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Temperatures

Test your understanding of negative numbers with this self marking quiz about temperatures.

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Thermometer
What temperature is shown on the thermometer above?

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Thermometer
What temperature is shown on the thermometer above?

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Thermometer
What temperature is shown on the thermometer above?

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Thermometer
What temperature is 8o warmer than the temperature shown on the thermometer above?

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Thermometer
What temperature is 30o warmer than the temperature shown on the thermometer above?

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Thermometer
What temperature is 16o warmer than the temperature shown on the thermometer above?

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What temperature is 10o colder than the temperature shown on the thermometer above?

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What temperature is 15o colder than 3o?

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What temperature is 22o colder than 7o?

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What temperature is 11o warmer than -10o?

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By how many degrees is 79o warmer than -17o?

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By how many degrees is 34o warmer than -18o?

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