Integers Quiz Grade 6

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Integers Quiz Grade 6 - Quiz

Welcome to our Grade 6 Integers Quiz, designed to enhance your mathematical skills and understanding of integers! This quiz is tailored for sixth-grade students who are learning about positive and negative numbers and their operations.
Throughout this quiz, you'll encounter a variety of questions that will challenge your knowledge of integers. From basic concepts like understanding the number line and absolute value to more complex operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive and negative integers, this quiz covers it all.
You'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios, such as temperature changes, financial Read moretransactions, and distance calculations. By practicing with these diverse questions, you'll develop a deeper understanding of how integers work and how they are used in everyday situations.


Integers Grade 6 Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    What is the correct order of the following numbers from least to greatest: 12, 0, -1, -13, 4?

    • A.

      0, -1, -13, 4, 12

    • B.

      12, 4, 0, -1, -13

    • C.

      -1, -13, 0, 4, 12

    • D.

      -13, -1, 0, 4, 12

    Correct Answer
    D. -13, -1, 0, 4, 12
    Explanation
    The numbers in ascending order (from least to greatest) are:

     

    -13, -1, 0, 4, 12

     

    This order is determined by comparing the numerical values of each number. Starting with the smallest value (-13) and progressing to the largest value (12), the numbers are arranged in ascending order.

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  • 2. 

    What is the value of -4 + (-5)?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      -9

    • C.

      -1

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. -9
    Explanation
    The given expression is -4 + (-5). When adding two negative numbers, we add their absolute values and keep the negative sign. So, the absolute values of -4 and -5 are 4 and 5 respectively, and their sum is 9. Since both numbers are negative, the sum will be negative as well. Therefore, the correct answer is -9.

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  • 3. 

    What is the value of -3 + 7?

    • A.

      -10

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      -4

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    The given expression -3 + 7 can be simplified by adding the two numbers together. -3 + 7 equals 4.

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  • 4. 

    What is the value of  -2 - (-4)?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      -2

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      -6

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    The given expression is -2 - (-4). To subtract a negative number, we change the subtraction sign to addition and change the sign of the number being subtracted. So, -2 - (-4) becomes -2 + 4. Adding -2 and 4 gives us 2. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.

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  • 5. 

    What is the value of (-9) - 7?

    • A.

      -2

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      -16

    Correct Answer
    D. -16
    Explanation
    To solve this, you perform subtraction.
    -9 is a negative number, and when you subtract 7 from it, you're essentially moving further into the negative range on the number line.
    -9 minus 7 is calculated as follows:
    -9 - 7 = -16
    So, the result of subtracting 7 from -9 is -16.

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  • 6. 

    What is the value of h - 3, when h = 1?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      -2

    • D.

      -4

    Correct Answer
    C. -2
    Explanation
    To find the value of h - 3 for h = 1, we substitute the value of h into the expression. So, h - 3 becomes 1 - 3, which simplifies to -2. Therefore, the correct answer is -2.

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  • 7. 

    What will be the negative value of –13 (minus thirteen)?

    • A.

      -14

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      -12

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    D. 13
    Explanation
    When you negate a negative number, it becomes positive. So, if you have -13 and you want its negative value, it is simply 13.

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  • 8. 

    What is the predecessor of – 5?

    • A.

      -4

    • B.

      -6

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    B. -6
    Explanation
    The predecessor of a number is the number that comes immediately before it when counting in a sequential order. In this case, we are looking for the number that comes before -5. Since we are counting in the negative direction, the number immediately before -5 is -6. So, -6 is the predecessor of -5. The predecessor of -5 is -6. In mathematics, when you find the predecessor of a number, you subtract 1 from that number. So, -5 - 1 = -6.

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  • 9. 

    What is the successor of -9?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      -8

    • D.

      -10

    Correct Answer
    C. -8
    Explanation
    The successor of a number is the number that comes immediately after it when counting in a sequential order. In this case, we are looking for the number that comes after -9. Since we are counting in the negative direction, the number immediately after -9 is -8. So, -8 is the successor of -9. In mathematics, when you find the successor of a number, you add 1 to that number. So, -9 + 1 = -8.

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  • 10. 

    What is the successor of 11+(-2)?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    To find the successor of 11 + (-2), follow these steps:
    Perform the addition:
    11 + (-2) = 9.
    Find the successor:
    The successor of a number is the number that comes immediately after it.
    Therefore, the successor of 9 is 10.

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  • 11. 

    What is the value of -9+8+11+(-2)?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      -8

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    To find the value of -9 + 8 + 11 + (-2), follow these steps:
    Add -9 and 8: -9 + 8 = -1
    Add the result to 11: -1 + 11 = 10
    Add the result to -2: 10 + (-2) = 8
    Therefore, the value of -9 + 8 + 11 + (-2) is 8.

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  • 12. 

    What is the value of a+(-3) when a=5?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      -1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      -2

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    To find the value of a+(−3)a + (-3)a+(−3) when a=5a = 5a=5, follow these steps:
    Substitute the value of aaa into the expression: 5+(−3)5 + (-3)5+(−3)
    Perform the addition: 5−3=25 - 3 = 25−3=2
    Therefore, the value of 5+(−3)5 + (-3)5+(−3) is 2.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these integers is in between the following pair of integers? – 8 and – 13

    • A.

      9, -10, -11, -12

    • B.

      -12, -11, -10, -9

    • C.

      12, 11, 10, 9

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. -12, -11, -10, -9
    Explanation
    The integers that come between -8 and -13 are -12, -11, -10, and -9. Other options contain positive integers which could not exist between -8 and -13. 

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  • 14. 

    What will the sum of these integers equal to? (- 8) + (+ 5) + (- 3) + (- 2)=

    • A.

      -5

    • B.

      -7

    • C.

      -8

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. -8
    Explanation
    To find the sum, we add all the numbers together: -8 + 5 + (-3) + (-2) = -8 + 5 - 3 - 2 = -3 - 3 - 2 = -6 - 2 = -8. Therefore, the sum of the integer equation is -8.

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  • 15. 

    What is the value of -9 - (-8)+(-6)?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      -7

    Correct Answer
    D. -7
    Explanation
    To solve the expression -9 - (-8) + (-6), follow these steps:
    Simplify the double negative:
    -9 - (-8) is equivalent to -9 + 8.
    Perform the addition:
    -9 + 8 = -1.
    Add the remaining term:
    -1 + (-6) is equivalent to -1 - 6.
    Perform the subtraction:
    -1 - 6 = -7.
    Therefore, the value of the expression -9 - (-8) + (-6) is -7.

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Ms. Janaisa Harris, an experienced educator, has devoted 4 years to teaching high school math and 6 years to tutoring. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics (Secondary Education, and Teaching) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently employed at Wilson County School (NC) as a mathematics teacher. She is now broadening her educational impact by engaging in curriculum mapping for her county. This endeavor enriches her understanding of educational strategies and their implementation. With a strong commitment to quality education, she actively participates in the review process of educational quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance to the curriculum.

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