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National Foundation Phase Maths Olympaid - Grade2 - Pilot Paper

Module by: Neels van der Westhuizen. E-mail the author

Summary: INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCEMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE (IAMS) NATIONAL FOUNDATION PHASE MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD Grade Two Pilot Paper

INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCEMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE (IAMS) NATIONAL FOUNDATION PHASE MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD

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GRADE TWO - PILOT PAPER QUESTION BOOKLET

DURATION: 1 HOUR 15 MINUTES TIME: 08:30-09:45 MARKS: 20

NAME OF LEARNER:______________________________________

NAME OF SCHOOL:_______________________________________

INSTRUCTIONS TO LEARNERS:

  1. You are expected to answer 15 questions.
  2. These are multiple choice questions. Circle the correct answer.
  3. Use blank pages for working. Circle the answer after you have done the working.
  4. You are not allowed to use the calculator.
  5. Read the question carefully before answering. Don’t rush.
  6. Your teacher will read the question to you.
  7. First 10 questions – 1 mark each.
  8. Questions 11-20: 2 marks each.

ENJOY THE OLYMPIAD

TEST QUESTIONS

Exercise 1

Count the number of rectangles in this arrangement. Select your answers from the following options: (A) 15 (B) 16 (C) 17

Exercise 2

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Figure 2 (graphics2.png)

Exercise 3

Find the value of Φ 33 + 17 = 30 + Φ Select your answer from the following options: (A) 10 (B) 15 (C) 20

Exercise 4

Find ½ of 36. Select your answer from the following options: (A) 18 (B) 48 (C) 72

Exercise 5

Double 24 equals: (A) 12 (B) 24 (C) 48

Exercise 6

Write down the value of Φ in the following addition problem. Select your answer from the following options : (A) 4 (B) 5 (C) 6

Table 1
  3 3
+ Φ 8
= 9 2

Exercise 7

After giving 12 oranges to her friends Thandi still had 9 oranges left. How many oranges did she start off with? Select your answer from the following options: (A) 3 (B) 21 (C) 30

Exercise 8

Write down the value of Φ in the subtraction problem. Select your answers from the following options: (A) 6 (B) 7 (C) 8

Table 2
  4 5
- 2 Φ
= 1 8

Exercise 9

There are 24 numbered blocks below. The Φ symbol is placed in block number 8. The Φ symbol is moved 3 blocks to the right, 2 blocks down and 1 block left. On which block is the Φ symbol now on ? Select your answer from the following: (A) 15 (B) 16 (C) 22

Table 3
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 Φ8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24

Exercise 10

Sweety moves from one circle to the next (A to B to C to D and so on).Sweety visited 49 circles starting from A.Which circle did Sweety end up in ? Select your answer from the following: (A) B (B) C (C) D

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Figure 3 (graphics3.png)

Exercise 11

Links and Chains - Double the number each time to move from one block to the other. Give the number in block 4. Select your answer from the following options: (A) 40 (B) 30 (C) 20

Figure 4
A greyhound relaxing on a bed.

Exercise 12

Find the mystery number. It is a 2 digit number. X is double Y and X + Y = 9 Select your answer from the following(A) 45 (B) 36 (C) 63

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Guess XY.

Exercise 13

After giving ¼ of his sweets Les still had 24 sweets. How many sweets did Les give away ? Select your answer from the following options: (A) 32 (B) 24 (C) 8

Exercise 14

Pearl had 3 teaspoons of 5ml of medicine each day. After 5 days how much of medicine is left in the 100 ml container ? Select your answer from the following options: (A) 20ml (B) 25ml (C) 30ml

Exercise 15

Mandy is 2 years older than Betsy.Betsy is 3 years younger than Carol.If Carol is 9 years old then what is Mandy’s age ? Select your answer from the following options: (A) 8 (B) 10 (C) 12

Exercise 16

The following is in balance. Which is the heaviest ? Select your answer from (A) The square weight (B) The triangular weight (C) The round weight.

Figure 6
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