# Indices Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Indices 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 power do you need to raise 4 to, to give the answer of 256?

 A. 4 B. 64 C. 8 D. 32 E. 506 This question was suggested by Year 10 Llantarnam school, Wales

2. What is (-10)³ × (-2)² ?

 A. 4000 B. -4000 C. -2000 D. 400 E. -1000 This question was suggested by Tristan L, Wellington, NZ

3. One million can be written as:

 A. 103 B. 104 C. 106 D. 109 E. 1010

4. What is 2 to the power of 5?

 A. 40 B. 10 C. 203 D. 32 E. 25 This question was suggested by Matthew, St Thomas, Kambah, ACT

5. Add four squared to three cubed.

 A. 12 B. 17 C. 35 D. 25 E. 43

6. What is 15 − 12 ?

 A. 1 B. 3 C. 13 D. 17 E. 0

7. What is the simplified equivalent of the following product:
1 × 2 × 3 × 2 × 1 × 2 × 3 × 2 × 1?

 A. 11 × 44 × 32 B. 12 × 44 × 33 C. 12 × 14 × 32 D. 13 × 14 × 33 E. 13 × 24 × 32

8. Dylan the dragon had so many sheep for dinner he forgot how many he ate, for some reason he knows its a cube number bigger than 25 but lower than 30

 A. 21 B. 22 C. 27 D. 29 E. 26 This question was suggested by Joe in cooperation with Dylan, Risedale Sports and Community college

9. What is 53 - 43

 A. 13 B. 1 C. 61 D. 51 E. 3 This question was suggested by Pauline Johnson, Wirral Met, Wirral, England

10. Which is the median of the numbers, 72, 17, 71, 23 and 32?

 A. 72, B. 17, C. 71 D. 23 E. 32

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## Instructions

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