## Quiz Answers are at the end.

Q 1. Let’s start with a simple one. What comes next in this sequence of prime numbers? 11, 13, 17, 19, ?

Options
27
29
23
24

Q 2. Which of these negative numbers is the largest?

Options
– 51
– 10
– 40
– 7

Q 3. Daisy is cooking pasta. The recipe says she needs 480 grams of pasta for 4 people. How many grams will she need for 14?

Options
2540g
1050g
1680g
1920g

Q 4. What is 3,482 to two significant figures?

Options
3,500
3,400
3,480
3,490

Q 5. Let’s start with some basic calculations. The temperature today is 7 degrees Celsius. Yesterday it was 13 degrees Celsius cooler. What was the temperature yesterday?

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-5 degrees Celsius
-6 degrees Celsius
6 degrees Celsius
20 degrees Celsius

Q 6. Our Einstein has baked a cake and cut it into 8 slices. If he hands out 3 slices to his guests, what fraction of the cake is left?

Options
1/3
1/2
5/8
3/8

Q 7. Which calculation gives an answer of 82?

Options
10 x (8-2) + 32
5 x 4 + 2 x 6
2 x (10 x 6) – 38
32 x (10 – 8) + 6

Q 8. What is the volume of a cube with a length of 10cm, the width of 5cm and a height of 8cm?

Options
23 cm3
400 cm3
50 cm3
800 cm3

Q 9. Work out: 1/3 + 3/9

Options
4/12
3/27
1/8
2/3

Q 10. If y equals 32, then what is x in this equation?

Options
8
6
4
32

Q 11. What fraction do the blue segments make up?

Options
7/8
1/2
7/16
9/16

Q 12. If 1kg is the weight of seven apples, how many apples is in 2000g?

Options
200
7000
21
14

Q 13. Write 24 as a product of its prime factors.

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2 x 2 x 2 x 3
4 x 3 x 2
2 x 6 x 2
2 x 2 x 2 x 2

Q 14. Dennis thinks of a number. He adds 0.5 to that number and then multiplies the new result by 4. He then subtracts 2 and divides the number by 2. His final answer is 48. What number did Dennis start with?

Options
20
23.5
24
28.5

Q 15. Find 27% of 200.

Options
37
27
54
48

Q 16. What is the ratio of dogs to cats in this image?

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1:2
3:3
4:3
3:4

Q 17. What is the Mean of this number sequence: 4, 2, 2, 2, 5, 15

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2
4
13
5

Q 18. If 1800 people go to a football match and 46% leave at half time, how many people are left in the stadium?

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972
828
460
720

Q 19. If each grey square is 1cm in width and length, then what is the area of the shape?

Options
22 cm2
12 cm2
15 cm2
13 cm2

Q 20. What comes next in the sequence: 5, 13, 29, 61, ?

Options
77
122
125
94

Q 21. Imagine that \$1 = €1.40. Sam spends €50 and has €34 left. How many dollars did he start with?

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\$60
\$32
\$40
\$50

Q 22. Sarah pays a 20% deposit for a new TV and then an extra \$96. What’s the total cost?

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\$118.80
\$100
\$120
\$108.60

Q 23. Estimate 93 x 19.

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900
1767
927
1710

Q 24. Each letter of the word “Mathematical” is written on a separate piece of paper and put into a bag. You are asked to pick a random letter from that bag without looking. What is the probability that you pick a vowel?

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1 in 3
5 in 12
7 in 12
1 in 2

Q 25. When written as a percentage and a decimal, 7/8 becomes?

Options
78% and 0.78
87.5% and 0.135
87.5% and 0.875
78% and 0.85

Q 26. If a classroom contains 35 students, 2/5 of which are girls, then how many boys are in the class?

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21
10
16
14

Q 27. Solve this equation: (x + 4) (x – 4) = 9

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x = -4
x = 9
x = 3
x = 5

Q 28. Work out 1/3 x 3/4.

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1/4
1/12
4/12
4/7

Q 29. 90% of runners who started a marathon completed it. Of those, 30% are men. If 270 men completed the marathon, then how many total runners started the marathon?

Options
630
1200
900
1000

Q 30. It takes 10 people 5 days to complete a piece of work at a factory when working 2 hours a day. Working at the same pace, how many days will it take 2 people to do the same work, if they are working 5 hours a day?

Options
10
20
15
2

Q 31. Without using a calculator, find 816/17.

Options
17
48
24
34

Q 32. Work out the square root of 100 million.

Options
100,000
10,000
50,000
1000

Q 33. Which of these is the net of a cube?

Options
D
A
B
C

Q 34. Which sequence is NOT a geometric progression?

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4, 8, 16, 32
1, 5, 25, 125
2, 6, 18, 54
3, 6, 9, 12

Q 35. Marcus earns \$8.40 per hour. He works for 26 hours each week, 48 weeks each year. If he earns over \$10,000, then Marcus has to pay tax. Does he pay tax?

Options
Yes
No