Summary: Maths olympiad questions for grade one

DURATION: 1 HOUR 15 MINUTES

MARKS: 20

NAME OF LEARNER:___________________________________

NAME OF SCHOOL:____________________________________

1. You are expected to answer 15 questions.

2. Use the answer booklet for your answers.

3. Use the space provided for your 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.

How many circles are there in this arrangement?

Which number is 2 less than 71?

73; 69; 86

Write down the number which is 9 more than 38.

Give the value of

Give the next number in this pattern.

13; 18; 23; 28;……

Find the value of

Nellie counted in 5’s as follows:-

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

Write down the units digit of the 20^{th} number.

How many blocks are there in this stack?

5 cans energy drinks cost R16. How many cans energy drinks could you get for R48 ?

At a superstore you could get 2 CD’s free for every 5 CD’s bought. Jerrico received 10 free CD’s. How many CD’s did Jerrico pay for?

3 matchsticks are used to make 1 triangle. 7 matchsticks are used to make 3 triangles. 11 matchsticks are used to make 5 triangles. How many matchsticks are used to make the 11 triangles?

When Cindy added two numbers the answer was 30.When she double one number and added this to the other number the answer was 42. Write down the larger number.

When Pretty counted her dolls in 2’s she had A left. When she counted her dolls in 3’s she had none left. What is the smallest number of dolls Pretty counted?

Tina was given 5 less health sweets than Sipho. Dineo was given 5 more health sweets than Sipho. All three had 42 health sweets. How many health sweets did Dineo have ?

Three red beads are placed between every two blue beads. There are 16 blue beads. After looking at the arrangement below work out the number of red beads.

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