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. Fred has thought of a number. It is more than twenty. When divided by 4.5 it equals itself backwards. It is a multiple of 9. What is it?

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

2. 7 squared times 2?

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This question was suggested by Mhairi and Megan, Bedlington and Cramlington

3. If I was born in 1997, how old will I be in 2056?

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This question was suggested by Lewie McKay, Seghill

4. Evaluate 23(17-15)

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5. What is 3 cubed add 8 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Lewis Jay Brandon, Luton

6. 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

7. If there were 49 spiders in an army, but 8 had just 7 legs, how many spiders legs were there in the army?

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This question was suggested by Emma C, Leeds

8. What is 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 ?

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

9. 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

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

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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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