Wednesday, 01 March 2023 06:07

Mathematics Questions and Answers - Grade 5 Opener Exam Term 1 2023 Set 1

QUESTIONS

1. A tree planting ceremony was attended 742 adults. What is this number in words?
1. Seven hundred and twenty four.
2. Seven hundred and forty two.
3. Four hundred and twenty four.
4. Four hundred and forty two.
2. What is the place value of the underlined digit in the number 96 401?
1. 6000
2. 600
3. Tens of thousands
4. Thousands.
3. After selling his farm produce in Malimengi market, a farmer earned eight hundred and fifty shillings. How much was this in symbols?
1. Sh. 8050
2. Sh. 850
3. Sh. 800 050
4. Sh. 80 050
4. Round off 861 to the nearest ten.
1. 865
2. 800
3. 860
4. 900
5. Kianjoya bought 23 cakes to share equally among his 9 friends. How many cakes remained?
1. 5
2. 4
3. 18
4. 3
6. 40 pick-ups transported bags of cement to different hardwares. If each pick-up carried 9 bags of cement, how many bags: were there altogether?
1. 450
2. 360
3. 270
4. 340
7. Mr. Wekesa's class has twenty five learners. If each of them brought twelve beads for an Art and Craft lesson, how many beads were brought altogether?
1. 37
2. 400
3. 300
4. 27
8. Kalagwena village has a population of 6 430 males, 2 766 females and 7 710 children. How many adults are there altogether?
1. 16 906
2. 14 140
3. 8 196
4. 9 196
9. What is the next number in the pattern below?
816, 807, 797, 786, 774
1. 709
2. 761
3. 753
4. 699
10. In the year 2021, a farmer harvested 3 416 bags of avocadoes. In the following year, she harvested 4 628 bags. How many more bags did she harvest in 2022 than in 2021?
1. 8044
2. 2 121
3. 7944
4. 1 212
1. 1 097m
2. 1196m
3. 1 197m
4. 1 086m
12. The distance from Malachi's home to the river is 210m. What distance does he cover when he goes to the river and back?
1. 105m
2. 210m
3. 840m
4. 420m
13. Take away 533m from 899m.
1. 366m
2. 1432m
3. 356m
4. 1 332m
14. Mware walks 610m from home to school. Kelitu walks 406m from home to school. What is Kelitu's distance subtracted from Mware's distance?
1. 201m
2. 1 116m
3. 1016m
4. 204m
15. Some learners carried loads of different masses as shown below:
Tim - 19kg
Elm - 16kg
Tom - 21kg
Sam - 18kg
How many kilograms did they carry altogether?
1. 84kg
2. 74kg
3. 75kg
4. 85kg
16. A sack of maize weighs 90kg while a bag of cement weighs 50kg. By how many kilograms is the maize sack heavier than the cement bag?
1. 40kg
2. 30kg
3. 140kg
4. 130kg
17. A trader distributed 438kg of maize to Masomo school and another 269kg to Elimu school. What was the total mass distributed?
1. 169kg
2. 269kg
3. 707kg
4. 71.7kg
18. Some learners at Mwishomwisho primary school were asked to name some wants they knew:
Ajigo - house
Jokopal - toy
Karani - trouser
Mwashorl - cabbage
Who among them was right?
1. Ajigo.
2. Mwashori.
3. Jokopai.
4. Karani.
19. Kamwana started sleeping from 1:20pm, to the time shown in the clock face below.

For how long did he sleep?
1. 2 hours
2. 12 hours
3. 12 hours 10 minutes
4. 40 minutes
20. Work out:
Hrs    Mins
23       45
+6       39

1. 30 hours   24minutes
2. 29 hours   84 minutes
3. 30 hours   84 minutes
4. 29 hours   24 minutes
21. Which one of the following shows an obtuse angle?
22. A Mathematics teacher drew a diagram like the one drawn below.

The figure above indicates a
1. right angle turn.
2. quarter turn.
3. full turn.
4. half turn.
23. Kambi is facing north. Which direction will be face if he turns left once?
1. East.
2. South
3. North.
4. West.
24. Which of the following statements is correct?
1. An acute angle is smaller than a right angle.
2. An obtuse angle is smaller than a righ angle.
3. An obtuse angle is equal to a reflex angle.
4. Two right angles are equal to an acute angle.
25. In a farm there were 26 mango trees and 4r avocado trees. How many trees were there altogether?
1. 4r − 2b.
2. 2b+ 4r
3. 2b − 4r
4. 2b+ 4r
1. 11
2. 5
3. 15
4. 13

The table below shows the type and number of clothes sold by a trader in Mtumba market in a period of five days. Use it to answer the following questions

 Day Cloth type Number Monday Shirts 10 Tuesday Trousers 14 Wednesday Blouses 9 Thursday Skirts 26 Friday Shorts 13

1. Which type of clothes was in the highest demand?
1. Blouses
2. Skirts
3. Shirts
4. Shorts
2. How many more trousers than blouses were sold within the five days?
1. 3
2. 15
3. 23
4. 5
3. What was the total number of clothes sold in the last two days?
1. 13.
2. 24
3. 39
4. 33
4. How many clothes were sold throughout the five days altogether?
1. 72
2. 62
3. 82
4. 92

MARKING SCHEME

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

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