Basic Order Of Operations Quiz

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Order Of Operation Quizzes & Trivia

Now, test your knowledge of the order of operations. You are encouraged to use pencil and paper to solve all numerical expressions. When you finish your quiz then, at last, you will see your score and result. Do your best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the order of operations, which comes first?
    • A. 

      Multiplication

    • B. 

      Addition

    • C. 

      Exponents

    • D. 

      Parentheses

  • 2. 
    It is important to evaluate expressions from RIGHT to LEFT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When using the order of operations, the operations of Division and Multiplication rank equally (from LEFT to RIGHT) and the operations of Addition and Subtraction rank equally (from LEFT to RIGHT).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which is the correct order of operations to simplify the expression ( 5 x 2 ) + 9 x 6 ?
    • A. 

      Parentheses, addition, multiplication

    • B. 

      Multiplication, parentheses, addition

    • C. 

      Parentheses, multiplication, subtraction

    • D. 

      Parentheses, multiplication, addition

  • 5. 
    Evaluate the numerical expression ( 4 + 49 ) - 4 x 10.
    • A. 

      490

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      480

    • D. 

      23

  • 6. 
    Evaluate the numerical expression 9 - 5 / ( 8 - 3 ) x 2 + 6.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      72

  • 7. 
    Evaluate the numerical expression 18 + 36 / 3^2.
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 8. 
    Evaluate the numerical expression 12 / 6 x 3 / 2.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      11

  • 9. 
    Henry evaluated the expression 6 x 3 + 4 by adding first and then multiplying.  Will his answer be correct?  Explain.
  • 10. 
    In what order must operations be evaluated to find the correct solution to a problem?  Be specific.
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