Mensuration Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Mensuration Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Mensuration 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. A plant grows 75cm everyday. How much will it grow in metres in a full week?

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This question was suggested by Mr Dunford, South Wigston High School

2. What is the area of a triangle with a height of 7 and a base of 16

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This question was suggested by Devonte Harris, Sacramento

3. The area of a rectangle is 24cm2. How many different possibilities are there of side lengths (whole numbers only)?

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This question was suggested by Murray McArtney, Dundee

4. What are the first 6 numbers of pie

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This question was suggested by George C, Guernsey

5. What is the volume of a cuboid with dimensions 7cm, 9cm and 5cm?

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6. If the height of a triangle is 7cm and the length of its base is 9cm then its area is:

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7. If Anthony took 20 seconds to reach the finish line of a 100m race, what speed was he going at?

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This question was suggested by Kyle Dante, Thailand

8. How many grams are in one kilogram?

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9. What is the surface area of a cube if each of its edges are 10cm?

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10. How many centimetres are there in a kilometre?

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Please note that unlike other Transum online exercises, the check button for this multiple choice quiz can only be clicked once when you have answered all ten questions. Check your answers carefully before clicking the button below. You teed to get at least 9 questions correct to be awarded a Transum Trophy.

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Try your best to answer the questions above. Choose one of the five possible answers. When you have finished click the "check" button. If you have any questions wrong, 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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