# 3rd Grade FCAT Practice Test

40 Questions | Total Attempts: 1738  Settings  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.
Mr. Thomison made a chart of the number of students who have jobs during group activities What is the median number of students listed in the chart?
• 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.
Terrence put a CD in the CD player and pressed play. When he put the CD in, it looked like the picture below. After the song ended, Terrence opened the CD player and the CD looked like it had rotated (turned) 180°. What figure below shows the CD after it rotated (turned) 180°?
• 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 dozen eggs costs \$0.34 in 1915. A dozen eggs costs \$1.20 in 1999. Which operation sign should be placed in the  to find out how much more a dozen eggs cost in 1999 than in 1915?                                                                                                       1.20  0.34
• 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.
Jackie used ¾ cup of sugar to make cookies                                                                           Which of the following is greater than ¾
• 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

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