Negatives Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Negatives Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Negatives 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. What is the square of negative six?

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2. What is ten minus seven minus eight?

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3. If a = 7, b = − 3 and c = − 10, calculate a + 2b − c

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4. What is 16 - 3 × 7?

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5. What is the difference between -9 and 5?

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6. What is −144 divided by −12?

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7. Evaluate (5 − 8)(3 − 10)

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8. If A = −7 what is the value of A2 - 40 ?

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9. What is 100 − 50 − 40 − 30?

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10. I think of a number and multiply it by itself. If my answer is 100, how many possible numbers could I have started with?

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This question was suggested by Miss Baylis, Weybridge

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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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