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This quiz will assess your understanding of whole number place values. It will also assess your ability to correctly spell various words related to place value of whole numbers.
Questions and Answers
1.
Explain the importance of place value in real world situations?
2.
What place value is the underlined digit in?
2,465
A.
Tens
B.
Ones
C.
Hundreds
D.
Thousands
Correct Answer C. Hundreds
Explanation The underlined digit in the number 2,465 is in the hundreds place value.
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3.
What place value is the underlined digit?
2,864
A.
Hundreds
B.
Tens
C.
Ten-thousands
D.
Thousands
Correct Answer D. Thousands
Explanation The underlined digit in the number 2,864 is in the thousands place.
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4.
What place value is the underlined number?
573,968
A.
Hundreds
B.
Ones
C.
Tenths
D.
Tens
Correct Answer B. Ones
Explanation The underlined number in 573,968 is 8. In the place value system, the ones place is the position where the digit 8 is located.
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5.
What is the place value of the underlined number?
539,538
A.
Hundreds
B.
Millions
C.
Ten thousands
D.
Hundred thousands
Correct Answer C. Ten thousands
Explanation The underlined number in 539,538 is in the place value of ten thousands.
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6.
What is the correct spelling of the underlined place value 3,597?
Correct Answer Thousands thousands Three thousand three thousand
Explanation The correct spelling of the underlined place value 3,597 is "thousands". In this number, the digit 3 is in the thousands place, indicating that there are three thousand in the number.
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7.
What is the place value of the underlined number?
389,462
A.
Ten thousands
B.
Hundreds
C.
Thousands
D.
Millions
Correct Answer A. Ten thousands
Explanation The underlined number in 389,462 is in the ten thousands place.
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8.
What is the standard form of this number?
500 + 30 +4
A.
543
B.
453
C.
435
D.
534
Correct Answer D. 534
Explanation The standard form of a number is the form in which it is written using digits. In this case, the number 500 + 30 + 4 can be simplified to 534. Therefore, the standard form of this number is 534.
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9.
What is the expanded form of this number?
918
A.
900 + 18
B.
900 + 8 + 1
C.
900 + 10 + 8
D.
90 + 10 + 8
Correct Answer C. 900 + 10 + 8
Explanation The expanded form of the number 918 is 900 + 10 + 8.
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10.
What is the correct spelling of the underlined place value 2,531,943
Correct Answer Millions millions Two milllion two million
Explanation The correct spelling of the underlined place value "2,531,943" is "two million".
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11.
What is the standard form of this number?
2000 + 700 + 90 + 5
A.
2,795
B.
2,975
C.
2,597
D.
2,759
Correct Answer A. 2,795
Explanation The given number is 2000 + 700 + 90 + 5. By adding these numbers, we get the standard form of the number as 2,795.
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12.
What is the expanded expanded of this number?
9,284
A.
900 + 200 + 80 + 4
B.
9000 + 200 + 80 + 4
C.
9000 + 200 + 84
D.
9000 + 20 + 80 +4
Correct Answer B. 9000 + 200 + 80 + 4
Explanation The expanded form of the number 9,284 is 9000 + 200 + 80 + 4.
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13.
Arrange these digits to make the biggest possible number.
8 1 9
A.
819
B.
918
C.
891
D.
981
Correct Answer D. 981
14.
Arrange these digits to make the biggest possible number.
4 5 0 6
A.
6,045
B.
6,450
C.
6,540
D.
6,054
Correct Answer C. 6,540
15.
Write this 2,856,204 in word form.
Correct Answer Two million, eight hundred fifty six thousand, two hundred four two million, eight hundred fifty six thousand, two hundred four Two million eight hundred fifty six thousand two hundred four two million eight hundred fifty six thousand two hundred four
Explanation The given correct answer is "Two million, eight hundred fifty six thousand, two hundred four." This is the correct way to write the number 2,856,204 in word form, using commas to separate the thousands, millions, and billions places.
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16.
Arrange these digits to make the smallest possible number:
957,412
A.
142,579
B.
124,579
C.
124,759
D.
124,795
Correct Answer B. 124,579
Explanation In order to make the smallest possible number, we need to arrange the digits in ascending order. The smallest digit is 1, so it should be the first digit. The second smallest digit is 2, so it should be the second digit. The next smallest digit is 4, so it should be the third digit. The next smallest digit is 5, so it should be the fourth digit. The remaining digits are 7 and 9, so the fifth and sixth digits should be 7 and 9 respectively. Therefore, the correct arrangement is 124,579.
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17.
What is the correct spelling of 20?
Correct Answer Twenty twenty
Explanation The correct spelling of 20 is "Twenty". The word is spelled with a capital letter at the beginning and the rest of the letters are lowercase. The alternative option "twenty" is not spelled correctly as it should also start with a capital letter.
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18.
Write this number in words:
125
Correct Answer One hundred twenty five one hundred twenty five
Explanation The given number is 125. When written in words, it is "one hundred twenty five". The answer repeats "one hundred twenty five" twice, which is incorrect.
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19.
What is the standard form of this number ?
Two thousand, one hundred, thirty-six
A.
2,133
B.
2,166
C.
2,136
D.
2,036
Correct Answer C. 2,136
Explanation The standard form of the number "Two thousand, one hundred, thirty-six" is 2,136.
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20.
What is the correct spelling of the underlined place value 732,496 ?
Correct Answer Hundreds hundreds Four hundred four hundred
Explanation The correct spelling of the underlined place value 732,496 is "hundreds". In this number, the digit 3 is in the hundreds place.
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21.
What is the correct spelling of the underlined place value 4,392,857,216?
Correct Answer Billions billions Four billion four billion
Explanation The correct spelling of the underlined place value 4,392,857,216 is "billions" or "Billions" or "Four billion" or "four billion".
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22.
Which of these is the correct order of the place value families?
Correct Answer B. Ones, Thousands, Millions, Billions, Trillions
Explanation The correct order of the place value families is Ones, Thousands, Millions, Billions, Trillions. This means that the ones place represents single digits, the thousands place represents numbers in the thousands, the millions place represents numbers in the millions, the billions place represents numbers in the billions, and the trillions place represents numbers in the trillions.
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23.
There are only ten digits in our number system?
A.
True
B.
False
Correct Answer A. True
Explanation Our number system is based on the decimal system, which means it consists of ten digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. This is because we use a base-10 system, where each digit's value is determined by its position in the number. Therefore, the statement "There are only ten digits in our number system" is true.
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24.
What is the correct spelling of 30?
Correct Answer Thirty thirty
Explanation The correct spelling of the number 30 is "thirty".
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25.
What is the correct spelling of 50?
Correct Answer Fifty fifty
Explanation The correct spelling of the number 50 is "Fifty".
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