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Multiplying And Dividing Integers MCQ Quiz! - Quiz

Do you know how to multiply and divide integers? Multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers is a simple operation with two numbers. With three or more, it is easier, but you employ the even-odd rule. With two numbers, the rules for multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers are not only simple, but they are also the same for both operations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    -2 (9)

    • A.

      18

    • B.

      -18

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    B. -18
  • 2. 

    -8 (-7)

    • A.

      -56

    • B.

      -15

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      56

    Correct Answer
    D. 56
    Explanation
    Negative times negative is positive.

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  • 3. 

    3/-1

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      -3

    • D.

      -2

    Correct Answer
    C. -3
    Explanation
    In division the same rules apply as in multiplication. If one of the numbers is negative, the answer is negative.

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  • 4. 

    (-8)/(-2)

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      -4

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    Two negatives being divided is positive.

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  • 5. 

    12(8)

    • A.

      96

    • B.

      -96

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      -20

    Correct Answer
    A. 96
    Explanation
    Regular multiplication- positive times a positive is still positive.

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  • 6. 

    7 / (-5)

    • A.

      7/5

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      -5/7

    • D.

      -7/5

    Correct Answer
    D. -7/5
    Explanation
    The given expression is 7 divided by -5. When dividing a positive number by a negative number, the result is always negative. Therefore, the correct answer is -7/5.

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  • 7. 

    15/-3

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      -5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      -1/5

    Correct Answer
    B. -5
    Explanation
    The given expression is 15 divided by -3. When we divide a positive number by a negative number, the result is always negative. Therefore, the correct answer is -5.

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  • 8. 

    -12/4

    • A.

      -3

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      -8

    Correct Answer
    A. -3
    Explanation
    The given expression -12/4 can be simplified by dividing -12 by 4, which equals -3. Therefore, the correct answer is -3.

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  • 9. 

    (10)(9)

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      90

    • C.

      -90

    • D.

      -9

    Correct Answer
    B. 90
    Explanation
    The given expression can be interpreted as follows: multiply 10 by 9 to get 90, and then divide 90 by 9 to get the answer of 10. However, since the question asks for the answer in the form of a single number, the correct answer is 90.

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  • 10. 

    -5(8)

    • A.

      40

    • B.

      -5/8

    • C.

      -40

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. -40
    Explanation
    The given expression is -5 multiplied by 8, which equals -40.

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  • 11. 

    -14/-7

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      -7

    • C.

      -21

    • D.

      -2

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    The given expression is -14/-7. When we divide -14 by -7, we get a positive result because dividing two negative numbers gives a positive result. Therefore, the answer is 2.

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  • 12. 

    -18 (20)

    • A.

      360

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      -2

    • D.

      -360

    Correct Answer
    D. -360
    Explanation
    The given answer, -360, is obtained by multiplying the first number, -18, by the second number, 20. This multiplication results in -360, which matches the given answer.

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  • 13. 

    28/4

    • A.

      -7

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      14

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    The given expression is 28 divided by 4. When we divide 28 by 4, we get the quotient 7. Therefore, the answer is 7.

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  • 14. 

    -22/-11

    • A.

      -2

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      -11

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    The given expression is -22 divided by -11. When dividing two negative numbers, the result is always positive. Therefore, -22 divided by -11 equals 2.

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  • 15. 

    16/-8

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      -4

    • D.

      -2

    Correct Answer
    D. -2
    Explanation
    The given expression is 16 divided by -8. When we divide two numbers with opposite signs, the result is always negative. Therefore, the answer is -2.

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  • 16. 

    -5/-25

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      -5

    • C.

      -1/5

    • D.

      1/5

    Correct Answer
    D. 1/5
    Explanation
    The given expression is -5 divided by -25. When dividing two negative numbers, the result is always positive. Therefore, -5 divided by -25 is equal to 1/5.

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  • 17. 

    -23 (2)(-1)

    • A.

      46

    • B.

      -46

    • C.

      23/2

    • D.

      21

    Correct Answer
    A. 46
    Explanation
    An even number of negatives makes a positive. An odd number of negatives would still be negative- there is no partner for the last one.

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  • 18. 

    -7(8)

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      7/8

    • C.

      56

    • D.

      -56

    Correct Answer
    D. -56
    Explanation
    The given expression -7(8) can be simplified by performing the multiplication first. When we multiply -7 by 8, the result is -56. Therefore, the correct answer is -56.

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  • 19. 

    8 (3) (-4)

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      -96

    • C.

      96

    • D.

      -20

    Correct Answer
    B. -96
    Explanation
    To find the value of the expression 8 (3) (-4), we follow the order of operations, which is parentheses, multiplication, and then addition or subtraction. First, we solve the expression inside the parentheses, which is 3. Then, we multiply 8 by 3, resulting in 24. Finally, we multiply 24 by -4, giving us -96. Therefore, the correct answer is -96.

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  • 20. 

    -1 (-1) (1) (-1) (1) (-1) (-1)

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      -1

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. -1
    Explanation
    The given sequence is -1, -1, 1, -1, 1, -1, -1. The answer -1 is the first number in the sequence.

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