This is the
Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE)
2003 Maths Paper
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Question 1 of 27
1. Question
1 point(s)Calculate: 1058 + 976

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Question 2 of 27
2. Question
1 point(s)Ten thousand minus two thousand two hundred and fifty.
(Give your answer in numbers (digits) not words.)
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Question 3 of 27
3. Question
1 point(s)Calculate: 438 x 8

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Question 4 of 27
4. Question
1 point(s)Calculate: 7101 ÷ 9

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Question 5 of 27
5. Question
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Question 6 of 27
6. Question
2 point(s)At a large secondary school there are 1200 pupils collecting for a charity.
If each pupil gives 25p how much will this raise in total?
(Answer in £)
Answer: £
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Question 7 of 27
7. Question
2 point(s)Joe is using a recipe that requires ¼ pint of milk.
His measuring jug is only marked in millilitres (ml) but he notices that on the
milk carton is written: 1 pint is 568 ml.
How many millilitres should Joe measure out for his recipe?
Answer: ml
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Question 8 of 27
8. Question
3 point(s)
(a) How many children walk to school?
(b) How many more children walk or cycle to school
than travel by car, bus or train.
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Question 9 of 27
9. Question
2 point(s)A town’s water reservoir normally contains 40 million cubic metres of water.
In a period of drought the water was used at a rate of 1.5 million cubic metres a day.
How many millions of cubic metres were left in the reservoir after 20 days of drought?
Answer: m^{3}
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Question 10 of 27
10. Question
2 point(s)Each month a pop star receives 20% of the money made from the sale of his recordings.
In April 2012 his recordings made £95,200.
How much money did he receive?
Answer: £
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Question 11 of 27
11. Question
2 point(s)Which of the following has the largest value?
A. ^{1}/_{2} of 24 B. ^{1}/_{3} of 36 C. ^{1}/_{4} of 60 D. ^{1}/_{5} of 50 E. ^{1}/_{10} of 140

Answer (type A, B, C, D or E):
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Question 12 of 27
12. Question
2 point(s)Last Saturday each half of a football match lasted 45 minutes and the
halftime interval was a quarter of an hour. The match started at 2:30pm.
At what time,in 24 hour format, did it finish?
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Question 13 of 27
13. Question
2 point(s)A ‘Supertape’ plays for 6 hours. It rewinds 36 times as quickly as it plays.
How many minutes does it take to rewind a Supertape completely?
Answer: minutes
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Question 14 of 27
14. Question
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Question 15 of 27
15. Question
2 point(s)On 4^{th} January 2001 the midday temperature in Perth, Australia was 32 °C and in
Venice, Italy it was 3 °C.
How many degrees Centigrade warmer was Perth than Venice?

Answer: ^{o}C
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Question 16 of 27
16. Question
1 point(s)Calculate: 5 – 1.8

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Question 17 of 27
17. Question
1 point(s)Calculate: 0.72 + 0.88

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Question 18 of 27
18. Question
2 point(s)Calculate: 275 x 57

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Question 19 of 27
19. Question
1 point(s)Calculate: 2 ^{7}/_{10} – 1 ^{1}/_{2}
(Give your answer as a mixed number in its simplest form. Leave a space between the whole number and the fraction. Use the “/” for the fraction. Example: 3 4/5)

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Question 20 of 27
20. Question
2 point(s)This number sequence follows the rule “double, then subtract 1”.
0.95, 0.9, 0.8, 0.6, ?
What is the missing number?

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Question 21 of 27
21. Question
2 point(s)A packet of 500 sheets of paper is 3cm high.
What is the thickness of each sheet of paper measured in millimetres (mm)?
Answer: mm
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Question 22 of 27
22. Question
2 point(s)Pie chart to show Ian’s subject marks.
The total of all Ian’s marks for these 6 subjects came to 396.

(a) Which subject did Ian gain the most marks for?
(b) How many marks did he get for this subject?
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Question 23 of 27
23. Question
4 point(s)A photograph measuring 12cm by 8cm is enlarged by 50% so that each of its sides is
longer than the orginal.
(a) What is the length and width of the enlargement?
Length = cm and width = cm
(b) How much larger is the area of the enlarged photograph
than the original?Answer: cm^{2}
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Question 24 of 27
24. Question
3 point(s)Zainab has £5 more than David.
David has £1.50 more than Maria.
Altogether Zainab, David and Maria have £13.10
How much money has Maria got?

Answer: £
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Question 25 of 27
25. Question
2 point(s)Here is a bar chart showing the marks obtained by ten children in a mathematics test.
Work out the mean (average) mark out of 10 for this group of children.

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Question 26 of 27
26. Question
2 point(s)Sally arranges 72 small wooden cubes, each measuring 1 cm x 1 cm x 1 cm, to form a cuboid.
The perimeter of the base (heavy line) of the cuboid is 16cm.
How high is the cuboid?
Answer: cm
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Question 27 of 27
27. Question
2 point(s)5 p, 2 p and 1 p coins (or a mixture of any of these) are used to make a total of 11 p.
e.g. 1 x 5 p + 2 x 2 p + 2 x 1 p = 11 p
In how many different ways can this be done?

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