1.
1 + 7
Correct Answer
A. 8
Explanation
The correct answer is 8 because when you add 1 and 7 together, the sum is 8.
2.
9 + 3
Correct Answer
C. 12
Explanation
The correct answer is 12 because when you add 9 and 3 together, you get a sum of 12.
3.
Joe had 5 apples but Sara gave him 3 more. How many apples does Joe have now?
Correct Answer
D. 8
Explanation
Joe originally had 5 apples. Sara gave him 3 more apples. Therefore, Joe now has a total of 8 apples.
4.
Mary had 4 pencils and bought 6 more. How many pencils does Mary have total?
Correct Answer
C. 10
Explanation
Mary had 4 pencils and bought 6 more, so she now has a total of 10 pencils.
5.
Sam adopted 3 cats. He feeds them a total of 3 cans of cat food a day and 2 boxes of cat food a week. How much cat food does he need to buy each week?
Correct Answer
B. 21 cans, 2 boxes
Explanation
Sam adopted 3 cats and feeds them a total of 3 cans of cat food a day. This means that each cat needs 1 can of cat food per day. Since there are 7 days in a week, Sam needs 3 cans x 7 days = 21 cans of cat food per week. Additionally, Sam feeds the cats 2 boxes of cat food per week. Therefore, the correct answer is 21 cans, 2 boxes.
6.
Caterpillars have 6 eyes and 4 to 8 feet. How many fewer eyes than legs would 4 eight-legged caterpillars have?
Correct Answer
A. 8 fewer eyes
Explanation
The question states that caterpillars have 6 eyes and 4 to 8 feet. Since we are considering eight-legged caterpillars, we can assume they have 8 feet. Therefore, the caterpillars would have 8 fewer eyes than legs, resulting in 8 fewer eyes.
7.
If you catch 3 four-legged caterpillars and 7 six-legged caterpillars, how many legs do you have in all?
Correct Answer
C. 54 legs
Explanation
If you catch 3 four-legged caterpillars, each with 4 legs, you would have a total of 12 legs. If you catch 7 six-legged caterpillars, each with 6 legs, you would have a total of 42 legs. Adding these two totals together, you would have a total of 54 legs in all.
8.
Lucy's mom runs a daycare Monday through Friday. She cares for 5 children. The parents pay $200 a week for each child. How much money does she make each week?
Correct Answer
C. $1,000
Explanation
Lucy's mom runs a daycare and cares for 5 children. Each parent pays $200 per week for their child's care. To calculate how much money Lucy's mom makes each week, we multiply the number of children (5) by the amount each parent pays ($200). Therefore, the total amount of money she makes each week is $1,000.
9.
There are 25 children, 5 parents, and 1 teacher going on the field trip. Six cars are available. How many children will be in each car?
Correct Answer
B. 4 children in five cars, 5 children in one car
Explanation
Since there are 25 children and 6 cars available, we need to distribute the children evenly among the cars. If we divide 25 by 6, we get 4 with a remainder of 1. This means that we can have 4 children in each of the first five cars, and the remaining car will have 5 children. Therefore, the correct answer is "4 children in five cars, 5 children in one car."
10.
It is a fact that each person throws out about 3 pounds of garbage a day. How many pounds of garbage do 10 people throw out in 1 day?
Correct Answer
B. 30 pounds
Explanation
Each person throws out about 3 pounds of garbage a day. Therefore, if there are 10 people, they would collectively throw out 10 x 3 = 30 pounds of garbage in 1 day.