# Temperatures

## Test your understanding of negative numbers with this self marking quiz about temperatures.

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This is level 1: questions based on the picture of a thermometer. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 7 answers correct and you do this activity online.

 1 What temperature is shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 2 What temperature is shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 3 What temperature is shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 4 What temperature is 8o warmer than the temperature shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 5 What temperature is 10o warmer than the temperature shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 6 What temperature is 16o warmer than the temperature shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 7 What temperature is 10o colder than the temperature shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 8 What temperature is 10o colder than the temperature shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 9 What temperature is 8o colder than the temperature shown on the thermometer above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 10 What is the difference between the two temperatures shown on the thermometers above? ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗
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This is Temperatures level 1. You can also try:
Level 2 Level 3

## Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - Questions based on the picture of a thermometer

Level 2 - Questions relating to real life situations

Level 3 - Questions about average (mean) temperatures

Scales - Practise reading many different types of scales.

°C⇔°F - Learn how to convert temperatures from one scale to another.

More Negative Numbers including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and self-marking exercises.

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See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.

## Help Video

This video is about the Negative Numbers exercise.

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