**QUESTIONS **

- What is 60203303 in words?
- Sixty million two hundred and three thousand three hundred and three.
- Six million two hundred and three thousand three hundred and three.
- Sixty million twenty three thousand three hundred and three.
- Sixty million two hundred and three thousand three hundred and thirty three.

- How many times is the LCM of 60 and 20 more than the GCD of 15 and 30?
- 12
- 900
- 4
- 600

- What is the value of:

0.81 × 13.5 × 0.56 ?

0.14 x 1.5 x 0.27- 1080
- 108
- 10.8
- 1.08

- What is 36090 divided by 18?
- 25
- 205
- 200.5
- 2005

- The figure below shows a square whose perimeter is 64cm.

What is the area of the square?- 16cm
^{2} - 225cm
^{2} - 256cm
^{2} - 15cm
^{2}

- 16cm
- What is the next number in the pattern

7, 11, 13, 17, 19, _______________?- 21
- 23
- 27
- 25

- What is the value of 7
^{1}/_{2}of^{7}/_{9}÷ 16^{1}/_{3}?^{5}/_{14}- 2
^{4}/_{5} ^{15}/_{42}- 95
^{5}/_{18}

- Fifteen people can complete some work in 50days. How many more people working at the same rate are required to do the work in 25days?
- 30
- 45
- 15
- 25

- The ages in years of seven of Juliana's relatives are as follows 45, 38, 43, 43, 39, 40 and 39. What is their mean age?
- 38
- 43
- 40
- 41

- The figure below represents a trapezium.

Calculate its area in ares- 500
- 50
- 0.5
- 5

- Jacob deposited sh. 60000 in a bank that paid a simple interest at the rate of 5% per annum. How much was in his account after

2 years?- sh 66000
- sh. 66150
- sh. 660000
- sh. 606150

- What is the value of 3x − p + m, when m = 5, x = m + q, p = q − 6 and q = 2m?

q- 4
^{5}/_{8} - 9
^{1}/_{10} - 2
^{1}/_{5} - 5
^{1}/_{10 }

- 4
- The scale of a map-is 1:100000. A rectangular plot is represented on the map by 5cm and 4cm. What is the actual area of the plot in hectares?
- 20000000
- 200000
- 2000
- 200

- Rachael had 560 mangoes. She sold
^{3}/_{8}of the mangoes in the morning and^{1}/_{7}of the remainder in the afternoon. She sold the rest of the mangoes in the evening. How many mangoes did she sell in the evening?- 510
- 210
- 50
- 300

- A geometrical set was bought for sh. 270 after getting a discount of 10% off its marked price. Calculate the marked price of the geometrical set.
- sh. 280
- sh. 300
- sh. 243
- sh 297

- Using a pair of compass and a ruler, construct triangle XYZ such that lines XY = 5cm, YZ = 6cm and XZ = 7cm. Draw a circle which passes through X, Y and Z. What is the length of the diameter?
- 3.6cm
- 2.6cm
- 4.5cm
- 7.2cm

- Asha bought 45 bottles of milk of 500ml each. What was the total amount of milk that Asha bought in litres?
- 22.5
- 225
- 22500
- 225000

- The figure PQRS drawn below is a parallelogram. Angle RSQ = 45°. and Angle = SPQ 75°.

What is the size of angle PQR?- 120°
- 105°
- 90°
- 45°

- A 33-seater bus and 11-seater matatu were to transport 319 people to a function. If the matatu made an extra trip than the bus, how many people did the matatu transport?
- 77
- 231
- 242
- 88

- The mean of ten numbers is 5.8. Nine of the numbers are 9, 5, 7, 3, 4, 6, 5, 6 and 7. What is the modal number?
- 12
- 7
- 6
- 8

- The ratio of boys to girls in a school is 6:2. If there are 2400 pupils in the school, how many more boys than girls are in the school?
- 2500
- 600
- 1800
- 1200

- The figure below represents a cuboid.

What is its volume in cubic centimetres?- 320
- 0.0032
- 0.32
- 32

- In the year 2016 February 20th was a Sunday. What day was March 7th of the same year?
- Wednesday
- Monday
- Tuesday
- Thursday.

- What is the simplified form of the expression
^{3}/_{8}(16a + 24b) +^{2}/_{3}(15a + 21b)?- 24a + 15b
- 16a + 23b
- 16b + 23a
- 15a + 24b

- The pie chart below shows how Shadrack spent his salary.

If his salary was sh. 36000, how much more did he spend on clothings than on school fees?- sh. 17000
- sh. 13000
- sh. 6000
- sh. 7000

- Martinez has x mangoes. Mato has four less mangoes than Martinez. Michael has six more mangoes than the total number of both Martinez and Mato. How many mangoes do they have altogether?
- 14x − 28
- 12x − 24
- 4x − 2
- 14x + 28

- What is the area of the circle drawn below? (Take π =
^{22}/_{7})- 22cm
^{2} - 77cm
^{2} - 38.5cm
^{2} - 154cm
^{2}

- 22cm
- What is the value of g in

6(2g + 3) = 2(4g + 18)?- 1
^{1}/_{2} ^{2}/_{9}- 4
^{1}/_{2} - 2
^{1}/_{4}

- 1
- Nyakio bought the following items from a shop

2 kg of sugar @sh. 130

3^{1}/_{2}kg of cooking fat at sh. 150per kg

5kg of maize flour @ sh. 100

He paid for the items using three-500 shillings notes. How much balance did he receive?- sh. 1500
- sh. 215
- sh. 251
- sh. 1285

- The area of a square plot of land is 1.44 hectares. The owner fenced it all around with five strands of wire. What was the total

length of wire used in metres?- 2400
- 480
- 120
- 2880

- The figure drawn below is a cylinder.

What is the volume of the cylinder? (Take π =^{22}/_{7})- 172480cm
^{3} - 24460cm
^{3} - 24640cm
^{3} - 98560cm
^{3}

- 172480cm
- Using a ruler and a pair of compass, construct triangle ABC such that line AB=5cm, BC=4cm and AC = 6cm. What is

the measure of angle ACB?- 43°
- 81°
- 64°
- 56°

- A trader had two tonnes of sugar. He packed the sugar in 500g packets. How many packets did he obtain?
- 40
- 400
- 4000
- 40000

- Jacob started his journey at 8.35am travelled from Nakuru to Mombasa. He arrived in Mombasa at 1.15pm. How long did he take to travel from Nakuru to Mombasa?
- 7hrs 20mins
- 5hrs 50mins
- 5hrs 40mins
- 4hrs 40mins

- A box measures 15cm long by 10cm wide by 8cm high. What is the total surface area of the box?
- 700cm
^{2} - 460cm
^{2} - 540cm
^{2} - 400cm
^{2}

- 700cm
- Which one of the following statements is
**correct**?^{2}/_{5}>^{1}/_{3}^{2}/_{5}<^{1}/_{4}^{1}/_{8}>^{3}/_{4}- 80 < 50

- Which one of the following measurements
**cannot**be used to draw a right angle triangle?- 3cm, 4cm, 5cm
- 5cm, 12cm, 13cm
- 3cm, 4cm, 6cm
- 7cm, 24cm, 25cm

- The diagram below is a rhombus PQRS and SQ are diagonals. Angle OSR = 30°

What is the size of angle RPQ?- 60°
- 120°
- 150°
- 90°

- The cash price of a table is sh. 48000. The hire purchase price is 20% more than the cash price. Paul bought it on hire purchase

terms. He paid a deposit of sh. 16000 and 8 equal monthly instalments. How much was each instalment?- sh. 7200
- sh. 21200
- sh. 57600
- sh. 5200

- A motorist covered 336km at an average speed of 84km/h. On the return journey, the average speed reduced to 56km/h. What was the average speed for the whole journey?
- 100.8km/h
- 33.6km/h
- 84km/h
- 67.2km/h

- The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 120cm. What is the length of one side of the triangle?
- 36cm
- 40cm
- 4cm
- 480cm

- Three bells ring at intervals of 9minutes, 15minutes and 3minutes. If the bells rang together at 10:35am, at what time did the bells ring together again?
- 11.15am
- 11.20am
- 11.20pm
- 11.15pm

- What is the value of
^{1}/_{8}^{1}/_{4}- 2
^{1}/_{4} - 4
^{1}/_{2}

- A certain quadrilateral has the following properties;

- Diagonals bisect each other at right angles
- All angles are equal
- Diagonals are equal
- Two pairs of parallel sides

Which quadrilateral has all the above properties?- Parallelogram.
- Rectangle.
- Rhombus.
- Square.

- The table below shows the fare charged by a matatu conductor from station O to S.

Jacob and his wife travelled from station O to S via R. How much money did they pay altogether?- sh. 95
- sh. 140
- sh. 165
- sh. 190

- Alex paid sh. 1250 after a discount of sh. 250. What percentage discount was he allowed?
- 25%
- 162,%
- 83
^{1}/_{3}% - 20%

- The diagram below is a net of a solid.

Which one of the following solids can be formed from the net above?- Cube.
- Cuboid.
- Square.
- Rectangle.

- The fractions
^{2}/_{3},^{3}/_{5},^{3}/_{4}, and^{5}/_{7}, are to be written from the smallest to the largest. Which one of the following is the correct order?^{3}/_{4},^{5}/_{7,}^{2}/_{3,}^{3}/_{5}^{2}/_{3,}^{3}/_{5,}^{3}/_{4,}^{5}/_{7,}-
^{2}/_{3,}^{3}/_{5,}^{5}/_{7,}^{3}/_{4} ^{3}/_{5,}^{2}/_{3,}^{5}/_{7,}^{3}/_{4,}_{,}

- Which one is the next pattern?
- The graph below represents the journey of a motorist travelling from town P to Q.

What was the average speed for the whole journey?- 80km/h
- 100km/h
- 200km/h
- 125km/h

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