# 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. Approximately how many centimeters are there in 1 foot?

 A. 10 B. 12 C. 30 D. 100 E. 20 This question was suggested by John Jones, Gordano School. North Somerset

2. A plant grows 75cm everyday. How much will it grow in metres in a full week?

 A. 4.25m B. 5.25m C. 525m D. 5.25cm E. 425cm This question was suggested by Mr Dunford, South Wigston High School

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

 A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5 This question was suggested by Murray McArtney, Dundee

4. The perimeter of a rectangle is 28.6cm. One side of the rectangle is 5.1cm. What is the size of the longer side of the rectangle?

 A. 18.6cm B. 18.4cm C. 10.2cm D. 9.2cm E. 9.3cm This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham

5. What is the area of a parallelogram with base 24cm and height 10cm?

 A. 24 sq cm B. 240 cm C. 120 sq cm D. 240 sq cm E. 2.4 sq cm This question was suggested by Jan, Leeds

6. Jim drinks one and a half litres of water every day. How many ml does he drink from Monday to Friday?

 A. 500 B. 750 C. 2500 D. 1500 E. 7500

7. A rectangle is 6 metres long and 3 metres wide. What is the area?

 A. 9 sq.m B. 12 sq.m C. 15 sq.m D. 18 sq.m E. 1.8 sq.m This question was suggested by Jordan Chapman, Manchester, England

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

 A. 6 metres per second B. 20 metres per second C. 5 metres per second D. 100 metres per second E. 2000 metres per second This question was suggested by Kyle Dante, Thailand

9. What are the first 6 numbers of pie

 A. 3.14158 B. 3.14159 C. 2.16348 D. 3.14128 E. 2.12345 This question was suggested by George C, Guernsey

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

 A. 55 B. 34 C. 56 D. 112 E. 256 This question was suggested by Devonte Harris, Sacramento

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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## Instructions

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.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file. You can also claim a 'Transum Trophy' by completing this quiz.

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