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 I had $20, and used 1/2 of it to buy a book. Then I found some more money on the ground, which gave me a total of $25. How much did I find?

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This question was suggested by Joshua M, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

2. What is 324 squared?

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

3. What is the smallest whole number whose square is a 4 digit number?

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This question was suggested by Anuraaj, Auckland, New Zealand

4. My four friends and I bought a lotto ticket and won $75,000,000. We split the amount of prize money evenly between us. How much did each of us get?

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This question was suggested by Lorna-Jen Crallan., South Auckland Seventh Day Adventist primary school Auckland New Zealand.

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

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

6. Jason arranged tiles in a 6 by 8 rectangle. 1 person took 3 tiles, 2 people took 4 tiles each, and 1 more person took 5 tiles. Then Jason added 19 more tiles. How many tiles are there now?

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

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

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This question was suggested by Dave F, Bradford

8. Some aliens are called Zylstras. Each Zylstra has got 6 fingers and 15 toes. How many fingers and toes do 7 Zylstras have in total?

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This question was suggested by Rowan and Mr Walker, Elmhurst Primary School

9. What is 7 squared plus 3?

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This question was suggested by Abby, Wrawby

10. 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

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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