# 5th Grade Math Quiz: Basic Word Problems! Trivia Questions

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 92  Settings  Here is a 5th Grade Math Quiz made up of Basic Word Problems! These types of math problems are perfect for activating your mind in the morning and keeping you on your toes when it comes to calculations. How about you give it a try and get to see how well you will do? All the best as you tackle it!

• 1.
Adam is 4.5 feet tall. He is 0.75 foot taller than his brother Mark. How tall is Mark?
• A.

3.25 ft

• B.

4.25 ft

• C.

3.75 ft

• D.

5.25 ft

• 2.
An employee at a video store worked a total of 90 hours in 3 weeks. She worked 5 days a week. If she worked the same number of hours a day, how many hours did the employee work each day?
• A.

8

• B.

6

• C.

9

• D.

12

• 3.
Mr. Cantú will put 1 flag on each table in the cafeteria for a school event. The cafeteria has 15 rows with 5 tables in each row and 12 rows with 4 tables in each row. Mr. Cantú already has 94 flags. How many more flags does he need to buy?
• A.

48

• B.

19

• C.

27

• D.

29

• 4.
Connie is preparing for a spelling bee. She wants to study the same number of words each week. The table below shows the number of words she plans to have studied by the end of different numbers of weeks.  Connie’s Study Plan    Week  Total Number of Words 1 20 3 60 7 140 9 180   Based on this information, which of the following statements is true?
• A.

The total number of words studied will be 20 times the number of weeks.

• B.

The total number of words studied will be 20 more than the number of weeks.

• C.

The total number of words studied will be 40 more than the number of weeks.

• D.

The total number of words studied will be 40 times the number of weeks.

• 5.
Reba is planning a dinner for 24 people. She wants to make 3 tacos for each person. Taco shells are sold in packages of 12. Which of the following equations can be used to find p, the number of packages of taco shells needed for the dinner?
• A.

(24 ×3) ÷12 = p

• B.

(24 ÷3) ×12 = p

• C.

(24 ×3) ×12 = p

• D.

(24 ÷3) +12 = p

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