Number Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Number Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Number 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. Which one of these is a triangular number?

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This question was suggested by Matthew, Cramlington

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

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This question was suggested by Mr Man, Bodmin College

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. Which number is twice as big as its square root?

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5. What is the 99th odd number?

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6. Which is the tenth prime number?

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7. What is the 5th prime number?

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This question was suggested by Leah, Millthorpe school

8. What is the 7th prime number times 2 ?

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This question was suggested by Jack Spurrier, Farleigh School

9. What is the tenth triangle number?

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This question was suggested by Alasdaire Key, Kimihia Primary New Zealand

10. What is the 7th triangle number?

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This question was suggested by Edward Hamilton, St Benedict's High Linwood Renfrewshire Scotland

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.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file. You can also claim a 'Transum Trophy' by completing this quiz.

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