# Simplest Math Trivia Quiz

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• 1.

### Dee spends \$0.25, \$0.30, \$0.10 and \$0.04. How much \$ does she spend in all?

• A.

​\$69.0

• B.

\$6.90

• C.

\$0.69

Correct Answer
C. \$0.69
Explanation
Dee spends \$0.25, \$0.30, \$0.10, and \$0.04. To find the total amount she spends, we add these amounts together. \$0.25 + \$0.30 + \$0.10 + \$0.04 equals \$0.69.

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• 2.

### Ed has \$5.06. He finds \$1.03. About how many \$ does he have now?

• A.

\$7.00

• B.

\$5.00

• C.

\$6.00

Correct Answer
C. \$6.00
Explanation
Ed starts with \$5.06 and finds an additional \$1.03. To determine how much money he has now, we need to add these two amounts together. Adding \$5.06 and \$1.03 gives us a total of \$6.09. Therefore, the correct answer is \$6.00.

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• 3.

### 3.6 + 7.5 =

• A.

11.1

• B.

11.2

• C.

11.0

Correct Answer
A. 11.1
Explanation
When we add 3.6 and 7.5 together, we get a sum of 11.1.

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• 4.

### Lucy has \$8.15. She loses \$3.00.About how much does she have now?

• A.

\$4.30

• B.

\$6.15

• C.

\$5.00

Correct Answer
C. \$5.00
Explanation
After losing \$3.00, Lucy will have \$8.15 - \$3.00 = \$5.15 remaining. Therefore, she will have about \$5.00 now.

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• 5.

### Estimate:5.9 − 0.5 = ____

• A.

4

• B.

6

• C.

5

Correct Answer
C. 5
Explanation
The estimate of 5.9 minus 0.5 is 5. This can be determined by rounding 5.9 down to the nearest whole number, which is 5, and subtracting 0.5 from it.

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• 6.

### 5.4 − 1.1 = ___

• A.

0.43

• B.

4.30

• C.

43.00

Correct Answer
B. 4.30
Explanation
The subtraction of 1.1 from 5.4 equals 4.3.

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• 7.
• A.

1/2

• B.

3/4

• C.

1/4

Correct Answer
B. 3/4
• 8.

### Tony needs 6.5 ft. of wood for his fort. He only has 3.2 ft. How much more does he need?

• A.

.33 ft

• B.

3.3 ft.

• C.

3.0 ft.

Correct Answer
B. 3.3 ft.
Explanation
Tony needs a total of 6.5 ft of wood for his fort. He already has 3.2 ft, so he needs to find out how much more wood he requires. By subtracting the amount he already has from the total amount needed, we get 6.5 ft - 3.2 ft = 3.3 ft. Therefore, Tony needs an additional 3.3 ft of wood.

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• 9.
• A.

3

• B.

4

• C.

2

Correct Answer
A. 3
• 10.
• A.

12

• B.

15

• C.

18

Correct Answer
C. 18
• 11.

### There are 3 shelves.Each holds 9 books. How many books can they hold?

• A.

12 books

• B.

27 books

• C.

18 books

Correct Answer
B. 27 books
Explanation
Since there are 3 shelves and each shelf can hold 9 books, we can calculate the total number of books by multiplying the number of shelves (3) by the number of books each shelf can hold (9). Therefore, the correct answer is 3 shelves x 9 books = 27 books.

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• 12.

### The space inside of a box is called .

• A.

Angle

• B.

Kilograms

• C.

Volume

Correct Answer
A. Angle
• 13.
• A.

20

• B.

40

• C.

24

Correct Answer
B. 40
• 14.
• A.

35

• B.

25

• C.

45

Correct Answer
C. 45
• 15.
• A.

2

• B.

6

• C.

4

Correct Answer
A. 2
• 16.
• A.

6 + 8

• B.

6 × 8

• C.

6 − 5

Correct Answer
B. 6 × 8
Explanation
The answer is 6 × 8 because it is the product of multiplying 6 and 8 together.

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• 17.
• A.

2 puppies

• B.

\$2.00

• C.

2 times

Correct Answer
A. 2 puppies
• 18.

### There are 21 apples. 7 friends share them evenly. How many does each friend get? Which answer form is best?

• A.

3 apples

• B.

3 friends

• C.

3 kilograms

Correct Answer
A. 3 apples
Explanation
Since there are 21 apples and 7 friends, the apples need to be divided equally among the friends. The answer "3 apples" is the best answer because each friend will receive 3 apples if they are shared evenly.

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• 19.

### 6 tubs hold 125 litres in all.About how much does each tub hold?

• A.

20 litres

• B.

15 litres

• C.

22 litres

Correct Answer
A. 20 litres
Explanation
Each tub holds 20 litres because if there are 6 tubs in total and they hold a combined total of 125 litres, dividing 125 by 6 gives us 20. Therefore, each tub holds approximately 20 litres.

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• 20.

### (2 × 3) × 6 =

• A.

6 + 3 + 2

• B.

(2 × 6) + 3

• C.

6 × (3 × 2)

Correct Answer
C. 6 × (3 × 2)
Explanation
The given equation (2 × 3) × 6 can be simplified by following the order of operations, which states that multiplication should be done before addition. Therefore, we first multiply 2 and 3 to get 6, and then multiply the result by 6 to get the final answer of 36. This matches the equation 6 × (3 × 2), where the inner parentheses are multiplied first to get 6, and then multiplied by 6 to get 36.

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• 21.

### 4 friends walk 12 dogs. How many dogs does each friend walk?Which answer form is best?

• A.

3 dogs

• B.

3 friends

• C.

3 walks

Correct Answer
A. 3 dogs
Explanation
Each friend walks 3 dogs. This can be determined by dividing the total number of dogs (12) by the number of friends (4), resulting in 3 dogs per friend.

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• 22.
• A.

\$6.00

• B.

\$8.00

• C.

\$4.00

Correct Answer
A. \$6.00
• 23.

### There are 12 cakes. 4 friends share them evenly. How many does each friend get? Which answer form is best?

• A.

3 kilograms

• B.

3 cakes

• C.

3 answers

Correct Answer
B. 3 cakes
Explanation
The question states that there are 12 cakes and 4 friends sharing them evenly. To find out how many cakes each friend gets, we divide the total number of cakes (12) by the number of friends (4). This gives us 3 cakes per friend. Therefore, the answer "3 cakes" is the correct and best answer form.

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• 24.

### Jan has 6 cups of flour. She needs 3.5 cups more.How many cups does she need in all?

• A.

10

• B.

9.5

• C.

8.5

Correct Answer
B. 9.5
Explanation
Jan currently has 6 cups of flour and she needs an additional 3.5 cups. To find out how many cups she needs in total, we can add the amount she already has (6 cups) to the additional amount she needs (3.5 cups). Therefore, she needs a total of 9.5 cups of flour.

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• 25.
• A.

9/8

• B.

1 3/8

• C.

2 1/8

• D.

Option 4

Correct Answer
B. 1 3/8

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