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Fraction Quizzes & Trivia

Fraction quiz with word problems, adding and subtracting fractions, equivalent fractions


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  • 1. 
    Kelly spent 1/2 of her money on a DVD.  She spent 1/6 of her money on a new popcorn maker. What fraction of her money did Kelly spend all together?
    • A. 

      2/8 of her money

    • B. 

      2/3 of her money

    • C. 

      1/4 of her money

    • D. 

      4/6 of her money

  • 2. 
    Jamie bought a roll of tape that measured 1 meter in length.  He used 1/4 of the tape to wrap his hockey stick.  He used 1/8 of the tape to fix a whole in his hockey bag. What fraction of the tape was left?
    • A. 

      1/2 meter

    • B. 

      3/8 meter

    • C. 

      5/8 meter

    • D. 

      1/4 meter

  • 3. 
    Mrs. Smith bought 24 markers.  7 markers had green ink. 15 markers had red ink. The rest had black ink.  What fraction of the markers had black ink?
    • A. 

      1/12 had black ink

    • B. 

      15/24 had black ink

    • C. 

      11/12 had black ink

    • D. 

      7/24 had black ink

  • 4. 
    Mark and Chris had an equal number of chocolate bars.  Mark ate 1/5 of his chocolate bars. Chris ate 1/4 of his chocolate bars.  Who has more chocolate bars left?
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      Chris

  • 5. 
    40 students made the student council.  5/8 of the students were girls. How many boys made student council?
    • A. 

      25 boys

    • B. 

      15 boys

    • C. 

      10 boys

    • D. 

      20 boys

  • 6. 
    Holly completed the race in 2  1/2 hours.  Mary completed the same  race in 3  1/4 hours. How much longer did Mary take to complete the race than Holly?
    • A. 

      1/4 hour

    • B. 

      3/4 hour

    • C. 

      1/2 hour

    • D. 

      1/6 hour

  • 7. 
    Hank went to the cider mill.  The cost for one pound of apples is 1 1/2 dollars.  How much would it cost for 3 pounds of apples?
    • A. 

      3 1/2 dollars

    • B. 

      3 1/4 dollars

    • C. 

      4 1/2 dollars

    • D. 

      2 3/4 dollars

  • 8. 
    Lydia ate 4/5 of a pizza. Mark ate 1/10 of a pizza. How much pizza did they eat all together?
    • A. 

      8/10 of a pizza

    • B. 

      5/15 of a pizza

    • C. 

      9/10 of a pizza

    • D. 

      4/50 of a pizza

  • 9. 
    John got 5/8 of the test correct.  Zach got 4/5 of the test correct.  Who scored better on the test?
    • A. 

      John

    • B. 

      Zach

  • 10. 
    Mrs. Estes baked brownies.  She ate 1/12 of the brownies in the pan and gave 7/12 of the brownies in the pan to her neighbor.  What fraction of the brownies in the pan were left?
    • A. 

      1/3 pan of brownies

    • B. 

      1/4 pan of brownies

    • C. 

      6/12 pan of brownies

    • D. 

      5/6 pan of brownies