Ratio Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Ratio Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Ratio 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. If pink paint is made by mixing white and red paint in the ratio 3:5, how many pots of white paint will be needed to make 24 pots of pink?

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This question was suggested by Abigail, Cramlington

2. If it takes 4 men 24 hours to build a wall, how long will it take 3 men working at the same rate?

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This question was suggested by Susan,

3. Three children, aged 9, 11 and 12 recieve a Christmas present of $128 from a rich aunt. They are told to divide the money between them in proportion to their ages. How much money does the second oldest child recieve?

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This question was suggested by Caleb M, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

4. Arthur, Bertie, Johnny and Giles spent £4200 on a used car, they spread the cost in the ratio 2:1:4:3. How much did Arthur have to pay towards the car?

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This question was suggested by Tom Gloster, Moor Park, Shropshire.

5. If Jim earned twice as much as Jack did. Altogether they earned £60. How much did Jack earn?

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6. A biscuit recipe uses flour, butter and sugar in the ratio 2:3:4 How much sugar do I need when I use 75g of butter?

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This question was suggested by S Valley, Leicester

7. Mary and Paul share £300 between them in the ratio 3:2. Mary then gives half of her money to Connor and Paul gives one tenth of his money to Mary. How much money does Mary now have?

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This question was suggested by E Pilcher, Skegness Academy

8. Express the relationship between 2.5 metres and 50 centimetres as a ratio.

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9. Milly likes her coffee made with water and milk in the ratio 4:5. During a week Milly will drink a total of four and a half litres of coffee. How much more milk than water is in the coffee she drinks.

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10. On a map a road is shown as 9 centimetres long, which represents a distance of 4.5 kilometres. What does one centimetre on the map represent?

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This question was suggested by Matthew, London

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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