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. 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?

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This question was suggested by Michael, Columbia, Missouri

2. 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?

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This question was suggested by Terry, Yorkshire

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

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This question was suggested by Mhairi, St Peters

4. What is
1628 + (629 x 8)?

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This question was suggested by Mr H Maths Set, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom

5. 256 x 2

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This question was suggested by Corbin Baxter, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

6. If there were 49 spiders in an army, but 8 had just 7 legs, how many spiders legs were there in the army?

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This question was suggested by Emma C, Leeds

7. 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

8. What is 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 ?

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

9. I thought of a number times it by 2 divided it by 3 then added 99 divided it by 5 and my answer was 25 what was my number?

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This question was suggested by Manuel Stevens, Kimihia School, Huntly

10. What is 7 squared plus 3?

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This question was suggested by Abby, Wrawby

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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