# Fractions Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Fractions 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 three quarters plus three quarters?

 A. a whole B. one whole and a half C. two wholes D. 0 E. 3 This question was suggested by Liam, Cramlington

2. What is 14 over 36 as a fraction its lowest form?

 A. 7/18 B. 8/17 C. 4/10 D. 3/98 E. 2/76 This question was suggested by Sophie Brown, Newcastle

3. What is 28 over 36 in its lowest form?

 A. 18/21 B. 14/32 C. 14/18 D. 7/12 E. 7/9 This question was suggested by Mrs Hogg, Berkley Normal Middle School, Hamilton, NZ

4. Person 1 is half my age and person 2 is double my age and person 3 is a quarter of my age. Person 3 is 3, how old is person 1?

 A. 6 B. 12 C. 8 D. 3 E. 24 This question was suggested by Alasdaire Key, New Zealand, Huntly, Kimihia primary school

5. What is 3/4 x 4/8 =

 A. 2/8 B. 5/6 C. 3/8 D. 1/2 E. 5/9 This question was suggested by Luke and Jamie, Henry Moore Primary School 6TM Church Langley Harlow UK

6. There are 45 people in my class. 4/9 of the people in my class are boys. How many people in my class are girls?

 A. 25 B. 36 C. 45 D. 54 E. 63 This question was suggested by Tristan, Wellington, New Zealand

7. A half plus a quarter is:

 A. Five eighths B. Three quarters C. One third D. Two sixths E. One whole

8. What is 1/8 as a percentage?

 A. 16% B. 12.25% C. 12.5% D. 25% E. 14% This question was suggested by Lorna-Jen Crallan, South Auckland Seventh day Adventist School

9. Jack has twice as much water as Jill. They have 129ml altogether. How much does Jill have?

 A. 40ml B. 39ml C. 64ml D. 43ml E. 32cl This question was suggested by Georgia, Holywell

10. 1/5 of a large wall was covered in red paint, 1/10 in blue paint, and 1/4 in green paint. What percentage of the whole wall is covered in paint (of any colour)?

 A. 19% B. 32% C. 55% D. 50% E. 68% This question was suggested by Tristan L, Wellington, NZ

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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## Instructions

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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This activity comprises of five challenges each one requiring you to type in one more fraction than the previous challenge and each starting with a different fraction. The starting fractions are one tenth, one quarter, one third, one half and four sevenths.

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