# Decimals Multiple Choice Topic Test

## Test your understanding of decimals with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Decimals multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. What is the sum of 1.2 and 3.4 and 5.6?

 A. 10 B. 9.12 C. 9.2 D. 1.02 E. 10.2

2. Which decimal is the same as 4%?

 A. 0.4 B. 4.0 C. 0.04 D. 0.004 E. 400 This question was suggested by Mrs Pointon, London

3. What is the mean of 3, 3.3 and 3.33?

 A. 3 B. 9.63 C. 3.2 D. 3.3 E. 3.21

4. What is half of 1.23?

 A. 0.615 B. 6.15 C. 615 D. 2.46 E. 24.6

5. Subtract 7.07 from 9.9

 A. 1.83 B. 2.93 C. 2.02 D. 2.2 E. 2.83

6. What is fourteen divided by four?

 A. 1.4 B. 2.8 C. 3.5 D. 2.5 E. 3.8

7. Divide 96.6 by 0.3

 A. 322 B. 32.2 C. 3.22 D. 6.69 E. 66.9

8. Evaluate 3 x 4.3 - 2 x 5.9

 A. 5.31 B. 53.1 C. 40.71 D. 24.7 E. 1.1

9. A 4.35 metre section of wire was cut from a spool containing ten metres. How much wire is left on the spool?

 A. 5.65m B. 6.65m C. 5.75m D. 5.55m E. 4.34m

10. What is the value of 0.1 + 0.2 x 0.3 + 0.4?

 A. 0.56 B. 0.49 C. 1.3 D. 1.1 E. 1

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## Instructions

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#### Remainder Race

A brilliant game involving chance and choice requiring an ability to calculate the remainder when a two digit number is divided by a single digit number. There are one and two player versions and the rules are inspired by the Royal Game of Ur.