Arithmetic Multiple Choice Topic Test

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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. If Bryana has a 200ml bottle of coke and drinks 152ml of it, how much is left?

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This question was suggested by Bryana, Australia, St Thomsa the apostle school, Kambah, 2902

2. Mr and Mrs Thomson have six children and the sum of their ages is 63. What was the sum of the ages of the Thomson children 7 years ago?

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This question was suggested by Caitlyn Dawbin,

3. 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

4. If a lesson starts at 9:10am, has a break of 15 minutes and carries on until 11:25am, how long is the lesson altogether?

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This question was suggested by Terry, Yorkshire

5. What is 12 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

6. In a family of 7, 2 boys have £3 each, 3 girls have £5 each and the rest have £7 each how much do they have altogether?

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This question was suggested by Mr Man, Bodmin College

7. Evaluate 23(17-15)

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8. The numbers from one to ten add up to:

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9. What is 14 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Mrs Hogg, Berkley Normal Middle School, Hamilton, NZ

10. What is 3 cubed?

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

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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