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# Mathematics Questions and Answers - Class 8 Mid Term Exams Term 1 2023 Set 6

## QUESTIONS

1. Which one of the following numbers is three million two hundred thousand one hundred and four written in symbols?
1. 3200104
2. 3020104
3. 3200014
4. 32001004
2. Which one of the following numbers has the smallest value?
1. 333030
2. 303303
3. 330330
4. 303033
3. A rectangular tank is 5m long, 3m wide and 2m high. How many litres of water does the tank hold when full?
1. 30
2. 3000
3. 30000
4. 300000
4. What is the number 39853 when rounded off to the nearest thousand?
1. 39000
2. 39850
3. 39900
4. 40000
5. What is the place value of digit 5 in the number 2050078?
1. Thousands
2. Ten thousands
3. Fifty thousand
4. Hundred thousand
6. What is the value of 24 x 3 + 24 ?
8+4
1. 8
2. 15
3. 30
4. 72
7. What is the value of 82 x 72
16 x 62
1. 2
2. 4
3. 8
4. 36
8. What is 43.1509 correct to three decimal places?
1. 43.2
2. 43.15
3. 43.150
4. 43.151
9. The marked price of a pair of shoes was sh 1000. During sales the price was reduced to sh 800. What was the percentage decrease in price?
1. 200%
2. 80%
3. 25%
4. 20%
10. What is the Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 15, 18 and 24?
1. 360
2. 180
3. 120
4. 3
11. The table below shows the marks scored by four pupils in two Mathematics test.
 Pupil 1st test 2nd test Makhoha 66 44 Turia 32 32 Ali 64 48 Nkirote 60 36
Which pupil had the highest mean score of the two tests?
1. Makhoha
2. Turia
3. Nkirote
4. Ali
12. What is the ratio 4:5 expressed as a percentage?
1. 45%
2. 54%
3. 80%
4. 125%
13. Figure PQSR below is a rhombus. Line QR is one of the diagonals and angle SRQ-80°. Line SQT is a straight line. What is the size of angle PQT?
1. 20°
2. 50°
3. 80°
4. 160°
14.  The registration of KCPE candidates in a certain school took place between 4th February and 4 April, 2022. For how many days did the registration took place?
1.  59
2. 58
3. 57
4. 60
15. What is the value of 2.7x3.2x1.8 ?
0.09x0.4x5.4
1. 0.008
2. 0.8
3. 8
4. 80
16. A rectangular container is 2.5m long, 1.5m wide and 1.2m high. What is the volume of the container in cubic centimetres?
1. 4.5
2. 450
3. 450000
4. 4500000
17. The radius of an open cylindrical container is 6.3cm and the height is 30cm. The inside surface was painted. What area was painted? (Take л= 22/7)
1. 656.37cm2
2. 1188.0cm2
3. 1312.74cm2
4. 1437.48cm2
18. Maanzo made a frame using wires in the form of a cuboid. The frame was 12cm long, 10cm wide and 8cm high. What was the total length of wire that he used?
1. 60cm
2. 120cm
3. 180cm
4. 240cm
19. The price of a bicycle was reduced by sh 6300. This represented a 30% discount. What was the price of the bicycle after the discount?
1. Sh 4410
2. Sh 14700
3. Sh 21000
4. Sh 27300
20. What is the next number in the pattern
2, 6, 11, 17,......................?
1. 28
2. 24
3. 23
4. 21
21. What is the value of x in the equation
3(2x-12)=10?
1. 11
2. 72/3
3. 7
4. 22/3
22. Thirty casual workers working at the same rate were hired to complete a construction in 20 days. How many days would 12 people take to complete the same construction?
1. 50
2. 12
3. 10
4. 8
23. In the year 2021, a farmer harvested 2480 bags of wheat. This was 750 bags less than what the farmer harvested in the year 2022. How many bags of wheat did the farmer harvest in the two years?
1. 5710
2. 4210
3. 3230
4. 1730
24. In triangle PST drawn below, construct a circle that touches all the vertices. What is the diameter of the circle?
1. 3.9cm
2. 7.8cm
3. 4.1cm
4. 8.2cm.
25. Mukui bought the following items from the market
11/2kg of meat @sh 400
3 packets of milk @sh 50
2 kg of sugar @sh 125
A packet of maize flour for sh 200
How much did she pay for the items?
1. Sh 1200
2. Sh 1100
3. Sh 875
4. Sh 775
26. A trader imported 12.5 tonnes of sugar. The sugar was repacked into 50kg bags. How many bags were packed altogether?
1. 25
2. 250
3. 25000
4. 250000
27. Barack left Kericho at 10.00am for Nairobi a distance of 225km. He drove at a speed of 90km/h. At what time did he reach Nairobi?
1. 12.30pm
2. 10.50pm
3. 2.30pm
4. 12.30am
28. Salome spent of her profit to pay rent, of the remainder on salaries of her employees and saved the rest. If her total profit was sh 54000, how much money did she save?
1. Sh 42000
2. Sh 18000
3. Sh 12000
4. Sh 7500
29. In triangle KLM drawn below, line KL = 16cm and line LM=20cm. What is the length of line KM?
1. 4cm
2. 9cm
3. 12cm
4. 36cm
30. The marked price of a bed is sh 80000. The hire purchase price of the bed is 20% more than the marked price. Musau bought the bed on hire purchase. He paid a deposit and the balance in 8 equal monthly installments of sh 5000 each. How much deposit did he pay?
1. Sh 96000
2. Sh 85000
3. Sh 56000
4. Sh 40000
31. The semi-circle below represents a training field. Kirwa ran round it 4 times. O is the centre of the semi-circle. What is the distance that he covered?
(Take pi = 22/7)
1. 117m
2. 234m
3. 468m
4. 936m
32. The pie chart below represents how a farmer used his 72 hectares piece of land. How many more hectares of land was used for growing maize than millet?
1. 6
2. 18
3. 24
4. 30
33. Chacha arranged wires to form squares as shown below. How many squares can be counted from the pattern formed?
1. 14
2. 13
3. 10
4. 9
34.  What is 25m/s expressed in km/h?
1. 9km/h
2. 90km/h
3. 900km/h
4. 9000km/h
35. The figure below is made up of an equilateral triangle and isosceles triangle. What is the size of angle FEH?
1. 30°
2. 60°
3. 90°
4. 120°
36. What is the value of 2s + r if q = 4 , r = 2q + 1 and s=q+7?
q
1. 5
2. 63/4
3. 7
4. 73/4
37. Muteero sold an item for sh 1200 and made a loss of sh 400. What was the percentage loss?
1. 25%
2. 40%
3. 50%
4. 331%
38. A road of 18km is represented on a map by a length of 6cm. What is the scale of the map?
1. 1:300
2. 1:30000
3. 1:300000
4. 1:3000000
39. What is the mode of the following numbers
18, 12, 11, 15, 12, 14, 10, 18, 12, 8?
1. 130
2. 18
3. 12
4. 11
40. What is the expression
7(w+4v+2)+5(2w-v+3)?
1. 17w+23v+29
2. 3w+3v+29
3. 17w+3v+5
4. 9w +27v+17
41. Malewa deposited sh 280000 in a financial institution that paid a simple interest rate of 8% per annum. How much was in her account after 3 years?
1. Sh 67200
2. Sh 72200
3. Sh 347200
4. Sh 326592
42. A salesman earns a basic salary of sh 25000. He also gets a 5% commission on the value of goods sold above sh 50000. In one month he sold goods worth sh 250000. How much did he earn that month?
1. Sh 10000
2. Sh 60000
3. Sh 12500
4. Sh 35000
43. Musa has x cows, Awino has x+8 cows while Merab has twice the cows Awino has. Which one of the following expressions shows the total cows they all have?
1. 4x + 24
2. 2x+16
3. 2x + 24
4. 4x-24.
44. Maitha and Nkatho shared sh 18000 in the ratio 5:3. How much more money did Maitha get than Nkatho?
1. Sh 4500
2. Sh 11250
3. Sh 6750
4. Sh 8250
45. The figure below is made up of a rectangle and a semi-circle. What is its area? (Take л=22/7)
1. 420cm2
2. 497cm2
3. 343cm2
4. 263cm2
46. Which one of the following statements is true about both equilateral triangle and rectangle?
1. All sides are equal
2. All angles are equal
3. All angles add upto 180°
4. All angles add upto 360°
47. The table below shows the numbers of people who attended a football match and the gate charges. The number of children is not shown.
 Number of people Gate charges Children - sh 50 Students - 600 sh 200 Female adults - 440 sh 500 Male adults - 500 sh 500
If the total amount collected was sh 600000, how many people altogether attended the match?
1. 200
2. 1740
3. 1250
4. 10000
48. The figure below shows a net of a solid. Which one of the following can be formed from the net above? 1. Square prism
2. Triangular prism
3. Square pyramid
4. Triangular pyramid
49. The graph below shows a motorist's journey from town A to town B. What was the average speed for the whole journey?
1. 120km/h
2. 100km/h.
3. 75km/h
4. 50km/h
50. Construct triangle PQR in which QR-6cm, angle QRP-50° and RPQ-35°. What is the length of PR?
1. 10.4cm
2. 8.1cm
3. 4.6cm
4. 3.4cm

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