15 Questions
| Total Attempts: 42

Maths Quiz for open house.

Questions and Answers

- 1.1) Why do we need Maths for shopping?
- A.
For shoplifting

- B.
For calculating whether the cashier gave you correct change

- C.
You don't need maths for shopping

- 2.Is Maths useful in this situation? I go to holiday in another country. I want to exchange currency.
- A.
Yes

- B.
No

- 3.I buy HSBC Stock for $90. If it drops to less than $10, it is close to bankrupt. Assume the stock price drops to $5. What should I do?
- A.
Sell the stock

- B.
Leave it

- C.
Buy more stock

- 4.Is maths useful in everyday life?
- A.
Yes

- B.
No

- 5.Is maths useful in this situation? I read a book, and I donâ€™t have a bookmark. I remember the page that I have just read so that I can continue reading next time.
- A.
Yes

- B.
No

- 6.There were 42 mangoes in each crate. 12 such crates of mangoes were delivered to a factory. 4 mangoes were rotten and had to be thrown away. The remaining mangoes were packed into boxes of 10 mangoes each. How many boxes of mangoes were there?
- A.
25

- B.
50

- C.
75

- D.
100

- 7.Scot has 7 bags. Tom has 6 bags. How many bags do they have altogether?
- A.
12

- B.
13

- C.
19

- 8.Why do you need maths in soccer?
- A.
So that when you kick the ball, you can kick it with the correct speed and curve and height

- B.
So that you can think of maths while playing soccer

- 9.A cook bought some large and small eggs in the ratio 2:3. After preparing a meal, the ratio of the remaining large eggs to the remaining small eggs is 5:2. Half of the large eggs and 260 of the small eggs were used. What was the total number of eggs she bought from the market?
- A.
240

- B.
800

- C.
500

- 10.Is maths useful in this situation? I have some nuts, and I want to give two nuts to my friend.
- A.
Yes

- B.
No

- 11.It takes 6 hours for Andrew to fill a tank with water and it takes 3 hours for Keith to fill the same tank with water. When both of them works together, how long will they finish filling the tank?
- A.
5

- B.
2

- C.
9

- 12.A banana costs $93.00. How much do 80 bananas cost?
- A.
$7440

- B.
$50

- C.
$173

- 13.The monthly salary S of a shop assistant is the sum of a fixed salary of $500 plus 5% of all monthly sales. What should the monthly sales be so that her monthly salary reaches $1500?
- A.
$900

- B.
$2000

- C.
$20000

- 14.The price of an item decreased by 20% is $200. Then later the price decreased again from $200 to $150. What is the percent of decrease from the original price to the final price of $150?
- A.
20%

- B.
60%

- C.
40%

- 15.It takes 1.5 hours to mow the lawn. Linda can mow the same lawn in 2 hours. How long will it take John and Linda, work together, to mow the lawn?
- A.
51.5 minutes

- B.
93.6 minutes

- C.
65 minutes