# Averages Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Averages 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 the average (mean) of a one third and two thirds?

 A. Three thirds B. Two thirds C. One sixth D. One half E. One ninth

2. What is the range of the number of letters in the names of each of the months?

 A. 6 B. 5 C. 4 D. 3 E. 2

3. What is the mean of 3, 3.3 and 3.33?

 A. 3 B. 9.63 C. 3.2 D. 3.3 E. 3.21

4. What is the mean of the three numbers: one hundred, one thousand and one million?

 A. 100 B. 1000 C. 1000000 D. 777300 E. 333700

5. The heights of five children are 78cm, 97cm, 80cm, 99cm and 106cm. What is the median height?

 A. 78cm B. 92cm C. 80cm D. 97cm E. 99cm

6. What is the mode of this set of numbers? {1, 2, 6, 4, 5, 6, 7, 4, 3, 6}

 A. 3 B. 6 C. 4 D. 2 E. 5

7. In a Mathematics test the scores were 7, 6, 8, 7, 6, 9 and 6. Find the mean test mark.

 A. 8 B. 6 C. 5 D. 7 E. 9 This question was suggested by Usman Sohail, Pakistan

8. What is the average number of legs of all the people in the world?

 A. 0 B. 1 C. Just less than 1 D. 2 E. Just less than 2 This question was suggested by Mr Demeo, WMYC, Wodonga

9. Which is the median of the numbers, 72, 17, 71, 23 and 32?

 A. 72, B. 17, C. 71 D. 23 E. 32

10. What is the mean of the three consecutive numbers that when added together equals 84?

 A. 25 B. 26 C. 27 D. 28 E. 29 This question was suggested by Tristan, Wellington, New Zealand

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