Place Value Quizzes & Trivia

Ones, tens, hundreds, and more; decimals from tenths to thousandths and beyond: the place value of a numeral tells us if that “three” is really a thirteen, three thousand, or one-third.Since first developed by the ancient Babylonians to keep track of time and measure angles, the system of positional notation has played an important part from antiquity all the way up through today.

We use it to for every instances of everyday mathematics: multiplication tables, tracking our personal finances, measuring the temperature, counting out calories and daily vitamin and nutritional content. Do you want to know more about this mathematical concept? Or do you need some arithmetic practice? Take our quizzes about place values to explore further into this topic.

This quiz has been developed for elementary students and for Math lovers! If you're willing to accept the challenge then only attempt this quiz. There is a list of 14 questions. Take this quiz to test your mathematical skills...

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 2112   |  Last updated: Apr 10, 2019
  • Sample Question
    What place value is the underlined digit?  132,864

Example: What is the value of the underlined digit? (Value means "how much is it worth?" The answer should be a number.) 671 = 600 Example: What is the place of the underlined digit? (Place means "where is it...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 193   |  Last updated: Jan 29, 2013

A remedial quiz on rounding and place value

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 105   |  Last updated: Dec 7, 2016
  • Sample Question
    In the number below, which digit is in the tens place? 98,452

Assesses the student's basic understanding of decimal place values.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 91   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2013
  • Sample Question
    For the number 47.83724, what is the place value of the 3?

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 81   |  Last updated: Dec 21, 2016
  • Sample Question
    1 ton = ______ pounds

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