Mathematics Questions from LRGS

A 1+2/2+3 B 2+4/2+3 C 1+2/4+6 D 1+4/1+3 E 3+4/2+4

A 1cm

B 3cm

C 9cm

D 27cm

E 81cm

A 9,11,12

B 11,12,13

C 9,27,28

D 9,29,30

E 11,26,27

**4. **One quarter of a
number is 24. What is one third of the original number?

A 6

B 8

C 32

D 72

E 96

A 0.14

B 1

C 1.4

D 1.96

E 2

**6.** On
four tests each marked out of 100 my average was 85. What was the lowest mark I
could have scored on any one test?

A 0

B 40

C 60

D 81

E 85

A 50 000

B 80 000

C 200 000

D 500 000

E 2 000 000

**8. **In a
sponsored "animal streak" the cheetah ran at 90 km/h for 18 seconds.
The snail crawled along at 20 h/km. How long did it take the snail to cover the
same distance as the cheetah approximately?

A 9 months

B 9 weeks

C 9 days

D 9 hours

E 9 minutes

A n-x+y+2

B n+x-y

C n-x+y-1

D n+x-y+1

E n-x+y

**10. **ABCD is a square
with sides of length 9cm. How many points (inside or outside the square) are
equidistant from B and from C and are exactly 6cm from A?

A 0

B 1

C 2

D 3

E more than 3

You should not use a calculator to solve these problems though a dictionary may help!

Please send answers to Robin Thompson or David Leckey.