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In order to ensure that you do not forget how to work out some math problems, the best thing you can do is continuous revision. Try this 4th Grade Math trivia quiz that we've prepared below and get to test your mathematics knowledge. Do you believe that you can tackle any 4th-grade questions that come your way? Take up the ones below and see how high you score. All the best!
Questions and Answers
1.
How many eggs would you have if you bought half a dozen?
A.
6
B.
4
C.
3
D.
2
Correct Answer
A. 6
Explanation If you bought half a dozen, it means you bought 6 eggs. Therefore, the correct answer is 6.
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2.
How many textbooks are on a bus of 20 children with 5 textbooks each?
A.
40 Textbooks
B.
60 Textbooks
C.
100 Textbooks
D.
75 Textbooks
Correct Answer
C. 100 Textbooks
Explanation If there are 20 children on the bus and each child has 5 textbooks, then the total number of textbooks would be 20 multiplied by 5, which equals 100 textbooks.
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3.
If an item costs $2.50 and there's a "buy four get one free" sale on it, how much do five cost?
A.
5
B.
10
C.
12.5
D.
8.5
Correct Answer
B. 10
Explanation If an item costs $2.50 and there's a "buy four get one free" sale on it, you would pay for four items and get one item for free. So, for five items, you would pay for four of them at the regular price:
4 items * $2.50/item = $10.00
Therefore, five items would cost you $10.00 in total.
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4.
If you have to wait for 10 hours, how many minutes will you be waiting?
A.
700
B.
500
C.
400
D.
600
Correct Answer
D. 600
Explanation If you have to wait for 10 hours, each hour has 60 minutes, so you would be waiting for a total of 10 x 60 = 600 minutes.
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5.
If 1GB of memory can hold 350 songs, how many songs can 2GB of memory hold?
A.
1000 Songs
B.
400 Songs
C.
900 Songs
D.
700 Songs
Correct Answer
D. 700 Songs
Explanation If 1GB of memory can hold 350 songs, then it can be inferred that 2GB of memory can hold twice as many songs. Therefore, 2GB of memory can hold 700 songs.
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6.
What would you get back for change on a $19.47 purchase if you pay with a $20 bill?
A.
3 Dimes And 1 Nickel
B.
2 Quarters And 3 Pennies
C.
2 Dimes And 6 Pennies
D.
1 Dollar And 53 Cents
Correct Answer
B. 2 Quarters And 3 Pennies
Explanation If you pay with a $20 bill for a $19.47 purchase, you would receive 2 quarters and 3 pennies as change. This can be calculated by subtracting the purchase amount from the amount paid, which gives $0.53. Since there are 4 quarters in a dollar, 2 quarters equal 50 cents. Therefore, 2 quarters and 3 pennies make up the correct change.
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7.
If Joan buys a candy bar for $0.50 every other day, how much will she spend with candy in 2 weeks?
A.
$5
B.
$7
C.
$3.50
D.
$3
Correct Answer
C. $3.50
Explanation If Joan buys a candy bar for $0.50 every other day, she buys one every second day. In two weeks, there are 14 days. Since she buys a candy bar every other day, she will buy 7 candy bars in two weeks.
7 candy bars * $0.50 = $3.50
So, Joan will spend $3.50 with candy in 2 weeks. Therefore, the correct answer is $3.50.
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8.
How many cookies should be given to each of nine children to evenly share a box of three dozen?
A.
Six
B.
Three
C.
Four
D.
Five
Correct Answer
C. Four
Explanation To evenly share a box of three dozen cookies among nine children, we need to divide the total number of cookies by the number of children. Three dozen is equal to 36 cookies. Dividing 36 by 9 gives us 4. Therefore, each child should be given four cookies to evenly share the box.
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9.
How many feet is a walkway if it is 40 inches in length?
A.
3 Feet, 3 Inches
B.
3 Feet, 4 Inches
C.
4 Feet Even
D.
3 Feet, 5 Inches
Correct Answer
B. 3 Feet, 4 Inches
Explanation To convert inches to feet, you need to know that there are 12 inches in 1 foot. Therefore, to find out how many feet a walkway that is 40 inches in length is, you can use the following calculation:
40 inches ÷ 12 inches/foot = 3.33 feet (rounded to two decimal places)
So, a walkway that is 40 inches in length is approximately 3.33 feet long.
This is approximately equivalent to 3 feet and 4 inches.
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10.
How many quarters are there in 6 dollars?
A.
29 Quarters
B.
24 Quarters
C.
12 Quarters
D.
35 Quarters
Correct Answer
B. 24 Quarters
Explanation o find out how many quarters are in 6 dollars, you need to know that there are 4 quarters in 1 dollar.
So, for 6 dollars: 6 dollars * 4 quarters/dollar = 24 quarters.
Therefore, there are 24 quarters in 6 dollars.
The correct answer is: 24 Quarters.
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11.
If the teacher has 28 students in her class, how many are absent if only 23 chairs are filled?
A.
3
B.
5
C.
7
D.
4
Correct Answer
B. 5
Explanation If there are 23 chairs filled in the class, it means that 23 students are present. Since the teacher has a total of 28 students in her class, the number of absent students can be calculated by subtracting the number of present students from the total number of students. Therefore, 28 - 23 = 5 students are absent.
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12.
In math, what does the word "sum" mean?
A.
Subtraction
B.
Multiplication
C.
Division
D.
Addition
Correct Answer
D. Addition
Explanation The word "sum" in math refers to the result of adding two or more numbers together. It is the total or the combined value of the numbers being added.
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13.
In math, what does the word "minus" mean?
A.
Division
B.
Addition
C.
Subtraction
D.
Multiplication
Correct Answer
C. Subtraction
Explanation The word "minus" in math refers to the operation of subtraction. It is used to indicate the removal or deduction of one quantity from another. Subtraction involves finding the difference between two numbers or quantities. For example, if you have 5 apples and you eat 3, you can say that you have 5 minus 3 apples, which equals 2. Therefore, "minus" signifies the operation of subtraction.
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14.
Driving at a speed of 60 miles per hour, how long would it take to drive 270 miles?
A.
3.5 Hours
B.
5 Hours
C.
4.5 Hours
D.
4 Hours
Correct Answer
C. 4.5 Hours
Explanation The correct answer is 4.5 hours because if you are driving at a speed of 60 miles per hour, it means that you can cover 60 miles in one hour. Therefore, to drive 270 miles, it would take 4.5 hours (270 miles divided by 60 miles per hour).
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15.
If Max has $60 and each shirt costs $15, how many shirts can Max buy?
A.
5
B.
4
C.
3
D.
2
Correct Answer
B. 4
Explanation Max has $60 and each shirt costs $15. To find out how many shirts Max can buy, we divide the total amount of money Max has by the cost of each shirt. $60 divided by $15 equals 4. Therefore, Max can buy 4 shirts.
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Janaisa Harris |BA (Mathematics)|
Mathematics
Ms. Janaisa Harris, an experienced educator, has devoted 4 years to teaching high school math and 6 years to tutoring. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics (Secondary Education, and Teaching) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently employed at Wilson County School (NC) as a mathematics teacher. She is now broadening her educational impact by engaging in curriculum mapping for her county. This endeavor enriches her understanding of educational strategies and their implementation. With a strong commitment to quality education, she actively participates in the review process of educational quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance to the curriculum.
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