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Question 1 of 40
1. Question
1 point(s)A pack of paper has 150 sheets.
4 children each take 7 sheets.
How many sheets of paper are left in the packet?
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Question 2 of 40
2. Question
1 point(s)Calculate 3.81 + 18.3
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Question 3 of 40
3. Question
1 point(s)Work out: 0.39 ÷ 0.03
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Question 4 of 40
4. Question
1 point(s)Work out: 2 x 6^{2} + 2
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Question 5 of 40
5. Question
1 point(s)A large box contains 18 small boxes and each small box contains 25 chocolate bars. How many chocolate bars are in the large box?
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Question 6 of 40
6. Question
1 point(s)A bag of 5 lemons costs £1
A bag of 4 oranges costs £1.80
How much more does one orange cost than one lemon?
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Question 7 of 40
7. Question
1 point(s)Question 7, 8 and 9 refer to the following table.
This table shows the opening times of a pet clinic.
How many hours is the clinic open on Thursday?
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Question 8 of 40
8. Question
1 point(s)Question 7, 8 and 9 refer to the following table.
This table shows the opening times of a pet clinic.
On which day is the clinic open for the longest time?
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Question 9 of 40
9. Question
1 point(s)Question 7, 8 and 9 refer to the following table.
This table shows the opening times of a pet clinic.
Liam takes his dog to the clinic on Saturday.
He arrives at 9:25am.
How many minutes is it before the clinic opens?
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Question 10 of 40
10. Question
1 point(s)Lara chooses a number less than 100.
She divides it by 3 and then subtracts 11
She then divides this result by 2
Her answer is 10.5
What was the number she started with?
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Question 11 of 40
11. Question
1 point(s)The termtoterm rule for the sequence is: multiply by 8 and then add 11
The first term of the sequence is –1
Work out the third term.
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Question 12 of 40
12. Question
1 point(s)x : y = 7 : 4
x + y = 88
Work out the value of x – y
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Question 13 of 40
13. Question
1 point(s)John read the quarter of the time that Tom read. Tom read only twofifth of the time that Sasha read. Sasha read twice as long as Mike. If Mike read 5 hours, how long did John read?
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Question 14 of 40
14. Question
1 point(s)Here are two model boats on a centimetre scale.
How far apart are the boats?
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Question 15 of 40
15. Question
1 point(s)Here are two model boats on a centimetre scale.
What is the difference in the lengths of the two boats?
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Question 16 of 40
16. Question
1 point(s)Maria bakes cakes and sells them in bags.
She uses this formula to work out how much to charge for one bag of cakes.
Cost = number of cakes × 20p + 15p for the bag
How much will a bag of 12 cakes cost?
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Question 17 of 40
17. Question
1 point(s)Maria bakes cakes and sells them in bags.
She uses this formula to work out how much to charge for one bag of cakes.
Cost = number of cakes × 20p + 15p for the bag
Olivia buys a bag of cakes for £5.15
Use the formula to calculate how many cakes are in the bag.
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Question 18 of 40
18. Question
1 point(s)Large pizzas cost £8.50 each.
Small pizzas cost £6.75 each.
Five children together buy one large pizza and three small pizzas.
They share the cost equally.
How much does each child pay?
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Question 19 of 40
19. Question
1 point(s)John the electrician needs to cut three lengths of wire from a 5 metre roll he has brought with him to do a job. The three lengths he cuts are 85 cm, 2.5 metres and 650 mm. How much wire (in cm) will he have left after cutting off his lengths?
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Question 20 of 40
20. Question
1 point(s)Here are two identical shaded triangles on coordinate axes.
What are the coordinates of point B?
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Question 21 of 40
21. Question
1 point(s)Question 21, 22 and 23 refer to the following set of data.
Seven children measured their heights.
What is the median height of the children?
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Question 22 of 40
22. Question
1 point(s)Question 21, 22 and 23 refer to the following set of data.
Seven children measured their heights.
What is the range of the heights of the children?
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Question 23 of 40
23. Question
1 point(s)Question 21, 22 and 23 refer to the following set of data.
Seven children measured their heights.
What is the mean height of the children?
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Question 24 of 40
24. Question
1 point(s)On Saturday Lara read ^{2}/_{5} of her book.
On Sunday she read the other 90 pages to finish the book.
How many pages are there in Lara’s book?
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Question 25 of 40
25. Question
1 point(s)Sarah had a bag of cherries.
She ate 5 cherries, then gave half of what she had left to Liam.
Liam ate 5 of his cherries, then gave half of what he had left to Amy.
Amy got 2 cherries.
How many cherries did Sarah have in her bag at the start?
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Question 26 of 40
26. Question
1 point(s)Sarah, Amy and Liam stand on some weighing scales two at a time.
Here are the measurements:
Sarah and Amy 70 kg
Sarah and Liam 80 kg
Liam and Amy 80 kg
How much does Liam weigh?
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Question 27 of 40
27. Question
1 point(s)Work out the size of the angle marked x.
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Question 28 of 40
28. Question
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Question 29 of 40
29. Question
1 point(s)Question 29, 30 and 31 refer to the following bar chart.
This chart shows the favourite snacks of some boys and girls.
How many snacks were chosen by more girls than boys?
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Question 30 of 40
30. Question
1 point(s)Question 29, 30 and 31 refer to the following bar chart.
This chart shows the favourite snacks of some boys and girls.
How many more boys than girls chose raisins?
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Question 31 of 40
31. Question
1 point(s)Question 31, 32 and 33 refer to the following train timetable.
Here is part of the morning train timetable from Perth to Midland in Australia.
What time is the first train from Maylands that stops at Success Hill?
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Question 32 of 40
32. Question
1 point(s)Question 31, 32 and 33 refer to the following train timetable.
Here is part of the morning train timetable from Perth to Midland in Australia.
Mr Evans is in Perth and wants to be in Midland by 08:00
What is the time of the latest train he can take from Perth?
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Question 33 of 40
33. Question
1 point(s)Question 31, 32 and 33 refer to the following train timetable.
Here is part of the morning train timetable from Perth to Midland in Australia.
How long is the journey from Perth to Midland if you leave Perth at 07:43?
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Question 34 of 40
34. Question
1 point(s)Work out 15% of £5.00
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Question 35 of 40
35. Question
1 point(s)All the children in Class 6 vote to pick a class captain.
The choice is Holly or Dev or Joe.
Dev gets 10% of the votes.
Joe gets twice as many votes as Holly.
What percentage of the votes does the winner get?
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Question 36 of 40
36. Question
1 point(s)Mary wants to make a box. She starts with a piece of cardboard whose length is 15 centimetres and with is 10 centimetres. Then she cuts congruent squares with side of 3 centimetres at the four corners. What is the area of the cardboard after she cuts the 4 corners?
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Question 37 of 40
37. Question
1 point(s)Question 37, 38, 39 and 40 refer to the following pie chart.
The pie chart shows the favourite pets of people in a survey.
How many people chose cats?
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Question 38 of 40
38. Question
1 point(s)Question 37, 38, 39 and 40 refer to the following pie chart.
The pie chart shows the favourite pets of people in a survey.
What is the angle for rabbits?
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Question 39 of 40
39. Question
1 point(s)Question 37, 38, 39 and 40 refer to the following pie chart.
The pie chart shows the favourite pets of people in a survey.
How many people chose fish?
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Question 40 of 40
40. Question
1 point(s)Question 37, 38, 39 and 40 refer to the following pie chart.
The pie chart shows the favourite pets of people in a survey.
How many people took part in the survey?
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