Maths Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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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 don’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