# 3rd Grade FCAT Practice Test

40 Questions

This is a practice test for 3rd grade FCAT math. This test was administered to students in 2006.

• 1.
Carl created fancy eggs for the rulers of Russia. A museum plans to show some of his eggs. The eggs will be shown in a glass case. Each case will hold 3 eggs. If 27 eggs are to be shown, how many glass cases are needed?
• A.

3

• B.

9

• C.

27

• D.

30

• 2.
An artist is making a pattern with tiles. The instructions ask for a tile with right angles. Which tile appears to have right angles?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 3.
The chart shows the average daily temperature in Key West, Florida, for four month of the year Based on the information in the chart, which month has the second lowest average daily temperature.
• A.

January

• B.

October

• C.

November

• D.

December

• 4.
Jaime's plane arrived at 5 p.m. The plan was 3 hours late. What time should the plane have arrived?
• A.

2 p.m.

• B.

3 p.m.

• C.

5 p.m.

• D.

8 p.m.

• 5.
Third grade students made maps of Main Street. They used symbols for each office building, park, and house. Which equation below could be used to find out how many more office buildings there are than parks?
• A.

3 + 1 = ͏

• B.

4 - 3 = ͏

• C.

3 - 1 = ͏

• D.

1 + 4 = ͏

• 6.
Denver, Colorado, is called the Mile High City because it is about 5,280 feet above sea level. Which digit is in the hundreds place?
• A.

0

• B.

2

• C.

5

• D.

8

• 7.
The shaded rectangle on the grid below shows the size of a sandbox in the city park. What is the area of the sandbox?
• A.

11 square feet

• B.

22 square feet

• C.

28 square feet

• D.

56 square feet

• 8.
Elizabeth counted the number of fish in 2 aquariums at the zoo. There were 13 fish in the first and 31 fish in the second. How many fish were in the 2 aquariums?
• A.

18

• B.

44

• C.

46

• D.

48

• 9.
Samantha has a goldfish that she keeps in a glass bowl. Which unit of measure should Samantha use to find the weight of her goldfish
• A.

Cup

• B.

Inch

• C.

Ounce

• D.

Ton

• 10.
A school principal bought 10 fish tanks for all 5 third grade classes to share equally, Which number sentence below could be used to find the number of fish tanks each class received?
• A.

10 + 5 =

• B.

10 - 5 =

• C.

10 x 5 =

• D.

10 ÷ 5 = 

• 11.
A photographer came to take student pictures. There was a choice of five different picture packages. The chart below shows how the number of wallet-sized pictures increases from package to package. If the increase is the same from one package to the next, how many wallet-sized pictures should be in Package C?
• A.

18

• B.

20

• C.

22

• D.

24

• 12.
• A.

4

• B.

5

• C.

6

• D.

8

• 13.
Amelia saw the following picture of 4 squares in her mathematics book.
• A.

Square W

• B.

Square X

• C.

Square Y

• D.

Square Z

• 14.
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 15.
Matthew helped his mother collect toys for a play center. Matthew made a bar graph to show the toys that were collected for the play center. How many more trucks were collected than the total number of games and dolls?
• A.

8

• B.

6

• C.

3

• D.

2

• 16.
Juan and Billy recorded the heights using a tape measure, as shown below.  How much taller was Billy than Juan?
• A.

½ inch

• B.

1 inch

• C.

1 ½ inches

• D.

2 ½ inches

• 17.
Students in an art club listed their ages. What is the range of the ages listed on the table?
• A.

3

• B.

8

• C.

10

• D.

11

• 18.
Carlton needs a  new toothbrush and some toothpaste. He can choose from the toothbrush colors and toothspace flavors shown in the pictures below. How many different combinations of 1 toothbrush color and 1 toothpaste flavor are possible?
• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

5

• D.

6

• 19.
Zane jogged 2 miles each day for 6 days. Which equation below could be used to find the total number of miles that Zane jogged?
• A.

2 + 6 =

• B.

2 x 6 =

• C.

6 ÷ 2 =

• D.

6 - 2 =

• 20.
Ida's mother made a large rectangular poster for the school Jog-a-thon. What is the perimeter of the poster?
• A.

16 feet

• B.

22 feet

• C.

26 feet

• D.

32 feet

• 21.
A medium-sized pizza costs between \$7 and \$9, depending on which toppings are ordered. Which is the best estimate of the cost for 3 medium-sized pizzas?
• A.

\$16

• B.

\$18

• C.

\$25

• D.

\$31

• 22.
• A.

÷

• B.

X

• C.

+

• D.

-

• 23.
The gallon of milk on the scale shown below weighs 8 pounds. The scale is balanced with 4 equal-sized bags of sugar                                                                                                  What is the weight of 1 bag of sugar?
• A.

1 pound

• B.

2 pounds

• C.

4 pounds

• D.

8 pounds

• 24.
• A.

⅛ cup

• B.

⅜ cup

• C.

⅝ cup

• D.

⅞ cup

• 25.
Mr. Flores ordered six ice cream cones for his family and himself. Three of the six cones had chocolate ice cream. The fraction 3/6 represents the number of chocolate cones. Which fraction is equal to 3/6?
• A.

1/3

• B.

1/2

• C.

6/9

• D.

3/2

• 26.
Kiley uses this spinner to play a game Kiley's pointer has an equal chance of landing on which two sections?
• A.

Sections 1 and 3

• B.

Sections 2 and 3

• C.

Sections 5 and 2

• D.

Sections 5 and 3

• 27.
Alexa saw many different shapes of windows on cars and trucks in a parking lot. Four of the windows she saw are drawn below. Which window appears to have only 1 line of symmetry?
• A.

Window 1

• B.

Window 2

• C.

Window 3

• D.

Window 4

• 28.
Jolene had a clock in the bathroom across from a mirror. When Jolene got ready for school, she looked at the clock. She also saw the clock's reflection in the mirror. Which picture shows how the clock looked reflected in the mirror?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 29.
The swimming pool at the park needs to be filled. Which unit is best for measuring the amount of water needed to fill the pool?
• A.

Gallon

• B.

Ounce

• C.

Pint

• D.

Quart

• 30.
A snail can crawl 30 inches in 1 minute. If the snail crawls at this speed in one direction for 6 minutes, how far, in inches, will it travel?
• A.

240 inches

• B.

180 inches

• C.

36 inches

• D.

5 inches

• 31.
Kaylie wants to buy dog treats for her 4 dogs. At the pet store she sees the boxes of treats shown below. Which box of dog treats should Kaylie buy so that each of her dogs can receive an equal number of treats without any treats left over?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 32.
Brenna, Carlos, Faye, and Lamir found shells while they were at the beach. The graph shows the number of shells each of them found. How many shells did Brenna and Faye find all together?
• A.

36

• B.

18

• C.

9

• D.

6

• 33.
Angelina weighed her puppy, Jasper, every month. Each month she recorded Jasper's weight on this graph. How much did Jasper weigh when he was 3 months old?
• A.

3 pounds

• B.

10 pounds

• C.

12 pounds

• D.

15 pounds

• 34.
Jeremy wants to save his money. Each week he puts more money into his piggy bank. If his savings pattern continues, how much money will Jeremy put into his bank in Week 5?
• A.

\$1.10

• B.

\$1.25

• C.

\$1.50

• D.

\$1.75

• 35.
There are 287 girls and 344 boys at Rockville School Which expression shows the number of students at Rockville School?
• A.

344 - 287

• B.

344 + 287

• C.

344 x 287

• D.

344 ÷ 287

• 36.
On the last day of school, Mrs. Thompson's third grade class ran an obstacle course. A map of the course is shown below. Which ordered pair best describes the location of the climbing wall?
• A.

(1,3)

• B.

(2,4)

• C.

(3,1)

• D.

(5,2)

• 37.
Chan collects stamps. His stamp book holds 20 stamps per page. If he has completely filled 4 pages of his book, which of the following could be used to find the total number of stamps in his book?
• A.

20 + 4

• B.

20 - 4

• C.

20 x 4

• D.

20 ÷ 4

• 38.
Claude has 25 plastic bottles in a large bag. He placed 5 of the bottles in a 2-gallon recycling bin. Which of the following equations should be used to find the number of bottles Claude had left in the bag?
• A.

- 2 = 25

• B.

25 - 2 =

• C.

- 5 = 25

• D.

25 - 5 =

• 39.
The distance around the middle of Earth is 12,757 kilometers. What is the place value of the digit 1 in the number 12,767?
• A.

Hundreds

• B.

Hundred thousands

• C.

Ten thousands

• D.

Thousands

• 40.
Peter weighed himself. The scale below shows his weight in pounds. Jan weighs less than Peter. Which of the following could be Jans's weight?
• A.

77

• B.

89

• C.

90

• D.

92

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