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# Mathematics Questions and Answers - Class 8 Mid Term Exams Term 1 2023 Set 9

## QUESTIONS

1. What is six million, sixty thousand six hundred and sixty and six thousandth written in symbols?
1. 6060660.6
2. 6060660.06
3. 6060660.006
4. 6660660.006
2. How many times is the value of digit 8 more than the value of digit 2 in the number 850265?
1. 788800
2. 4000.
3. 1000
4. 4
3. What is 899470 rounded off to the nearest ten thousand?
1. 900000
2. 890000
3. 899000
4. 900470
4. Which is the highest number that can divide 36, 40 and 48 without a remainder?
1. 720
2. 180
3. 8
4. 4
5. What is the value of
4(32+52)- 6 x 8 + 2
7x8
1. 2
2. 92/7
3. 14
4. 16
6. The mean of six numbers is 52/3. Five of these numbers are 6, 4, 8, 9 and 4. What is the value of the sixth number?
1. 6
2. 3
3. 5
4. 4
7. The area of a square garden is 3136m. It was fenced around using four strands of barbed wire. What length of the wire was used?
1. 56m
2. 224m
3. 784m
4. 896m
8. How many days were there from 3rd January to 2nd April 2020?
1. 89
2. 90
3. 91
4. 92
9. Murimi deposited sh. 13800 in a bank that gave simple interest at the rate of 5%p.a. How much money was in his account after 30 months?
1. 15525
2. 420900
3. 434700
4. 1725
10. A rectangular tank 2.1m long. 0.2m wide and 1.0m high is full of water. How many litres of water can it hold when half full?
1. 210
2. 21
3. 42
4. 420
11. Find the area of the triangle below

1. 84.5cm2
2. 60cm2
3. 30cm2
4. 156cm2
12. A trader sold an item at shs. 550 making a 10% profit. How much profit did she make?
1. sh. 500
2. sh. 495
3. sh. 540
4. sh. 50
13. Ten workers can do a certain job in 16 days. If two of the workers did not turn up for the job, how many more days did the job take?
1. 20
2. 124/5
3. 4
4. 31/5
14. In a meeting, of the attendants were men, of the remainder were women and the rest were children. If there were 252 children, how many women were in the meeting?
1. 112
2. 126
3. 84
4. 448
15. In the figure below, line KG is parallel to line JH Line KH = KJ. Angle KHG 28°. What is the size of angle HKJ?

1. 28º
2. 56º
3. 124º
4. 62º
16. After the fare was increased by 20%, a passenger travelling from Nairobi to Nakuru now pays sh. 600. What was the fare before the increase?
1. sh. 500
2. sh. 720
3. sh. 480
4. sh. 100
17. A man bought a machine on hire purchase terms. He paid sh. 6600 as deposit and 6 equal monthly instalments of sh. 900 per month. The hire purchase price was sh. 3200 more than the cash price. Calculate the cash price of the machine.
1. sh. 12000
2. sh. 15200
3. sh. 9800
4. sh. 8800
18. The daily wage of workers in a construction site was raised from sh. 480 to sh. 600. I what ratio was it increased?
1. 4:5
2. 1:4
3. 5:4
4. 4:1
19. Work out:
0.35 x 9.6 x 1.08
1.4 × 0.24 × 18
1. 6
2. 0.6
3. 600
4. 0.06
20. The actual distance between two towns is 4.2km. It is represented on a map by a line whose length is 7cm. What is the scale used in the map?
1. 1: 60000
2. 1:60
3. 1: 6000
4. 1:600000
21. Calculate the area of the figure below

1. 108cm2
2. 52cm2
3. 48cm2
4. 104cm2
22. A sales girl earns a basic salary of sh. 10000 plus 5% commission on all sales she makes. In a month she sold goods worth sh. 200000. How much commission did she get that month?
1. sh. 10000
2. sh. 30000
3. sh. 20000
4. sh. 15000
23. The table below shows arrival and departure time for a bus of a certain route from town A to town E
 Town Arrival Depature A 8:30 am B 9:30 am 9:35 am C 11:40 am 12:10 pm D 2:45 pm 3:00 pm E 4:45 pm 5:00 pm
How long does it take the bus to travel from town C to town E?
1. 5 hr 05 min
2. 4 hr 35 min
3. 4 hr 45 min
4. 4hr 50 min
24. Kemand Marsha shared some money in the ratio 4. Marsha got sh. 3600 more than Ken. How much money in total were they sharing?
1. Sh. 25200
2. sh. 10800
3. sh 14400
4. sh. 3600
25. What is the value of 2x - y + z ?
n
If x = 3,n=x+1, z=n+1,y=1/2n
1. 6
2. 12
3. 8
4. 7
26. The pie chart below shows how Omunga spends his monthly salary of sh. 36000.

How much more does he spend on school fees than on entertainment?
1. sh. 2400
2. sh. 96001
3. sh. 7200
4. sh. 12000
27. The number of elephants at Tsavo National park increased by 4500 to 18000. What was the percentage increase?
1. 25%
2. 20%
3. 40%
4. 331/3%
28. Calculate the volume of the cylindrical container below in m3.

1. 788480m3
2. 0.78848m3
3. 788.48m3
4. 7884.8m3
29. Four boys contributed money as follows John 0.16, Tony 0.26, James 0.36 and Reagan the rest. If the total amount contributed was sh. 2400, how much money was contributed by Reagan?
1. sh. 528
2. sh. 384
3. sh. 864
4. sh. 624
30. Kyalo bought the following items from a shop:
2-2kg packets of wheat flour @sh. 120
3kg of sugar@sh. 112
11/2kg of salt for sh 45
3 litres of cooking oil @ sh. 165
3 rolls of tissue papers for sh. 90
How much balance did he get if he paid using 3-sh. 500 notes?
1. sh. 1206
2. sh. 294
3. sh. 1266
4. sh. 234
31. What is the value of x in the equation?
2/5x + 36 = 4x
1. 10
2. 5
3. 18
4. 9
32. The marked price of a T.V. set is sh. 24000. Kamau paid sh. 21120. What percentage discount did he get?
1. 13.6%
2. 12%
3. 18%
4. 20%
33. The area of a right angled triangle is 30cm2. The length of the shortest side is 5cm. What is the perimeter of the triangle?
1. 24cm
2. 12cm
3. 30cm
4. 13cm
34. A bus left Mombasa for Nairobi at 9.45pm on Thursday. The journey took 9hrs At what day and time did the bus get to Nairobi?
1. Thursday 7.30am
2. Thursday 8.30pm
3. Friday 8.30 am
4. Friday 7.30am
35. The figure below shows a table mat

What is the perimeter of the table mat?
1. 280cm
2. 143cm
3. 468cm
4. 286cm
36. A loaded lorry weighs 5.24 tonnes when loaded with some bags of maize of 90kg each. If the mass of the empty lorry weighs 2 tonnes how many bags were loaded?
1. 36
2. 18
3. 20
4. 40
37. Simplify the inequality below
4x+5>17+2x
1. x=6
2. x>6
3. x<6
4. 6>x
38. Express 21/4% into a fraction in its simplest form
1. 444/9
2. 9/100
3. 9/400
4. 21/4
39. Find the area of the figure below in square centimeters.

1. 106cm2
2. 480cm2
3. 400cm2
4. 660cm2
40. Asha had M bananas, Nelly had 3 more bananas than Asha. Fatuma had 2 more bananas than both Asha and Nelly. How many bananas had they altogether?
1. 3m +6
2. 2m+5
3. 12m
4. 4m +8
41. Mary had 2-20 litre containers of milk. She packed the milk into packets of 250ml each. How many packets did she obtain?
1. 10
2. 160
3. 5
4. 80
42. Construct triangle ABC in which line AB=6cm, BC 4.5cm and angle ABC 120°. Draw a circle that passes through points A, B and C. What is the radius of the circle?
1. 5.3cm
2. 3.6cm
3. 7.2cm
4. 10.6cm
43. Which of the following measurements can make a right angled triangle?
1. 5cm, 12cm, 15cm.
2. 9cm, 16cm, 25cm
3. 6cm, 8cm, 12cm
4. 14cm, 48cm, 50cm
44. The following are properties of a quadrilaterals;
1. All sides are equal
2. Diagonals are equal
3. Diagonals bisect each other at 90º
4. Diagonals bisect corner angles
5. Opposite angles are equal
Which of the above properties are of a rhombus?
1. (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
2. (ii), (iii), (iv), (v)
3. (i), (iii), (iv), (v)
4. (ii), (iii), (v), (iv)
45. Below is a table showing charges for sending money through the post office using money order.
 Value of order Commission (sh) Upto sh. 500 78 501 - 1000 104 1001 - 3000 160 3001 - 5000 208 5001 - 10,000 350
Mitchelle sent two money orders each sh. 8500 and another one of sh. 1000. How much did she pay at the post office?
1. sh. 804
2. sh. 9954
3. sh. 18804
4. sh. 454
46. A wheel has a radius of 35cm. How many kilometres does it cover in 2000 revolutions?
1. 2.2
2. 4.4
3. 4400
4. 2200
47. A cylindrical tin has a radius of 14 cm and a height of 10cm. It has a label placed around the curved surface. What is the area of the label?
1. 880cm2
2. 616cm2
3. 1416cm2
4. 1232cm2
48. What is the area of the shaded part below in cm2?

1. 187.25cm2
2. 294cm2
3. 481.25cm2
4. 374.5cm2
49. Work out 3/4 - 1/2 of 4/5 ÷ 2/3
1. 7/20
2. 11/20
3. 9/20
4. 3/20
50. Which of the following nets can be used to make an open square prism?