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. 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

2. What is 123 minus 256?

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3. What is (9 x 8) + 4 ?

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This question was suggested by Chris Cantona, Japan

4. What is 6 x 5 x 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 x 0?

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This question was suggested by Sean Barrett, Cramlington

5. What is the square root of 625 multiplied by 6?

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This question was suggested by Dave F, Bradford

6. I went to shop with $10.00 and bought 3 packets of chips for $2 each but they had 75% off. I then bought a coke for $1.50 how much change do I get?

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This question was suggested by Jess Newson, South Auckland SDA primary, Auckland, NZ

7. Subtract 100 from 53

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This question was suggested by Daniel, England

8. How many buses will be needed to hold 476 people when a bus can hold 52 people.

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This question was suggested by Finn Meyer, Christian-von-Dohm-Gymnasium Goslar, Germany

9. If I was born in 1997, how old will I be in 2056?

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This question was suggested by Lewie McKay, Seghill

10. What is 3 x 4 x 5 x 6 + 123?

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

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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