Indices Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Indices Multiple Choice Topic Test

Test your understanding of indices with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Indices 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 2 to the power of 5?

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This question was suggested by Matthew, St Thomas, Kambah, ACT

2. What power do you need to raise 4 to, to give the answer of 256?

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This question was suggested by Year 10 Llantarnam school, Wales

3. What is 15 − 12 ?

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4. What is the simplified equivalent of the following product:
1 × 2 × 3 × 2 × 1 × 2 × 3 × 2 × 1?

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5. What is 3 to the power of 4

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This question was suggested by Dylan, Reading, England

6. What number is 10 to the power of 2

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This question was suggested by Charlotte Battista, St. Peters Middle School

7. What is 14 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Mrs Hogg, Berkley Normal Middle School, Hamilton, NZ

8. What is (-10)³ × (-2)² ?

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This question was suggested by Tristan L, Wellington, NZ

9. What is 20 to the power of zero?

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This question was suggested by Tristan, Wellington, New Zealand

10. Add four squared to three cubed.

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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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