Tuesday, 07 March 2023 13:55

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

QUESTIONS

1. A factory had eight hundred and seventy two vehicles. Write the number of vehicles in symbols.
1. 872
2. 8072
3. 827
4. 8207
2. Mwami had 63 coins. what will he get if he rounds it off to the nearest ten?
1. 70
2. 60
3. 63
4. 65
3. During a Mathematics drill, Francis was asked to identify factors of 18. Which of the following was his correct response?
1. 12
2. 8
3. 9
4. 10
4. A learner wrote the numbers below. Which one of the following numbers is an odd number?
1. 30
2. 26
3. 12
4. 11
5. After learning about writing in Roman numbers, Mwangi was asked to write 9 in Roman numbers. What was his answer?
1. VI
2. IX
3. X
4. VIIII
6. A water tank has 87 litres of water. 7 more litres are added. How much water is in the tank if each number is rounded off to the nearest ten?
1. 90L
2. 100L
3. 80L
4. 96L
7. George had 1088 goats and 2332 sheep. How many livestock did he have altogether?
1. 331110
2. 1244
3. 4326
4. 3420
8. Kamau bought 4265 kg of maize and 9 kg of beans. How many kilograms did Kamau buy altogether?
1. 2744kg
2. 4256kg
3. 4274kg
4. 4264kg
9. Nzau walked from her house to the mall through the bus stop.

What distance did she cover?
1. 280m
2. 300m
3. 290m
4. 10m
10. The clock face in the classroom was as shown below.

What time is shown in the evening?
1. 3.07pm
2. 7.30pm
3. 7.15am
4. 7.15pm
11. A year has twelve months. Which is the 9th month of the year?
1. December
2. November
3. September
4. August
12. A teacher brought the following containers in class. How many litres do the containers have altogether?
1. 31L
2. 9L
3. 20L
4. 11L
13. Joan drew the figure below. What is the name of the figure?
1. Square
2. Triangle
3. Rectangle
4. Circle
14. During a certain lesson, a pupil drew the figure below. How many triangles can be counted from the figure?
1.  1
2. 2
3. 3.
4. 4
15. David had 5/8 of bread. He gave 2/8 of the bread to his desk mate. What fraction of the bread was he left with?
1. 3/8
2. 7/8
3. 7/16
4. 3/16
16. Lucky had 30 exercise books. He shared the exercise books equally among his 5 friends. How many exercise books did each friend get?
1. 25
2. 35
3. 150
4. 6
17. Fabian had 32kg of sugar. He packed the sugar into half kg packets. How many packets did he have altogether?
1. 16
2. 12
3. 8
4. 64
18. Hamisi wrote the pattern below on a board.

What is the next number in the pattern?
1. 9
2. 8
3. 11
4. 10
19. A fruit processing factory used 71 cartons to pack mangoes. If each carton was filled by 10 mangoes, how many mangoes did the factory pack altogether?
1. 710
2. 81
3. 171
4. 61
20. Mary had 10 apples. She gave ½ of them to her friend Lydia. How many apples did she give Lydia?
1. ½
2. 6
3. 10
4. 5
21. Musa cycled for a distance of 50m.

What distance in centimetres did he cover?
1. 5000cm
2. 500cm
3. 50000cm
4. 5cm
22. A company produced 34526 bags of cement.

What is the total value of digit 5 in the number of bags produced?
1. 526
2. 34500
3. 500
4. Hundreds
23. Gilbert represented a number using the abacus as shown below. What number was represented in the abacus?
1.  346
2. 349
3. 436
4. 643
24. After an assessment Muthoni correctly scored Sixteen out of one hundred points. Write Muthoni's a decimal correct score as a decimal
1. 16.100
2. 0.16
3. 1.06
4. 16.1
25. In a day, a school uses 39kgs of maize and 31kgs of beans to prepare food for the learners. How many kilograms of food does the school use in a day?
1. 70kg
2. 610kg
3. 8kg
4. 60kg
26. What is the approximate height of your Classroom door?
1. 12m
2. 1200cm
3. 50m
4. 3m
27. Keli arranged cubes in a stack as shown below. What is the volume of the stack in cubic units?
1. 6
2. 16
3. 27
4. 9
28. Mutua had 182 bags of green grams. He later sold 91 bags. How many bags was he left with?
1. 91
2. 271
3. 1891
4. 101
29. A trip to Amboseli National park took 5 hours. How many minutes did the trip take?
1. 300min
2. 60min
3. 259min
4. 5min
30. In 2022, the first rain season lasted for 14weeks 3days while the second rain season lasted for 8 weeks 3days. How many weeks and days during the year did it rain?
1. 14 weeks      6 days
2. 22 weeks      6 days
3. 6 weeks        0  days
4. 13 weeks      21days

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