# Decimals Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Decimals 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 mean of 3, 3.3 and 3.33?

 A. 3 B. 9.63 C. 3.2 D. 3.3 E. 3.21

2. What is fourteen divided by four?

 A. 1.4 B. 2.8 C. 3.5 D. 2.5 E. 3.8

3. What is 1.1 squared?

 A. 2.2 B. 12.1 C. 1.21 D. 1.11 E. 1.01

4. What is the value of 0.1 + 0.2 x 0.3 + 0.4?

 A. 0.56 B. 0.49 C. 1.3 D. 1.1 E. 1

5. Divide 96.6 by 0.3

 A. 322 B. 32.2 C. 3.22 D. 6.69 E. 66.9

6. What is the sum of 1.2 and 3.4 and 5.6?

 A. 10 B. 9.12 C. 9.2 D. 1.02 E. 10.2

7. Evaluate 3 x 4.3 - 2 x 5.9

 A. 5.31 B. 53.1 C. 40.71 D. 24.7 E. 1.1

8. A 4.35 metre section of wire was cut from a spool containing ten metres. How much wire is left on the spool?

 A. 5.65m B. 6.65m C. 5.75m D. 5.55m E. 4.34m

9. Subtract 7.07 from 9.9

 A. 1.83 B. 2.93 C. 2.02 D. 2.2 E. 2.83

10. What is half of 1.23?

 A. 0.615 B. 6.15 C. 615 D. 2.46 E. 24.6

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