# 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 5 squared plus 7 squared

 A. 45 B. 58 C. 69 D. 74 E. 84 This question was suggested by Renee, Sac,CA

2. Evaluate 23(17-15)

 A. 23 B. 46 C. 2317 D. 15 E. 237

3. What is 7 squared plus 3?

 A. 34 B. 64 C. 52 D. 59 E. 56 This question was suggested by Abby, Wrawby

4. A truck loaded with 8 cars weighs 24 tons altogether. Half of the cars weigh 1.5 tons each and the other half weigh 3 tons each. What is the weight of the truck when empty?

 A. 2 tons B. 4 tons C. 5.5 tons D. 6 tons E. 8.5 tons This question was suggested by Michael, Columbia, Missouri

5. The smallest whole number which can be added to 735 so that the resulting number is exactly divisible by 11 is:

 A. 7 B. 2 C. 5 D. 1 E. 3 This question was suggested by Pradyumn Mahajan, The Mother's International School, New Delhi, India

6. What is 549 x 285?

 A. 156465 B. 275948 C. 047265 D. 5761659 E. 3728764 This question was suggested by Sophie Brown, Newcastle

7. What is the product of the number of congruent angles in an equalateral triangle and 7?

 A. 21 B. 420 C. 1256 D. 14 E. 10 This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

8. If a lesson starts at 9:10am, has a break of 15 minutes and carries on until 11:25am, how long is the lesson altogether?

 A. 1 hour 10 minutes B. 1 hour 15 minutes C. 2 hours D. 1 hour 25 minutes E. 1 hour 35 minutes This question was suggested by Terry, Yorkshire

9. 7x7x8+34-33=

 A. 345 B. 393 C. 401 D. 400 E. 392 This question was suggested by Holly Hume, Scholes

10. What is 6 cubed divided by 36?

 A. 216 B. 321 C. 214 D. 217 E. 6 This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

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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