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. What is 12 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

2. If one spider web has the average of 12 spiders per web, how many spiders' legs would there be in 15 webs?

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This question was suggested by 7L1, Llantarnam School

3. 7x7x8+34-33=

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This question was suggested by Holly Hume, Scholes

4. What is 324 squared?

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

5. what is 5 squared plus 7 squared

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This question was suggested by Renee, Sac,CA

6. If goldilocks and the three little pigs sat down at a table, how many legs would there be?

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This question was suggested by Flossie Roberts, Portland, Dorset

7. What is 7 factorial (1x2x3x4x5x6x7)

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This question was suggested by Jay Chawda, Soar Valley Community College, Leicester,England

8. If everyone in the UK played Fast Factors once each day in July and there are 60 million people in the UK. How many times will it have been played in July?

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This question was suggested by Jason Pilsbury, Lichfield

9. What is 15 + 16 + 20 + 3 + 156 + 193 + 45?

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This question was suggested by Mhairi, St Peters

10. If Josh has 69 apples and he eats 5 and gives away 10 but finds 28 more, how many apples does he now have?

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This question was suggested by Charlie Wevill, Launceston College

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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