Basic Math Vocabulary Skill Test

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Basic Math Vocabulary Skill Test

Test your math vocabulary skills!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A sum is_____________________________________________________
    • A. 

      The difference of two numbers.

    • B. 

      The total amount of two or more addends.

    • C. 

      The greater number.

    • D. 

      The smaller number

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A difference is ____________________________________________
    • A. 

      Found by adding numbers.

    • B. 

      Found by comparing numbers or subtracting.

    • C. 

      Found by multiplying.

    • D. 

      Found by dividing.

    • E. 

      Found using the lattice method.

  • 3. 
    A  product is ______________________________________________
    • A. 

      The result when two numbers are multiplied.

    • B. 

      The result when two numbers are divided.

    • C. 

      The result when two numbers are added.

    • D. 

      The result when two numbers are subtracted.

    • E. 

      The result when two numbers are compared.

  • 4. 
    Parallel lines are always ____________________________________
    • A. 

      Crossing each other.

    • B. 

      Squiggly.

    • C. 

      Part of a square.

    • D. 

      The same distance apart.

    • E. 

      Intersecting.

  • 5. 
    A pound is a _____________________________________
    • A. 

      Measurement tool.

    • B. 

      A standard unit for measuring temperature.

    • C. 

      A kind of cake.

    • D. 

      Non-standard unit for measuring length.

    • E. 

      Standard unit for measuring weight.

  • 6. 
    A pentagon is a ____________________________________
    • A. 

      Triangle.

    • B. 

      Polygon with 5 sides.

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      Star with 5 points.

    • E. 

      Square.

  • 7. 
    A right angle is always exactly_________________________
    • A. 

      100 degrees

    • B. 

      90 degrees

    • C. 

      45 degrees

    • D. 

      10 degrees

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    An obtuse angle is always __________________________
    • A. 

      Less than 90 degrees.

    • B. 

      More than 90 degrees.

    • C. 

      90 degrees.

    • D. 

      There is no such thing as an obtuse angle.

  • 9. 
    An angle is __________________________________
    • A. 

      Two lines meeting at a common point.

    • B. 

      Intersecting lines.

    • C. 

      Lines that are the same distance apart.

    • D. 

      A closed figure.

  • 10. 
    Acute angles are always ________________________
    • A. 

      More than 180 degrees.

    • B. 

      More than 90 degrees.

    • C. 

      Less than 90 degrees.

    • D. 

      Cute angles.

  • 11. 
    An algorithm  is __________________________
    • A. 

      A kind of insect.

    • B. 

      A very famous writer.

    • C. 

      A word problem.

    • D. 

      A step by step math plan to find an answer to a problem.

  • 12. 
    Probability  is ________________________________
    • A. 

      The chance that a particular outcome will occur.

    • B. 

      The ability to say yes.

    • C. 

      When things happen the way you want them to.

  • 13. 
    Tally's are used to _______________________________
    • A. 

      Pin the tally on the donkey.

    • B. 

      Tell on someone for doing something wrong.

    • C. 

      Record data in a table or chart.

  • 14. 
    Graphs are created to __________________________________________
    • A. 

      Display complex information in an easy to read/visual format.

    • B. 

      Prove that you are right about something.

    • C. 

      Practice artistic skills.

  • 15. 
    A googol is __________________________
    • A. 

      A person who stares a lot.

    • B. 

      A search engine on the internet.

    • C. 

      A silly word that means nothing.

    • D. 

      The numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros.

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