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. I have 498 icecreams and I give 19 to my friend. I drop 12, eat 75 and sell 273. How many will I have left if I buy 55 more?

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This question was suggested by Caitlin, Berkley Normal Middle School, Hamilton, New Zealand

2. 7x7x8+34-33=

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This question was suggested by Holly Hume, Scholes

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

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This question was suggested by Mrs Hughes, St Aidan's Catholic School

4. Jonty (age 10) and James (age 8) get $1.00 pocket money for each year of age, every week. How much do their parents pay them altogether, every four weeks?

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This question was suggested by Kathryn Hogg, Hamilton, New Zealand

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

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This question was suggested by Chris Cantona, Japan

6. What is 12 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

7. What is 4(144/4)?

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This question was suggested by Chris Cantona, Japan

8. What is 15 + 16 + 20 + 3 + 156 + 193 + 45?

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This question was suggested by Mhairi, St Peters

9. What is the square root of 100 minus the square root of 1

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This question was suggested by Lyn, Derby

10. What is 3 x 4 x 5 x 6 + 123?

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

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.

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