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National Foundation Phase Maths Olympiad - Grade one - final round - 2006

Module by: The Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa - Kwa-Zulu Natal. E-mail the author

Summary: Olympiad questions for grade 1 maths

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

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GRADE ONE – FINAL ROUND PAPER: 2006 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.

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

How many circles are there in this arrangement?

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Exercise 2

Which number is the smallest?

73; 69 or 86

Exercise 3

Write down the number which is 7 less than 30.

Exercise 4

Give the value of □ in this addition problem:

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Exercise 5

Give the next number in this pattern:

6; 11; 16; 21....

Exercise 6

Find the value of ΔΔ%DELTA:

36 = Δ + Δ + Δ 36 = Δ + Δ + Δ 36 = %DELTA + %DELTA + %DELTA
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Exercise 7

Teaser counted in 5's as follows:

5; 10; 15; 20; 25....

What is the 12th number counted by Teaser?

Exercise 8

How many blocks are there in this stack?

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Exercise 9

3 energy bars cost R20. How many energy bars could you get for R80?

Exercise 10

At a supermarket you could buy 5 pencils for the same price as 3 pens. Deon bought 15 pens. How many pencils could he have gotten for the same price?

Exercise 11

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4 matchsticks are used to make 1 square. 7 matchsticks are used to make 2 squares. 10 matchsticks are used to make 3 squares. How many matchsticks are used to make the 10th figure?

Exercise 12

Mandy has 2 secret numbers in two envelopes. When she added the 2 numbers she got 10. When she double the first number and added it to the second number she got 17. What is the smaller secret number?

Exercise 13

A taxi makes 3 stops each time in one round trip. If the taxi made 73 stops in one week and started at A, what is the last stop?

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Exercise 14

Four friends live on the same straight road. Wendy lives to the right of Larry. Pam lives to the right of Larry. Wendy lives to the right of Pam. Princess lives to the right of Wendy. Who lives between Pam and Princess ?

Exercise 15

Two red beads are placed between every two blue beads. There are 20 blue beads. After looking at the arrangement below work out the number of red beads.

B R R B R R B R R B . . .

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