liter = …………….. ml

(ii) 250 ml × …………….. = 2 liters

(iii) 4 bottles of 750 ml will make …………….. liter.

(iv) If 200 ml water is taken out from 1 l 500 ml bottle. How much water will be left in the bottle?


9. (i) 1000 ml

(ii) 8

(iii) 3

(iv) 1 l 300 ml

10. Change the following into ml:

(i) 3 l

(ii) 2 l 75 ml

(iii) 5 l 390 ml

11. Change the following into litres and ml:

(i) 4000 ml

(ii) 65035 ml

(iii) 32570 ml

12. Do the given conversions:

(i) 36 l = …………….. ml

(ii) 104 l = …………….. ml

(iii) 1258 ml = …………….. l …………….. ml

(iv) 3090 ml = …………….. l …………….. ml

(v) 66192 ml = …………….. l …………….. ml


12. (i) 36000 ml

(ii) 104000 ml

(iii) 1 l 258 ml

(iv) 3 l 90 ml

(v) 66 l 192 ml

13. There was 5 l 500 ml of milk in my house. In the evening there was only 2 l 750 ml of milk left. How much milk was consumed during the day?

14. A petrol pump had 15900 litres of petrol in stock. During the day 5,950 litres were sold. How much petrol was left?

15. There is the following quantity of water in three vessels:

(i) 54 l 80 ml

(ii) 67 l 384 ml and

(iii) 56 l 156 ml

Find the total quantity of water.

16. Perform the given operations:

(i) Add 305 l 116 ml and 28 l 65 ml

(ii) Subtract 56 l 203 ml from 75 l

(iii) Add 24 l 206 ml, 36 l 196 ml and 51 l 337 ml

(iv) Multiply 45 l 990 ml by 3

(v) Divide 56 l by 250


16. (i) 333 l 181 ml

(ii) 18 l 797 ml

(iii) 111 l 739 ml

(iv) 137 l 970 ml

(v) 224 ml

17. A bucket holds 25 litre of water. 17 litres 250 ml of it was taken out and then 3 litre 780 ml was poured in it. How much water is there in the bucket now?

18. I have 2 l jar filled with milk. If I take out 1 l 115 ml of milk in the morning and 605 ml in the evening then how much milk will be left in the jar?

Answer: 280 ml

19. A bottle has the capacity to contain 250 ml. How much oil can be filled in 20 such bottles?

20. Ana has a water tank with a capacity of 570 l. She fills it completely on Monday. If she uses about95 l of water each day then how many days can tank water last?

Answer: 6 days

21. Among 40 students, 20 litres of juice was distributed. How much juice did each student get?

22. The capacity of a drum is 200 litres. It contains 123 litres of water. How much more water is required to fill it?

23. Out of 350 litres of kerosene oil, 125 l 50 ml was sold. How much is left now?

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