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Integers Quiz Questions And Answers - Quiz

This quiz will assess student's prior knowledge of integers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A negative plus a negative equals

    • A.

      A negative

    • B.

      A positive

    • C.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    A. A negative
    Explanation
    When adding two negative numbers, the negative signs indicate a decrease or subtraction. Therefore, adding a negative number to another negative number will result in a larger decrease or a more negative value. This is why the answer is a negative number.

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  • 2. 

    A positive plus a positive equals

    • A.

      A negative

    • B.

      A positive

    • C.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    B. A positive
    Explanation
    When two positive numbers are added together, the result is always a positive number. This is because adding positive numbers means combining quantities that are greater than zero, resulting in a larger quantity. Therefore, the sum of two positive numbers will always be positive.

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  • 3. 

    When you add integers with different signs, you must subtract and take the sign of the largest number.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When adding integers with different signs, the rule is to subtract the smaller number from the larger number and take the sign of the larger number. This is because when we add a positive number and a negative number, the result will always have the sign of the larger number. For example, if we add +5 and -3, we subtract 3 from 5 and take the sign of 5, which is positive. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    When you multiply or divide integers with the same sign, the answer is always negative.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    When you multiply or divide integers with the same sign, the answer is always positive, not negative.

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  • 5. 

    -8 x 5 =

    • A.

      40

    • B.

      -40

    • C.

      -3

    Correct Answer
    B. -40
    Explanation
    When multiplying a positive number by a negative number, the result is always negative. In this case, -8 multiplied by 5 equals -40. Therefore, the correct answer is -40.

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