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# Mathematics Questions and Answers - Class 8 Mid Term Exams Term 1 2023 Set 2

QUESTIONS

1. Which of the following numbers is two million two hundred and two thousand and two and two hundredths?
1. 20022002.2
2. 2202002.02
3. 22002002.02
4. 2200202.002
2. What is the total value of 80.4 − 15.46 + 4.54 ?
0.4
1. 30.4
2. 130
3. 151
4. 37.21
3. What is the value of digit 2 in the quotient of 3.40068 and 17?
1. 0.2
2. 0.02
3. 2
4. Tenth
4. How many days are there between 20th May and 20th July?
1. 61
2. 62
3. 60
4. 63
5. Work out:
4/5 × 3¾ − 3/7 ÷ 5/14 + 3/10
1. 547/70
2. 847/250
3. 21
4. 2.1
6. Which of the following is the smallest digit that can be added to 7395 to make it divisible by 11?
1. 3
2. 8
3. 2
4. 4
7. The below shows a school farm. Adhiambo walked around the farm four times. What distance did she cover?

1. 470m
2. 1880m
3. 1460m
4. 1320m
8. A map was drawn using a scale of 1:1000. Calculate the actual length of a road 5 cm long on the map in metres.
1. 50
2. 500
3. 5
4. 5000
9. Which quadrilateral has only one pair of parallel lines?
1. Trapezium
2. Rhombus
3. Parallelogram
4. Square
10. What is the value of:
2 x 0.05 of (6.4 − 3.2) − 0.32 ÷ 2
1. 0
2. 0.16
3. 0.2
4. 2
11. A bus arrived in Nairobi from Mombasa at 3.00am on Tuesday. If it took 8 hours 50min to travel from Mombasa to Nairobi, when had it left Mombasa?
1. 6.10 am on Tuesday
2. 6.50am on Monday
3. 6.10pm on Monday
4. 11.50a.m on Tuesday
12. What is the next number in the sequence below?
6, 13, 24, 39, ________________________
1. 54
2. 60
3. 56
4. 58
13. In the year 2006 a factory was supplied with 4800 parallel lines? bags of maize. This was 20% less than what was received in 2005. How many bags were supplied in 2005?
1. 6000
2. 5760
3. 4000
4. 2400014.
14. What is the value of
9² + 9 − 9?
3
1. 27
2. 21
3. 19
4. 6
15. The mass of a bag decreased by 30kg to 120kg what is the percentage decrease?
1. 33%
2. 20%
3. 25%
4. 75%
16. In the figure below EFGH, GJK and MJH are straight lines. FM is parallel to GK. Angle EFM = 128° and angle MJK = 62°. What is the size of angle GHJ?
17. Ann received a salary of sh. 30000 per month. She uses 3/20 of it for rent, for school fees and saves the rest. How much more does she  save than use on rent?
1. sh. 13500
2. sh. 7500
3. sh.9000
4. sh. 18000
18. What is the value of 4.8 x 0.084?
16.8
1. 0.0024
2. 2.4
3. 0.24
4. 0.024
19. Draw triangle ABC in which AB=6cm, BC= 10cm and AC = 8cm. Draw a circle to touch the points of the triangle ABC. What is the radius of the circle?
1. 5cm
2. 4cm
3. 2cm
4. 10cm
20. A bottle holds 2.816litres of juice. If it has a height of 14cm, what is the diameter of the bottle in centimetres?
1. 128
2. 8
3. 64
4. 16
21. What is 7869.85872 rounded off to the nearest hundredths?
1. 7869.86
2. 7869.85
3. 7870
4. 7869.859
22. What is the value of x in
2(x+5) − 14 = 36
1. 30
2. 6
3. 20
4. 22½
23. On a certain day a trader spent sh. 8000 to buy 20 textbooks and then sold them making a profit of 15%. For how much did the trader sell each textbook?
1. sh. 400
2. sh. 460
3. sh. 920
4. sh. 600
24. What is the total surface area of the figure drawn below?

1. 360cm2
2. 480cm2
3. 408cm2
4. 720cm2
25. Which of the following will not form a right angled triangle?
1. 24cm, 32cm, 40cm
2. 18cm, 80cm, 82cm
3. 9cm, 16cm, 25cm
4. 15cm, 20cm, 25cm
26. Three containers are capable of holding 54 litres, 72litres and 90litres respectively. Find the capacity of the largest container which can be used to fill each one of them exactly?
1. 18
2. 540
3. 270
4. 1080
27. The hire purchase price of a motor bike is sh. 97860. Allan paid a deposit of sh. 3000 and 30 equal monthly installments. How much was each instalment?
1. sh. 1000
2. sh. 2262
3. sh. 3262
4. sh. 786028.
28. What is the sum of faces, edges and vertices of an open rectangular prism?B
1. 26
2. 18
3. 25
4. 14
29. What is the smallest number when divided by 12, 20 or 36 the remainder is always 4?
1. 180
2. 176
3. 8
4. 184
30. The following diagram shows an athletic track whose dimensions are given in metres. The ends of the track are semi circular. Kimula ran round the track twice. What distance did he cover?

1. 528m
2. 792m
3. 1056m
4. 748m
31. Four men working at the same rate would take 6 days to clear a piece of land. How many more men are needed in order to complete the work in 4 days?
1. 6
2. 4
3. 8
4. 2
32. The pie chart below shows how Maina spents his January salary of sh. 36000.

How much more did he spend on food than on rent?
1. sh. 9000
2. sh. 10500
3. sh. 2000
4. sh. 11000
33. A wheel covers a distance of 7.92km after making 3000 revolutions. What is the radius of the wheel in metres?
1. 0.42m
2. 0.84m
3. 2.52m
4. 1.26m
34. A trader sold 1.5 tonnes of rice in 3kg packets. How many packets were sold?
1. 4500
2. 1500
3. 500
4. 250
35. What is the possible value of y in the inequality below
3y + 6 > by − 9?
1. 5
2. 4
3. 6
4. 15
36. Find the area of the figure below

1. 30cm2
2. 56.52cm2
3. 86.52cm2
4. 48.00cm2
37. The masses of 8 pupils were recorded as 35kg, 32kg, 28kg, 25kg, 38kg, 40kg and 37kg. What was the median mass?
1. 30
2. 33.5
3. 321/5
4. 34
38. Zainabu bought the following items from a wholesale shop
2kg of rice @ sh. 150
2 - 2kg packets of wheat flour@sh/ 140
1kg of sugar@sh. 124
2packets of tea leaves for sh. 120
She paid using two notes of sh. 500. How much balance did she receive?
1. sh. 824
2. sh. 176
3. sh. 114
4. sh. 124
39. Agnes and John shared money in the ratio of 5:3. Agnes got sh. 1800 more than John. How\ much money did John get?
1. sh. 3000
2. sh. 1080
3. sh. 2700
4. sh. 67540.
40. Express 12½% as a ratio
1. 1:8
2. 25:200
3. 25:2
4. 1:4
41. Omondi covered 325km. If he left Nairobi at 8.15am and reached Meru at 11.30am, calculate the speed?
1. 90km/h
2. 125km/h
3. 25km/h
4. 100km/h
42. A rectangle measuring 32cm long and 18cm wide has an equal area as a square. Find the perimeter of the square?
1. 96cm
2. 144cm
3. 576cm
4. 24cm
43. Calculate the value of the largest angle in the figure below?

1. 32°
2. 54°
3. 62°
4. 64°
44. Find the value of 3c + 4d + 2b  given that d = 3, c = ½b and b = 2
(cd)
1. 21/9
2. 16
3. 10
4. 24/5
45. Find the area of the shaded part in the figure below

1. 42cm2
2. 105cm2
3. 21cm2
4. 31.5cm2
46. An open cylindrical tin has a diameter of 14cm and has a height of 10cm. What is its capacity in millilitres when half full?
1. 1540ml
2. 1496ml
3. 748ml
4. 770ml
47. The mean mass of 5 girls is 15kg. The average mass of the first three girls is 17kg. What is the total mass of the remaining two girls?
1. 12
2. 19
3. 24
4. 2
48. A square plot has an area of 3600m2. It was fenced round using 4 strands of wire. What length of wire was needed?
1. 240m
2. 60M
3. 960m
4. 360m
49. Which of the following is not a property of a square?
1. Diagonals are equal
2. All sides are equal
3. Opposite sides are parallel
4. Opposite angles are not equal
50. Karauri recorded his speed in a graph as shown below.

What was his average speed for the whole journey?
1. 40km/h
2. 22½ km/h
3. 45km/h
4. 90km/hr

1. B
2. A
3. A
4. C
5. D
6. B
7. B
8. A
9. A
10. B
11. C
12. D
13. A
14. B
15. B
16. D
17. C
18. D
19. A
20. D
21. A
22. C
23. B
24. C
25. A
26. A
27. C
28. C
29. D
30. C
31. D
32. C
33. A
34. C
35. B
36. C
37. B
38. B
39. C
40. A
41. D
42. A
43. D
44. A
45. C
46. D
47. C
48. C
49. D
50. A