Grade 1 Math Masters: Test Your Skills With Our Basic Math Quiz!
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Basic Math for Grade 1 Questions and Answers
1.
How many more chocolates does Sam need to make it 13 if he already has 4?
A.
5
B.
9
C.
8
D.
2
Correct Answer B. 9
Explanation If Sam already has 4 chocolates and wants to make it 13, he needs 9 more chocolates. The calculation is 13 (target) - 4 (already have) = 9. To reach the desired total of 13 chocolates, Sam is 9 chocolates short. Adding these 9 chocolates to the 4 he already has will make the total 13, meeting his goal.
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2.
How would you arrange these numbers from lowest to highest? 12, 25, 18, 23, 14
A.
23, 14, 18, 25, 12
B.
25, 23, 18, 14, 12
C.
12, 14, 18, 23, 25
D.
14, 12, 18, 23, 25
Correct Answer C. 12, 14, 18, 23, 25
Explanation Arranging the numbers from lowest to highest: 12, 14, 18, 23, 25. Therefore, the correct order is: 14, 12, 18, 23, 25. This sequence starts with the smallest number (12) and progresses to the largest (25), adhering to the ascending order. Thus, the correct arrangement is 14, 12, 18, 23, 25.
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3.
If I had 15 pens and I lost 10, how many pens do I have now?
A.
6
B.
2
C.
4
D.
5
Correct Answer D. 5
Explanation If you had 15 pens and you lost 10, it means that you no longer have those 10 pens. Therefore, the number of pens you have now is the difference between the initial number of pens and the number of pens you lost, which is 15 - 10 = 5.
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4.
What is the sum of 7+5?
A.
10
B.
12
C.
9
D.
13
Correct Answer B. 12
Explanation The sum of 7 + 5 is 12. Adding the two numbers together, 7 plus 5 equals 12. Therefore, the correct answer is 12. This basic arithmetic operation involves combining the quantities represented by the numbers 7 and 5 to find their total, and in this case, the result is 12.
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5.
Which adds up to 12?
A.
6+6
B.
5+7
C.
10+2
D.
All of the above
Correct Answer D. All of the above
Explanation All of the given equations add up to 12. 6+6 equals 12, 5+7 also equals 12, and 10+2 equals 12. Therefore, all three options are correct and add up to 12.
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6.
Which answer choice produces a value that is bigger than 70?
A.
50 + 20
B.
71 - 3
C.
98 - 21
D.
33 x 2
Correct Answer C. 98 - 21
Explanation The equation 98 - 21 is bigger than 70 because when we subtract 21 from 98, we get a result of 77, which is greater than 70.
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7.
5 tens and 3 ones is equal to what number?
A.
503
B.
53
C.
5300
D.
530
Correct Answer B. 53
Explanation The given question asks for the sum of 5 tens and 3 ones. Since there are 10 ones in a ten, 5 tens would be equal to 50 ones. Adding 3 ones to this gives us a total of 53 ones. Therefore, the correct answer is 53.
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8.
Which 2 coins add up to equal 11 cents?
A.
1 penny and 1 nickel
B.
2 nickels
C.
1 dime and 1 nickel
D.
1 dime and 1 penny
Correct Answer D. 1 dime and 1 penny
Explanation The combination of 1 dime and 1 penny adds up to 11 cents. A dime is worth 10 cents and a penny is worth 1 cent, so together they make a total of 11 cents.
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9.
If Sara is 10 years old, and her brother is half her age, how old is he?
A.
5
B.
10
C.
6
D.
2
Correct Answer A. 5
Explanation If Sara is 10 years old, and her brother is half her age, we can determine his age by dividing Sara's age by 2.Sara's brother's age = Sara's age / 2Sara's brother's age = 10 / 2Sara's brother's age = 5Therefore, Sara's brother is 5 years old.
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10.
How much does 12 subtracted from 38 equal to?
A.
30
B.
22
C.
26
D.
50
Correct Answer C. 26
Explanation When 12 is subtracted from 38, we are finding the difference between these two numbers. By subtracting 12 from 38, we get 26. Therefore, the correct answer is 26.
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11.
What is the value of 6 multiplied by 6?
A.
24
B.
36
C.
30
D.
42
Correct Answer B. 36
Explanation The correct answer is 36. When you multiply 6 by 6, you get the product:
6
×
6
=
36
6×6=36
Multiplication is the process of repeated addition, and in this case, it represents adding six six times, resulting in a total of 36. Therefore, the correct answer to "6 multiplied by 6 is" is 36.
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12.
Which of the following is not completely divisible by 4?
A.
16
B.
24
C.
30
D.
32
Correct Answer C. 30
Explanation All the given numbers are divisible by 4 except for 30. When a number is divisible by 4, the last two digits of the number must be divisible by 4. In the case of 30, the last two digits are 30, which is not divisible by 4. Therefore, 30 is not completely divisible by 4.
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13.
Which of the answer choices represents an odd number.
A.
5
B.
8
C.
12
D.
20
Correct Answer A. 5
Explanation The numbers 8, 12, and 20 are all even numbers because they can be divided by 2 without leaving a remainder. However, 5 is an odd number because it cannot be divided by 2 without leaving a remainder. Therefore, 5 is the odd number out of these given numbers.
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14.
What is the value of 17 - 15?
A.
2
B.
4
C.
6
D.
3
Correct Answer A. 2
Explanation The correct answer is 2 because when we subtract 15 from 17, we get the difference of 2.
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15.
Which of the following is not divisible by 3?
A.
6
B.
9
C.
15
D.
25
Correct Answer D. 25
Explanation In order to determine if a number is divisible by 3, we can check if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3. If the sum is divisible by 3, then the number itself is divisible by 3. However, if the sum is not divisible by 3, then the number is also not divisible by 3. In this case, the number 25 has a sum of digits equal to 7, which is not divisible by 3. Therefore, 25 is not divisible by 3.
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Janaisa Harris |BA (Mathematics)|
Mathematics
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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