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# Mathematics Questions and Answers - Class 8 Mid Term Exams Term 1 2023 Set 5

## QUESTIONS

1. Which of the following numbers is eight million, two hundred and sixty thousand, four hundred and eight in symbols?
1. 8260408
2. 80260408
3. 8206408
4. 80260480
2. What is the place value of digit 8 when 38133 is divided by 19?
1. Ones
2. Hundreds
3. Thousands
4. Tens
3. What is 459.7864 rounded off to the nearest hundredths?
1. 459.8
2. 459.786
3. 459.79
4. 459.78
4. What is the square of 2?
1. 51/16
2. 201/4
3. 11/4
4. 9/4
5. In the figure below, find the size of the angle marked e 1. 110°
2. 70°
3. 130°
4. 120°
6. What is the difference of the L.C.M and the GCD of 24, 40 and 48?
1. 248
2. 8
3. 240
4. 232
7. The area of a square plot of land is 12 1/4m2.
Find its length;
1. 14m
2. 13/4m
3. 31/2m
4. 61/2m
8. In a scale drawing on a map, 1 cm represents 50m. What is the real length of a road that measures 14cm on the map in kilometres;
1. 70km
2. 0.07km
3. 7km
4. 0.7km
9. Work out;-
15+21-9+3x6=
1. 21
2. 18
3. 16
4. 32
10. Which of the following sets of measurement will form a right angled triangle?
1. 6cm, 12cm, 13cm
2. 8cm, 15cm, 17cm
3. 5cm, 25cm, 26cm
4. 6cm, 7cm, 8cm
11. Work out:-
0.4 x 5.1 x 2.4
0.17 x 0.08
1. 0.36
2. 3.6
3. 360
4. 36
12. Find the area of the figure below 1. 6800cm3
2. 150cm2
3. 600cm3
4. 6000cm3
13. Three bells were rung at intervals of 30 minutes, 45minutes and 1hr. If the bells rang together at 8.00am, when did they ring together again?
1. 9.00am
2. 8:03 am
3. 11.00am
4. 9:16 am
14. Work out:-
√121/4 + (1/4)1
1. 26
2. 7/32
3. 1/34
4. 28
15. What is 15% of 360?
1. 270
2. 90
3. 414
4. 54
16. What is the least number that can be subtracted from 21586 to make it divisible by 11?
1. 5
2. 4
3. 7
4. 3
17. What is the total value of digit 8 in 864321?
1. 80000
2. 8000000
3. 800000
4. 8000
18. What is the next number in the series?
3, 4, 7, 11, 18,_______
1. 28
2. 27
3. 30
4. 29
19. A shopkeeper packed 20kgs of tea in kg packets. How many packets did he pack?
1. 120
2. 40
3. 5
4. 80
20. What is 1.7468 correct to three decimal places?
1. 1.750
2. 1.75
3. 1.747
4. 1.746
21. The figure below shows angled formed by a pair of parallel lines and a transversal; Which group below are cach of the angles equal to angle C?
1. b,d.g
2. e,g,b
3. f,h,b
4. e,g,a
22. What is the value of:-
8(72-42)+48 ÷ 8=
1. 270
2. 54
3. 12
4. 39
23. Express 2/25 as a decimal;
1. 0.004
2. 0.4
3. 0.008
4. 0.08
24. The price of a dress was reduced from sh. 500 to sh. 400. What was the percentage decrease?
1. 80%
2. 25%
3. 20%
4. 125%
25. What is the area of the rectangle below? 1. 42cm2
2. 36cm2
3. 40cm2
4. 48cm2
26. What is the value of:-
2.04 x 69.77
1. 132.188
2. 141.188
3. 142.178
4. 142.188
27. Which of the following numbers is divisible by 8?
1. 12038
2. 32256
3. 27934
4. 34498
28. Beba went to a shop and bought the following items;
-2/kg of sugar @sh. 120
-1/kg of meat@sh. 400
-Two-two kg packets of wheat flour @sh. 90
How much did he get as balance from sh. 1000?
1. Sh. 880
2. Sh. 120
3. Sh. 980
4. Sh. 20
29. What is the value of:-
24 + 8 x 4 - 36 ÷ 4 ?
1. 5
2. 23
3. 47
4. 17
30. What is the value of:-
3/4(1/2 + 2/5) ÷ 1/3 - 1/5 x 3/8?
1. 11/5
2. 37/40
3. 3/20
4. 119/20
31. What is the value of:-
6.2 x 5.8
0.5
1. 71.90
2. 70.92
3. 719.2
4. 71.92
32. Work out:-
0.0968 x 0.088
0.242 x 0.0016
1. 22
2. 0.22
3. 2.2
4. 220
33. What is the value of:-
5a+2b-c
a+b
If a=3, b=2 and c=4
1. 6
2. 15
3. 3
4. 5
34. Find the square root of :-
√256
1. 4
2. 8 twice
3. 36
4. 16
35. A farmer harvested 200bags of wheat in 2019. In 2020 the number of bags increased by 40%. How many more bags were harvested in 2020?
1. 80
2. 280
3. 40
4. 120
36. Tom had money in notes as follows;
-2-1000 shillings notes
-3-500 shillings notes
-12-200 shillings notes
-16-100 shilling notes
-24-50 shilling notes
She exchanged 1/2 of the money into fifty shillings notes. How many notes did she get altogether?
1. 145
2. 95
3. 16
4. 87
37. The ratio of boys to girls in Tetu school is 4:7. If there are 120 more girls than boys, how many pupils are in the school?
1. 440
2. 560
3. 210
4. 660
38. Tim slept at 8.45pm and woke up at 7.35am. How long did he sleep?
1. 9hrs 45min
2. 11hrs 50min
3. 10hrs 50min
4. 11hrs 45min
39. A pick up weighs 1.5toanes when empty and 2300kg when carrying 20bags of beans. What is the average weight of each in kilograms?
1. 100kg
2. 40kg
3. 45kg
4. 75kg
40. Moses packed 36litres of milk into 250millilitres packets. How many packets did he get?
1. 144
2. 69
3. 140
4. 180
41. Which one of the following statements is correct?
1. 0.83 is greater than 5/6
2. 5/is less than 0.83
3. 5/is greater than 0.83
4. 5/is equal to 0.83
42. What is the value of:-
2a+3c+3(4a-2b)=
When c=2, b=c+1 and a=b+c
1. 81
2. 96
3. 58
4. 42
43. A dress requires 3.75metres of material. How many metres of material are required to make 12 such dresses?
1. 54m
2. 63m
3. 36m
4. 45m
44. The hire purchase price of a gas cooker is sh. 18500. Amani paid a deposit sh. 12500 and the rest in five equal monthly installments. How much was each installment?
1. Sh. 6000
2. Sh. 2400
3. Sh. 1800
4. Sh. 1200
45. What is the area of the shaded region in the figure? 1. 243cm2
2. 117.75cm2
3. 1107cm2
4. 864cm3
46. The circle graph below shows how Ntete spends his monthly salary of sh. 48000. How much more does he spend on loan repayment than clothes?
1. Sh. 16000
2. Sh. 12000
3. Sh. 6000
4. Sh. 8000
47. A bus left Mombasa for Kisii at 1830hrs. The journey took 12hours 45minutes. At what time did it arrive at Kisii in 12hour clock system?
1. 6.15am
2. .6.15pm
3. 7.15pm
4. 7.15am
48. A cooking fat tin measures 7cm in radius and 12cm in height. The curved surface of the tin has a paper cover all the way round. What is the area of paper cover? (Take pi = 22/7)
1. 682cm2
2. 528cm2
3. 264cm2
4. 836cm2
49. The marked price of a glass table was sh. 4500. Kiprono bought the table after being allowed a discount of 15%. How much did he pay for the table?
1. Sh. 4050
2. Sh. 450
3. Sh. 3825
4. Sh. 675
50. The diagram below is an incomplete stack of cubes; How many cubes are they?
1. 72
2. 64
3. 54
4. 48

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