Arithmetic Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Arithmetic Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Arithmetic 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. Jack thought of a number, multiplied it by 8 then added on 100 then subtracted 55. The total was 245. What was the first number Jack thought of.

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This question was suggested by Joshua M, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly NZ

2. What is 7 squared plus 3?

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This question was suggested by Abby, Wrawby

3. 7 squared times 2?

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This question was suggested by Mhairi and Megan, Bedlington and Cramlington

4. What is 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 ?

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This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

5. I thought of a number, doubled it, divided by 4, multiplied it by 6,then added 111 and was left with 183. What number did I first think of?

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This question was suggested by Alasdaire Key, Kimhia School, Huntly, New Zealand

6. Work out the following operation: 6(14.7+5.3) =

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This question was suggested by Robert Prosszer, Bucharest, Romania

7. What is 12 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

8. What is 7 factorial (1x2x3x4x5x6x7)

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This question was suggested by Jay Chawda, Soar Valley Community College, Leicester,England

9. What is 15 + 16 + 20 + 3 + 156 + 193 + 45?

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This question was suggested by Mhairi, St Peters

10. A plant grows 75cm everyday. How much will it grow in metres in a full week?

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This question was suggested by Mr Dunford, South Wigston High School

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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