Summary: Maths olympiad questions

DURATION: 1 HOUR 15 MINUTES

MARKS: 20

NAME OF LEARNER:______________________________________

NAME OF SCHOOL:_______________________________________

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!

Count the number of circles in this arrangement.

(A) 11 (B) 12 (C) 13

Which number is the largest ? 56; 65; 57

(A) 65 (B) 56 (C) 57

Which number is out of order ? 12; 16; 14; 18

(A) 14 (B) 16 (C) 18

Give the value of

(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6

Give the next number in this pattern(adding 4) 5; 9; 13; 17;……

(A) 21 (B) 20 (C) 19

Find the value of

(A) 5 (B) 10 (C) 15

Look at this pretty square

A coin was placed at 4. It was moved three(3) places to the left; two(2) places down and one(1) place to the right. On which numbered square is the coin?

(A) 9 (B) 10 (C) 11

How many blocks are there in this stack ?

(A) 9 (B) 10 (C) 11

Double the number ‘8’ and take away 5 from the answer. What will the number now be ?

(A) 10 (B) 11 (C) 12

You are given 3 plastic number digits 2; 4 and 5 . How many different 2 digit numbers can be made ?

(A) 3 (B) 6 (C) 9

After giving

(A) 28 (B) 30 (C) 32

Sipho had to take 5ml of medicine in the morning, at midday and in the afternoon (3 times per day). How much of medicine did Sipho take in 14 days ?

(A) 150ml (B) 140ml (C) 100ml

(A) 5 o’ clock (B) 6 o’ clock (C) 7 o’ clock

If 454 + 532 = 986 then what is the answer to 464 + 522?

(A) 986 (B) 976 (C) 966

Pam makes 2 paper jet every 5 minutes. Tweedie makes 3 paper jets every 15 minutes. They continue to work like this. How many paper jets will both make in 1 hour ?

(A) 30 (B) 36 (C) 42