# 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. What is 4(144/4)?

 A. 128 B. 576 C. 144 D. 160 E. 136 This question was suggested by Chris Cantona, Japan

2. What is 6 cubed divided by 36?

 A. 216 B. 321 C. 214 D. 217 E. 6 This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

3. What is (9 x 8) + 4 ?

 A. 108 B. 74 C. 76 D. 104 E. 84 This question was suggested by Chris Cantona, Japan

4. If there were 49 spiders in an army, but 8 had just 7 legs, how many spiders legs were there in the army?

 A. 383 B. 873 C. 384 D. 98 E. 701 This question was suggested by Emma C, Leeds

5. There are 3 girls walking to school. Each girl has exactly 5 cookies. When they reach school; girl A has 2 cookies, girl B has 3, and girl C has 1. How many cookies have they eaten all together?

6. Jonty (age 10) and James (age 8) get \$1.00 pocket money for each year of age, every week. How much do their parents pay them altogether, every four weeks?

 A. 64 B. 78 C. 86 D. 68 E. 72 This question was suggested by Kathryn Hogg, Hamilton, New Zealand

7. 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?

 A. 36 B. 30 C. 28 D. 24 E. 16 This question was suggested by Alasdaire Key, Kimhia School, Huntly, New Zealand

8. What is 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 ?

 A. 6324 B. 6561 C. 6666 D. 8976 E. 6543 This question was suggested by Jay Simpson, Newcastle

9. What is 3 cubed add 8 cubed?

 A. 539 B. 540 C. 541 D. 542 E. 543 This question was suggested by Lewis Jay Brandon, Luton

10. What is 12 cubed?

 A. 1589 B. 1728 C. 1444 D. 1726 E. 1812 This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

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.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file. You can also claim a 'Transum Trophy' by completing this quiz.

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An interactive online activity requiring logical thinking and a certain amount of luck. Numbers 1 to 6 are presented randomly and are to be used to produce two 2-digit numbers. Can you ensure that the first number is greater than the second?

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## Go Maths

Learning and understanding Mathematics, at every level, requires learner engagement. Mathematics is not a spectator sport. Sometimes traditional teaching fails to actively involve students. One way to address the problem is through the use of interactive activities and this web site provides many of those. Click here for more activities designed for students in upper Secondary/High school.

## Teachers

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