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. what is 5 squared plus 7 squared

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This question was suggested by Renee, Sac,CA

2. If Josh has 69 apples and he eats 5 and gives away 10 but finds 28 more, how many apples does he now have?

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This question was suggested by Charlie Wevill, Launceston College

3. What is 6 x 5 x 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 x 0?

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This question was suggested by Sean Barrett, Cramlington

4. What is 12 cubed?

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This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

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?

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This question was suggested by Mary Vang, HPHS; Sac, CA

6. In a family of 7, 2 boys have £3 each, 3 girls have £5 each and the rest have £7 each how much do they have altogether?

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This question was suggested by Mr Man, Bodmin College

7. What is three times the square root of 144

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This question was suggested by Shaun Mcbride, Cramlington

8. What is
1628 + (629 x 8)?

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This question was suggested by Mr H Maths Set, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom

9. If y = 90 x 4 what is 2y?

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This question was suggested by Louis Cunningham, Slovenia

10. If there are 50 seats on a coach and there are 864 people, how many coaches do they need to go to a theme park.

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This question was suggested by Sophie Halstead, York

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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