Scale Drawing Quiz September 2011. Kindly contributed by Elizabeth Adeyemi, South ThamesCollege. Search for Elizabeth on www.skillsworkshop.org Visit the download page for this resource to find related resources and full details of the curriculum links below. • Functional Maths coverage and range • Level 2: Understand, use and calculate ratio and proportion, including problems involving scale • SfL Adult numeracy • MSS1/L1.11 Work with scale diagrams • MSS1/L2.10 Work out dimensions from scale drawings • References: Excellence Gateway (2009), Skills for Life, Core Curriculum http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/sflcurriculum • Ofqual (2009), Functional Skills criteria for English, Mathematics and ICT • http://www.ofqual.gov.uk/qualification-and-assessment-framework/89-articles/238-functional-skills-criteria
A 6m B 12m C 14cm D 3m Question 1 • What is the actual height of a wall that measures 6cm on the scale drawing with a scale of 1:50?
A 100m B 2500m C 150m D 1500cm Question 2 • What does 6cm on a map with scale 1:2500 represent in actual distance?
A 90cm B 45m C 9m D 30m Question 3 • A house plan is drawn to a scale of 1:100. The lounge on the drawing is 9cm long and 5cm wide. What is the length of the lounge in metres?
A 50m B 7.5m C 5m D 65m Question 4 • A house plan is drawn to a scale of 1:50. The lounge on the drawing is 7.5cm wide and 15cm long. What is the length of the lounge in metres?
A 9cm B 1.5m C 2m D 3.5m Question 5 • A model is to be made of the new college which is 1125m in length. The suggested scale is 1:750. How long will the model be?