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Question 1 of 20
1. Question
Category: ProbabilityAli spins this spinner once.
What are the chances of Ali spinning a prime number?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 There are five numbers on the spinner.
 A prime number is a number that has only two factors, one and itself.
 The chances of Ali spinning a prime number is the number of prime numbers ÷ 5.

Question 2 of 20
2. Question
Category: NumberBelow is a picture of 5 mooring buoys. All moorings are the same distance apart.
How far apart are buoys B and C?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 It is 20 metres from Buoy A to buoy E and there are four spaces. (A to B, B to C, C to D and D to E).
 Find the value of each space by dividing the total distance by the number of spaces.

Question 3 of 20
3. Question
Category: MeasurementThe diagram of a bench top with twin sinks is shown below.
What is the distance (d) from the edge of the sink to the end of the bench?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 The total length of the twin sink top is 5 metres. Therefore half of the top is 2.5 metres.
 If the left sink is 1.5 metres in diameter then either side of the left sink is equal to ((2.5 – 1.5) ÷ 2).
 (2.5 – 1.5) ÷ 2 = d

Question 4 of 20
4. Question
Category: NumberHere is a picture of a car park.
What fraction of the car park has empty bays?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 There are 14 bays available. Four of the bays are empty.
 Therefore the fraction of bays available in the car park is the number of empty bays ÷ total number of bays.
 You may have to simplify your fraction.

Question 5 of 20
5. Question
Category: NumberAn advertisement for Accommodation at a jazz festival is shown below.
If Chris sleeps in his campervan at a Tent site for 3 nights, what will he pay?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 Under the heading TENT SITES, it states Bring your campervan and stay for $15 a night.
 Chris is planning on staying for three nights.

Question 6 of 20
6. Question
Category: TimeDaphne lives in Bathurst and needs to be in Sydney for a job interview by 3 pm.
What is the time of the latest possible train that Daphne can catch to be on time?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 Bathurst departure times are displayed in the third row.
 Arrival times in Sydney are displayed in the bottom row.
 All times are listed in 24hour time. Be aware 3 pm is 15:00.
 Daphne needs to be in Sydney before 15:00.
 Choose the closest arrival time to 15:00 in Sydney and then scroll up to find the departure time from Bathurst.

Question 7 of 20
7. Question
Category: NumberRuth visited the local bakery and spent $20.
She bought half a dozen cupcakes at 50c each, a packet of bread rolls for $5,
a packet of doughnuts for $4 and some eclairs at $1 each.
How many eclairs did she buy?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 A half a dozen cupcakes cost $3; bread rolls cost $5 and the doughnuts $4.
 The total spent is $12.
 Amount of money left to spend on eclairs is $8 ($20 $12).

Question 8 of 20
8. Question
Category: NumberAn ice cream van charges $4 for an ice cream cone.
If the customer wants it dipped in chocolate, there is an extra 50 cent charge.
Which of the following expressions would give me the cost of
five plain ice creams and four ice creams dipped in chocolate?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 The customer is buying nine ice creams at $4 each.
 The customer also has to pay an extra four lots of 50 cents for the chocolate dip.

Question 9 of 20
9. Question
Category: NumberBertha is travelling to the United States where the Australian dollar is worth 75 cents US.
If she changes $100 Australian into US dollars how much will she receive in US dollars?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 Every Australian dollar is worth 75 US cents.
 Multiplication can be used to find any amount of US money by multiplying Australian dollars by 0.75.

Question 10 of 20
10. Question
Category: NumberA florist is making up bunches of roses for a wedding. Each bunch has 6 roses.
If there are 150 roses, how many bunches will the florist make?
CorrectIncorrectHint
To find the number of bunches we need to divide the number of roses by six.

Question 11 of 20
11. Question
Category: NumberThe results of an interschool athletics carnival are listed below.
Applecross 1282
Balcatta 1193
Como 1306
Duncraig 1279
Eastern Hills 1311
How many points separated the first placed team from the fourthplaced team?
CorrectIncorrectHint
Subtract the fourthplaced team, and subtract their score from the winning team’s score.

Question 12 of 20
12. Question
Category: NumberIf 3/10 equals 0.3 as a decimal, then what is 3/20 as a decimal?
CorrectIncorrectHint
If 3/10 = 0.3, then 3/20 will be half of 3/10.

Question 13 of 20
13. Question
Category: NumberKaren has a rule for her pattern, “Double the previous number and subtract 2”.
Which is Karen’s pattern?
CorrectIncorrectHint
Test the rule ‘Double the previous number and subtract 2′ for each alternative until you have the correct one.

Question 14 of 20
14. Question
Category: NumberSarah removes six eggs from this carton to make an omelette.
What fraction of the carton remains?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 The carton contains 18 eggs. Six eggs have been used.
 The fraction of eggs remaining is the number of eggs remaining÷total number of eggs in the carton.
 You may have to simplify your fraction.

Question 15 of 20
15. Question
Category: NumberWhat number when put in place of the question mark (?) will make this equation true.
? + 8 ÷ 2 = 10
CorrectIncorrectHint
Remember the rule of order (BIMDAS) when solving this problem.

Question 16 of 20
16. Question
Category: SpaceWhich 2dimensional picture represents the front view of the model?
CorrectIncorrectHint
View the 3dimensional shape from the arrow to find the correct 2dimensional shape.

Question 17 of 20
17. Question
Category: NumberThe ingredients to make a container of PlayDou are listed below:
Edith wants to make four containers. How many cups of flour will she need?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 Consult the list of ingredients for the amount of flour needed.
 To make four containers of PlayDoh Edith will need to multiply the amount by four.

Question 18 of 20
18. Question
Category: TimeSunrise tomorrow will be at 5:30 am and, sunset at 6:05 pm.
How many hours and minutes of sunlight will there be?
CorrectIncorrectHint
Count from 5:30 am to 6:05 pm or subtract 5:30 from 6:05.

Question 19 of 20
19. Question
Category: NumberThe year 9 classes at a school collected cans for recycling.
The table shows the mass each class collected.
Class 9A
Class 9B
Class 9C
Class 9D
Week 1
6.20 kg
6.40 kg
6.30 kg
5.80 kg
Week 2
6.60 kg
6.40 kg
6.90 kg
7.30 kg
Which class collected the greatest total mass?
CorrectIncorrectHint
 Add all four classes to obtain the total collected over the two weeks.
 Choose the class with the greatest amount.

Question 20 of 20
20. Question
Category: NumberClick and drag the following amounts to their correct position.
The smallest amount to be at the bottom
through to the largest value at the top.

82

8²

8×2

8.2
CorrectIncorrectHint
Simplify 8² and 8×2 before ordering all four values with the smallest at the bottom through to the largest at the top.
