# Integers Quiz Questions And Answers

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

• 1.

### A negative plus a negative equals

• A.

A negative

• B.

A positive

• C.

Zero

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

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

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

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

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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