17 Questions

This quiz tests basic ability in numeracy for teachers.

Questions and Answers

- 1.A parents' evening begins at 17:00 and finishes at 19.30. A teacher has 25 appointments during this time. What is the mean time a teacher can allow for each appointment?
- A.
5 minutes

- B.
6 minutes

- C.
8 minutes

- D.
10 minutes

- 2.A teacher created the pie chart below to show how the departmental budget had been spent. Mark the true statements below:
- A.
About half as much money was spent on laminating as on black and white photocopying.

- B.
Black and white printing accounted for about 12% of the total budget.

- C.
Twice as much money was spent on colour printing as on black and white printing

- 3.Use the pie chart below to answer this question. The total amount spent on all photocopying was approximately:
- A.
£60

- B.
£20

- C.
£120

- D.
£90

- 4.Find the mean of the following set of numbers:51, 62, 67, 62, 71, 47, 46
- 5.Find the median of the following set of numbers: 51, 62, 67, 62, 71, 47, 46
- 6.Find the mode of the following set of numbers: 51, 62, 67, 62, 71, 47, 46
- 7.Find the range of the following set of numbers: 51, 62, 67, 62, 71, 47, 46
- 8.
- A.
The highest mark scored in Test Q was higher than the highest mark in Test P.

- B.
More pupils scored under 50% in Test Q than in Test P

- C.
The lowest mark in Test P was lower than the lowest mark in Test Q

- 9.
- 10.The frequency table below shows the age, in years, of pupils on a school trip. Age No of children 12 4 13 16 14 9 15 3Calculate the mean age of the children on the trip giving your answer to two decimal places.
- 11.A GCSE coursework project was scheduled over the acdemic year. All lessons were of equal length and teaching time was structured as follows: Activity Proportion of time 1 30% 2 25% 3 25% 4 20%The following timetables were available: Activity Timetable 1 Timetable 2 Timetable 3 Timetable 4 1 14 12 12 15 2 12 10 11 11 3 12 10 11 11 4 6 8 6 10Which timetable best meets the requirements?
- A.
1

- B.
2

- C.
3

- D.
4

- 12.A number is chosen at random from the numbers 1 to 100 (inclusive). What is the probability that the number chosen is even?
- A.
0.5

- B.
0.2

- C.
0.8

- D.
1.0

- 13.A number is chosen at random from the numbers 1 to 100 (inclusive). What is the probability that the number chosen is even and greater than 90?
- A.
1 in 20

- B.
1 in 10

- C.
2 in 10

- D.
5 in 10

- 14.A number is chosen at random from the numbers 1 to 100 (inclusive). What is the probability that the number chosen is even or greater than 90?
- A.
0.5

- B.
0.55

- C.
0.45

- D.
0.05

- 15.A support teacher assessed the reading age of a group of Yaer 9 pupils with Special Educational Needs. Pupil Actual Age in Years Months Reading Age in Years Months A 12 07 10 08 B 12 01 11 09 C 12 03 9 07 D 12 03 13 06 E 12 01 10 02 F 12 11 12 04 G 12 06 8 04 H 12 07 10 00 I 12 06 11 01 J 12 00 10 02What fraction of the pupils had a reading age of at least 1 year 9 months below their actual age?
- A.
Three quarters

- B.
One half

- C.
Three fifths

- D.
One third

- 16.The table below shows the results of a maths test. What fraction of pupils were Level 5 or above?
- A.
Three tenths

- B.
Four fifths

- C.
Five twelfths

- D.
One sixth

- 17.2A teacher analysed the reading test standardised scores of a group of pupils as shown. Indicate all of the true statements below.
- A.
All the girls improved their scores between the Age 8+ and Age 10+ tests.

- B.
The greatest improvement was made by a girl.

- C.
3/4 of the boys improved their scores.