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# Mathematics Questions and Answers - Class 8 End Term Exams Term 1 2023 Set 3

## QUESTIONS

1. Write 9000090.9 in words
1. Ninety million nine hundred and nine
2. Nine million ninety thousand and nine
3. Nine million ninety thousand and nine tenths
4. Nine million and ninety and nine tenths
2. What is the place value of digit 3 after working out 2 - 0.857
1. Tens
2. Tenths
3. Thousandths
4. Hundredths
3. Round off 67501 to the nearest thousands.
1. 68000
2. 67000
3. 60000
4. 70000
4. How many groups of hundreds are there in the total value of digit 2 in the number 927546?
1. 20
2. 200
3. 2000
4. 20000
5. What is the difference between the LCM of 20, 24 and 30 and the GCD of 30 and 45.
1. 120
2. 135
3. 105
4. 115
6. In a certain leap year 20th February was on a Monday. What day of the week was 5th April of the same year?
1. Tuesday
2. Wednesday
3. Friday
4. Thursday
7. Calculate the volume of the solid drawn below.

1. 3080 cm3
2. 1540 cm3
3. 7700 cm2
4. 6160 cm2
8. I bought the following items from a supermarket.
2 loaves of breads @sh 60
2-500 ml packets of milk @ sh 80
2 kg packet of maize flour for sh 160
11/2kg packet of cooking fat at sh 100 per kg
If I paid for the items using 2-sh 500 notes, how much was my balance?
1. Sh 410.00
2. Sh. 200.00
3. Sh. 250.00
4. Sh. 220.00
9. A business man bought a bag of potatoes for sh 4200. He spent sh 200 to transport it to the market. He later sold it for sh 5720. What was the percentage profit?
1. 30%
2. 33%
3. 25%
4. 20%
10. In the figure below line ABC is perpendicular to line DCE. Line BD = BE. Angle BEC = 50º

What is the value of the angle marked X
1. 90°
2. 140°
3. 50°
4. 130°
11. Solve the value of t in: 11/3t - 17 + t = 25
1. 22/7
2. 3
3. 18
4. 4
12. A farmer has 6 cows. Each cow produces an average of 6 litres per day. How many decilitres did the cows produce in the month of November?
1. 1080
2. 108
3. 10800
4. 108000
13. Work out
9.6 x 8.5 x 4.2
3.4 × 0.35 x1.8
1. 160
2. 16
3. 1.6
4. 0.16
14. The diagonal of a rectangle is 30 cm. One of the sides measures 18 cm. What is its area?
1. 216 cm2
2. 432 cm2
3. 575 cm2
4. 288 cm2
15. The area of the trapezium drawn below is 96 cm2

What is the length of line CD
1. 18 cm
2. 17 cm
3. 12 cm
4. 24 cm
16. Nyaga bought a bed on hire purchase terms. He paid a deposit of sh 6400 and 5 equal monthly instalments of sh 1600 per month. The total amount paid was 20% more than the marked price what was the marked price of the bed?
1. Sh. 14000
2. Sh. 2400
3. Sh. 12000
4. Sh. 16400
17. The scale drawing in a map is 1:50000. What is the actual distance of a section of a road whose drawing length is 4.4 cm?
1. 2.2 km
2. 22 km
3. 0.22 km
4. 220 km
18. A man shared his piece of land between his two sons in the ratio 4:5. The younger son got the greater share. If the younger son got 20 hectares, how many hectares of land did the elder son received?
1. 20 ha
2. 25 ha
3. 12 ha
4. 16 ha
19. What is the value of
33/- 111/4 + 41/2 x 2/3
1.  11/12
2. 21/12
3. 11/2
4. 21/3
20. The volume of the figure below is 9000,000 cm3
Calculate its height.
1. 20 m
2. 300 cm
3. 3 m
4. 2 m
21. Joan's salary was increased in the ratio 9:8. She now earns sh 72000. What was her salary before the increase?
1. Sh 64000
2. Sh 81000
3. Sh 80000
4. Sh 68000
22. Construct triangle PRT such that line RT=8cm. Line PR = PT = 6cm. Draw circle touching vertices P, R and T. What is the radius of the circle?
1. 7.0 cm
2. 4.2 cm
3. 5.5 cm
4. 6.5 cm
23. Simplify the inequality
11p-7 > 7p+ 11
1. p>6
2. p > 1
3. p>41/2
4. p <1
24. Pamela deposited sh 24000 in a bank. After 2 years, she withdrew sh 26400 which included the total interest eamed. At what rate was the bank giving the simple interest?
1. 10%
2. 15%
3. 2.5%
4. 5%
25. A bus covered 54 km in 30 minutes. What was its speed in m/s
1. 5 m/s
2. 15 m/s
3. 30 m/s
4. 20 m/s
26. Khadija left home for town at 9:15 a.m. She arrived in town at 2:05 p.m. How long did the journey take?
1. 7 hrs 10 mins
2. 4 hrs 50 mins
3. 4 hrs 10 mins
4. 2 hrs 50 mins
27. 5 women can take 15 hours to complete weeding a maize farm. How many more hours can 3 women working at the same rate take to complete doing the same work?
1. 25 hrs
2. 15 hrs
3. 10 hrs
4. 5 hrs
28. What is the area of the shaded part in the figure below.

1. 154 cm2
2. 42 cm2
3. 56 cm2
4. 210 cm2
29. A farmer keeps chicken, pigs and cows in his farm. 1/5 of the animals are pigs, 1/3 are cows and the rest are chicken. If there are 70 chicken, how many animals are there altogether?
1. 150
2. 75
3. 140
4. 120
30. If m=6, p = 5 and t=1/2m, what is the value of:
mp + 2t +(m-t)
m+t
1. 5
2. 6
3. 8
4. 7
31. How many 1.25kg packets of flour will weigh one tonne.
1. 8000
2. 800
3. 80
4. 8
32. Runjas paid sh 1020 for a trouser after receiving a discount of sh 180. What was the percentage discount given?
1. 10%
2. 15%
3. 30%
4. 20%
33. In the figure below line BCD is parallel to line EFG. Angle BEF = 80° and angle GFH = 40°

What is the size of the angle marked t
1. 80°
2. 50°
3. 100°
4. 60°
34. Three girls bought oranges as follows. Jane bought y oranges, Tessy bought 2p oranges and Mitchel bought half the number of oranges Tessy bought. Which one of the following expression shows the total number of oranges the three girls bought?
1. 20+ y
2. p+y
3. 3p+ y
4. 2p + 2y
35. A rectangular plot measures 32.5m by 19.5m. It was fenced round with 4 strands of barbed wire. What was the length of the wire used?
1. 104 m
2. 416 m
3. 52 m
4. 208 m
36. A plunk of timber 6.5 m long touches a wall to a height of 6 m. What was the horizontal distance from the foot of the wall to the bottom of the plunk of timber?
1. 2 m
2. 4 m
3. 5 m
4. 2.5 m
37. The mean mass of 7 boys is 38kg. Five of them weighs 35kg, 40kg, 41kg, 39kg and 37kg. What is the mean mass of the other 2 boys?
1. 74 kg
2. 35 kg
3. 38 kg
4. 37 kg
38. How many cubes have been used to contruct this stack.

1. 36
2. 60
3. 44
4. 48
39. The diameter of a closed cylindrical tin is 7 cm. Its height is 14 cm. Calculate its surface area.
1. 308 cm2
2. 385 cm2
3. 462 cm2
4. 231 cm2
40. What is the distance round the figure drawn below.

1. 110 m
2. 220 m
3. 440 m
4. 55 m
41. The table below shows bus fare from. Nanyuki to Nairobi for an adult.

The fare for children is half that of adults. Joan and her two children left Nairobi for Nanyuki via Karatina. How much did she pay for their bus fare?
1. sh. 1000
2. sh. 1020
3. sh. 1080
4. sh. 540
42. What is the smallest number that can be subtracted from 52749 to make it divisible by 11?
1. 4
2. 3
3. 2
4. 1
43. A trader had seven sh 1000 notes. He changed the money into equal sh 500 and sh 200 notes. How many notes did he get altogether?
1. 10
2. 20
3. 5
4. 14
44. The perimeter of the figure below is 48 cm.

What is its area
1. 216 cm2
2. 135 cm2
3. 90 cm2
4. 108 cm2
45. The table below shows tariff for ordinary money order and express money order.
 Range in shillings Ordinary money order commission Express money order commission Upto 500 15 20 Over 500 upto 1000 25 30 Over 1000 upto 2500 40 50 Over 2500 upto 5000 59 70 Over 5000 upto 10000 72 85 Over 100000 upto 15000 95 105
Tomas sent one express money order worth sh 2350 and one ordinary money order worth sh 12000. How much commission was he charged at the post office?
1. sh. 145.00
2. sh. 135.00
3. sh. 155.00
4. sh. 140.00
46. The pie chart below represents the number of different types of fruit tree in Ndongo's farm.

The farmer had equal number of mangoes and passion fruit trees and equal number of oranges and quavas fruit trees. If there are 108 trees altogether, how many mangoes fruits trees are in his farm?
1. 13
2. 39
3. 26
4. 15
47. A circular grass lawn was fenced round with poles placed 3.5m apart. If 21 poles were used, what was the circumference of the lawn?
1. 22 m
2. 73.5 m
3. 231 m
4. 70 m
48. The area of the figure below is 176 cm2.

What is the value of x in the figure above.
1. 22 cm
2. 20 cm
3. 11 cm
4. 4 cm
49. Twelve children and four adults bought milk from a milk seller. The adults bought 500 ml packet each while the children bought 250 ml packets of milk each. How many litres of milk did they all buy?
1. 6 L
2. 5 L
3. 8 L
4. 4 L
50. The graph below shows Osongo's journey from town S to P.

What was his average speed from 11.00 a.m to 2.00 p.m?
1. 100 km/h
2. 50 km/h
3. 75 km/h
4. 150 km/h