Number Multiple Choice Topic Test


Number Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Number 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. Which of these is a square number?

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This question was suggested by Jack Cheeseman, Cramlington

2. What number comes next in this sequence? 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49…

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This question was suggested by Gwen Gustafson, Shanghai, China

3. Which one of these is a triangular number?

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This question was suggested by Matthew, Cramlington

4. What is 69 in Roman Numerals?

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This question was suggested by Cameron, Market Drayton

5. What is the tenth prime number?

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This question was suggested by Miss Townsend, Aylsham High School, Norfolk, UK

6. Which number is twice as big as its square root?

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7. What is the tenth prime number?

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This question was suggested by TeeDub, Millthorpe York

8. A number board is a 10 by 10 grid. For this question you'll need to follow a path to get the answer. For example, you start at 1, go right 3 and down 1 you'll end up at 14. So work out: Start at 4, go across 3, go down 2, go left 1, go down 4, and then go right 4. What number do you have at the end?

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This question was suggested by Ryan Le Quesne, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

9. What is three times the square root of 144

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This question was suggested by Shaun Mcbride, Cramlington

10. Which is the tenth prime number?

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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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