Wednesday, 19 April 2023 07:50

# Mathematics Questions and Answers - Grade 6 End Term 1 Exams 2023 Set 2

QUESTIONS

1. What is 17237 written in words?
1. Seventeen two three seven.
2. Seventeen two hundred and thirty seven.
3. Ten thousand seven thousand and two hundred and thirty.
4. Seventeen thousand two hundred and thirty seven.
2. A carpenter made a table 5.25m long and 2.31m wide. What is the perimeter of the table to the nearest tenths?
1. 15m
2. 15.1m
3. 15.02m
4. 15.2m
3. Michelle made a square mat during a practical session. The side of the mat measured 34cm. What was the area of the mat?
1. 946cm2
2. 68cm2
3. 1156cm
4. 136cm
4. A school has a population of 2352 pupils. If two thirds of the population were boys, how many girls were in the school?
1. 784
2. 1568
3. 1176
4. 2352
5. Farmers harvested seventy tonnes of rice in one season. They later hired five lorries to transport the rice to the packaging factory. If the lorries carried equal tonnes of rice, how many tonnes did each lorry carry?
1. 20t
2. 14t
3. 5t
4. 6t.
6. During a group discussion session, learners were provided with the number cards shown below.

What is the difference between the largest and the smallest 5 digit numbers that can be formed using the number cards?
1. 23869
2. 74943
3.  69832
4. 76835
7. Daniel was asked by his teacher to round off the product of 27 and 23 to the nearest hun- dred. What correct response would he give?
1. 353
2. 400
3. 251
4. 600
8. Penina deposited H shillings in her bank account in January. In March, she deposited sh.45000 in the account. Write an algebraic expression to show the total amount of money deposited in her account.
1. Sh. (H + 45000)
2. Sh. (H x 45000)
3. Sh. (45000 ÷ H)
4. Sh. (45000 - H)
9. A company bought several buses. The buses were parked in 80 rows. Each row had thirty one buses. How many buses did the company buy altogether?
1. 111
2. 2400
3. 2480
4. 2569
10. A football match started at 1534hr. If the match took 90 minutes, at what time did it end in 12-hour clock system?
1. 4:24p.m
2. 5:04p.m
3. 2:44p.m
4. 4:34pm
11. Grade 6 pupils were asked by their teacher to work out the sum of the H.C.F and L.C.M of 12, 24 and 48. Which of the following is the correct response?
1. 24
2. 12
3. 60
4. 36
12. Liam scored 75/100 in a test. Write his score as a fraction in its simplest form.
1. 3/4
2. 15/20
3. 0.75
4. 7/10
13. A shopkeepersold sixty-half litre packets of milk. How many litres did she sell on that day?
1. 60 litres
2. 120 litres
3. 30 litres
4. 60.5 litres
14. Sarah drew a circle of circumference 88cm. What was the diameter of the circle?
1. 44cm
2. 22cm
3. 176cm
4. 28cm
15. Helen was asked to work out the sum of 23.071, 3.932 and 10.12. What is the place of digit 7 in the sum?
1. Tenths.
2. Thousands
3. Ones
4. Tens
16. In a farm, there are 27 goats and 31 sheep. If the number of dairy cows in the farm is half the sum of the goats and sheep, how many animals are in the farm altogether?
1. 58
2. 60
3. 29
4. 87
17. Grade 6 pupils were discussing how to solve the sum below.
1/2 of 60 (1/2 + 1/3) − 3/4
Which of the following is the correct response?
1. 341/4
2. 491/4
3. 241/4
4. 253/4
18. A family consumes 21/4 litres of milk in a day. How many millilitres of milk does the family consume in a day?
1. 2250ml
2. 2500ml
3. 270ml
4. 225ml
19. Asher drew the figure below. What is the area of the unshaded part?
1. 70m
2. 17m
3. 35m
4. 54m
20. Grade 5 learners were measuring angles using protractors. The teacher drew the angle marked x below and asked them to measure it. What was the correct answer?
1. 80°
2. 120°
3. 60°
4. 100°
21. The figure below shows a rectangular tank of height 7m, width 8m and length 11m. Work out the volume of the tank.
1. 26cm
2. 706m
3. 67m
4. 616m

22. Work out the total distance round the figure below in metres.

1. 35.64m
2. 27.64m
3. 16.54m
4. 17.82m

Below is a price list at Asali shop. Use it to answer questions 23 and 24

 Item Price ½ litre cooking oil Sh. 120 1kg maize flour Sh. 110 1kg wheat flour Sh. 140 1 litre soda Sh. 130 35g chocolate Sh. 25 500g salt Sh. 30 Bar soap Sn.120
1. Abbie bought 1 litre of cooking oil, 2kg of maize flour, 1 litre bottle of soda, 3 pieces of chocolate, 1 kg of salt and one bar of soap. How much did the items cost altogether?
1. Sh.665
2. Sh.905
3. Sh.845
4. Sh.515
2. Abbie paid for the items bought in question 23 above using two-500 shilling notes. What balance did she get?
1. Sh.300
2. Sh.95
3. Sh.485
4. Sh.155
3. During a group discussion, learners were required to write four - 5 digit numbers in an ascending order. Who among the following learners wrote the correct order?
1. Rael - 25821, 25812, 24821, 26103
2. George - 45923, 41234, 38921, 50134
3. Purity - 23456, 67352, 82351, 93723
4. Jayden - 89234, 78234, 64328, 43285
4. A certain ceremony was attended by 378294 people. What is the total value of digit 7 in the number?
1. 700
2. 70000
3. 70
4. 700000
5. To reduce the number of unemployed youths in a certain ward, the county government created 9569 job opportunities. Round off the number of jobs to the nearest thousand.
1. 9000
2. 9560
3. 10000
4. 10069
6. A contractor covered a square floor of a meeting hall with 3136 square tiles. How many tiles did he place along each side of the meeting hall?
1. 56
2. 64
3. 36
4. 44
7. A church-based organization donated 34678 bags of maize to an area affected by drought in the country. If each bag had 25kg, how many kilograms of maize were donated?
1. 866950kgs
2. 724540kgs
3. 34623kgs
4. 34703kgs
8. Reuben wrote the sum below on the chalkboard. What answer did he get after working it out?
132 ÷ 11 x 12+ 456 − 250
1. 472
2. 690
3. 350
4. 144

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