Q 1. Let’s start with a simple one. What comes next in this sequence of prime numbers? 11, 13, 17, 19, ?
• 27
• 29
• 23
• 24

Q 2. Which of these negative numbers is the largest?
• – 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?
• 2540g
• 1050g
• 1680g
• 1920g

Q 4. What is 3,482 to two significant figures?
• 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?
• -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?
• 1/3
• 1/2
• 5/8
• 3/8

Q 7. Which calculation gives an answer of 82?
• 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?
• 23 cm3
• 400 cm3
• 50 cm3
• 800 cm3

Q 9. Work out: 1/3 + 3/9
• 4/12
• 3/27
• 1/8
• 2/3

Q 10. If y equals 32, then what is x in this equation?
• 8
• 6
• 4
• 32

Q 11. What fraction do the blue segments make up?
• 7/8
• 1/2
• 7/16
• 9/16

Q 12. If 1kg is the weight of seven apples, how many apples is in 2000g?
• 200
• 7000
• 21
• 14

Q 13. Write 24 as a product of its prime factors.
• 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?
• 20
• 23.5
• 24
• 28.5

Q 15. Find 27% of 200.
• 37
• 27
• 54
• 48

Q 16. What is the ratio of dogs to cats in this image?
• 1:2
• 3:3
• 4:3
• 3:4

Q 17. What is the Mean of this number sequence: 4, 2, 2, 2, 5, 15
• 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?
• 972
• 828
• 460
• 720

Q 19. If each grey square is 1cm in width and length, then what is the area of the shape?
• 22 cm²
• 12 cm²
• 15 cm²
• 13 cm²
Q 20. What comes next in the sequence: 5, 13, 29, 61, ?
• 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?
• \$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?
• \$118.80
• \$100
• \$120
• \$108.60

Q 23. Estimate 93 x 19.
• 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?
• 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?
• 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?
• 21
• 10
• 16
• 14

Q 27. Solve this equation: (x + 4) (x – 4) = 9
• x = -4
• x = 9
• x = 3
• x = 5

Q 28. Work out 1/3 x 3/4.
• 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?
• 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?
• 10
• 20
• 15
• 2

Q 31. Without using a calculator, find 816/17.
• 17
• 48
• 24
• 34

Q 32. Work out the square root of 100 million.
• 100,000
• 10,000
• 50,000
• 1000

Q 33. Which of these is the net of a cube?
• D
• A
• B
• C

Q 34. Which sequence is NOT a geometric progression?
• 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?
• Yes
• No