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# National Foundation Phase Maths Olympiad - Grade three - pilot paper

## GRADE THREE – PILOT PAPER QUESTION BOOKLET

DURATION: 1 HOUR 15 MINUTES

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.

7. First 10 questions – 1 mark each.

8. Questions 11-20: 2 marks each.

## Test Questions:

### Exercise 1

Find the value of ΔΔ%DELTA to make this sentence true:

6 + ΔΔ%DELTA + 10 = 20

(A) 4 (B) 5 (C) 6

### Exercise 2

My cellphone number is 083 591 5935. The sum of the digits of my cellphone number is…

(A) 46 (B) 48 (C) 50

### Exercise 3

Write down the 6th number of this pretty number pattern:

7; 10; 13; 16;…

(A) 20 (B) 21 (C) 22

### Exercise 4

Temba counted in 2’s as follows:-

2; 4; 6; 8;….

He stopped at the 51st number. What number did he count last ?

(A) 100 (B) 102 (C) 104

### Exercise 5

Which number is out of order ?

1; 2; 4; 7; 16; 22; 11; 29.

(A) 11 (B) 22 (C) 29

### Exercise 6

Mpume needs R95 to buy a mathematics game. She had one R50 note, three R10 notes and a R5 coin.

How much more does she need to buy this game ?

(A) 5 (B) 10 (C) 20

### Exercise 7

Jeremy receives R14 every week as spending money.How much money does he receive in one month (4 weeks)?

(A) 56 (B) 60 (C) 64

### Exercise 8

The total number of cubes in this arrangement is…

(A) 5 (B) 6 (C) 7

### Exercise 9

If 10×Δ=8010×Δ=8010 times %DELTA = 80 then what is 5×Δ5×Δ5 times %DELTA?

(A) 20 (B) 40 (C) 6

### Exercise 10

How many numbers in the rectangles below give an answer less than 300 when multiplied by 10 ?

(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3

### Exercise 11

How many rectangles of all sizes are there in this figure?

(A) 11 (B) 9 (C) 7

### Exercise 12

There are 24 trees on each of sides AB and CD. There are 18 trees on each of sides AC and BD. At each corner A;B:C and D there is a tree. The total number of trees in this arrangement is…

(A) 42 (B) 80 (C) 84

### Exercise 13

In the game below no number must appear more than once in a row or column. Use only 2; 3 and 4. What number would be at X?

(A) 2 (B) 3 (C) 2

### Exercise 14

Guess the number I stand for:

* I am a 3 digit number.

* My unit’s digit is 3 more than my ten’s digit.

* The sum of my digits is 17.

* My ten’s digit is 2 less than my hundred’s digit.

(A) 358 (B) 647 (C) 467

### Exercise 15

Each of four girls play only one type of sport.The types that are played are ; soccer; netball; volleyball and basketball.

* Sandy does not play soccer.

* Penny does not like volleyball and basketball.

* Lindiwe plays netball.

* Devi used to play basketball.

(A) Devi (B) Sandy (C) Penny

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