# First Term Examination Mathematics Primary 3 (Basic 3) Exam Questions

**MATHEMATICS **

**FIRST TERM EXAMINATION **

**CLASS – PRIMARY 3 (BASIC 3) **

### VOLUME 1 (NEW) MATHEMATICS EXAM QUESTIONS

**SECTION A – MULTIPLE CHOICE **

**INSTRUCTION – Choose the correct answer from the options A – C in this section. **

**What is the place value of the underline figure?**

1. 9 8 9

[a] 8 unit

[b] 80 tens

[c] 800 hundred

2. 1 2 3

[a] 3 hundred

[b] 3 unit

[c] 3 tens

3. What is the different 514 and 516?

[a] 2

[b] 3

[c] 4

4. 300 + 40 + 7

[a] 347

[b] 377

[c] 374

5. Divide 1/3 of 12.

[a] 4

[b] 6

[c] 2

6. Multiply 5 by 6.

[a] 42

[b] 30

[c] 15

7. Counting in 5’s 50, 55, 60,

[a] 65, 70

[b] 75, 60

[c] 35, 64

**Answer the questions using >, < or = **

8 93 23

[a] >

[b] <

[c] =

9. 100, 75 + 25

[a] <

[b] >

[c] =

**Add the following numbers:**

10. 421 + 223

[a] 644

[b] 634

[c] 624

11. 793 – 253

[a] 256

[b] 536

[c] 3650

12. Write in figure, Eight thousand two hundred and twenty one.

[a] 8 121

[b] 8 201

[c] 8 221

13. Bolaji collected 610 newspaper for recycling, Neza collected 241 newspaper, how many newspaper were collected altogether?

[a] 411

[b] 900

[c] 2020

14. What is the fraction of the square shaded?

[a] 2/6

[b] 2/2

[c] 2/4

15. What is the fraction of the circle shaded?

[a] 5/8

[b] 5/12

[c] 5/10

### SECTION B – THEORY

**INSTRUCTION – Attempt all the questions in this section. **

**QUESTION 1. identify the fractions of the following:**

**QUESTION 2**

A. Count in 2’s 10 12 14 __ __ __ __

B. Count in 5’s 10 __ __ __ __

**C. Change the following figure to word:**

I. 1001

II. 2014

**D. Change these number to figure, **

I. Two thousand, two hundred and twenty two

II. One thousand and fifteen

**QUESTION 3. Grouping of numbers in thousand, hundred, tens and unit. **

A. 900 + 10 + 8 =

B. 1000 + 100 + 10 + 1 =

C. 3Th + 4H + 3T + 1U =

D. 5TH + 3H + 2T + 2U =

**QUESTION 4**

A. Ngozi is collected 167 newspaper for selling. Peter collected 149 newspaper, How much were they altogether?

B. Subtract 832 from 341.

C. What is the place value of,

I. 8 **9** 3 4

II. 3 4 2 **3**

**QUESTION 5. Order the following number by using >, < or = **

A. 100 and 23

B. 20 and 10 + 10

C. Solve these,

I. 1 / 3 of 15 =

II. 1 / 4 of 20 =

**VOLUME 2 MATHEMATICS EXAM QUESTIONS **

**SECTION A – MULTIPLE CHOICE **

**INSTRUCTION – Choose the correct answer from the options A – C in this section. **

**Choose the correct answer from the options: **

1. What is the name of this symbol < ?

[a] greater than

[b] less than

[c] equal to

2. Write 325 in expanded form.

[a] three hundred and twenty five

[b] 3 hundred 2 tens 5 units

[c] three thousand and 5

3. Write 600 is greater than 400 in symbol.

[a] 600 < 400

[b] 600 = 400

[c] 600 > 400

4. Write 134 is lesser than 1483.

[a] 134 > 1483

[b] 134 < 1483

[c] 134 = 1483

5. Excel had 53 mables when he started the game, he lost 15 marbles, How many does he have left?

[a] 49

[b] 38

[c] 80

6. Bolaji collected 610 newspaper for recycling, Neza collected 241 newspaper, How many newspaper were collected altogether?

[a] 851

[b] 900

[c] 2020

7. Write in figure; Five thousand and one hundred.

[a] 50100

[b] 5000100

[c] 5100

8. What is 3/4 of 56?

[a] 42

[b] 40

[c] 36

9. 9 multiply by 9.

[a] 72

[b] 81

[c] 42

10. 40 divided by 4.

[a] 12

[b] 30

[c] 100

11. Subtract 100 from 350.

[a] 220

[b] 210

[c] 250

12. What is the sum of 219 and 378.

[a] 597

[b] 523

[c] 719

13. What is the fraction of the square shaded?

[a] 2/6

[b] 3/6

[c] 4/6

14. What is the fraction of the circle shaded?

[a] 5/8

[b] 4/8

[c] 3/8

15. What is the value of 3 in 345.

[a] unit

[b] hundred

[c] tens

**SECTION B – THEORY **

**INSTRUCTION – Attempt ALL the questions in this section. **

**QUESTION 1**

A. Add 402 to 325.

B. What is the sum of these numbers 345 + 302 + 315

C. Abu is collected 610 newspaper for selling. Peter collected 241 newspaper, How much were they altogether?

D. One hundred and twenty five plus thirty.

**QUESTION 2**

A. Subtract 362 from 612.

B. Find the differences between 572 and 231

C.

**H T U**

6 7 2

– 1 2 6

_______

_______

**QUESTION 3. Solve these:**

A. 1/3 of 15 =

B. 1/5 of 100 =

C. 1/4 of 60 =

D. 1/2 of 20 =

**QUESTION 4. Write the following numbers in word:**

A. 1 259 = _______

B. 1 010 = _______

C. 356 = _______

D. 5 678 = _______

**QUESTION 5. What fraction of each shape is shaded:**