# Math Trivia For 5th Grade

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• 1.

### If you burn 100 calories by climbing 100 stairs, how many calories do you burn climbing 50 stairs?

• A.

150

• B.

10

• C.

50

• D.

25

C. 50
Explanation
If you burn 100 calories by climbing 100 stairs, it can be inferred that each stair climbed burns 1 calorie. Therefore, if you climb 50 stairs, you would burn 50 calories.

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• 2.

### What is 36% of 40?

• A.

14.4

• B.

144

• C.

25.6

• D.

1440

A. 14.4
Explanation
To find 36% of 40, we can multiply 40 by 0.36. This gives us 14.4, which is the correct answer.

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• 3.

### What do we call a triangle with exactly two equal sides?

• A.

Equilateral Triangle

• B.

Scalene Triangle

• C.

Isosceles Triangle

• D.

Equilateral Triangle

C. Isosceles Triangle
Explanation
An isosceles triangle is a triangle with exactly two equal sides. The other option, equilateral triangle, has all three sides equal. The option scalene triangle has no equal sides. Therefore, the correct answer is isosceles triangle.

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• 4.

### What do we call a triangle that has all three sides of equal length?

• A.

Equilateral Triangle

• B.

Isosceles Triangle

• C.

Scalene Triangle

• D.

Right Triangle

A. Equilateral Triangle
Explanation
An equilateral triangle is a triangle that has all three sides of equal length. This means that each side of the triangle is the same length, and all three angles are also equal, measuring 60 degrees. The other options, isosceles triangle, scalene triangle, and right triangle, do not meet the criteria of having all three sides of equal length.

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• 5.

### How many inches are in 4 feet?

• A.

12

• B.

16

• C.

32

• D.

48

D. 48
Explanation
There are 12 inches in 1 foot. Therefore, to find the number of inches in 4 feet, we multiply 12 by 4. This gives us 48 inches.

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• 6.

### What do we call a triangle with no equal sides?

• A.

Right Triangle

• B.

Isosceles Triangle

• C.

Equilateral Triangle

• D.

Scalene Triangle

D. Scalene Triangle
Explanation
A triangle with no equal sides is called a scalene triangle. In a scalene triangle, all three sides have different lengths. This is in contrast to an isosceles triangle, where two sides are equal, and an equilateral triangle, where all three sides are equal. A right triangle refers to a triangle that has one angle measuring 90 degrees. Therefore, the correct answer is scalene triangle.

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• 7.

### Which of the following numbers is a factor of 14?

• A.

3

• B.

7

• C.

10

• D.

5

B. 7
Explanation
The number 7 is a factor of 14 because it divides evenly into 14 without leaving a remainder. When 14 is divided by 7, the result is 2, which means that 7 is a factor of 14.

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• 8.

### What do the numbers 1, 16 and 49 all have in common?

• A.

They Are All Square Numbers

• B.

They Are All Divisible By 7

• C.

They Are All Prime Numbers

• D.

They Are All Odd Numbers

A. They Are All Square Numbers
Explanation
The numbers 1, 16, and 49 are all square numbers because they are the result of multiplying an integer by itself. 1 is equal to 1*1, 16 is equal to 4*4, and 49 is equal to 7*7.

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• 9.

### What is the value of 3 with an exponent of 4?

• A.

75

• B.

12

• C.

7

• D.

81

D. 81
Explanation
The value of 3 with an exponent of 4 can be found by multiplying 3 by itself four times. This can be written as 3^4, which is equal to 81.

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• 10.

### Which of these numbers is largest?

• A.

0.325

• B.

0.3225

• C.

0.316

• D.

0.3249

A. 0.325
Explanation
To determine which number is the largest, we compare the decimal parts of each number. Among the given options, 0.325 has the largest decimal part. Therefore, 0.325 is the largest number among 0.325, 0.3225, 0.316, and 0.3249.

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• 11.

### A bullfrog is 20.3 cm long. The American toad is 11 cm long. How much longer is the bullfrog?

• A.

1.92 Cm

• B.

19.2 Cm

• C.

9.3 Cm

• D.

.93 Cm

C. 9.3 Cm
Explanation
The bullfrog is 20.3 cm long and the American toad is 11 cm long. To find out how much longer the bullfrog is, we subtract the length of the toad from the length of the bullfrog. Therefore, the bullfrog is 9.3 cm longer than the American toad.

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• 12.

### What is 5813 - 3925?

• A.

1788

• B.

1898

• C.

1878

• D.

1888

D. 1888
Explanation
The correct answer is 1888 because when we subtract 3925 from 5813, we get the difference of 1888.

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• 13.

### What is the least common multiple of 8 and 12?

• A.

48

• B.

96

• C.

72

• D.

24

D. 24
Explanation
The least common multiple (LCM) is the smallest number that is divisible by both 8 and 12. In this case, the LCM is 24 because it is the smallest number that both 8 and 12 can divide into evenly.

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• 14.

### What is 387,796 rounded to the nearest thousand?

• A.

390,000

• B.

387,000

• C.

380,000

• D.

388,000

D. 388,000
Explanation
The number 387,796 is rounded to the nearest thousand by looking at the digit in the hundreds place, which is 7. Since 7 is greater than or equal to 5, we round up the thousands place to the next higher number, which is 8. Therefore, the number is rounded to 388,000.

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• 15.

### What is the least common multiple of 10 and 25?

• A.

100

• B.

25

• C.

10

• D.

50

D. 50
Explanation
The least common multiple (LCM) is the smallest number that is a multiple of both 10 and 25. To find the LCM, we can list the multiples of both numbers and find the smallest common multiple. The multiples of 10 are 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, ... and the multiples of 25 are 25, 50, 75, 100, ... The smallest common multiple of 10 and 25 is 50, so it is the least common multiple.

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