# Samacheer Kalvi 9th Science Solutions Chapter 1 Measurement

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## Tamilnadu Samacheer Kalvi 9th Science Solutions Chapter 1 Measurement

### Samacheer Kalvi 9th Science Measurement Textbook Exercises

I. Choose the correct answer.

Samacheer Kalvi 9th Science Solution Chapter 1 Measurement Question 1.
Choose the correct one
(a) mm < cm < m < km
(b) mm > cm > m > km
(c) km < m < cm < mm
(d) mm > m > cm > km
(a) mm < cm < m < km

Chapter 1 Measurement Question 2.
Rulers, measuring tapes and metre scales are used to measure
(a) Mass
(b) Weight
(c) Time
(d) Length
(d) Length

9th Science Guide Pdf Download Question 3.
1 metric ton is equal to
(a) 100 quintals
(b) 10 quintals
(c) 1/10 quintals
(d) 1/100 quintals
(b) 10 quintals

Measurement Lesson 9th Standard Question 4.
Which among the following is not a device to measure mass?
(a) Spring balance
(b) Beam balance
(c) Physical balance
(d) Digital balance
(a) Spring balance

II. 9th Science Guide Fill in the blanks.

1. Metre is the unit of …………..
2. 1 kg of rice is weighed by …………
3. The thickness of a cricket ball is measured by ………….
4. The radius of a thin wire is measured by ………….
5. A physical balance measures small differences in mass up to …………….

1. Length
2. Beam balance
3. Vernier Caliper
4. Screw Gauge
5. 1 mg

III. Samacheer Kalvi 9th Science Book Answers True or False.

9th Standard Science Measurement Question 1.
The SI unit of electric current is kilogram.
False
Correct Statement: The SI unit of electric current is ampere. Kilogram is the unit of mass.

9th Science Lesson 1 Measurement Question 2.
Kilometre is one of the SI units of measurement.
False
Correct.Statement: Metre only SI unit. Kilometre is multiple of metre.

Samacheer Kalvi Guru 9th Science Question 3.
In everyday life, we use the term weight instead of mass.
True

9th Standard Measurement Lesson Question 4.
A physical balance is more sensitive than a beam balance.
True

9th Science Measurement Question 5.
One Celsius degree is an interval of IK and zero degree Celsius is 273.15 K.
False
Correct Statement: One Celsius degree is an interval 1K is true, but zero degree Celsius is equal to -273.15K.

9th Std Science Book Answers Question 6.
With the help of vernier caliper we can have an accuracy of 0.1 mm and with screw gauge we can have an accuracy of 0.01 mm.
False
Correct Statement: With the help of vernier caliper we can have an accuracy of 0.01 cm and with screw gauge we can have an accuracy of 0.01 mm.

IV. Match the following.

1.

 Column – I Column – II (a) Length (i) Kelvin (b) Mass (ii) meter (c) Time (iii) Kilogram (d) Tempature (iv) second

(a) (ii)
(b) (iii)
(c) (iv)
(d) (i)

2.

 Column – I Column – II (a) Screw gauge (i) Vegetables (b) Vernier Caliper (ii) Coins (c) Beam balance (iii) Gold ornaments (d) Digital balance (iv) Cricket ball

(a) (ii)
(b) (iv)
(c) (i)
(d) (iii)

V. Assertion and Reason Type.

In the following questions, statement is given, followed by reason. Answer the questions as below.
(a) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct reason.
(b) Both A and R are true and R is the correct reason.
(c) A is true but R is false.
(d) A is false but R is true.

9th Standard Science Guide Free Download Question 1.
Assertion(A): The scientifically correct expression is “ The mass of the bag is 10 kg”
Reason (R): In everyday life, we use the term weight instead of mass.
(a) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct reason.

9th Standard Science Guide Question 2.
Assertion (A): 0°C = 273.16 K. For our convenience, we take it as 273 K after rounding off the decimal.
Reason (R): To convert a temperature on the Celsius scale we have to add 273 to the given temperature.
(b) Both A and R are true and R is the correct reason.

Science Guide For Class 9 Question 3.
Assertion (A): The distance between two celestial bodies is measured in terms of a light-year.
Reason (R): The distance traveled by the light in one year is one light year.
(b) Both A and R are true and R is the correct reason.

VI. Very Short Answer Type.

Measurement 9th Standard Question 1.
Define measurement.
Measurement is the process of comparison of the given physical quantity with the known standard quantity of the same nature.

9th Standard Measurement Lesson Book Back Answers Question 2.
Define standard unit.
Unit is the quantity of a constant magnitude which is used to measure the magnitudes of other quantities of the same nature.

Samacheer Kalvi 9th Science Book Back Answers Question 3.
What is the full form of SI system?
The full form of S.I. system is International System of Units.

Class 9 Science Measurement Question 4.
Define least count of any device.
Least count is the least distance measured in a given device by it.

9th Standard Science Measurement Lesson Question 5.
What do you know about pitch of screw gauge?
Pitch of the screw gauge is the distance between two successive screw threads. It is measured by the ratio of distance travelled on the pitch scale to the number of rotations of the head scale.

Define Measurement 9th Standard Question 6.
Can you find the diameter of a thin wire of length 2 m using the ruler from your instrument box?
Yes, first you have to wound the wire around the scale for 10 cm and count the number of turns in it. Then if you divide 10 cm by number of turns which gives the thickness of the wire.

VII. Short Answer Type.

9th Std Science Measurement Question 1.
Write the rules that are followed in writing the symbols of units in SI system.

1.  The units named after scientists are not written with a capital initial letter.
E.g. newton, henry, ampere, and watt.
2. The symbols of the units named after scientists should be written by the initial capital letter.
E.g. N for newton, H for henry, A for ampere and W for watt.
3. Small letters are used as symbols for units not derived from a proper noun.
E.g. m for metre, kg for kilogram.
4.  No lull stop or other punctuation marks should be used within or at the end of symbols.
E.g. 50 m and not as 50 m.
5.  The symbols of the units are not expressed in plural form.
E.g. 10 kg not as kgs.

9th Science 1st Lesson Answers Question 2.
Write the need of a standard unit.
Many of the ancient systems of measurement were based on the dimensions of human body. As a result, unit of measurement varied from person to person and also from location to location. In earlier time, different unit systems were used by people from different countries.
But, at the end of the Second World War there was a necessity to use worldwide system of measurement. Hence, SI (International System of Units) system of units was developed and recommended by General Conference on Weights and Measures in 1960 for international usage.

9th Science Measurement Questions And Answers Question 3.
Differentiate mass and weight.

 S.No. Mass Weight 1. Fundamental quantity Derived quantity 2. Has magnitude alone – scalar quantity Has magnitude and direction – vector quantity 3. It is the amount of matter contained in a body It is the normal force exerted by the surface on the object against gravitational pull 4. Remains the same Varies from place to place 5. It is measured using physical balance It is measured using spring balance 6. Its unit is kilogram Its unit is newton

9th Science Measurement Book Back Answers Question 4.
How will you measure the least count of Vernier Caliper?
Least count of Vernier Caliper is the ratio of value of one smallest main scale division to total
number of Vernier scale division.
i.e., L.C. = 0.1mm = 0.01cm
(or) L.C. = 1MD – 1VSD = 1.0 mm – 0.9 mm
= 0. 1mm = 0.01 cm

VIII. Class 9 Science Chapter 1 Measurement Long Answer Type.

Measurement Book Back Answer Question 1.
Explain a method to find the thickness of a hollow tea cup.
To find the thickness of a hollow teacup,

(i)Determine the pitch, of the least count and zero error of the screw gauge.

• Pitch of the screw = $$\frac{\text { Distance moved by the pitch }}{\text { No. of rotations by Head scale }}$$
• Least count (LC) = 0.01 mm
• Zero error:
Positive zero error (ZE) = + (n × LC)mm = + (n × 0.01) mm
∴ Zero correction (ZC) = – (n × 0.01) mm
Negative zero error (ZE) = – (100 – n) × LC mm
∴ Zero correction (ZC) = (100 – n) × LC mm

(ii) Place the teacup between the two studs.

(iii) Rotate the head until the tea cup is held firmly but not tightly, with the help of ratchat.

(iv) Note the reading of the pitch scale crossed by the head scale (PSR) and the head scale
the division that coincides with the pitch scale axis (HSC).

(v) The thickness of the teacup is given by PSR + CHSR (Corrected HSR). Repeat the experiment for different positions of the teacup.

(vi) Tabulate the readings.

(vii) The average of the last column reading gives the thickness of the tea cup.

 S.No. P.S.R (mm) H.S.C (division) CHSC = HSC ± ZC (Division) CHSR = CHSC x LC (mm) Total reading = PSR + CHSR (mm) 1. 2. mean = mm

Thickness of the teacup = ……….. mm

9th Measurement Book Back Answers Question 2.
How will you find the thickness of a one rupee coin?

1. Determine the pitch, the least count and the zero error of the screw gauge
2.  Place the coin between the two studs
3.  Rotate the head until the coin is held firmly but not tightly, with the help of the ratchat
4.  Note the reading of the pitch scale crossed by the head scale (PSR) and the head scale division that coincides with the pitch scale axis (HSC)
5.  The width of the coin is given by PSR + CHSR (Corrected HSR). Repeat the experiment for different positions of the coin
6.  Tabulate the readings
7.  The average of the last column readings gives the width of the coin
 S.No. P.S.R (mm) H.S.C (division) CHSC = HSC ± ZC (Division) CHSR = CHSC x LC (mm) Total reading = PSR + CHSR (mm) 1. 2. mean = mm

Thickness of the coin = …….. mm

IX. Measurement 9th Class Numerical problem.

Question 1.
Inian and Ezhilan argue about the light year. Inian tells that it is 9.46 × 10<sup>15</sup>? m and Ezhilan argues that it is 9.46 × 10<sup>12</sup> km. Who is right? Justify your answer.
The magnitude of light year = 9.46 × 10<sup>15</sup> m. So Inian gave a correct answer.

Question 2.
The main scale reading while measuring the thickness of a rubber ball using Vernier Caliper is 7 cm and the Vernier scale coincidence is 6. Find the radius of the ball.
Given: The main scale reading = 7 cm
Vernier scale coincidence = 6
we know that least count of vernier = 0.01 cm
The radius of the ball = MSR + VC × LC
= 7 cm + 6 × 0.01 cm
= 7 cm + 0.06 cm = 7.06 cm

Question 3.
Find the thickness of a five rupee coin with the screw gauge, if the pitch scale reading is 1 mm and its head scale coincidence is 68.
Given Pitch scale reading = 1 mm
Head scale coincidence = 68
The thickness of a fire rupee coin = PSR + HSC × L.C ± ZE
= 1 mm + 68 × 0.01 mm
= 1 mm + 0.68 mm
= 1.68 mm

ACTIVITY

Question 1.
Using Vernier caliper find the outer diameter of your pen cap. S.No. P.S.R. H.S.C. C.H.S.C × L.C Total reading 1. 1mm 68 68 × 0.01 mm P.S.R. + (H.S.C. × L.C) ± ZE = 1 mm + (68 × 0.01 mm) = 1 mm + 0.68 mm = 1.68 mm

Question 2.
Determine the thickness of a single sheet of your science textbook with the help of a Screw gauge.