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

## QUESTIONS

1. Write eight million five thousand and six in symbols
1. 8005006
2. 800506
3. 8050600
4. 8500006
2. What is the place value of digit 9 after working out the value of 230 multiplied by 17?
1. Thousands
2. Tens
3. Ones
4. Hundreds
3. What is the difference of 112 and √225?
1. 15
2. 26
3. 106
4. 136
4. Find the value of angle QRS in the figure below 1. 100°
2. 130°
3. 50°
4. 80°
5. Work out the sum of the LCM of 48, 54 and the GCD of 12 and 18.
1. 6
2. 438
3. 432
4. 2598
6. What is the total value of digit 9 in the figure 53.649?
1. 0.009
2. 0.09
3. Thousandth
4. 0.0009
7. Which one of the following numbers is divisible by 9?
1. 6614
2. 6098
3. 6255
4. 5290
8. Work out the value of
3.5 x 2.5
0.7 x 0.5
1. 25
2. 250
3. 0.25
4. 2.5
9. In a by-election, three candidates who contested for a senate seat garnered votes as follows:
Candidate Z=983 votes more than both candidates X and Y.
How many votes did candidate Z get?
1. 1831
2. 3079
3. 2096
4. 3140
10. The diagram below shows a water tank. What is its volme when it is 3/4 full?
1. 7200cm3
2. 3600cm3
3. 5400cm3
4. 4800cm3
11. What is the reciprocal of 41/3?
1. 13/3
2. 3/13
3. 4/13
4. 3/4
12. The radius of a cylidrical tin is 4cm and its height is 25cm. What is the area of its curved surface?
1. 2200cm2
2. 15400cm3
3. 616cm2
4. 3500cm3
13. A matatu travelled a distance of 360m in 20 seconds. What was its speed in kilometres per hour?
1. 18
2. 36
3. 48
4. 644/5
14.  A trader borrowed Sh. 4500 from a bank that charged simple interest at the rate of 12% per annum. If he paid back the money after 2 years, how much money did he pay back altogether?
1. Sh. 10800
2. Sh. 55800
3. Sh. 68400
4. Sh. 50400
15. In the first evaluation test, a pupil scored 240 marks. In the second test, his performance dropped by 15%. What was his score in the second test?
1. 276
2. 219
3. 204
4. 228
16. Calculate the surface area of the open cuboid below 1. 3744cm3
2. 5760cm2
3. 41472cm2
4. 7488cm2
17. What is the value of
4.35 x 4.1?
1. 1.7835
2. 178.35
3. 17835
4. 17.835
18. A farmer planted trees along the length of his farm at invervals of 5m apart. If he planted 31 seedlings altogether, what is the length of his farm?
1. 155m
2. 150m
3. 151m
4. 149m
19. Find the next number in the sequence:
93, 75, 57, 39,................
1. 21
2. 18
3. 31
4. 25
20.  Round off 487.684 to the nearest tenths
1. 487.69
2. 487,68
3. 487.7
4. 487.6
21. In the figure below, find the area of the shaded region. 1. 2866cm2
2. 1634cm2
3. 2250cm2
4. 1784cm2
22. Find the value of:
45/8 + 33/8 ÷ 21/4
1. 1/8
2. 127/13
3. 18
4. 61/8
23. What is as a percentage?
1. 5%
2. 20%
3. 0.5%
4. 1/5%
24. A farmers uses 1/4 of his farm on maize and 1/3 on beans. The remaining land is. used for grazing. What fraction is used for grazing?
1. 7/12
2. 2/3
3. 5/12
4. 5/7
25. In the figure below, line AB is parallel to line CD. Find the value of the angle marked e. 1. 120°
2. 70°
3. 50°
4. 130°
26. One bell rings after 4 minutes and another after 5 minutes. How long does it take for the bells to ring together?
1. 24 min
2. 30 min
3. 20 min
4. 9 min
27. Round off 23098 to the nearest thousand
1. 20000
2. 23000
3. 24000
4. 33100
28. A salesman earns a basic salary of Sh. 12500. He also gets a 4% commission on the value of the goods he sells. How much did he earn altogether in a month that he sold goods valued at Sh. 320000?
1. Sh. 25300
2. Sh. 24800
3. Sh. 25800
4. Sh. 12800
29. The average age of three men is 45 years. The ages of two of them is 42 years and 47 years. What is the age of the third man?
1. 89 years
2. 135 years
3. 46 years
4. 45 years
30. The table below shows the distances. four towns in kilometres. What is the distance from town S to V via U? 1. 170 km
2. 60 km
3. 115 km
4. 150 km
31. A shopkeeper had money in different demonimations as shown below:
 Denomination Value 200 20 shilling coins 100 Fifty shilling notes 50 Hundred shilling notes 30 200 shilling notes 20 Five hundred shilling notes 5 1000 shilling notes
How much money had he altogether?
1. Sh. 25000
2. Sh. 15000
3. Sh. 30000
4. Sh. 35000
32. A mason eams Sh. 2400 per month. If he saves 30% of this, how much does he spend?
1. Sh. 2370
2. Sh. 1680
3. Sh. 960
4. Sh. 720
33. Judy slept at 2250 hrs on Sunday and woke up at 71/2 hrs later. At what time did she wake up in 12 hour clock system?
1. 6.20 a.m
2. 6.30 a.m
3. 6.40 am
4. 5.30 am
34. What is twice the perimeter of the figure below? (Take = 22/7) 1. 112m
2. 94m
3. 188m
4. 61m
35. What is the sum of the number of faces, edges and vertices of an open cuboid?
1. 26
2. 24
3. 28
4. 25
36. The scale drawing of a map is 1:250000. What is the actual length of a road that measures 5cm on the map in kilometres?
1. 1250
2. 12.5
3. 12500
4. 125
37. Grace is x years old. Her mother is two times her age. What will be the sum of their ages in five years time?
1. 3x+5
2. 3x-10
3. 3x-5
4. 3x + 10
38. Which type of solid will be formed by the net below? 1. Cuboid
2. Triangular prism
3. Pyramid
4. Cube
39. The population of a certain country is 104283. The number of children is 30200. The women are two times the number of children. How many men are in this country?
1. 13683
2. 60400
3. 44883
4. 43883
40. Find the value of x in the equation:
6(3x-2)-60
1. 11/3
2. 34/9
3. 4
4. 42/3
41. Which of the following numbers can be added to 4573 to make it divisible by eleven without a remainder?
1. 8
2. 7
3. 6
4. 3
42. The stack below was dipped in black paint How many cubes got paint on three faces only?
1. 24
2. 6
3. 18
4. 8
43. What is the value of:
1/9 of (6÷2/3)?
1. 9
2. 2/9
3. 4/9
4. 1
44. Construct triangle ABC in which AB= BC = AC = 7cm. Draw a circle that passes through the vertices. Measure the radius of the circle.
1. 8cm
2. 4cm
3. 14cm
4. 2cm
45. Find the area of the figure below 1. 168cm2
2. 210cm2
3. 339cm2
4. 84cm2
46. On a cold morning, the temperature reading was -10°C at 6.00 a.m. If the temperature was rising at a rate of 5°C every one hour, what was the reading on. the thermometer at 10.00 a.m?
1. 20°C
2. 30°C
3. -30°C
4. 10°C
47. The table below shows the inland postage rates:
 Types of article Weight Commission Sh Cts Letters Not over 20g 35 00 Not over 50g 43 00 Not over 100g 51 00 Not over 250g 58 00 Not over 500g 64 00 Not over 1kg 74 00 Not over 2kg 107 00 Post cards Aearogrammes Parcels each 21 00 each 35 00 Not over 5kg 150 00 Not over 10kg 185 00 Not over 20kg 220 00 Not over 30kg 270 00 Not over 40kg 325 00 Not over 50kg 430 00
Muthee sent 3 letters weighing 89g. 290g and 1.6 kg. He also sent 2 post cards, one aerogramme and a parcel weighing 40.3 kg. How much did he pay for the postage altogether?
1. Sh. 264
2. Sh. 299
3. Sh. 729
4. Sh. 222
48. Omuga deposited Sh. 36000 in a bank that paid simple interest at the rate of 10% pa. How much money altogether did he withdraw at the end of 2 years?
1. Sh. 43200
2. Sh. 39600
3. Sh. 7200
4. Sh. 3600

The graph below shows the distance covered by a motorist. Use it to answer questions 49 and 50 1. How many kilometres had the motorist covered by 9 am?
1. 45 km
2. 55 km
3. 50 km
4. 63 km
2. What was the motorist's average speed for the whole journey?
1. 120 km/hrs
2. 262/3 km/hr
3. 25 km/hr
4. 24 km/hr

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