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

 A. 52 B. 73 C. 64 D. 13 E. 100 This question was suggested by Gwen Gustafson, Shanghai, China

2. What is the sum of the first 5 prime numbers?

 A. 5 B. 15 C. 18 D. 28 E. 32 This question was suggested by Mr Man, Bodmin College

3. Which one of these is a triangular number?

 A. 25 B. 26 C. 27 D. 28 E. 29 This question was suggested by Matthew, Cramlington

4. 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?

 A. 56 B. 60 C. 70 D. 66 E. 54 This question was suggested by Ryan Le Quesne, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

5. What is (8927 + 2344 + 5123) x 7 x 0 ?

 A. 8981 B. 89810 C. 18 D. 0 E. 1348975 This question was suggested by Tae Ho Kim, Korea

6. What is the 7th triangle number?

 A. 7 B. 15 C. 28 D. 21 E. 49 This question was suggested by Edward Hamilton, St Benedict's High Linwood Renfrewshire Scotland

7. Which of these is a square number?

 A. 15 B. 20 C. 25 D. 30 E. 35 This question was suggested by Jack Cheeseman, Cramlington

8. whats the cube root of 125?

 A. 15 B. 5 C. 25 D. 12.5 E. 62.5 This question was suggested by Jane Brown, John Flamsteed

9. What is the sum of the first 5 prime numbers?

 A. 18 B. 28 C. 15 D. 29 E. 31 This question was suggested by Mrs Hughes, St Aidan's Catholic School

10. What is 12 cubed?

 A. 1589 B. 1728 C. 1444 D. 1726 E. 1812 This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

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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