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Mathematics Questions - Class 8 Opener Exams Term 2 2023 Set 7

1. What is 12012001 written in words?
1. Twelve million twelve thousand and one
2. Twelve million one hundred and twelve thousand
3. Twelve million twelve hundred and one
4. Twelve million twelve thousand and eleveN
2. What is the total value of digit 3 in the product of 0.267 and 8?
1. 0.03
2. 3/10
3. Hundredths
4. Tenths
3. The following are prime factors of three numbers:-
1. 22 × 32
2. 23 × 5
3. 24 × 32
What is teh G.C.D of the three numbers?
1. 4
2. 30
3. 180
4. 720
4. Convert 12% into decimal.
1. 1225
2. 12.25
3. 1.225
4. 0.1225
5. Find the value of:-
√(2/5)2 + √36/100
1. 1
2. 11/20
3. 19/20
4. 1/5
6. In the year 2008, 4th January was on a Friday. What day of the week was 8th April the same year?
1. Friday
2. Tuesday
3. Monday
4. Wednesday
7. What is the next number in the sequence?
1¼, 1¾, 2¼,____
8. The price of a pair of shoe was reduced by sh. 400. If this represented a 25% discount, what was the new price of the pair of shoes?
1. Shs 2000
2. Shs 800
3. Shs. 1600
4. Shs. 1200
9. The area of the trapezium shown below is 145cm2. What is the measure of the side marked P?

1. 5cm
2. 12cm
3. 10cm
4. 13cm
10. Work out the following:-
¾ (3/5 + ¼) ÷ 2/5
1. 229/40
2. 5/6
3. 51/100
4. 119/32
11. The perimeter of the triangle below is 36cm. Line ST = SU = 10cm. Line TW = WU.

Calculate the area of the triangle STU.
1. 96cm2
2. 40cm2
3. 48cm2
4. 24cm2
12. 12. 18 men working at the same rate can complete a piece of work in 10 days. How many more days would 12 men need to complete the same piece of work?
1. 5
2. 3
3. 6
4. 5
13. Work out the value of:-
28 x 6 - 72 ÷ 8 +40 x 3
1. 39
2. 108
3. 40
4. 279
14. What is the product of the faces, edges and vertices of an open square prism?
1. 576
2. 216
3. 270
4. 480
15. The pipe below was wrapped with a paper leaving out the ends. What was the area of the paper used in cm2? (Take π = 22/7 )
1. 132cm2
2. 66cm2
3. 1320cm2
4. 144.32cm2
16. What is the value of angle CBD in the figure below?

1. 35°
2. 145°
3. 110°
4. 15°
17. A trader in Njabi-ini made a loss of 10% by selling a suit for sh. 2160. For how much should he have sold it to make a 10% profit?
1. Sh. 2,880
2. Sh. 2,640
3. Sh. 2,376
4. Sh. 2,400
18. 18. A train left Nakuru on Saturday 6.55p.m and took 13 hours 45mins to reach Mombasa. When did it reach Mombasa?
1. 8:00 a.m, Sunday
2. 8:00 p.m, Sunday
3. 8:40p.m, Sunday
4. 8:40 a.m, Sunday
19. The figure below is a parallelogram. Find its area.

1. 400cm2
2. 300cm2
3. 375cm2
4. 225cm2
20. How many 3dl packets will fill a 2700ml container?
1. 90
2. 900
3. 9
4. 9000
21. A man ran round the track below five and a half times. Find the distance he covered in km.
1. 1305km
2. 2860km
3. 201km
4. 2.86km

22. Round off 230.0294 to the nearest hundredths.
1. 230.02
2. 230.029
3. 230.03
4. 230.294
23. In the figure below, line CD and EF are parallel. Line GH is a transversal.

Which one of the following pairs of letters represent angles that are not equal?
1. r and n
2. s and p
3. u and q
4. p and u
24. Increase 450 by 11.5%.
1. Shs. 1157.50
2. Shs. 517.50
3. Shs. 976.50
4. Shs. 968.50
25. A family uses 750ml of milk every day. How many decilitres does the family used in the four weeks?
1. 21dl
2. 30dl
3. 300dl
4. 210dl
26. Simplify the following inequality:- 2x + 3 < 6
2
1. x < 4½
2. x > 4½
3. x < 4
4. x > 6
27. Simplify the algebraic expression below:-
2(m + 2n) + m - 4n
4(2n − m) – 5n + 4m
1. 3m + 8n
3n + 8m
2. m/n
3. m + n
n + m
4. 3m – 2m
3n + 3m
28. Find the surface area of the wedge below.

1. 252cm2
2. 120cm2
3. 240cm2
4. 352cm2
29. 2/3 of Lydia's salary is 2/5 of Bochari's salary. If Bochari's salary is sh. 15,000, how much is Lydia's salary?
1. Shs. 16,000
2. Shs. 9,000
3. Shs. 25,000
4. Shs. 4,000
30. . What is the value of the expression below given that p = 4, n = 6 and r = 2?
p2(n - r2)
nr
1. 32
2. 1/3
3. 2/3
4. 11/3
31. .A standard 8 pupil scored the following marks in KC.P.E examination;
English      -     78%
Kiswahili    -     80%
Maths        -     84%
Science     -     76%
SSRE        -     82%
If a pie chart was to be drawn, what angle would represent Kiswahili?
1. 20°
2. 22.2°
3. 72°
4. 288°
32. The marked price of an item was sh. 1200. Mark bought it after being allowed a discount of sh. 180. Calculate the percentage discount allowed.
1. 15%
2. 85%
3. 25%
4. 17 11/17%
33. A bicycle wheel turns 4000 times covering 8.8km. What is the diameter of the wheel in centimetres?
1. 70cm
2. 880cm
3. 140cm
4. 280cm
34. 34. The following are properties of a certain quadrilateral.
1. Opposite sides are parallel
2. All sides are equal
3. Opposite angles are equal
4. Diagonals are unequal and bisect each other at right angles
What is the name of the quadrilateral?
1. Rectangle
2. Trapezium
3. Rhombus
4. Square
35. 35. A road measuring 5cm on a map has an actual distance of 15 kilometres. What is the scale used in drawing the map?
1. 1:3
2. 1:300
3. 1:3000
4. 1:300000
36. The area of a square garden is 3136m2. What is the length of one side of the garden in metres?
1. 14
2. 56
3. 784
4. 1568
37. The perimeter of a rectangular field is 56m. The length of one of its sides is 7m. What is the area of the field?
1. 392m2
2. 171 11/12m2
3. 147m2
4. 294m2
38. Which of the following measurements cannot be used to construct a right angled triangle?
1. 10:24:36
2. 14:48:56
3. 9:10:15
4. 21:72:75
39. What is the volume of the cylindrical solid shown below? (Take pie = 22/7)
1. 308cm3
2. 862.4cm3
3. 30.8cm3
4. 61.6cm3
40. The diagram below represents Okello's vegetable garden.

What is the area of the garden? (Take pie = 22/7)
1. 252m2
2. 469m2
3. 329m2
4. 497m2
41. What is the value of x in the equation?
2 (x+2) + 4 =16
5
1. 18
2. 16
3. 20
4. 28
42. How many prime numbers are there betweeen 20 and 50?
1. 6
2. 15
3. 7
4. 8
43. The area of the figure below is 75cm2. Find the value of q
1. 97cm
2. 15cm
3. 12cm
4. 60cm
44. Find the distance all round the figure below

1. 154cm
2. 40cm
3. 50cm
4. 22cm
45. Work out:-   62 + 6 + 3
6
1. 6
2. 10
46. What is the difference between the compliment and supplement of 1°?
1. 89°
2. 268°
3. 90°
4. 179°
47. Construct triangle PQR such that PQ = 10cm,=1 QPR 29° and PQR = 85°. What is the length of line PR?
1. 9.7cm
2. 5.3cm
3. 10.3cm
4. 11cm
48. A farmer fenced a circular pond using 44 posts. If posts were in a uniform intervals of 3m, what is the radius of the pond?
1. 42m
2. 21m
3. 10.5m
4. 184m
49. How many groups of hundreds are there in the total value of digit 6 in 567842?
1. 60000
2. 600
3. 6000
4. 60
50. The graph below shows a journey of 100km.

What was his speed after resting?
1. 12½km/h
2. 10km/h
3. 24km/h
4. 15km/h