Monday, 27 February 2023 13:32

# Mathematics Questions and Answers - Grade 6 Opener Exam Term 1 2023 Set 1

QUESTIONS

1. A sub county had a population of eighty nine thousand four hundred and sixty five people. What is this number in symbols?
1. 89 645
2. 98 465
3. 89 465
4. 98 645
2. In an Agricultural Exhibition, there were 324 867 participants. What is the place value of digit 2 in this number?
1. Hundreds.
2. Tens of thousands.
3. Thousands.
4. Hundreds of thousands.
3. In a wedding ceremony, Grade six learners carried 2 342 chairs. They later went for 1 009 more chairs. Out of these, 1 810 were used. How many were not used?
1. 1 641
2. 1 541
3. 1 531
4. 1 631
4. Work out the LCM of 8 and 12.
1. 2
2. 12
3. 32
4. 24
5. Round off 43 866 to the nearest hundred.
1. 43 900
2. 43 860
3. 44 000
4. 43 800
6. In the first attempt, an athlete finished a marathon race in 3. 45 hours. In the second attempt, he reduced the time by 1.09 hours. What time did he take in the second attempt?
1. 1. 36 hours
2. 2. 36 hours
3. 4. 54 hours
4. 3.54 hourS
7. Fractions, 3/10, 7/10, 5/10 and 9/10 were to be arranged from the smallest to the largest which of the following would be the correct arrangment?
1. 9/107/10, 5/10, 3/10
2. 3/10, 5/107/10, 9/10,
3. 9/105/10, 7/10, 3/10
4. 3/107/10, 5/10, 9/10
8. Work out:
361 x 18
1. 6 488
2. 6 398
3. 5 488
4. 6 498
9. One hundred and eight seedlings were to be shared equally among twelve farmers. How many seedlings would each farmer get?
1. 19
2. 1 111
3. 1 296
4. 9.
10. Out of 12 864 chickens in a school, 6 028 were cocks and the rest were hens. How many hens were there?
1. 18 892
2. 18 792
3. 6 836
4. 6736
11. The distance between town X and town Y is 2 700m. How many kilometres and metres are between the two towns?
1. 2km 700m
2. 27km 00m
3. 2km 700m
4. 270km 00m
12. Mwende has a square piece of cloth whose side is 18cm. What is the area of the piece of cloth?
1. 36cm2
2. 360cm2
3. 324cm2
4. 334cm2
13. Kilo carried 29kg of maize while Kaloki carried 33kg of sorghum. What was the total mass carried by the two?
1. 957kg
2. 602kg
3. 952kg
4. 62kg
14. How many ¼kg packets can be obtained from 9kg?
1. 36
2. 18
3. 4
4. 24
15. A tuktuk covered 16km 61m while a motorbike covered 18km 95m. What was the total distance covered?
1. 34km   156m
2. 35km    56m
3. 34km    56m
4. 35km    156m
16. Work out:
hrs          mins
5              16
x                   7
____________
1. 35hrs      52mins
2. 36hrs    112mins
3. 35hrs    112mins
4. 36hrs      52mins
17. Calculate the length of one side of a square whose area is 289cm2
1. 27cm
2. 14cm
3. 17cm
4. 16cm
18. Find the volume of the figure below.
1. 12m2
2. 120m2
3. 60m2
4. 600m2
19. Petrol in a 40 litres 800ml container was emptied to fill 8 equal containers. What was the capacity of each container?
1. 50 litres    10ml
2. 5 litres      100ml
3. 5 litres      10ml
4. 50 litres    100mi
20. A Mathematics lesson started at 12:05. If the lesson lasted for 2 100 seconds, at what time did it end?
21. A. boy stood in the field facing south. How should the boy turn in order to face east? Make a
1. quarter turn to his left.
2. quarter turn to his right.
3. full turn to his left.
4. half turn to his right.
22. Which one of the following is an a cute angle?
23.  All the following show correct lines of symmetry. Which one does not
24. Which of the following statements does not describe a rectangle? It has
1. four equal sides.
2. four equal angles.
3. two pairs of equal sides.
4. each of its angles measuring 90*
25. A father bought ℓ hens. A mother bought 16 more hens. In total, 25 hens were bought. How many hens did the father buy?
1. 19
2. 9
3. 41
4. 8
1. 25
2. 35
3. 15
4. 45
27. A carpenter made 32 cupboards, 18 tables and y stools. If the total number of furniture was 63, how many stools were made?
1. 23
2. 13
3. 50
4. 53

The table below shows the sale of milk in Mwanda's farm for a period of five days. Use it to answer the following questions.

 Day Amount sold in litres Monday 146 Tuesday 230 Wednesday 180 Thursday 290 Friday 410

1. How many less litres of milk were on Wednesday than on Friday?
1. 590ℓ
2. 130ℓ
3. 230ℓ
4. 490ℓ
2. Which two consecutive days recorded the lowest sale of milk?
1. Monday and Tuesday.
2. Tuesday and Wednesday.
3. Wednesday and Thursday.
4. Thursday and Friday.
3. How much milk was sold on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday?
1. 1 256ℓ
2. 1 246ℓ
3. 656ℓ
4. 666ℓ

1. C
2. B
3. B
4. D
5. A
6. B
7. A
8. D
9. D
10. C
11. C
12. C
13. D
14. A
15. A
16. D
17. C
18. C
19. B
20. D
21. A
22. B
23. B
24. A
25. B
26. A
27. B
28. C
29. A
30. D