Problems

# Twenty Minute Quiz

Give yourself twenty minutes to solve the ten problems below.

1. 0.002 - 8 is equal to:

1. 7.998
2. -8.002
3. 8.002
4. -7.998
5. -7.98

2. Which of the following numbers is closest to 37% of 85?

1. 10
2. 30
3. 40
4. 50
5. 70

3. Which of the pieces fits into the space shown?  4. All 550 pupils in a school are going on an outing by bus. A bus can carry 64 pupils. How many buses are needed?

1. 8
2. 8.59375
3. 8.6
4. 9
5. 10 5. In the diagram, the value of x is:

1. 20
2. 30
3. 40
4. 60
5. 70

6. The positive integers are written in rows:

 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ... ... ... ... ...

The row which has a sum nearest in value to 150 is the:

1. 5th
2. 6th
3. 7th
4. 8th
5. 26th 7. A piece of paper containing six joined squares labelled as shown in the diagram is folded along the edges to form a cube. The label on the face opposite the X is:

1. Z
2. U
3. V
4. W
5. Y

8. If 10025 - 25 is expressed as an integer, the sum of the digits is

1. 219
2. 444
3. 432
4. 453
5. 435

9. A butcher sells a large number of braaivleis packs, each containing ten items: 4 chops and 6 sausages. At the end of the day he has sold altogether C chops and S sausages. Which of the following equations is correct?

1. S+C=10
2. 4C = 6S
3. 4S = 6C
4. 4S + 6C = 10
5. 4C + 6S = 10 10. The diagram shows a house built of dominoes. The house has four stories and uses 24 dominoes. How many dominoes are needed to build a house with 70 stories?

1. 141
2. 4899
3. 5040
4. 5041
5. 2484