Arithmetic Multiple Choice Topic Test


Arithmetic Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Arithmetic 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. 7x7x8+34-33=

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This question was suggested by Holly Hume, Scholes

2. Jason arranged tiles in a 6 by 8 rectangle. 1 person took 3 tiles, 2 people took 4 tiles each, and 1 more person took 5 tiles. Then Jason added 19 more tiles. How many tiles are there now?

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

3. What is (9 x 8) + 4 ?

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This question was suggested by Chris Cantona, Japan

4. What is 3 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Rafic Sukar, Leeds,UK,Allerton High school

5. 53 [?] 14 [?] 6 [?] 15 [?] 8 = 38 What are the missing sections in this equation? You can use addition, multiplication, and subraction.

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

6. My four friends and I bought a lotto ticket and won $75,000,000. We split the amount of prize money evenly between us. How much did each of us get?

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This question was suggested by Lorna-Jen Crallan., South Auckland Seventh Day Adventist primary school Auckland New Zealand.

7. If there are 50 seats on a coach and there are 864 people, how many coaches do they need to go to a theme park.

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This question was suggested by Sophie Halstead, York

8. What is 3 cubed add 8 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Lewis Jay Brandon, Luton

9. What is 6 cubed divided by 36?

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This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

10. I thought of a whole number and then multiplied it by 4, subtracted 65 and then divided by 5. The final total was 54.2 What was the number I originally thought of?

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

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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