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 range of the number of letters in the names of each of the months?

 A. 6 B. 5 C. 4 D. 3 E. 2

2. The average (mean) of five numbers is 22. What is the sum of those five numbers?

 A. Can not be determined B. 110 C. 22 D. 4.4 E. 86

3. What is the average (mean) of the numbers 4, 8, 7, 4 and 2?

 A. 4 B. 5 C. 6 D. 7 E. 8

4. Jill was 14 years old. Jack was 16 years old. How old was Marmaduke if the mean of all of their ages was 17?

 A. 17 B. 18 C. 19 D. 20 E. 21

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. What is the median of all the whole numbers from 1 to 25?

 A. 12 B. 12.5 C. 13 D. 13.5 E. 14

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 average (mean) of a one third and two thirds?

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

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