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. A number board is a 10 by 10 grid. For this question you'll need to follow a path to get the answer. For example, you start at 1, go right 3 and down 1 you'll end up at 14. So work out: Start at 4, go across 3, go down 2, go left 1, go down 4, and then go right 4. What number do you have at the end?

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This question was suggested by Ryan Le Quesne, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

2. What is the tenth prime number?

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This question was suggested by Miss Townsend, Aylsham High School, Norfolk, UK

3. Which of these is a square number?

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This question was suggested by Jack Cheeseman, Cramlington

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

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This question was suggested by Mr Man, Bodmin College

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

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6. What is the 7th triangle number?

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

7. What is the 99th odd number?

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8. What is the 15th square number

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This question was suggested by V Peake, Bodmin College

9. What is three times the square root of 144

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This question was suggested by Shaun Mcbride, Cramlington

10. What is (8927 + 2344 + 5123) x 7 x 0 ?

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This question was suggested by Tae Ho Kim, Korea

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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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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